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My family and I are interested in buying land in CO to gradually begin the process toward a more sustainable and resilient lifestyle.  Does anyone have any input on the best places to look for land in like-minded communities? (community, ...

Discussion - blongfield - Aug 29 2015 - 10:30am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Apple Pie: A Case Study

Almost 50 years ago, my husband Brian was visiting relatives. An eleven-year-old, he was hanging out in the kitchen where there were wonderful smells and interesting things to do. His grandmother was there and asked him for some apples from the ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 14 2015 - 6:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Real world survival tips from Ukraine (via FerFAL)

FerFAL, author of Surviving the Economic Collapse , recently posted some very valuable survival tips on his website gleaned from people who are surviving in the current civil war in Ukraine.  There are numerous very valuable lessons we can learn from ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Mar 6 2015 - 5:26pm - 14 comments - 0 attachments

Geoff Lawton's 2015 Online Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course

I am currently in my second week of taking Geoff Lawton's online PDC, and it is literally blowing my mind so far.  This is not my first exposure to a PDC -- I took an on-site one locally in 2012, and it was definitely a valuable experience.  But ...

Discussion - Christopher H - Feb 18 2015 - 11:26am - 11 comments - 0 attachments

A Real Life Hobo's Every Day Kit

Over on Reddit, user /u/Huckstah posted a series of pictures on Imgur showing their every day carry (everything they own in a backpack and sleeping bag). This is the distilled result of ten years of trainhopping and hitchhiking across the United States. ...

Discussion - Poet - Feb 16 2015 - 6:48am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Annual Scion Exchange Jan 24th @ 10am Santa Rosa Veterans Building - share/get fruit tree cuttings or get a fruit tree for $8

I have not been to one of these before but it sounds fantastic. I am copying info from posts on a Santa Rosa forum on Reddit. Big event where you can get scions (aka cuttings) of interesting uncommon varieties that you can graft on to your ...

Event - kevinoman0221 - Jan 18 2015 - 4:41pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Expats and the Uprooted

This group is for the uprooted, the expatriots, the unemployed, single or homeless and for those who would help us in our efforts to become resilient. All of us will have to face the realities of failing markets at the same time, but we are not all ...

Group - Pinkie B - Dec 29 2014 - 12:17am - 0 comments

Malaysia Peak Prosperity

To share, support and inspire our profound experiences for like minded individuals. (agriculture, Chris Martenson, community, energy, event, farming, food, food ...

Group - Ian Siow - Jul 20 2014 - 2:07pm - 0 comments

Hi Kathy! Michigan is quiet! It's you and me!

Any specific discussions you'd like to see open up for Michiganders? Excited to see who will find/join us! What are your preparedness priorities? Our family has focused on the basics -- alternate location with shelter, food, sustainable future ...

Discussion - Jodi Stanley - Jun 30 2014 - 8:35pm - 18 comments - 0 attachments

Hessel Grange Growers Exchange

Meet your neighbors who grow good food and then trade their extras.  You don't have to bring anything, or you can set up an area with your garden veggies, fruit, canned goods, and even handmade items.  The Growers Exchange started several years ...

Event - LeanneBaker - Jul 12 2014 - 9:03pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Foraging: Is it worth it?

Wild raspberries Foraging can mean having fun while saving money. There are many things you can get for free, if you open your eyes to the possibilities.The opportunities are limited only by your climate and places where foraging is allowed. ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - May 21 2014 - 11:38pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Resiliency Remembered

KINDNESS & GENEROSITY "I’d say, as a goal in life, you could do worse than: Try to be kinder."   George Saunders animated  on Brainpickings: from 2013 Commencement Address   FORAGING  for food! Fiddleheads ...

Discussion - dpbreger - May 4 2014 - 3:10pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Community

My wife and I are in our mid 50's and still have very busy and well compensated careers.  Our kids are both in college and can see a time when we will want to transition out of our demanding professions.  We envision joining and supporting a ...

Discussion - davidburkey - Mar 30 2014 - 12:22pm - 10 comments - 0 attachments

Mental preparation for that moment when you are attacked

A few days ago I posted a news article about a Detroit mother who defended herself from three armed home invaders using a rifle.   http://www.peakprosperity.com/discussion/84835/mother-repels-three-home-... In my comments I wrote: When ...

Discussion - thc0655 - Feb 25 2014 - 7:27pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Family Of 4 Lives 'Off The Grid' In The Middle Of The Desert

I'm gonna post a link to a Yahoo! Finance feature article (with pictures) on this guy, Abe Connally (34) and his wife Josie. Very inspiring late Gen-X, early Gen-Y couple with two kids who managed to homestead in the Texas desert on very ...

Discussion - Poet - Feb 20 2014 - 6:57pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Foothill Coalition for Self Reliance

A community dedicated to the principles of sustainable living, self reliance and well being through education and collaboration. Our goals are: Developing a thriving local agriculture Revitalizing community involvement Support and use ...

Group - ckessel - Oct 18 2013 - 12:49am - 0 comments

Washington, DC Resiliency Group

An information-sharing forum to foster a resilient community in the Greater Washington, DC Region.  (agriculture, alarm system, burglary, capitol, chickens, Chris ...

Group - KatieLoovis - Oct 14 2013 - 5:00pm - 0 comments

"Symphony of the Soil" free showing, Oct 9th

Starting at 1pm on Wed, Oct 9th, will be a series of free workshops, a tour to Singing Frog Farm, and seminars, and ending the day with a showing of the new movie, "Symphony of the Soil" by the Sebastopol Grange , that all are welcome to ...

Event - FarmersWife - Oct 4 2013 - 5:22pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Peak Prosperity Book Club

This thread is for people who are interested in participating in discussions on a particular book, in a basic book club style.  PP book club proposal Dear PPers, Recently I approached Jan (westcoastjan) and asked her if she'd be ...

Discussion - HughK - Sep 24 2013 - 3:27pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Crash Course presentation in West Linn

Resiliency Organization of West Linn reviews the Crash Course by Chris Martenson 'Resilience' is the ability to easily adjust to and recover from change. Learn about global warming, stock prices, healthy food, budget deficits, ...

Event - mutschler - Sep 3 2013 - 12:58pm - 1 comment - 1 attachment