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Big Island Meetup?

Anyone on the Big Island interested in having a meet up to share ideas, have a pot luck, etc.?  I live in Puna but would be willing to go anywhere onthe island.   Rob Hey Rob Hey Rob, Im not actually living on the island yet but ...

Discussion - Bleep - Oct 9 2018 - 5:16pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Eastern Iowa

(agriculture, community, energy, Federal Reserve, gardening, gardening, food production, gold, home defense, local, local food, money, Peak Prosperity, precious metals, ...

Group - Vortx - May 14 2018 - 7:59pm - 0 comments

Empty Shelves after recent snow...

After the minor recent snow and seeing the effect on our fragile food supply system got me thinking, wonder if anyone wanted to share any tips for food storage and preps?  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43278380 How about some ...

Discussion - New_Life - Mar 5 2018 - 6:49am - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Transition US: The Beginning Is Near

The end Beginning is Near! Please join Transition US on Thursday, December 8th for this memorable evening featuring: Stirring speakers in a TedX style format, including: Richard Heinberg, author of numerous ...

Event - suziegruber - Dec 3 2016 - 11:01pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Brown County Prosperity Group

We wish to connect to those who are concerned with the detrimental changes taking place in society. We are not religious wild eyed conspiracy theorists but we do believe there is a massive conspiracy for control taking place in every area of society. It ...

Group - FatherofThunder... - Sep 20 2016 - 4:00pm - 0 comments

Locating resilient communities in Texas

Hello, everybody, I have lived in the Houston area 37 years and am looking for a resilient community away from the big Texas cities for retirement. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks, johnburleigh Resilient Community in ...

Discussion - johnburleigh - Sep 13 2016 - 2:56pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

The importance of a strong community

My name is Gabor originally from Hungary, now living in Western MA, USA, and this post is about the importance of community, what I’ve learned in my efforts to build and add to my community, and seeks to open a dialog about what we really mean by ...

Discussion - Gaborzol - Jun 1 2016 - 4:46pm - 60 comments - 0 attachments

Mushrooms, Micorrhizae, and garden trees

I can't quite say this is a how-to: I am trying to develop my processes. I am getting ready to try to put in some trees, and I read that symbiotic (mycorrhyzae) mushrooms can really boost the growth and yield. Now, If I understand correctly, ...

Discussion - Michael_Rudmin - Mar 2 2016 - 6:59pm - 14 comments - 0 attachments

Apple Pie: A Case Study

Almost 50 years ago, my husband Brian was visiting relatives. An eleven-year-old, he was hanging out in the kitchen where there were wonderful smells and interesting things to do. His grandmother was there and asked him for some apples from the ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 14 2015 - 5:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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 - 6:54am - 2 comments - 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 - Christopher H - Feb 18 2015 - 10:26am - 11 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 - 3:41pm - 3 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 28 2014 - 11:17pm - 0 comments

Weekend Along The Farm Trails - Free Event

Good Food. Good Farmers. Good Fun. On Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th, Sonoma County farmers will open their gates and barn doors to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at life on the farm. Most of the stops are FREE. All you need is ...

Event - suziegruber - Sep 24 2014 - 3:10pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Japan Resiliency

To connect with like minded people and share ideas about our common goals and problems specific to Japan and Asia (Asia, community, energy efficiency, gardening, food ...

Group - Abenomics - Apr 3 2016 - 6:09am - 0 comments

Mainstay Vegetables: Cucumbers

Cucumis sativus Mainstay Vegetables: Cucumbers If you live in USDA Zones: 4 though 11, or have a greenhouse north of that, you can grow cucumbers. They require full sun, a neutral pH, loamy soil; slightly sandier soils are a plus ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 29 2014 - 5:50pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Buy Fresh, Buy GMO - MIT Technology Review January 2014

Hi everyone, I just received an e-mail from the Sebastopol Grange letting me know about this cover on the current issue of MIT Technology Review . I feel sad and enraged at the deception this image cultivates coming from a highly respected ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Jan 8 2014 - 1:32pm - 0 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 - 5:21pm - 2 comments - 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 - 12:14am - 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 17 2013 - 11:49pm - 0 comments