Came across some useful articles while nosing around the internet.
http://www.offthegridnews.com/2011/01/17/weeds-theyre-whats-for-dinner/ – A few common weeds and a some of their uses.
http://www.primitiveways.com/index.html – Primitive living articles and related links.
http://www.gotmead.com – Mead making how to site. Make some ahead of time & carefully store for barter or personal use.