Carla Gericke (Free Sate Project) - Bill McDorman (Exec Director of Native Seeds/SEARCH) on seed saving - Sky Conway on Libertopia 2012 in San Diego, (TODAY'S SHOW IS A RERUN FROM 9-14-12)
As awareness grows around issues of food and sustainability, people everywhere are waking up to the vital importance of seeds. Now more than ever, we need small, bioregional seed operations to replace the “one-size-fits-all” industrial seed system
Carla Gericke (Free Sate Project) - Bill McDorman (Exec Director of Native Seeds/SEARCH) on seed saving - Sky Conway on Libertopia 2012 in San Diego, Oct 11-14, 2012
I may as well go ahead and apologize to anyone who is already offended by my title without apologizing for offending you. I do not actually hate preppers. I'm just fed up with them.
Stock-Up Your Barter Store / Massive Government Cover-Up / Romney's Neocons - Eric Margolis talks to Lew Rockwell about Mitt and the Middle East / Keep America From Becoming a Democracy - Ron Paul on why it's a republic
Ten companies own and control 75% of the world's seeds. How does this affect local food security and the health of our region? More importantly what does this have to do with the nationwide drought and the treasure trove of seeds in the Native Seeds
Individual countries might be able to provide energy for each of their citizens with cheap or even free energy but then the people are dependent on the government for energy.
The battle between slavery and freedom is very much a contest of tactics, ideas, and willpower. Much like a chess game, it can be very useful to occasionally "turn the board around," to see what the battlefield looks like to your opponent.
The challenge for the 21st century requires a re-invention of thinking as much as a technological replacement of the alternative current system of connection to the electric grid.
I have thought about what the world would be like if our energy were free, required no fuel to produce, was created where and when needed, all without requiring batteries for storage.
Sustainable consumption? Reconfiguring businesses, infrastructure and institutions? What do these words mean? They do not mean merely reshuffling the existing order, but rather replacing it with a completely new economic system, one tha
Not all is grim and dark; a movement is quietly and quickly building on the net that you might not know about yet. Instead of waiting for some giant corporation to eventually mass-produce some half-ass energy product, folks are just building their o
In the past, energy production industries have suffered under some of the most intense levels of state intervention facing any type of business. Harsh regulations, punitive taxes, and malinvestment-causing subsidies have clouded consumer choice for d
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This is a nearly 100 acre piece of land (97.78) with frontage on Chevelon Canyon—a 300ft deep canyon in the high desert of Arizona (elevation 5500ft).
An interesting movement gaining momentum is cryptoparties, which is about learning and sharing fundamental survival skills.
Going off grid should not be a spontaneous decision; it can be exceedingly difficult, costly, and fraught with unexpected problems if one has not done the proper research, nor acquired the requisite skills.
The Schumer has hit the fan. Hyperinflation has crushed the economy, an EMP has disabled the United States, or some other disaster has brought TEOTWAWKI. And you’re not ready.
When people talk about “preps” they’re usually talking about things like ammunition and food – both of which, obviously, are good things to keep handy in the event the SHTF.
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Joel Allen was just 26 when he quit his job as a software developer to pursue his lifelong dream of inventing a get-rich-quick scheme.
Years ago, Wayne and Margy Lutz paid $30,000 for a tiny float cabin in the wilds of British Columbia.
In order to offset their financial struggles, Barb and Tink have found a way to survive and minimize all of their expenses by growing their own food, bartering with neighbors and extreme budgeting with their small income.
You've probably been waiting to see what the Lehman's Non-Electric catalog, mentioned in my last column, has to offer. In 1955 Jay Lehman's goal was to provide authentic products to Amish communities and others who want to live simply, with or wit
Sure, spending your retirement in a remote, solar-powered floating cabin with a composting toilet may not be for everyone, but Margy and Wayne Lutz of Powell Lake, B.C., wouldn't have it any other way.
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Anyone who has gone camping overnight knows that there is a certain magic involved when sitting by a campfire or camp stove, sharing fish tales and roasting marshmallows over the flickering flames.
We've seen it time and again over the last decade. An emergency strikes and panic grips the city or region for days or weeks on end.
It’s the equivalent of having a whole bedroom in the back of your van, and the modification, surprisingly, adds a mere 286 pounds to the vehicle’s weight.
Individualism means not everyone will agree on what that freedom should look like, and, in a truly free world of non-coercion, they shouldn’t have to.