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  1. Projects, Permaculture, Homestead, Farmstead and the likes

    Hello folks, I came across some resources a while ago, it was in an old bookmark from my last crashed browser and I just recovered the links...

    Started by palehorse, 12th November 2021 17:24
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    17th November 2021 13:13 Go to last post
  2. More Than 350 Resources for self reliance

    I enjoy reading through this blog and this week a lot of valuable resources were presented. Enjoy! ...

    Started by CurEus, 28th October 2021 15:36
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 457
    28th October 2021 18:56 Go to last post
  3. Emergency improvised heating and cooking

    A quick reminder to everyone stocking up now. Consider that you might very well end up cooking without electricity. What you invest your money in...

    Started by Metaphor, 20th December 2020 15:29
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    28th October 2021 10:35 Go to last post
  4. Doing well in an infrastructure collapse

    Hello, Everyone: of course, this thread is prompted by my direct personal experience of Turmoil in Ecuador. But don't forget, this stuff is...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 9th October 2019 18:33
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    29th September 2021 21:09 Go to last post
  5. Solutions for preppers

    Solutions for Preppers Updated 04-16-2021 Food - Repackaging and Vacuum Packing At Home with and without electricity. Food - Camp Stoves....

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 31st March 2021 23:05
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 4,040
    28th September 2021 20:07 Go to last post
  6. Post 95 "How To" Survival Videos for Download Growing, Butchering, Water Filters, Bushcraft, First Aid

    From another forum (GLP) Quoting..."I've been gathering Videos for awhile now on all kinds of subjects before SHTF. I was inspired after the...

    Started by CurEus, 16th September 2021 21:06
    homesteading, learning, off grid, survival
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,037
    19th September 2021 01:40 Go to last post
  7. 13 GB of survival and preparedness books

    I came across another depository of interesting books and materials on preparedness, survivalist, off grid and independent living materials. It...

    Started by CurEus, 22nd December 2020 04:07
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,470
    10th September 2021 23:35 Go to last post
  8. Primitive technology

    This is John Plant's youtube channel. Bucky Fuller coined the term ephemeralization in 1938, a term which means doing more and more with less and...

    Started by Constance, 4th December 2020 20:17
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,006
    25th July 2021 00:29 Go to last post
  9. Grid Collapse - Lessons Learned

    How We Are Preparing For a Texas Power Outage This Weekend - Power - Water etc.. Part 1 of 5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqbhQL32Jts How We...

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 26th February 2021 21:14
    • Replies: 1
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  10. Paraiso Verde - A self sustaining colony in the making

    I have come to learn about a fairly new project with the name Paraiso Verde. It is a settlement with a total size of 1597 hectares that are being...

    Started by Michi, 25th January 2021 23:09
    off-grid, paraguay, paraiso
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,418
    26th January 2021 13:29 Go to last post
  11. Foraging for the chocolate bar tree.

    Something I would love to do is forage for the chocolate bar tree but fortunately nature has not modernised itself. The modernising of people has...

    Started by Trisher, 2nd September 2020 14:14
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    17th November 2020 09:55 Go to last post
  12. A First Hand Account of Long Term SHTF Survival

    In this compendium, Selco describes what it was like living in a city for a year without power, fuel, running water, food distribution or any...

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 8th December 2011 18:40
    • Replies: 5
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    15th October 2020 16:24 Go to last post
  13. How to keep snakes away from bird nest???

    This might not be the best place for this, but I have a quick question! I have a cardinal that has 3 fuzzy babies in a honeysuckle shrub. I...

    Started by Sarah Rainsong, 25th April 2020 15:35
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    1st September 2020 13:49 Go to last post
  14. Mike Adams' Global Reset Survival Guide (August 2020)

    Here's Mike Adams' Global Reset Survival Guide. (Copyright-free, published yesterday. The download links go to the Avalon Library.) Reference...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 8th August 2020 20:47
    • Replies: 11
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    10th August 2020 00:01 Go to last post
  15. Lightbulb Links for Workshops, Classes, Courses, that teach skills for self reliance, living lightly, bartering

    Inspired by Ron Mauer Sr.'s thread Brainstorming for potential solutions and encouraged by RunningDeer, I thought we could compile a one-stop...

