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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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  2. Grow your own — Food Self-sufficiency for you

    I thought I'd make this thread offering a few suggestions about how to become self-sufficient in terms of food. There seems to be an idea that...

    Started by Seikou-Kishi, 30th September 2011 16:39
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    11th April 2024 09:09 Go to last post
  3. What's a good water filter (that removes fluoride)

    Ive been looking around for a while and see that reverse osmosis filters do the job . The problem i have is that i live in a truck so dont have mains...

    Started by john.d, 24th February 2014 21:40
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    27th February 2024 10:00 Go to last post
  4. Seeds - think about them now

    Now, any time now, is the right time to think about seeds. Before the winter ends, if you have not done it already or if you still have done...

    Started by Arrowwind, 27th March 2011 15:08
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    15th February 2024 16:27 Go to last post
  5. Home air filtration

    There isn't a sub-forum for air filtration, so I plunked this in with Food & Water on the Off-Grid forum. Because active air filters are so...

    Started by Dennis Leahy, 18th October 2023 19:45
    • Replies: 0
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    18th October 2023 19:45 Go to last post
  6. Make your own Greek style Yoghurt at home

    Hi Friends, When the Covid restrictions hit Australia, we started making our own Yoghurt at home. I got so used to the process by now that we...

    Started by Szymon, 6th June 2023 22:48
    • Replies: 4
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    10th June 2023 11:29 Go to last post
  7. Emergency Water Purifier

    Hi Friends, This is the water purifier product that I have in my SHTF survival kit. Specs below. Removes:

    Started by Szymon, 1st May 2023 08:58
    • Replies: 8
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    6th May 2023 23:06 Go to last post
  8. 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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    4th May 2023 23:50 Go to last post
  9. Talking Is it worth the risk? (brilliant!)

    Is it worth the risk? (brilliant!) V-TYLsm5vqs If you could see the stuff that is actually in the food on the supermarket shelves, would you...

    Started by ExomatrixTV, 28th April 2023 11:15
    food poisoning, healthy natural food, richard vobes, they live, toxic food
    • Replies: 11
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    1st May 2023 15:07 Go to last post
  10. 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
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    30th November 2022 21:08 Go to last post
  11. Kale For Cold Winters

    I'm actually not "off-grid", but this was the only food topic area. Wife and I are definitely extremely alternative in so many ways, for 52 years on...

    Started by Bo Atkinson, 14th July 2022 19:10
    • Replies: 8
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    21st July 2022 12:50 Go to last post
  12. Water Thread - Wells

    I could not find any specific thread about water wells, except for posts, and they are spread around. Since water is one of if not the most important...

    Started by palehorse, 19th June 2022 07:27
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    26th June 2022 16:31 Go to last post
  13. 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
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    food, health, pandemic, prepping, survival
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    12th June 2022 00:44 Go to last post
  14. 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
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    16th January 2022 21:08 Go to last post
  15. 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
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    2nd November 2021 23:13 Go to last post
  16. Hydroponics - growing food without soil

    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
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    22nd October 2021 13:56 Go to last post
  17. 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
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    28th February 2021 21:15 Go to last post
  18. 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
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    19th February 2021 17:03 Go to last post
  19. 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
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    4th May 2020 00:31 Go to last post
  20. 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
  21. 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
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    16th April 2020 10:38 Go to last post
  22. 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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    6th April 2020 13:33 Go to last post
  23. 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
  24. 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: 10
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    23rd February 2020 18:50 Go to last post
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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: 5,698
    27th December 2018 16:08 Go to last post
  30. 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

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