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  • Is Recession Preparing a New Breed of Survivalist? [Survival Today - an On going Thread #2]

    02/09/2009 12:36:11 AM PST · by nw_arizona_granny · 10,008 replies · 114,278+ views
    May 05th,2008
    Yahoo ran an interesting article this morning indicating a rise in the number of survivalist communities cropping up around the country. I have been wondering myself how much of the recent energy crisis is causing people to do things like stockpile food and water, grow their own vegetables, etc. Could it be that there are many people out there stockpiling and their increased buying has caused food prices to increase? It’s an interesting theory, but I believe increased food prices have more to do with rising fuel prices as cost-to-market costs have increased and grocers are simply passing those increases...
  • Home gardening offers ways to trim grocery costs [Survival Today, an on going thread]

    03/23/2008 11:36:40 PM PDT · by nw_arizona_granny · 10,035 replies · 73,160+ views
    Dallas ^ | March 14th, 2008 | DEAN FOSDICK
    Americans finding soaring food prices hard to stomach can battle back by growing their own food. [Click image for a larger version] Dean Fosdick Dean Fosdick Home vegetable gardens appear to be booming as a result of the twin movements to eat local and pinch pennies. At the Southeastern Flower Show in Atlanta this winter, D. Landreth Seed Co. of New Freedom, Pa., sold three to four times more seed packets than last year, says Barb Melera, president. "This is the first time I've ever heard people say, 'I can grow this more cheaply than I can buy it in...
  • Planning For Survival - How To Get Started

    02/21/2009 8:03:31 PM PST · by Free America52 · 142 replies · 4,008+ views
    EDSFAS ^ | 02/21/2009 | Free America
    It seems more and more people are asking questions on what steps can be taken to prepare for what appears to be a looming crisis, maybe even a breakdown in civilization. This is not a fun subject to discuss, because for most people it represents something that we never thought we would see in the USA. But the facts are all around us. There is a ever-growing number of people who see the worst of what might happen. And worse, there is an ever-growing list of possibilities that could take our economy to levels not ever seen before. Is it...