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  1. 2021 Appears to be a bountiful hickory nut year

    Quite likely, the people who forage for some of their food already know this, but 2021 appears to be a bountiful year for the production of hickory...

    Started by Dennis Leahy, 1st November 2021 00:35
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 636
    2nd November 2021 23:13 Go to last post
  2. Building a basic hydroponic system

    Am thinking of people who live in countries where not everything is easily available, so does anyone know what a very basic way to grow hydroponic...

    Started by Marsila, 8th August 2011 23:22
    • Replies: 14
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    22nd October 2021 13:56 Go to last post
  3. More Hydroponics - growing food without soil

    There are many ideas available to experiment with this growing season. The two latest ideas are: A vertical hydroponic garden. An A frame...

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 5th March 2015 03:24
    • Replies: 4
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    27th September 2021 16:59 Go to last post
  4. 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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    • Replies: 114
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    2nd May 2021 11:26 Go to last post
  5. List 3 main survival foods for storing in case of food shortages

    Really looking for a short and doable list. Not canning, pickling and involved procedures Whats easy and practical to store in a small space. ...

    Started by thepainterdoug, 7th December 2020 16:59
    4 Pages
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    food, health, pandemic, prepping, survival
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 10,021
    6th March 2021 10:59 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: 19
    • Views: 3,263
    28th February 2021 21:15 Go to last post
  7. Growing Food Indoors

    How to Start an Indoor Garden Ocean Robbins · September 23, 2020 Food Revolution Network...

    Started by onawah, 19th February 2021 05:18
    • Replies: 1
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    19th February 2021 17:03 Go to last post
  8. Heads up for UK Chicken/Bird keepers - Bird Flu - must be indoors from Dec 17

    The legal requirement is to come into force as part of a crackdown to limit the spread of the "highly infectious" disease. From 14 December, all...

    Started by Did You See Them, 6th December 2020 16:13
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,556
    7th December 2020 12:25 Go to last post
  9. 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
    • Views: 2,349
    4th May 2020 00:31 Go to last post
  10. 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
    • Views: 7,163
    28th April 2020 15:45 Go to last post
  11. 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: 5,264
    16th April 2020 10:38 Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,080
    1st March 2020 17:36 Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
    • Replies: 7
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    19th December 2019 18:23 Go to last post
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
    • Replies: 6
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    21st January 2019 08:23 Go to last post
  20. 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
    • Replies: 8
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    30th December 2018 16:26 Go to last post
  21. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,404
    27th December 2018 16:08 Go to last post
  22. 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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    17th December 2017 15:50 Go to last post
  23. 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
    • Views: 4,701
    9th December 2017 10:20 Go to last post
  24. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,302
    20th October 2017 11:35 Go to last post
  25. 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
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,656
    16th June 2017 13:05 Go to last post
  26. 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
    • Views: 5,935
    24th May 2017 23:27 Go to last post
  27. 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
    • Replies: 6
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    4th January 2017 18:34 Go to last post
  28. 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
    • Views: 12,016
    29th January 2016 15:47 Go to last post
  29. 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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    • Replies: 68
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    30th November 2015 01:35 Go to last post
  30. 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
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 13,054
    27th October 2015 20:42 Go to last post

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