There are several methods of producing food.
- Main article: Farming
- Main article: Hunting
Hunting can be a quick way of gathering food, which is especially useful in the early stages of the game, however, it is important to note that deer is a finite resource and excessive hunting can degrade the population to such an extent that they become extinct, this will cause the player great problems when feeding their citizens in the long-run.
- Main article: Fishing
- Main article: Gatherer
Berries and mushrooms can be gathered from those growing wild. The Gatherer's Shelter provides a base for these workers to operate from, increasing their scope of operation.
- Main article: Trading Post
Trading can take place once the player has creating a Trading Post and are visited by traders.
Small amounts of foodstuffs can be stored in a cart; however, any substantial supply will require the use of a Storage Barn. Excess from an overloaded barn can be moved to a Trading Post. Food spoilage is apparently not an issue.