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7 SHTF Reasons Why Sunflowers Are a Multi-Purpose Prep

7 SHTF Reasons Why Sunflowers Are a Multi-Purpose Prep

Growing these seeds will help you create the sustainable environment you are working toward. Here are six ways the sunflower can be beneficial in a long-term emergency.

Is Urban Survival Possible?

Is Urban Survival Possible?

There is a mantra within the hallowed halls of prepper knowledge, lore and opinion that goes something like this. The only way to survive TEOTWAWKI is to find a hidden retreat far away from any city of significant size and live there as self-sustainably as possible year round.

The Crop Yields Found in Vertical Farming Will Blow Your Mind

The Crop Yields Found in Vertical Farming Will Blow Your Mind

This vertical farm is what community wide preparedness would like. If our society was serious about sustainability, and reluctant to rely on an aging and vulnerable infrastructure for its needs, greenhouses like this would be everywhere.

How Prepared Are You?

How Prepared Are You?

The Prepping Community’s most active discussion revolves around preparing for disasters. Not that disasters or zombies are our only focus. The broader topic of prepping involves a lot of discussion and debate on various subjects.

7 Laws of Gardening: Time-Tested Tips For Growing a Successful Garden

7 Laws of Gardening: Time-Tested Tips For a Successful Garden

What you may not realize is there are laws that you must follow to ensure your plants have the best environment to thrive in. These gardening laws are essential in giving your plants a fighting chance at giving you a big harvest.

US Government, Monsanto and Gates Foundation Push GMOs on Unwilling Africa

US Govt, Monsanto and Gates Foundation Push GMOs on Africa

US agencies, funders such as the Gates Foundation, and agribusiness giant Monsanto are trying to force unwilling African nations to accept expensive and insufficiently tested Genetically Modified (GM) foods and crops, according to a new report released today. [1]

“Seeds are the forgotten heroes of food—and of life itself” —Christopher Cook. Photo: beneketaro (CC-BY-20)

Seed Libraries Fight for the Right to Share

Sharing these wellsprings of sustenance may sound innocuous enough, yet this increasingly popular exchange—and wider seed access—is up against a host of legal and economic obstacles.

Secrets of a Successful Organic Garden

Secrets of a Successful Organic Garden

This little YouTube gem is loaded with succinct advice you can apply to your garden – whether you are just beginning, or have already established your green thumb.

New Study Reveals the Many Benefits of Urban Rooftop Gardens

New Study Reveals the Many Benefits of Urban Rooftop Gardens

Rooftop vegetable gardens increase urban biodiversity; decrease stormwater run-off; offer psychological benefits to those involved with the garden and with fellow gardeners; and can even protect and extend the lifetime of the roof.

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