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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

Underground Greenhouse - the Walipini

The Walpini is an underground greenhouse which requires little or no heating and whose plans are available online at no cost. Developed in the Andes mountains, the concept might be appropriate for high altitude areas of the United States if appropriate ...

Discussion - Noetic14 - Dec 29 2013 - 6:50pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Greater Albuquerque Resiliency

A group based in the greater Albuquerque area to discuss and live in resiliency. (agriculture, community + resilience + Security + alternative power + permaculture + ...

Group - daimyo - Dec 18 2013 - 10:47am - 0 comments

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

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

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

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

Suggestions of solutions to energy-sustainability

I will keep my suggestions extremely brief, as I hope to explore them deeper via discussion. Energy solution for society:  Thorium-based nuclear energy It seems as if it is possible to make nuclear reactors that give a lot of (surplus) ...

Discussion - TheCpaptain - Aug 30 2013 - 9:53am - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Permacultural "Zones"

For any of you designing a new garden, the following priniples might be helpful. I know that It made me think twice about where to plant certain things! The source of the folling information is the PermaWiki, an interesting source of ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Aug 14 2013 - 12:47pm - 0 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

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

Perennial vegetables - Adding to resiliency

One of the things we have been working on over the past year is to increase the number of perennial vegetables that we are growing. I got interested in perennial vegetables about three years ago and have been adding to our garden each year. I ...

Discussion - Lnorris - May 25 2013 - 12:09pm - 15 comments - 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

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

If you live within 250 miles of zip 64628, what resilient/sustainable actions have you taken to improve your part of the world?

What post-peak skills do you have are are you developing? Do you live without flush toilets at home? What food do you raise at home? What have you repaired yourself this past year? How do you live without public water supply? How will you ...

Discussion - NorthCentral_Mi... - Mar 2 2013 - 2:01pm - 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

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 - 2:20pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

Southwest PA Resiliency and Self-Sufficiency

(community, energy, food, gardening, permaculture, security, Skills Development) economy,energy,environment,prepare,crash course,Chris ...

Group - havenseeker - Feb 20 2013 - 11:14pm - 0 comments