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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

Mainstay Vegetables: Cabbage

Cabbages,  ready to thin to 1-ft apart Cabbages grow best at temperatures of 60 to 65 °F. They are cool-season vegetables that are grown in early spring or fall. Cabbage transplants are best for spring plantings: you can start them ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - May 29 2014 - 6:15pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

June 24 2014 Meeting Plans

We are having our second post-Rowe meeting and additional like-minded people are invited. Email our moderator Jim for location and details. Tentative scheduled topics include Dan showing us his PV system installed two years ago and reviewing his results ...

Event - SimonR4 - Jun 23 2014 - 7:46pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Member gardens, now

Here is a place to share your current plantings, crops, harvests, upgrades and struggles. Please shorten the learning curve for all of us by sharing what you do and learn! June everbearing strawberry harvest One of the nicest ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - May 9 2014 - 7:18am - 28 comments - 0 attachments

Mainstay Vegetables: Cucumbers

Cucumis sativus Mainstay Vegetables: Cucumbers If you live in USDA Zones: 4 though 11, or have a greenhouse north of that, you can grow cucumbers. They require full sun, a neutral pH, loamy soil; slightly sandier soils are a plus ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 29 2014 - 6:50pm - 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

Suggestions for Preparing Butternut Squash?

Hi everyone, A friend of mine just gifted me with two beautiful butternut squashes that she grew.  I am wondering if anyone here has a favorite way of preparing butternut squash.  I have struggled to find a recipe I like. Thanks, Suzie ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Feb 1 2014 - 9:36pm - 6 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

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

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

Annual National Heirloom Exposition

Yesterday, I took a trip to the 3rd annual National Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa, CA ("The most anticipated pure food event of the year"). I first heard about it about it a month ago, when Jere Gettle mentioned it to me in ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Sep 12 2013 - 7:52pm - 6 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

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

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 - 10:37pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

First step: purchase a bear proof composting drum.

Ok I'm now going shopping for a bear proof composting drum. 2nd hand hopfully nothing fancy otherwise I will make one. Try on Craigs list. See how long it takes. bear proof costs Something to think about here...as we also live in bear ...

Discussion - Garyhotice - Mar 14 2013 - 10:45pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Pagosa Peak Prosperity

Early Stages but here goes. Just moved here prior to reading "The Crash Course" so Ive prepared for nothing which the future might hold. Pagosa Spring has amazing beauty and great community, all supported by many gas stations and one ...

Group - Garyhotice - Mar 20 2013 - 2:38pm - 0 comments