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United Natures - a United Nations of all species

United Natures film release on mother earth rights, permaculture and environmental & spiritual philosophy with a stellar cast including, Dr. Vandana Shiva, David Holmgren, Starhawk, Father Bob Maguire, Cormac Cullinan, Dr. Helen Caldicott, Polly ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jun 18 2013 - 11:08am - 2 comments

United Natures - a United Nations of all species

United Natures - a United Nations of all species Documentary movie on the Rights of Mother Earth and permaculture of the inner landscape. Featuring a stellar international cast of top environmental thinkers and doers including Vandana Shiva, ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jan 16 2013 - 7:40am - 0 comments

Taking prepping too far

I've just thrown away like 8 bags of legumes and cereals (some 4kg in all), which I bought like 8 months ago as part of my deep pantry prepping. They were all infested with bugs. Clearly the supermarket and the food suppliers are better and more ...

Forum topic - nedyne - Nov 29 2012 - 7:54pm - 29 comments

Good harvet, bad harvest

This person got 260 pounds of cherries off their tree this year. Yet in the comments on the photo ( posted on Facebook ) one person lamented that they got basically no cherries off their tree at all! Why is it that some harvests go well and others ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Sep 14 2012 - 9:10am - 4 comments

homemade wine and beer and such

Cross-posted from Agriculture Permaculture discussion group After we harvested the muscaine grapes and made grape juice--we just water-bath canned it in quart jars--it is time to turn to this year's pear harvest. We did not get many grapes from ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Sep 5 2012 - 7:55am - 3 comments

the Export Land Model as applied to food

The Export Land Model says net oil exporters will, due to dwindling oil reserves, eventually keep the oil for home use and no longer export it. As an example, this recently happened to Egypt: Egypt went from being a net oil exporter to a net oil ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 31 2012 - 8:25am - 1 comment

Suburban Foraging

I'm starting a new topic on suburban foraging. So much food is going to waste around us! If you have a neighbor who has an apple tree, pear tree, fig or peach tree that just drops all its fruit an no one uses it, why not claim it and store it? ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 8 2012 - 4:14pm - 14 comments

The future holds - abundance??

That's what this guy says: http://www.ted.com/talks/peter_diamandis_abundance_is_our_future.html If there is a manner in which we can (or perhaps already have) innovate our way out of this crisis we face,  I contend that Benjamin Barber ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Mar 1 2012 - 7:18pm - 16 comments

Five Major Vitamin Deficincies & How to Avoid Them

There are five vitamins that, when lacking in a human diet, are associated with deficiency diseases: Vitamins A, B1, B3, C, and D. Since vitamins don't store well, how can you avoid vitamin deficiency diseases by eating right? Vitamin A ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Jan 13 2012 - 1:11pm - 6 comments

Little lifeboat just north of Havre, Montana. The little bakery that could.

We're Canadian Doomers who just bought the only remaining old-fashioned (not factory food) bakery in Medicine Hat, Alberta.  We're known as the 'gas city' because of the huge natural gas reserves that power our streetlights and heat ...

Forum topic - mcbride bakery - Dec 23 2011 - 10:23am - 0 comments

Cargill and food

Interesting insights into Cargill, a privately held giant in the food industry. http://huntingtalent.blogspot.com/ They've just had a large number of lay-offs in the Minneapolis area and their first quarterly loss in their history.  The ...

Forum topic - ao - Dec 1 2011 - 10:52pm - 0 comments

chicken coop

Has anyone ordered a relatively inexpensive chicken coop that they can recommend?  I've been looking around online, but it's hard to tell what's well made and what's not.  I'm looking for one with a built in run and only plan to ...

Forum topic - Eagle Rocker - Oct 11 2011 - 3:06pm - 24 comments

New food bill in New Zealand takes away human right to grow food

I was shocked to learn from a friend on the weekend that a new Food Bill is being brought in here in New Zealand.  The new bill will make it a privilege and not a right to grow food.  I find two aspects of this bill alarming.  The first is the scope ...

Forum topic - martinv - Sep 19 2011 - 4:23pm - 5 comments

Transcript for Joel Salatin: How to Prepare for A Future Increasingly Defined By Localized Food & Energy

Below is the transcript for  Joel Salatin: How to Prepare for A Future Increasingly Defined By Localized Food & Energy : Chris Martenson:   Welcome to another PeakProsperity.com podcast. I ...

Page - Adam Taggart - Jun 16 2012 - 11:15pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Burning Britain: Riot Fever as a Symptom of Systemic Failure

You may be interested in this article by Dr Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, written just after the riots in Britain at the beginning of August 2011. http://crisisofcivilization.com/2011/08/09/burning-britain-riot-fever-as-a-symptom-of-systemic-failure/ ...

Forum topic - crisisofcivilization - Aug 25 2011 - 11:14am - 1 comment

Buying cheap land plot as a hedge

I'm moving to Moscow, Russia in a month, and am considering measures to protect myself against the inflationary and economic crisis that looks likely to come. I'm considering buying a cheap plot of land some distance (4-6 hours of driving ...

Forum topic - dvfedorov - Jun 2 2011 - 3:41pm - 3 comments

A good experience buying LDS / Mormon food

Overview   I had been considering options for long term food storage without reaching any conclusions.  Then Adam Taggart wrote his article, in the What Should I Do? series, about purchasing food from a canning center operated by the Church of Jesus ...

Forum topic - Travlin - Jun 15 2012 - 1:58am - 10 comments

101 uses for used canning jars

Let's have some fun with htis practical topic. I used to be a Ziplock bag junkie. But that's not exactly eco-friendly, post-Peak Oil behavior, so I tried to break the habit. Enter the lowly canning jar. Here are some of the uses I've ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - May 30 2011 - 8:18am - 11 comments

Holodomor

Something to ponder when working to establish your food security.  http://www.thenewamerican.com/history/european/761 Re: Holodomor Good read AO, I would not find it surprising to be indentured to my farm by the usda or other ...

Forum topic - ao - Feb 14 2011 - 10:45pm - 2 comments

S. 510: FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Seeing much print on S.510: FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.  Much is being written that this bill will infact make it illegal to grow your own food. It has passed the Senate but the House of Representatives have to approve.  I reviewed the bill at ...

Forum topic - Charlene - Dec 2 2010 - 8:47am - 8 comments