RESILIENT LIVING: Preparedness & Resilience Complement Each Other – By Jan Spencer

Source – motherearthnews.com “…Two words — preparedness and resilience — have attracted an increasing amount of interest in recent years. They are closely related but seldom identified together…Preparedness refers to being ready when disruption to normal life occurs. Disruptions and disasters can be natural or human caused or in combination, such as floods, fires, power…

AMERIKA: Young Idealists Go Off Grid, Get Smeared as Bigots & ‘Cultists’

Source – thedailybell.com “…The great struggle of the 21st century is not kinetic but rather spiritual warfare: the People vs. the Corporate State…Predictably, the “lifestyle journalists” at Vice News got ahold of the story and distorted it from an objective accounting of an interesting alternative lifestyle into a fact-free smear job against “transphobic,” racist Q-Anon…

CO-CREATION: Curtis Stone – Growing Food, Building Community & Speaking Truth

Source – theconsciousresistance.com ”…Curtis’ farm, Green City Acres is located in Kelowna, BC, Canada, and was established in 2010. In an eight-month growing season, the farm generates over $75,000 per year on only one-third of an acre” SM:…’Growing your own food is like printing your own money – Ron Finley, The Guerrilla Gardener Growing Food, Building…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Prep School’, Sharpening Your Culinary Skills Set in a Crisis

Source – naturalblaze.com “…A sack of beans isn’t worth a hill of beans if you don’t know how to cook with them. Stashing away food for a rainy day is only half the battle. You’ve got to have a plan – and the skills – to turn the dry ingredients from your buckets into something…

RESILIENT LIVING: The Self-Sufficient Life & How to Live It – By John Seymour

Source -motherearthnews.com “…Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient homestead, and it’s unlikely that any two 1-acre farms will follow the same plan or methods or agree completely on how to homestead….For myself, on a 1-acre farm of good, well-drained land, I would keep a cow and a goat, a few pigs…

RESILIENT LIVING: As Wood Prices Surge 400%, Hemp Homes Are Cheaper, More Efficient & CO2 Negative

Source – thefreethoughtproject.com “…For around $30,000, someone building a new home can have enough hemp blocks shipped to them in around 6 to 8 weeks…Walls made with hempcrete blocks are fireproof, mold proof, pest proof and long-lasting compared to timber-framed homes, which can be constructed of poor quality materials. Hemp block walls also solve the…

CROSSROADS: The Day The World Stops Shopping – By J.B. MacKinnon

Source – goodreads.com “…Acclaimed journalist J. B. MacKinnon asks, What would really happen if we simply stopped shopping? Is there a way to reduce our consumption to earth-saving levels without triggering economic collapse? At first this question took him around the world, seeking answers from America’s big-box stores to the hunter-gatherer cultures of Namibia to communities in…

RESILIENT LIVING: Rammed Earth Homes Offer a Natural Extension of the Landscape

Source – inhabitat.com “…The architects built the home’s rammed earth walls using soil that was excavated onsite. Recycled materials, also salvaged from the immediate area, were used to form a spiraled wall — dubbed the Debris Wall — that serves as a focal point defining the central courtyard, which allows cooling cross-winds into the home.…

TERRA NOUVA: ‘The 15-Minute City’, Laying The Foundations For a ‘New Urbanism’ 

Source -yesmagazine.org “…The concept of pedestrian-centered planning has been centric to the New Urbanism movement for decades. New Urbanism advocates for more walkable cities with responsible mixed-use development—a design concept in which developers build housing, shopping, essential services, and work opportunities within close proximity, sometimes on the same properties. These developments also typically are built around walkable…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘Trust The Plant!’, How Will You Fare When The SHTF?…

Source – iceagefarmer.com “…We are staring down the barrel of a confluence of several scenarios — each of which individually is a significant, life-changing event — which are together conspiring into a dangerous and incendiary situation: food shortages, inflation, and a breakdown of the supply chain” Brace for Impact: Food Inflation and Shortages “About to…

THE ROAD UP-AHEAD: Screw Lumber, Just 3D-Print Your Next Home 

Source – zerohedge.com “…Now there’s a new way to completely circumvent lumber via the Italian 3D printing company, WASP, who built a prototype of a 3D-printed home that looks like Lars homestead from Star Wars” Screw Lumber, Just 3D-Print Your Next Home  With lumber prices up 67% since the start of this year and up 340%…

CROSSROADS: Which Lifeboat Will You Choose? – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…The boats I would avoid are those with wealthy, powerful people who confuse their position and wealth with competence….Boats filled with self-important, self-absorbed people I would avoid as death traps….I would look for a boat with low-key individuals with high situational awareness and experience in responding to crises and danger. Combat veterans…

GAIA RISING: Dr. Zach Bush’s Urgent Prescription To Save America

Source – zachbushmd.com “…Dr. Bush connects not only America’s health, but our financial and political survival to the health of our soil. He shows that Russia has committed to being fully organic by 2025. Meanwhile, our reliance on GMO foods is causing our healthcare budget to bankrupt us” Dr. Zach Bush’s Urgent Prescription To Save…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘What Big Ag Doesn’t Want You to Know’, Small Farms Can Feed the World – By  Jonathan Latham, Ph.D.

