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Herbal Medicine Making Class - Sunday, May 18th

Please join me on Sunday, May 18th from 12noon until 4pm when I will be teaching the basics of traditional herbal medicine making, including how to make a tincture, an infused oil, and a salve.  We will meet at a home about 10 minutes west of ...

Event - suziegruber - Apr 10 2014 - 12:01am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Support CRC and get a cubic yard of free compost

HI all, I wanted to give a shout out to Daily Acts Community Resiliciency Challenge coming up in May.  You can go here and register your planned action (from a choice of dozens) http://www.dailyacts.org/crc Once you register, you can print ...

Discussion - greendoc - Apr 8 2014 - 11:18pm - 0 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

West County Community Seed Exchange - Jan 25th

Hi everyone, When we met on Saturday, we talked about seed saving and exchange.  I discovered that the West County Community Seed Exchange in just outside downtown Sebastopol will be open on January 25th from 9am until 11am.  Here's the link ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Jan 19 2014 - 11:31pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Farmers Finding Non-GMO Seed More Profitable?

From OffTheGridNews (hat tip to Amanda for sharing): Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds And The Reason Will Surprise You A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Jan 14 2014 - 3:25pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Spring time planning

Time to order your seeds for spring time planting. Soon the sun will return  and plants will start growing again. My favorite seed source is Bakercreek what is yours? Interview with Baker Creek founder Lei - In case you ...

Discussion - lei - Dec 18 2013 - 1:34pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

What cold-weather preparations are you making right now?

Just wondering what those in the area might be doing to protect against this cold weather we are having? I have chickens and wonder if there is anything I ought to be doing for them right now besides making sure they have plenty of food, a dry coop ...

Discussion - kevinoman0221 - Dec 10 2013 - 3:28pm - 10 comments - 0 attachments

Aquaponics

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 - 8:39pm - 4 comments - 0 attachments

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 - 6:21pm - 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 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

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 - 11:17am - 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 - 2:17pm - 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 - 12:58pm - 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 - 10:03pm - 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 - 1:31pm - 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 - 2:34pm - 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 - 2:35am - 10 comments - 0 attachments

Elderberries

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 - 3:55pm - 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 - 12:18pm - 5 comments - 0 attachments