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Hard Work Up In Vermont/Rewarding Experiences

Hi folks, While these days of prepping, or the long months and years of having hints about a grim future can sometime get us down, I just wanted to share the experience I had yesterday and how rewarding it was.  I am of a mind that society can and ...

Discussion - Jbarney - Mar 15 2015 - 7:54am - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Geoff Lawton's 2015 Online Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course

I am currently in my second week of taking Geoff Lawton's online PDC, and it is literally blowing my mind so far.  This is not my first exposure to a PDC -- I took an on-site one locally in 2012, and it was definitely a valuable experience.  But ...

Discussion - CAH - Feb 18 2015 - 11:26am - 11 comments - 0 attachments

A Real Life Hobo's Every Day Kit

Over on Reddit, user /u/Huckstah posted a series of pictures on Imgur showing their every day carry (everything they own in a backpack and sleeping bag). This is the distilled result of ten years of trainhopping and hitchhiking across the United States. ...

Discussion - Poet - Feb 16 2015 - 6:48am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

If you want to help in a great global environmental project

I have recently been inspired by the activities of whatifwechange.org, which encourages people interested in investing and/or donating money in an international project that helps indigenous groups living in degraded land to understand the damage they ...

Discussion - Liz Connor - Jan 17 2015 - 11:52pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Expats and the Uprooted

This group is for the uprooted, the expatriots, the unemployed, single or homeless and for those who would help us in our efforts to become resilient. All of us will have to face the realities of failing markets at the same time, but we are not all ...

Group - Pinkie B - Dec 29 2014 - 12:17am - 0 comments

Village Building Convergence

The Village Building Convergence is an annual collaboration and cross pollination of neighbors, groups and civic partnerships to transform our town through village life patterns and educational placemaking projects. This culminates in a 10-day fall ...

Event - suziegruber - Sep 10 2014 - 3:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

interview with James Rickards; sept 2014

Dear all, I don’t know at all whether it is a good idea to post he following hint to a recent interview with James Rickards on the show “Money Morning” apparently from September 2014. But an internet forum is for discussing controversial topics. ...

Discussion - Arthur2014 - Sep 9 2014 - 2:37pm - 5 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 - 2:07pm - 0 comments

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 - 9:51pm - 0 comments

Herbal Medicine Making Class - Sunday, May 18th

Please join me on Sunday, May 18th from 12noon until 4pm when I will be teaching the basics of traditional herbal medicine making, including how to make a tincture, an infused oil, and a salve.  We will meet at a home about 10 minutes west of ...

Event - suziegruber - Apr 10 2014 - 12:01am - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Support CRC and get a cubic yard of free compost

HI all, I wanted to give a shout out to Daily Acts Community Resiliciency Challenge coming up in May.  You can go here and register your planned action (from a choice of dozens) http://www.dailyacts.org/crc Once you register, you can print ...

Discussion - greendoc - Apr 8 2014 - 11:18pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Anyone have a burning question/issue for the Resilency Workshop?

Hello all,  I am attending the three day workshop ( http://transitionus.org/aoh/ca ) over the weekend. "The Art of Participatory Leadership is an intensive 3-day event where you will experience and practice a set of simple yet powerful ...

Discussion - greendoc - Mar 5 2014 - 3:24pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Workshop on Starting a Home Stay/Farm Stay Business

Hi everyone, Here's an interesting wokshop I came across. --Suzie Workshop on Starting a Home Stay/Farm Stay business Live in Sebastopol and have an extra room to rent to travelers? Considering a farm stay business at your home ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Feb 15 2014 - 12:19pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Upsizing, rather than Downsizing

Hello everyone.  I have been reading for several years on this and other boards, and agree with the general consensus, that with our collective uncertain futures, most of us will have to downsize our homes and lifestyles, be happy with more modest ...

Discussion - jw4994 - Jan 24 2014 - 8:54pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Festival of Conscious Parenting - Santa Rosa - June 2014

Hi everyone, I want to let you know about another great, local community event coming up in Santa Rosa June 21 - 23.  It's the Festival of Conscious Parenting .  This event is being organized by a team including the owner of Many Rivers ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Jan 12 2014 - 12:05am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

The Theory of Anyway

During our conversation at Taylor Maid this morning, I mentioned an old article by Sharon Astyk entitled "The Theory of Anyway."  This article describes how the majority of resilience building activities are things we would do anyway ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Dec 24 2013 - 3:22pm - 12 comments - 0 attachments

Relocating - need advice on how to evaluate land

Does anyone have recommendations for books or tips on how to evaluate land for potential permaculture?  We are going to be moving to the Northeast next year but not sure yet which state.  I really like southern New Hampshire because it looks like the ...

Discussion - rayne - Oct 29 2013 - 12:33pm - 11 comments - 0 attachments

Community As Process

Members may be interested in a new blog by Tom Harriman addressing the challenges confronting Americans as conditions deteriorate. He apparently expects things to get much worse, and he's asking for feedback for a book he is writing. The focus ...

Discussion - dbperry7 - Oct 20 2013 - 7:01pm - 1 comment - 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

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