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Hello! We are delighted to find this site, looks like a wonderful resource! Allow me to introduce us, my husband and I have been trying to make it affordable for poor people to thrive, without or without TEOTWAWKI. The best "food solution" we ...
Discussion - marknclaire - Dec 3 2013 - 7:39pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
Let's collaborate and share ideas. (alarm system, energy, gardening, health, home defense, resilience, safety, security) Let's collaborate and share ...
Group - emgreen - Dec 3 2013 - 12:17pm - 0 comments
- Mainstay Vegetables: Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes are often confused with yams in the United States and Canada but are twp distinct species. They are easier to grow than you'd think possible. With care, early-maturing cultivars can be grown as an annual summer ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Nov 3 2013 - 5:21pm - 2 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 17 2013 - 11:49pm - 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 - 4:00pm - 0 comments
- South Charlotte NC
We are interested in starting a group with like minded people and meeting occasionally to share ideas and resources as we learn how to live a more resilient life together. ...
Group - jberryhill - Sep 16 2013 - 10:17am - 0 comments
- SW Ohio / SE Indiana / N Kentucky
A support group for Peak Prosperity members located in or interested in SW Ohio / SE Indiana / N Kentucky. With abundant water, farmland, modest population and moderate population, This area may be one of the best locations to end up in. ...
Group - Coster - Sep 3 2013 - 1:17pm - 0 comments
- 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 - 11:58am - 1 comment - 1 attachment
- Podcast on the Importance of Growing Heirloom Plants in Your Garden
I'm cross-posting our new podcast with Jere Gettle of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds to bring it to the attention of this Group, as it's particularly relevant to those interested in backyard gardening. Preserving heirloom strains and expanding ...
Discussion - Adam Taggart - Aug 2 2013 - 9:03pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Gardening adaptation to volatile weather
I've never done this before, so I hope this is the way to do it. I also don't know if there is some sort of protocol. Wendy, if you're the moderator, please excuse if I'm suppose to inform you first. I thought I'd share ...
Discussion - Rob P - Jul 24 2013 - 12:31pm - 10 comments - 0 attachments
- Southeast Georgia - A Group Dedicated to Creating a New Paradigm for Peak Prosperity
This group is dedicated to education and learning the most valuable things required to create a new paradigm of living for yourself (operating primarily outside of the current system of control and negative influence). Our true strengths are in our own ...
Group - ltnp - Jul 15 2013 - 1:34pm - 0 comments
- Gardening for survival
I started a garden last year with the goal of raising and preserving enough quality food, with enough variety, to survive with minimal retail food acquisition. I am midway through my second year. I live in zone 8. I have sandy to sandy loam soil. ...
Discussion - Kprime - Jul 6 2013 - 1:35am - 10 comments - 0 attachments
I want to bring back an old family tradition and raise some elderberries . I remember their unusual taste in pies, jellies, and jams. Plus, I've never tried them for winemaking but I'd like to try. Elderberries are easy to grow or ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 12 2013 - 2:55pm - 10 comments - 0 attachments
- Establishing A Food Forest: Inspiring, Enlightening, Amazing! Watch This Online
Inspiring, enlightening, and amazing! Watch the film on-line. Establishing A Food Forest " Learn how to establish your own Food Forest with International Permaculture teacher Geoff Lawton as he takes you through the essential stages of ...
Discussion - Poet - Jun 15 2013 - 11:18am - 5 comments - 0 attachments
- What seniors can reasonably do
Someone needs to start this new discussion thread, and so here goes. I'm a 68 year old who lives on an 87 acre working farm (though we call it a ranch) in Central Texas. From a preparedness standpoint, we're better off than most because we ...
Discussion - BSV - Jun 3 2013 - 11:08am - 52 comments - 0 attachments
- Perennial vegetables - Adding to resiliency
One of the things we have been working on over the past year is to increase the number of perennial vegetables that we are growing. I got interested in perennial vegetables about three years ago and have been adding to our garden each year. I ...
Discussion - Lnorris - May 25 2013 - 11:09am - 15 comments - 0 attachments
- Another casual get together in the Portland Suburbs
I am having a casual get together this Saturday at 2 pm at my home in West Linn. Anyone interested is welcome. RSVP is appreciated but not required. We will discuss all things Peak and I will share my preparations, including solar hot water, ...
Event - mutschler - May 21 2013 - 4:26pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Varmints: garden pest critters
Some animals can cause problems in your garden. Cats: The inspiration for this post was the near-destruction of a 13-ft by 2-ft raised bed of newly planted seed. Our cats saw the freshly-turned dirt and thought, "Litterbox!" Since ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 7 2013 - 5:58am - 8 comments - 0 attachments
- Connecticut is on the move to Label GMO's
Just an alert to those who are interested in the fight to label GMO foods - The Connecticut Legislature is in the throes of creating a GMO labeling bill. Public testimony (on many Public Health Bills, but predominantly on the GMO bill) went until 2 am ...
Discussion - MustardSeed - Mar 29 2013 - 9:37pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments
- Straw Bale Gardening
Here is a link - hope it works - to a New York Times Magazine piece (Home and Garden section March 20, 2013) on vegetable gardening using cheaper-than-dirt straw bales. Looks good enough for me to try it this year! ...
Discussion - cbandi - Mar 27 2013 - 1:58pm - 13 comments - 0 attachments