Food Security

Geoff Lawton is wellknown for growing food in the desert.  He usually charges money for his books and videos, but now he has a few freebies.  This information will help prepare you for a financial collapse or other calamity affecting our food supply.


Property Purchase Checklist  (pdf)  [Note:  I revised this post with a different pdf file.]


It could be that the author/environmental activist, Derrick Jensen, is new to you or maybe you're familiar with his work.  Either way, I'd like to share some links to his material.

He impresses me with his straight-forward, logical approach and softly-spoken words.  And so, here are a few ways you can get your dose of Derrick...

Read his book, Endgame or his other books.  Here's his website:

Watch the video, Endgame (below) or the Derrick Jensen vids on Youtube 

The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived...

This is the true story of how Cuba survived its peak oil crisis after the breakup of the Soviet Union.  Now, Cuba serves as an example for how people can survive such a monstrous crisis.  So while the rest of the world sits perched upon a financial crisis, an environmental crisis, an energy crisis, and who knows what else, we can learn a lot from Cuba about how building community can help us not only to survive the hard times, but to thrive during and after it.  In doing so, we (like Cuba) may actually create a healthier, more sustainable way of life.

Nation's largest public Food Forest takes root on Beacon Hill

Nation's largest public Food Forest takes root on Beacon Hill

After nearly three years of planning, Beacon Hill residents are breaking ground on what will be the nation's largest public food forest.

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