Our Blog | December 2012

On the Eve of the Prophecy, from a Squat in the Woods.

by: Sara on 12/11/2012
Posted in: Collapse

Miles Olson is the author of Unlearn, Rewild, Earth Skills, Ideas and Inspiration for the Future Primitive in which he explores the human relationship with the wild and offers up some hard won survival skills.  Today, Day 11 of our 21 Days to Prepare series, Miles proposes that we have some fun and prepare to die! This piece was originally posted on Miles' blog milesolson.net.

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Resiliency: It’s Not Just a Catch Phrase, It’s a Way of Life

by: Sara on 12/10/2012
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Day 9 in our 21 Day to Prepare Series comes from Wendy Brown the author of Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs and blogger at http://happilyhome.blogspot.ca/. Wendy speaks to us about the importance of resiliency and taking back control.

I have worked from home since 1998.  In the early days of my home-work-life, I took the title of Virtual …

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Try Something New for a Sunday Night Dinner

by: EJ on 12/09/2012
Posted in: Food

John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist send this recipe for slow-simmered tomato sauce, cooked to perfection over a wood stove. John and Lisa are the owners of Inn Serendipity B&B and the tireless authors of Farmstead Chef, ECOpreneuring: Putting Purpose and the Planet Before Profits and Rural Renaissance: Renewing the Quest for the Good Life.

Thanks to the …

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Peak Oil Advice from German Poets

by: EJ on 12/08/2012
Posted in: Collapse

John Michael Greer is the author of three New Society Publisher books,The Long Descent: A User's Guide to the End of the Industrial Age; The Ecotechnic Future: Envisioning a Post-Peak World and The Wealth of Nature: Economics as If Survival Mattered.  He has kindly offered this post from his blog, The Archdruid Report for today's preparedness …

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Permaculture: How I'm Preparing for a Local Future

by: EJ on 12/07/2012
Posted in: Sustainable Living

Today's post is a video lecture from Peter Bane, author of The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country and publisher of Permaculture Activist Magazine.  Peter is a permaculture teacher and site designer who helped create Earthaven Ecovillage in North Carolina, and is now pioneering suburban farming in Bloomington, Indiana.

In …

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