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Permaculture, farming starting point?

I want to learn more about Permaculture and Farming.  Is there a good place farm in the area to start learning(without paying)? Looking to volunteer. Thank You  Jeff Sebastopol, permaculture I have a place in Sebastopol. Kind of a ...

Discussion - Jeffleonard90@g... - Feb 10 2016 - 8:59pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Permaculture, farming starting point?

I want to learn more about Permaculture and Farming.  Besides reading, where is a good place to start in the area? Well you are in luck The permaculture skills center south of sebastopol is great.http://www.permacultureskillscenter.org/ ...

Discussion - Jeffleonard90@g... - Feb 10 2016 - 8:44pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Community

My family and I are interested in buying land in CO to gradually begin the process toward a more sustainable and resilient lifestyle.  Does anyone have any input on the best places to look for land in like-minded communities? Land in Colorado ...

Discussion - blongfield - Aug 29 2015 - 9:30am - 2 comments - 0 attachments

12mo Farm Finance Challenge

http://www.youngfarmers.org/resource-spotlight-12-month-farm-finance-challenge/ This is should be very enlightening... " Each month, starting in early February 2015, the nine participating farms will publish their income reports, ...

Discussion - kanute - Jan 28 2015 - 3:30pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Viability of CSA models in bad times

My wife and I are embarking on a small farming adventure.  We have several acres of fruit trees and garden space we are working on building into a small organic, permaculture based, market farm.  We are both working full time jobs that pay well and are ...

Discussion - kanute - Jan 27 2015 - 2:57pm - 24 comments - 0 attachments

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 - 1:07pm - 0 comments

Foot - Powered Wheat Thresher

Want to grow your own wheat or other grain, but feel stumped by how to thresh it? Sylvan Foot - Powered Threshers sells an efficient, portable human-powered grain thresher that is affordable for family farms and  small-scale growers.  You can see the ...

Discussion - Sylvan Foot-Pow... - Jul 11 2014 - 9:55am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Hi Kathy! Michigan is quiet! It's you and me!

Any specific discussions you'd like to see open up for Michiganders? Excited to see who will find/join us! What are your preparedness priorities? Our family has focused on the basics -- alternate location with shelter, food, sustainable future ...

Discussion - Jodi Stanley - Jun 30 2014 - 7:35pm - 18 comments - 0 attachments

Peak Prosperity in the Mitten

We invite preparedness-minded people in Michigan to join us for discussion and sharing. We seek to apply Peak Prosperity principles, news and information to our region. Let's see what happens and where interested families can work together in ...

Group - Jodi Stanley - Jun 29 2014 - 8:51pm - 0 comments

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 - 6:18am - 28 comments - 0 attachments

Community

My wife and I are in our mid 50's and still have very busy and well compensated careers.  Our kids are both in college and can see a time when we will want to transition out of our demanding professions.  We envision joining and supporting a ...

Discussion - davidburkey - Mar 30 2014 - 11:22am - 10 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 - 5:57pm - 3 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 - 2:28pm - 10 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

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

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