Tag Archives: Food

Union Rules Harder to Digest than Twinkies

By | July 5, 2021

Did union workers simply get their ‘Just Desserts’ for backing Hostess into a corner with too many unreasonable demands? Consider the evidence. Union workers have now completed their mission. 18,500 jobs are gone forever. The national labor bosses stood firm. Labor leaders are proud they stood up to those nasty ‘suits’ [see Entourage for definition]… Read More »

Food Crisis for Dummies

By | July 5, 2021

If you read any economic, financial, or political analysis for 2010 that doesn’t mention the food shortage looming next year, throw it in the trash, as it is worthless. There is overwhelming, undeniable evidence that the world will run out of food next year. When this happens, the resulting triple digit food inflation will lead… Read More »

Chickens to roost in backyards around the USA

By | July 5, 2021

Chickens come home to roost in backyards around the USA – USATODAY.com: “PORTLAND, Maine — For months, Daniel Strauss has looked out the window of his home on busy Stevens Avenue and noticed as many as six chickens pecking at the soil of his backyard. The hens’ owner, Jennifer Rudin, wasn’t sure at first whether… Read More »

Lasagna Gardening

By | July 5, 2021

Lasagna Gardening: “If someone told me years ago that he or she had found a way to do an end run around the sweat equity of traditional gardening, a way around digging, weeding, and rototilling, a way to produce more regardless of time constraints, physical limitations, or power-tool ineptness… well, I would have checked that… Read More »

Tiny Farm Blog | organic gardening: vegetables, herbs, flowers – growing local food

By | July 5, 2021

Tiny Farm Blog | organic gardening: vegetables, herbs, flowers – growing local food: “For tomorrow’s farmers’ market, Lynn, Andie and Jordan harvested more of this year’s Jerusalem artichoke. The tubers have gotten noticeably bigger since pulling some just a couple of weeks ago… Chokes are a really simple, satisfying harvest, at least, when you pull… Read More »

How Systemic Collapse unfolds

By | July 5, 2021

Oil depletion is the most critical aspect in the systemic collapse of modern civilization, but altogether this collapse has about 10 principal parts, each with a vaguely causal relationship to the next. Oil, metals, and electricity are a tightly-knit group, as we shall see, and no industrial civilization can have one without the others. As… Read More »

Beekeeping for Beginners

By | July 5, 2021

by Betha Mmari Beekeeping was once considered a simple hobby, but is now a billion-dollar food market industry that requires time consuming skill. The act of beekeeping has grown tremendously since its conception as a hobby, and many people throughout the world enjoy honey because of keepers’ efforts. Any new beekeeper needs to ensure that… Read More »

Meet Your Neighbor, The Survivalist

By | July 5, 2021

There’s a new breed of Americans stocking up on canned goods and ammunition. It’s not the guy hiding out in a backwoods shack. It’s your neighbor. Jim Wiseman is a fire protection contractor who works "with my hands and the sweat of my brow," and a 54-year-old father of five. He lives about as far… Read More »