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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 - 3 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 - 5:21pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Harvest Festival at Indigeny Reserve, Sonora California
Enjoy a real Community Harvest Festival, this Saturday, October 19th from 1:00 until 5:00 pm. Visit our FoCuS booth and check out our new potato harvester and take home some of our newly harvested organic potatoes. Event includes activities for all ...
Event - ckessel - Oct 18 2013 - 12:14am - 0 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
- "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 - 4:22pm - 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 - 2:27pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments
- 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
- 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
- Carbaryl AI label: does this protect bees?
Thursday evening, 5/30/2013, my partner and I attended a presentation provided by CSU Extension about native pollinators. There was a slide handout to accompany the presentation. I was particularly interested in the slide labeled: MOST ...
Discussion - dps - Jun 2 2013 - 5:39pm - 0 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
Has anyone had problems with mites? We had trouble with them last year, and ended up culling our flock. This year will have new birds and a new coop! We really want to avoid mites again. p.s. we used diatomaeceous (sp?) earth, but it was not ...
Discussion - peakoilwelder - Apr 14 2013 - 4:24pm - 2 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
- Spring is here
I have purchased a lot of seeds, more than I will probably need, mininum package size for some crops are more than I can plant. If you are in the Litchfield area, let me know and we can do a seed exchange. I also have raspberries that spread like ...
Discussion - treebeard - Apr 27 2013 - 6:40am - 3 comments - 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 - 1:38pm - 0 comments
- Kingman Arizona Preppers
Welcome. This forum is to provide an anonomous place to meet like minded people. Then take it offline if applicable. An objective is to prepare yourself and your family in case of a currency collapse. If you are into mathematics or statistics, then ...
Group - dolphinsrsmart - Mar 5 2013 - 5:45am - 0 comments
- FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE A FREE DIY AQUAPONICS MANUAL
Aloha All! There are NO POSTS visible to me now, for some reason. If you've requested the manuals, please email me directly at email@example.com , and reference our group or Peak Prosperity, and which manual you would like to ...
Discussion - Friendly Aquaponics - Mar 1 2013 - 4:07am - 5 comments - 0 attachments
- Weed The Soil, Not The Crop
Doug and myself have been having a discussion about a gardening system I use called Weed The Soil Not The Crop. It is described as a bioextensive gardening system. It was developed by Ann and Eric Nordell so they could run a 3 1/2 acre market ...
Discussion - threehhorse - Feb 26 2013 - 9:41pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Homegrown Pork
I read many years ago about raising pigs in movable pens and I saw how a friend of mine raises chickens in chicken tractors. So I decided to try with pigs. At the same time another friend was raising Glouchestershire pigs also known as Old Spot. They ...
Discussion - threehhorse - Feb 21 2013 - 10:30am - 5 comments - 0 attachments
- Actively Aerated Compost Tea making
I ran across Actively Aerated Compost Tea while studying Soil Food Webs, and was intrigued with the idea. Here's a video on it: Unfortunate l y, the process seems too industrialized, even for the ...
Discussion - Dave Barnett - Feb 18 2013 - 1:20pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments