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  1. Smile What did you plant today? Garden and Farming for FOOD SECURITY.

    Combine global depression + mini ace age cooler temperatures and difficult worldwide growing conditions... now planting a garden is my number one...

    Started by Antagenet, 14th April 2020 02:41
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    29th September 2020 19:33 Go to last post
  2. Best garden vegetables

    What are the best vegetables to grow in a small family garden, in preparation for supply line disruptions? Consider nutrition and taste. Simple tasty...

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 1st May 2020 16:54
    • Replies: 7
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    4th May 2020 00:31 Go to last post
  3. Aquaponics

    As we are currently living in the city with not much space for gardening I am planning to do an aquaponics system for high yeld per unit area. I...

    Started by Bubu, 17th July 2017 07:37
    • Replies: 13
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    28th April 2020 15:45 Go to last post
  4. Vanishing supplies

    Bob, EastCoastPreppers, told me he got a call last night asking how much food he had in stock. The caller had to be someone with very deep pockets...

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 7th March 2020 22:55
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,146
    16th April 2020 10:38 Go to last post
  5. What did you do today to prepare for COVID-19 ?

    Let's just suppose that COVID-19 becomes a worldwide quarantine scenario. Given that it is a possibility, what are you doing to prepare? Today I...

    Started by Antagenet, 14th February 2020 05:17
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    • Replies: 165
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    6th April 2020 13:33 Go to last post
  6. Gathering rain water

    When the normal water supply is interrupted for any reason, it will be necessary to have water stored. Having clean water is critical. Without clean...

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 8th March 2020 17:12
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,957
    12th March 2020 06:50 Go to last post
  7. Exclamation Sepp Holzer - permaculture: natural farming, working with nature, not against nature

    A very amazing man, Sepp Holzer, speaks about natural farming and about his knowledge of how to respect and work with nature....by permaculture...

    Started by Seabreeze, 5th January 2019 10:36
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    1st March 2020 17:36 Go to last post
  8. Canning Tomatoes

    Three years ago, I took up water canning some of the produce from our garden. Every summer, I learn something new. This year, I tried canning...

    Started by Nenuphar, 27th December 2018 15:55
    • Replies: 13
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    23rd February 2020 18:50 Go to last post
  9. Sulforaphane - the miracle compound you've never heard of - maybe

    A friend of mine recently told me she's gearing up to grow and sell sprouts in her town and area at farmers markets. Not just as a cash crop but for...

    Started by Franny, 13th August 2019 03:59
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    19th December 2019 18:23 Go to last post
  10. Portable Water Filters and Purifiers for Travel and Adventure

    Portable water filters and purifiers Lately I‘ve done some research on portable water filters/purifiers for extended hikes and travels, esp in...

    Started by Iloveyou, 25th February 2018 19:14
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    18th April 2019 17:31 Go to last post
  11. Seedy Saturdays and Related Events (Canada)

    Are you interested in plant biodiversity, heritage gardening, organic gardening, and seeds (i.e., saving, swapping, storage techniques, etc)? ...

    Started by Nenuphar, 23rd January 2019 20:31
    canada, gardening, heirloom seeds, organic, seed saving
    • Replies: 2
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    24th January 2019 03:16 Go to last post
  12. PlantCatching - Sharing From The Garden and Building Community

    PlantCatching is a site that connects gardeners locally, allowing them to find (free of cost) or share seeds, plants, produce, compost, and other...

    Started by Nenuphar, 20th January 2019 16:08
    community gardens, gardening, plants, sharing, vegetables
    • Replies: 6
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    22nd January 2019 10:36 Go to last post
  13. Do you know the secret that lies 1200 feet below Detroit that has killed 6 people?

    A secret that started over 400 m years ago, that is 1500+ acres in size. A salt mine... ...That in 1914, produced over 8000 tons of rock...

    Started by scotslad, 20th January 2019 20:58
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    21st January 2019 08:23 Go to last post
  14. Bokoshi Composting

    I wanted to bring to your attention this from of composting that I started working with last year. I can't tell you how impressed I am with it. It is...

    Started by Arrowwind, 16th February 2011 02:06
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    30th December 2018 16:26 Go to last post
  15. Humans Who Grow Food

    If you are a gardener and seed lover, you might enjoy this page on Facebook called, "Humans Who Grow Food". The pictures are lovely and the stories...

    Started by Nenuphar, 27th December 2018 16:08
    food, food security, gardening, heirloom, vegetables
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    27th December 2018 16:08 Go to last post
  16. JoefromtheCarolinas Vlog/Radio Q&A

    I'm not certain if Joe knows but we have a whole section in Living Off The Grid: Food and Water section. I decided to start a Q & A for Joe as I...

    Started by Shadowself, 30th July 2017 14:55
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  17. Growing Gourmet Mushrooms on Fresh Stumps Outdoors

    I decided that 2018 is going to be a fallow year. I'll harvest garlic during the summer and that's it. A few storms rolled through and gave me...

    Started by Joe from the Carolinas, 9th December 2017 06:48
    food, growing, mushrooms, organic, permaculture
    • Replies: 1
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    9th December 2017 10:20 Go to last post
  18. Agent Orange story, US food supply, letting land heal

    Hi all I ran into a farmer who also loaded agent orange on planes during the Vietnam war. The story inspired some thinking on how to let nature...

    Started by Joe from the Carolinas, 20th October 2017 11:35
    agent orange, gardening, organic food, permaculture strategy
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    20th October 2017 11:35 Go to last post
  19. Worldwide status on food, water, consumables etc...

    Long time reader 1st time poster, good evening all. I have some doubts and hopefully this is the right forum to ask and my apologies if it isn't....

    Started by Madeira, 15th June 2017 16:40
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    16th June 2017 13:05 Go to last post
  20. Toronto area Organic Farm Co-op

    Hi everyone, some inspiring people have put together an Organic Farm Co-Operative. The purchase of the farm will be on about May 25th. It is...

    Started by CurEus, 23rd May 2017 23:41
    farming, food, organic food, sharing
    • Replies: 2
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    24th May 2017 23:27 Go to last post
  21. Catch emergency rain water, how to.

    Fast, light, mobile, simple, convenient. yg7iy90rzP0 Sawyer Squeeze mini, filters 350.000 gallons, yes 350.000. About 25/35 bucks Sawyer...

    Started by 778 neighbour of some guy, 1st October 2014 22:28
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    4th January 2017 18:34 Go to last post
  22. The next level of preparedness

    Jim Sinclair usually discusses financial news. In this article, copied from his website, he has excellent advice about food. The Next Level Of...

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 29th January 2016 05:48
    • Replies: 3
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    29th January 2016 15:47 Go to last post
  23. Holistic Farming

    A couple of years ago I came across a site on the Internet that taught about healing the earth through large animals. I was intrigued as it made a...

    Started by Carmen, 31st July 2012 05:01
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    30th November 2015 01:35 Go to last post
  24. Hidden Human History: berries & roots = big gut, meat eating = increased brain size

    The Hidden History of the Human Race, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4wv5JgpQvo, within the first twelve minutes discusses this issue. Given that...

    Started by grannyfranny100, 27th February 2015 02:37
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    27th October 2015 20:42 Go to last post
  25. Lightbulb The Bases Lectures Graham Harvey: Dangers in Agriculture

    Via Miles Johnston "Something is Very Wrong with our Agriculture. Observer and writer Graham Harvey gives a vital heads up on the critical...

    Started by giovonni, 21st October 2015 22:48
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd October 2015 19:55 Go to last post
  26. How long after storage can water be safely consumed?

    I have many bottles of filtered water stored in my basement......I am wondering if they are safe to consume after probably 2 years of storage?? I was...

    Started by Earth Angel, 4th October 2015 14:35
    • Replies: 14
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    5th October 2015 14:42 Go to last post
  27. How To Build A Greenhouse

    Here is a great video from Eliot Coleman. ovR-OZlul3w

    Started by spacejack, 8th September 2015 01:17
    greenhouse, how to
    • Replies: 0
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    8th September 2015 01:17 Go to last post
  28. Pantry Meals

    This thread is to give recipes, menus and ideas for using preserved foods to make tasty, balanced, attractive meals. There are various...

    Started by Marianne, 12th August 2015 05:08
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  29. Caching food and more

    If or when things get ugly and thieves come to your door, be they in uniform or not, nothing is safe if hidden inside the house. Cached food and...

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 8th February 2013 04:46
    • Replies: 7
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    21st August 2015 18:18 Go to last post
  30. Flow Hive Honey

    This is a revolutionary idea that has just been launched today. It is out of Australia. They were originally going to do it from the "Kickstarter"...

    Started by lightwalker, 24th February 2015 03:03
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 11,505
    1st May 2015 11:49 Go to last post

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