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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

Feb 15 - Intro to Beekeeping at the Grange

Hi everyone, I just learned that the owner of Beekind here in Sebastopol will be teaching an introduction to beekeeping on Saturday, February 15th from 9am until noon at the Sebastopol Grange on Highway 12.  The class is free and you can RSVP at ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Jan 25 2014 - 1:08am - 4 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

Buy Fresh, Buy GMO - MIT Technology Review January 2014

Hi everyone, I just received an e-mail from the Sebastopol Grange letting me know about this cover on the current issue of MIT Technology Review . I feel sad and enraged at the deception this image cultivates coming from a highly respected ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Jan 8 2014 - 2:32pm - 0 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

Interested in group food storage meetups?

Anyone here interested in meeting up to do some group food storage? Two things come to mind for me: Long term storage along the lines of sealing rice, beans, etc, into mylar bags with oxygen absorbers. Canning - Maybe even swapping where ...

Discussion - kevinoman0221 - Oct 29 2013 - 6:25pm - 9 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 - 1:14am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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

"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 - 5:22pm - 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 - 11:17am - 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

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

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

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 - 6:39pm - 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 - 5:26pm - 0 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

Dealing with a late-spring frost

Okay, Punxsutawney Phil , there were more weeks of winter than you promised. I planted my seeds when the seed packet said to, after the usual date of the last frost. But there have been hard frosts since the seeds sprouted, and despite my best ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Mar 27 2013 - 2:59pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

potato tower

Adam Taggart is using a potato tower this year: Here are cross-posted instructions, along with a link to the WSID food-growing section . Potato tower: encouraging preliminary results A started a potato tower a ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Mar 20 2013 - 9:15am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

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 friendlyaquaponics@gmail.com , and reference our group or Peak Prosperity, and which manual you would like to ...

Discussion - Friendly Aquaponics - Mar 1 2013 - 5:07am - 5 comments - 0 attachments