    Started by BLynn, 21st September 2015 01:07
    bartering, classes, courses, self-reliance, workshops
    • Replies: 10
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    12th April 2020 00:32 Go to last post
  16. Tiny Homes Banned In U.S. At Increasing Rate As Govt Criminalizes Sustainable Living

    As the corporatocracy tightens its grip on the masses – finding ever more ways to funnel wealth to the top – humanity responds in a number of ways,...

    Started by Althena, 6th November 2016 19:47
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    5th April 2020 21:16 Go to last post
  17. Community Groups During an Emergency/Disaster

    I have been thinking how in an emergency or large mid-long term disaster event it would be essential to be able to work with people in your...

    Started by pueblo, 6th March 2020 11:23
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    6th March 2020 17:35 Go to last post
  18. Free Land in Canada and the USA

    I happened upon several articles that listed communities in Canada and the USA that are offering free - or almost free - lots of land to those who...

    Started by Nenuphar, 22nd January 2020 14:22
    crown land, free land, free lots, homesteading, yukon
    • Replies: 3
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    23rd January 2020 10:32 Go to last post
  19. Banana Girl: the controversial Aussie who's moved to Ecuador and is now a vegan in the jungle

    Hi, All: this is interesting. Our very own Debra knows Banana Girl's mother, and we've just been talking about her at length. She's somewhere in...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 22nd July 2018 14:05
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    16th September 2019 22:29 Go to last post
  20. Mathew Stein: Scientist/Engineer who was inspired to write a survival book by ET

    Hi everyone, I was wondering, does anyone remember a story about an engineer or scientist who was inspired to write a book on technologies...

    Started by ashva, 28th June 2019 00:10
    • Replies: 19
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    14th July 2019 06:13 Go to last post
  21. Applied permaculture in Russia

    This is interesting! Applied Permaculture in Russia: please watch a short video with subtitles on creating a water resourse system in ecovillage of...

    Started by CoCreator, 28th March 2019 12:18
    • Replies: 0
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    28th March 2019 12:18 Go to last post
  22. Huge forum for questions related to the outdoors

    I came across outdoors.stackexchange.com today, "Knife as defense against stray dogs" really caught my attention. Someone's been having some creepy...

    Started by petra, 18th March 2019 12:35
    • Replies: 5
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    20th March 2019 02:15 Go to last post
  23. New documentary film ‘From Vedic Russia with Love’

    How A Mystical Novel Spurred the Ecovillage Movement in Russia. Over the years, many intentional communities have drawn on works of fiction for...

    Started by aoibhghaire, 19th July 2018 12:04
    • Replies: 7
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    17th August 2018 06:17 Go to last post
  24. 100% hemp for vegans and ecofriendly fashionistas

    Dear friends, We are introducing a collection of custom-made hemp shoes, clothing and handbags. Hemp fiber is the strongest natural textile fiber....

    Started by CoCreator, 15th June 2018 08:43
    hemp, hemp clothing, hemp shoes, organic
    • Replies: 0
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    15th June 2018 08:43 Go to last post
  25. Talking What would be the most humanist technology for society?

    A friend of mine who lives off grid, asserted to me one day that today's technology, and the way the modern world works is de-humanizing. For...

    Started by Justplain, 22nd October 2017 02:08
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    17th February 2018 15:32 Go to last post
  26. Off-grid ReGen Village produces all of its own food and energy

    James Ehrlich, founder of ReGen Villages, commissioned Danish architectural firm EFFEKT to envision a future where self-sustaining communities could...

    Started by Ba-ba-Ra, 27th February 2017 17:47
    • Replies: 2
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    28th February 2017 08:58 Go to last post
  27. The Real Life 'Martian'

    Interesting video about a guy experimenting with a completely autonomous life support system (as in "The Martian" movie): l3EPwIphnTI The...

    Started by guayabal, 24th December 2016 18:21
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 7,071
    25th December 2016 21:56 Go to last post
  28. Fellowship for Intentional Community's database of intentional living communities worldwide

    This website is updated frequently. You may be surprised to find how many are near you right now. Advanced Search About

    Started by Fanna, 7th August 2016 23:16
    • Replies: 2
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    8th August 2016 06:11 Go to last post
  29. Moved: Downsizing shelter and expenses

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 23rd July 2016 16:14
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  30. Homesteading/ getting started / costs

    So my dream is to one day get out of Florida and make a permanent move to Alaska. An to become a homesteader , the question I have is, how does a...

    Started by bluekungfoo, 24th June 2016 15:31
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 6,705
    1st July 2016 08:46 Go to last post

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