Source – independentsciencenews.org “…Sustainable, local, organic food grown on small farms has a tremendous amount to offer. Unlike chemical-intensive industrial-scale agriculture, it regenerates rural communities; it doesn’t pollute rivers and groundwater or create dead zones; it can save coral reefs; it doesn’t encroach on rainforests; it preserves soil and it can restore the climate. Why…

RESILIENT LIVING: Growing Return To The Garden of Eden – By Neenah Payne

Source – naturalblaze.com “…The Million Gardens Movement will make it possible for any family, no matter where they live or what resources they have, to grow their own healthy food. We’ll provide the families that need it most with a beginner-friendly garden kit, creating healthy eating habit in the home and increasing families’ ability to…

REBEL YELL: ‘Garden Rebels’, 10 Ways To Sow Revolution In Your Back Yard (And Why You MUST Go To Battle) – By Daisy Luther

Source – theorganicprepper.com “…In the face of this attack on the agrarian way of life, the single, most meaningful act of resistance that any individual can perform is to use the old methods and grow his or her own food. Big banks are betting AGAINST the consumer and investing large sums of money in Big…

RESILIENT LIVING: The Gaia Off-Grid Container House Has a Custom Rooftop Wind Turbine

Source – inhabitat.com “…Made using an upcycled, discarded shipping container and featuring its own personal wind turbine, three solar panels and a rainwater harvesting system, the Gaia off-grid container house embodies self sufficiency” The Gaia off-grid container house has a custom rooftop wind turbine By Katherine Gallagher Made using an upcycled, discarded shipping container and…

RESILIENT LIVING: ‘The Road Forward’, Regenerative Food & Farming – By Ronnie Cummins

Source – mercola.com “…As most of us now realize, our very survival as a civilization and a species is threatened by a systemic crisis that has degraded climate stability, our food and our environment, along with every major aspect of modern life. This mega-crisis cannot be resolved by piecemeal reforms or minor adjustments such as…

MASONIC VISIONS: Jacque Fresco, The Futurist Who Envisioned a Society Without Money

Source – nytimes.com “…I would like to see an end to war, poverty and unnecessary human suffering,” he said in an interview on his website. “But I can’t see it in a monetary-based system where the richest nations control most of the world’s resources. I cannot see that happening. I see a constant repeat of…

RESILIENT LIVING: Is ‘Geoarbitrage’ a Lifestyle Option for You? – By Luther Daisy

Source – thefrugalite.com “…There are lots of places in the United States that may be less expensive than where you currently dwell. Calculators like this can give you a good idea of the difference in the cost of living in two different places in the US. As a general rule of thumb, the further away…

RETURN TO EDEN: ‘New Pioneer’s’, Why The Back To Land Movement Is Growing! – By Neenah Payne

Source – naturalblaze.com “…New Pioneers is about one such group of people—the hundreds of thousands of urban North Americans who over the past three decades have given up their city or suburban homes for a few acres of land in the countryside. Jeffrey Jacob’s new pioneers are ordinary people who have tried to break away…

RESILIENT LIVING: What is Communal Living? – By Naomi Bosch

Source – resilience.org “…We live in times of unprecedented material prosperity. Yet in Western countries, we also live in a world in which more and more people live alone and in isolation… According to a study, feeling lonely is actually more dangerous to your health than smoking or high blood pressure!” What is Communal Living? – By Naomi…

TERRA NUOVA: ‘Breaking Down Babylon’, Welcome To The New Earth

Source – newearthnations.org “…New Earth Nations is a federation of self-governing sovereign nations, creating villages and communities in which we can live peacefully, abundantly, and in harmony with nature” Why New Earth Nations? To heal our planet we must begin to live together the way we want, in our own societies, that we govern ourselves,…

RETURN TO EDEN: ‘The Cosmic Order’, Krystic Elemental Language & The Edenic State (Archive)

Source – energeticsynthesis.com – “…As a Krystic being…we’re able to transmit cosmic energy and light language directly from our sphenoid….When our pituitary and pineal glands unify their higher hormonal functions, it generates a brain and consciousness elixir. Krystal Waters is also known in the eastern philosophy as Amrita, and is a fluid that can flow…

RETURN TO EDEN: ‘Freedom Cove’, An Off-Grid Floating Homestead At One With Nature

Source – inhabitat.com “…This paradise off Vancouver Island may look idyllic to people fantasizing about off-grid living. But Freedom Cove took a huge amount of imagination and experience to build, and it requires a lot of work to keep running. Especially when you think about raising two children here, which King and Adams did. You…

CROSSROADS: Why ‘Op-Sec’ Has Never Been More Important

Source – theorganicprepper.com “…Speaking of egregious things, the glaring double standard between the media coverage in Washington DC on Jan. 6th and the coverage of “protests” all over the country for the past year is particularly flagrant. This blatant silencing of dissent is heinous and reminiscent of Communist China or North Korea” Why OpSec Has…

MEDICINE WHEEL: Happiness Is Colored Green – By Steve Taylor Ph.D

Source – wakeup-world.com – “…An earlier US study of 600 gardeners…found that those who gardened for five hours or more per week were significantly happier than normal. This study found that the activity had pronounced physical benefits too: on average, the 600 gardeners had significantly better overall health, with fewer chronic health problems and longer…