Results for farming
- 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
- WWOOFers and Farming
As part of my resiliencey plan, I started gardening on a large scale - part time at the beginning of 2012. My farming partner and I are in our early 50's and we both have full time jobs apart from the farm. In our first year, we sold our extra ...
Discussion - Hladini - Mar 25 2013 - 3:00pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments
- 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 - 6:45am - 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 - 5:07am - 2 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 - 10:41pm - 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 - 11:30am - 5 comments - 0 attachments
- "Forgotten" Wisdom
Let's collect it here! What useful things have you learned from your elders, your childhood, and the stories of others? In another group, user ptwisewoman wrote: [My elderly mother] grew up on a subsistence farm in this area and has ...
Group - Amanda Witman - Feb 28 2013 - 9:52am - 0 comments
- Horsepowered farming
I have been a long time follower of the crash course/ peak prosperity website. I have been preparing for a different future for about five years now. I have been around horses all of my life and live close to the Amish community here in Ohio. So it ...
Discussion - threehhorse - Jan 30 2013 - 2:33pm - 16 comments - 0 attachments
- Permaculture Egg Production
Permaculture Egg Production is of interest. Eggs are high quality protein in a small package! The goal is to design a system where the hens thrive on what is produced locally on the land, without external inputs. I am not there yet, but keep getting ...
Discussion - B100 - Jan 28 2013 - 7:02pm - 15 comments - 0 attachments
- Growing Your Food
With the planting season quickly approaching, what are some suggestions on types of fruits, vegetables and herbs do you recommend growing?? Which foods can be preserved best and keep for a longer amount of time?? I understand that this answer can vary ...
Discussion - BeccaLeigh - Jan 30 2013 - 11:35pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Pesticides Severely Affecting Bees
In a new study in Nature , researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London, in Egham, UK, show that low-level exposure to a combination of two pesticides is more harmful to bumblebee colonies than either pesticide alone. This suggests that ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Oct 23 2012 - 11:01pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- To Make A Farm
Here's a great and inspiring story about a small group of folks starting a new farm in Canada. The film has won numerous awards. Check out their website where you can watch clips, order the DVD or get more information. the movie looks ...
Discussion - wetmtnvalley - Oct 15 2012 - 6:05pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- why we need organics
A very insigthful article in the NY Times , in their Green Blog, talks about Superweeds and Superpests - the legacy of pesticides and herbicides. Here's a fair-use excerpt: The rapid adoption of a single weed-killer for the vast ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Oct 6 2012 - 5:50pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Seed Exchange
You are welcome even if you don't have seeds to exchange as I have been blessed with an abundance. All I have and all I will exchange are open-pollinated heirloom seeds. I have little bags, markers and envelopes but more will always help. ...
Event - logicalunatic - Aug 30 2012 - 10:35am - 2 comments - 0 attachments
(community, community + resilience + Security + alternative power + permaculture + home energy efficiency + gardening + food storage + alternative fuels +precious metals + ...
Group - saso123 - Aug 18 2012 - 3:33pm - 0 comments
- Tidewater Virginia - Community and Resiliency
To help people in the Tidewater area of southeastern Virginia and surrounding areas connect to exchange ideas on building community and adding resiliency in preparation for whatever the future brings. We have a small (~25), but functioning group of ...
Group - Dogs_In_A_Pile - Aug 8 2012 - 4:09pm - 0 comments
- Aquaponics on a Commercial Scale
Our Mission: To support and forward the developent of Commercial Aquaponics as a viable way to earn a good living, in the face of "Big Ag" and to level the playing field for small commercial farmers without resorting to mechanization or the ...
Group - Friendly Aquaponics - Jul 29 2012 - 1:19pm - 0 comments
- Aloha Hawaii Resiliency Group
Our Mission: To empower people to build more environmentally sustainable, connected, compassionate, and resilient communities rooted in personal commitments to change and grow together, as the world changes. E malama e, e malama aina, e malama ...
Group - Friendly Aquaponics - Jan 31 2013 - 12:07pm - 0 comments
- Aquaponics: A Food Revolution Raising Food the EASY WAY!
Our Mission: To openly share our experience raising food with Aquaponics, which offers the best combination of technology and sustainability, to create a food production revolution in urban, suburban, and rural enviroments, raising food the EASY WAY! ...
Group - Friendly Aquaponics - Jan 8 2013 - 11:29pm - 0 comments
- Twin Cities Minnesota Peak Oil Community
The Twin Cities Minnesota Peak Oil Community (TCMNPOC) is a community within the Twin Cites and surrounding metro area who wish to discuss, plan, and prepare for the exciting future ahead. ...
Group - Spaceman Kermit - Jul 19 2012 - 2:34pm - 0 comments