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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 - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Annual Scion Exchange Jan 24th @ 10am Santa Rosa Veterans Building - share/get fruit tree cuttings or get a fruit tree for $8

I have not been to one of these before but it sounds fantastic. I am copying info from posts on a Santa Rosa forum on Reddit. Big event where you can get scions (aka cuttings) of interesting uncommon varieties that you can graft on to your ...

Event - kevinoman0221 - Jan 18 2015 - 4:41pm - 2 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

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

June 24 2014 Meeting Plans

We are having our second post-Rowe meeting and additional like-minded people are invited. Email our moderator Jim for location and details. Tentative scheduled topics include Dan showing us his PV system installed two years ago and reviewing his results ...

Event - SimonR4 - Jun 23 2014 - 7:46pm - 0 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

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

Disputing a Hospital Bill

I came across a short youtube video that walks a person through the basics of how to contest a hospital bill .   If you ever face a staggering hospital bill, this might be a good starting place on how to respond. ...

Discussion - sand_puppy - Oct 21 2013 - 12:22am - 1 comment - 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

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

The Firearms Debate: Are firearms an asset or liability?

Firearms are a liability 11% (8 votes) Firearms are an asset 89% (68 votes) Total votes: 76 Firearms: Asset or Liability? So, here it is.  This year has watched the pot ...

Poll - A. M. - Oct 13 2013 - 1:20pm - 82 comments

Community Bikes: Great Santa Rosa Resource

Today I went in search of a bicycle to give myself a fun, outdoor way to get some exercise.  I went over to Community Bikes at 4019 Sebastopol Road in Santa Rosa.  What a great business!  They take used bicycles, fix them up and sell them for about what ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Sep 28 2013 - 10:10pm - 1 comment - 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

Coping with income transition to your authentic career

Note: This is a long-winded answer to Gemel's income reduction question in the thread "Following your technique Adam". I thought this subject deserved it's own discussion since it is perhaps the most challenging aspect of the ...

Discussion - Gratidude - Aug 31 2013 - 4:13pm - 5 comments - 0 attachments

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

The Repair Cafe'

This is a great idea..a Repair Cafe'. http://www.resilience.org/stories/2013-04-02/how-to-start-a-repair-cafe (frugal, resilience, Skills Development) This is a great idea..a Repair ...

Discussion - thebrewer - Apr 2 2013 - 6:55pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

What have you learned from an elder lately?

I would like to hear more about what others have learned from one or more elders in their lives.  We can get to specifics but I'll start with an outline of life lessons I learned from my grandparents and mother.  I think most are pretty self ...

Discussion - ptwisewoman - Mar 25 2013 - 6:53am - 0 comments - 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

Las Vegas, NV Preppers

Las Vegas Preppers is about Survival, Preparedness and Sustainable Living. Family is first and preparing for an emergency at home is just as important as home or automobile insurance. We are here to promote a positive image and will remove inappropriate ...

Group - dude59 - Mar 10 2013 - 1:05pm - 0 comments