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Making Green Houses

Here is an awesome DIY hoop green house building tutorial. How to Build A 300 Square Foot Windproof Hoop House For Under $500 . from Natural Living Ideas.  (Thanks Time2Help who posted this on facebook.) This is a 12' x 24' x ...

Forum topic - sand_puppy - Oct 2 2016 - 9:32pm - 34 comments

Marjory Wildcraft - Free Home Grown Food Summit - April 6-12

Gaye Levy from "Backdoor Survival",  http://www.backdoorsurvival.com/ , has an announcement about a free on-line summit that I think others here may be interested in.  Here's the link to the registration page: ...

Forum topic - pinecarr - Apr 2 2015 - 7:53am - 5 comments

Welcome to the Peak Prosperity Seed Exchange

I'm setting this topic up as a place to offer excess seeds and plants between members. To start, I have a couple of packets of ten daikon radish seeds, and a few extra Egyptian walking onions, which re-seed themselves. I will exchange them for ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 15 2013 - 10:49am - 6 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 - 9:25am - 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 - 5:14pm - 14 comments

Locally Available Biochar

Some of us may be interested to know that I discovered a local (Ashfield, western Mass) source for biochar. Current price is $20 for 15lbs, which includes a $5 bucket deposit.  Here is the contact information: Bear Meadow Apiary Nany and Rick ...

Forum topic - ikursat - Sep 12 2011 - 9:42am - 1 comment

What skill sets will be in demand over next 3, 5 , 20+ years

Dear All, I am telecom engineer and my wife is computer architect. At the moment we are renting  apartment in Sydney.  Our aim is to buy 5-10 Acres farm 8 hours North of Sydney in the area which has significant presence of like minded people. ...

Forum topic - Sydney78 - Apr 26 2011 - 10:07pm - 8 comments

Free PDF download for those new to organic farming

While this is written for folks who want to become actual farmers and sell their produce, it contains an extensive list of resoures for organic gardening, how to obtain land to grow your own food on, etc. Worth a look if you want to grow your own food! ...

Forum topic - PetraViolet - Feb 18 2011 - 11:19am - 1 comment

The Great Seed Corn Swap

The Great Seed Corn Swap So this is a thread about doing a cooperative seed corn swap so we each can develop our own individual landrace lines. The idea is to get as many varieties of seed corn together in one place as we can, then divvy them up ...

Forum topic - Pops - Jan 20 2011 - 8:09pm - 5 comments

Growing our 75% of our own food in our yard in < 1 year

We were able to grow more than enough food to live on in less than a year in our own backyard using permaculture methods.  Most of the plants are self propagating and live on ambient sun and rain.  We live in a working class neighborhood in a small ...

Forum topic - akamai mom - Nov 5 2010 - 6:47am - 10 comments

Hyperinflation Preparedness Night - Featuring Jack Spirko

Hello Everyone, I’d like to welcome you to a special community event called “Hyperinflation Preparedness Night”.  This will be a night dedicated to the discussion of preparing for a currency event such as hyperinflation.  How will hyperinflation ...

Forum topic - KKPSTEIN - Jun 15 2012 - 3:18am - 4 comments

What Should I Do?

The most common question by far we get on this website is “ What should I do? ” Once people watch The Crash Course  or read our book Prosper!  (at right) -- and are awakened to the very real threats posed by growing resource scarcity and ...

Page - Adam Taggart - Feb 6 2017 - 1:38pm - 23 comments - 0 attachments

The Definitive Herbal Remedies Gardening Thread

If the economy suffers further, we might not have as many places to go for medicines and vitamins and such. While this thread is not a substtiute for professional medical care or advice, the same philosophy that causes us to keep an aloe plant around ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 29 2010 - 3:34pm - 43 comments

Investing in Soil

Over the past year, I have made a considerable investment in both money and effort in improving the soil in my garden beds and micro-orchard. My intention was to invest in the health of the soil, as a means of indirectly investing in the health of my ...

Forum topic - JAG - Jun 15 2012 - 3:48am - 51 comments

Consolidated List of Links to Existing Preparation Threads

In hindsight, this probably deserved its own thread. By no means a complete list, but a good start. Agriculture/Permaculture:    http://www.peakprosperity.com/forum/definitive-agriculturepermaculture-thread/15715 Community Building:  ...

Forum topic - Dogs_In_A_Pile - Jun 15 2012 - 3:52am - 25 comments

New Forum Rules Posted Discussion Thread

New Forum Rules Posted Anyone with limited time, who would like to share information with me, without being interrogated about their sources, is welcome to email me.  If I'm interested, I'm more than happy to research the matter on my ...

Forum topic - Cloudfire - Jun 15 2012 - 3:53am - 6 comments

Practical Changes

OK. I know I'm not the only one here who's noticed the amount of discussion about things well beyond our control. It's no secret that there are a lot of neferious things going on, and we're all on the same page regardless ...

Forum topic - A. M. - Sep 11 2009 - 2:55pm - 45 comments

Gardening

My fiances sister has a house with a decent amount of land.  I want to start learning the skill of gardening and planting on her land. I have a few questions: What is the best way to approach this? Is there an prepackaged way to grow food, ...

Forum topic - Inthon - Jul 23 2009 - 9:59pm - 4 comments

Richard Heinberg at his best

Recently I’ve begun compiling a list of things to be cheerful about. Here are some items that should bring a smile to any environmentalist’s lips: World energy consumption is declining . That’s right: oil consumption is down, coal consumption is ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Jun 12 2009 - 3:20am - 2 comments

Gardening En Extremis, aka The Defiant Garden Thread

Ok, I admit it . . . . This thread is really just an excuse to lure Plickety Cat into sharing her treasure trove of pearls of wisdom about gardening under extreme conditions  . . . . For newbies to the site, let me explain . . . . Plickety and her ...

Forum topic - Cloudfire - Jun 12 2009 - 1:28am - 12 comments