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New food bill in New Zealand takes away human right to grow food

I was shocked to learn from a friend on the weekend that a new Food Bill is being brought in here in New Zealand.  The new bill will make it a privilege and not a right to grow food.  I find two aspects of this bill alarming.  The first is the scope ...

Forum topic - martinv - Sep 19 2011 - 4:23pm - 5 comments

Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change and the Soul of the World.

David Holmgren, Michael C Ruppert, Michael Reynolds, John Seed, Vandana Shiva, Stephan Harding, Noam Chomsky, Permablitz and more. ANIMA MUNDI documentary available August www.animamundimovie.com Anima Mundi Trailers and Great Permi ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jul 18 2011 - 4:51am - 1 comment

The Alternative Market project has been launched!

My final post here, as I am leaving this board. I really don't feel welcome here anymore. A lot of good people have been removed. I miss their imput. Good luck all.....you can find me here from now on. http://jon-silver500.blogspot.com/ ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Mar 8 2011 - 10:17pm - 0 comments

‘Can Totnes and District Feed Itself?’

Announcing the Release of ‘Can Totnes and District Feed Itself?’ We are delighted, after many months of work, to finally announce the release of a major piece of groundbreaking research developed by Transition Town Totnes , Transition ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Mar 17 2010 - 2:20am - 1 comment

New Year's Resolutions 2010

The tradition of New Year's resolutions has been a way for me to focus on outcomes and set my intentions for the future.  I have practiced this tradition since my teens and 30 years of experience has taught me that it works only if you are honest, ...

Forum topic - mooselick7 - Dec 31 2009 - 1:34pm - 24 comments

Are You Prepared for Disaster? Check yourself against this list of skills . . .

On the McAlvaney Intelligence Advisor, I found this remarkably comprehensive list of Principles for Self Sufficiency . I especially like this "checklist" as it focuses primarily on one's own inner state and thought processes, ...

Forum topic - Cloudfire - Nov 8 2009 - 5:43pm - 6 comments

Las Gaviotas

A great article about a completely self sufficient community in Colombia. Quite inspirational. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/16/world/americas/16gaviotas.html?_r=1&ref=global-home John (Chapter 20: What Should I Do?, self ...

Forum topic - johnbryson - Oct 16 2009 - 1:04pm - 0 comments

Save organic and family farming - STOP MONSANTO and HR 875

All of us here are well aware of what we need to do in the near future and being self sufficient is at the top of the list. The following links are to Progressive Radio Network and Gary Null. Gary is just awesome at dealing with health, finance and all ...

Forum topic - bruin36 - Mar 19 2009 - 7:00pm - 8 comments

Looking for advice: From a city apartment to a rural house

Hello everyone. I have been pouring over the forums today trying to find some advice on something that has been nagging at me and I figured I would just ask. Currently I live in an apartment in a large city. Until recently I had always lived in a ...

Forum topic - Ramen-o-kudasai - Feb 23 2009 - 5:13pm - 14 comments