213 Gujarat (West India) — we tend to focus on the human aspects, but the CROP LOSSES are huge here as well
Australian Weather Bureau found to be FALSIFYING CLIMATE DATA, just the latest fraud:
Eight degrees of cooling magically disappears
Study finds [more!] evidence that the Sun is externally powered, electric universe:
WINTER ALL OVER THE GLOBE — adapt 2030’s latest:
(a) “Ethan Asher” writes in:
Is home owner ship the only way to start preparing for what’s coming. I ask because a lot of the hydro/aqua ponics set ups I’ve seen don’t seem feasible in a 2 bedroom apartment.
“Max Smith” nails it!
Apartment living is perfect because now you will have to overcome many limitations of your living space to grow food. What you learn in the overcoming is going to be your best harvest. Get started–please.
Adding to that, on two fronts:
1. skills. become valuable to community. imagine food pouring forth from your hands with ease, under any number of conditions. become that person.
look into urban farming, urban homesteading, and urban prepping.
(b) Back to Paul D, where do I start with my new property?
I want to throw this out to the audience — what are your favorite sources for picking up new sustainable practices?
My 2c, consider: PDC. philosophies
Also: urban farmers, Growing your Greens, have lots of videos, good understanding of how to fit good growth in small space
Library: old books: encyc of country living, catalog of mother earth news. Lots to learn, these will give you giblets, hints at directions to try.
Jack Spirko survival podcast, knowledgable guy, great community of folks, expert council — inspiration for this show.
Ice Age Farmer Podcast Ep #5: Great Famine of 1315, Grand Solar Minimum news, the Bitcoin “fork,” goats, chickens, peppermint, a hydroponics failure, and more! Feedback/questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mapping a path forward to prosperity in an uncertain future.
1. Daily Steps
– Jhere McKenzie: growing sprouts, enjoying the addition of raw living food, and resulting energy!
– Cheryl writes with some terrific information on goats: Nigerian dwarf, pygora, LaMancha. and Icelandic chickens!
Hydroponics failure: 2″ NFT outgrown by kale!
2. “Ice Breaker”: history section
– IAF is available on iTunes: http://iceagefarmer.com/itunes
and on Stitcher: http://iceagefarmer.com/stitcher
GO TO HAIL:
Turkey, 10cm (4″) diameter:
Plane nose collapsed by hail:
“Freak” Italian hail storm in late July:
115,000 dislocated people in Myanmar:
110″ of rain, 4 days, India:
Nevada receives 2ft (60cm) !!!! in the Elk Ridge:
Ray Kraft: we may need tens of millions of Greenhouses:
Partly due to drought in the dakotas: https://www.agweb.com/article/worsening-drought-conditions-in-parts-of-us-stressing-crops-apnews/
Study: there is NO RESILIENCE in current agricultural system:
4. Cryptocurrency: bitcoin advice pre split
Short answer: My personal preference is to fully control your bitcoin on 8/1, ie be in full ownership of the private keys. For more, see:
a period during which solar activity diminishes, resulting in drastic climatic and geophysical changes to our planet. These include increased galactic cosmic rays (GCRs), seismic activity, and volcanism; the latter often results in a global reduction in temperatures (see “the year without a summer” — and much more on the IAF wiki).