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Re: [Back-to-Basics-Meetup-Group] Liberty Generator Meetup Change - Well, now that the mania is over, and peoples have enveloped themselves in other craziness in the world, all that is left is narcissism and sales...:) On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 10:23 Jonathan May 29, 2016 10:31 AM
Re: [Back-to-Basics-Meetup-Group] Liberty Generator Meetup Change - Is it me, or has there been a long silence? Rich A. May 28, 2016 9:06 PM
The CDC’s “Wikileaks” Moment on Vaccines & Autism! - Zak C. Jan 27, 2016 12:35 PM
Save BIG on your power bill - If you cannot attend our Jan 18 Meetup, you can still save BIG on your power bill. To view a table of rates, click on the link below and enter your zip code. http://powerplace.myam Aalia K. Dec 20, 2015 2:29 PM
Dramatic Savings on your Power Bill - GREAT NEWS! If you are still on the grid, you can save on cost of both electricity and gas,  without even switching your power company.  Let me know if you want to hear how to simply change the SOURCE that your power company uses before dis Aalia K. Nov 29, 2015 10:49 AM
Vacancy on my 3.5 A homestead zoned for farming - Please share this link with anyone you know who is interested in sustainability.­289127351.html Thanks, Aalia Aalia K. Oct 31, 2015 4:37 PM
FREE on-line Sustainability Course Starts Nov 1 - FREE on line Sustainability Course.  I recognize many of the presenters and had viewed workshops offered by several of them already, so this will be a good one if you are able to view even SOME of the presentations.  Enjoy, Aalia http://these Aalia K. Oct 31, 2015 1:10 PM
Great Articles in this issue, including natural pest control and what to do when you have a squash surplus - From Michael Ford, Editor of the Grow Network: Big Wins for Sharing Seeds in the States Mechanicsburg, PA has a nice seed library, hosted in their community's public library building.  Gardeners can brin Aalia K. Jul 14, 2015 2:05 PM
Liberty Generator Meetup Change - Please see changes under the Liberty Generator Meetup if you were planning to attend.  Both the presenter and venue will be different from what was originally announced.  Most likely the date will be changed as well. Thanks, Aalia (g Aalia K. Jun 30, 2015 3:44 AM
Useful tip for window-sill gardening. - Even apartment dwellers can do this.  Also, in a past meetup I demonstrated how I did it hydroponically. Joyfully, Aalia (Group Founder/Organizer). You can use the re-purposed plastic water bottle method to grow greens a Aalia K. Jun 19, 2015 11:26 AM
Re: [Back-to-Basics-Meetup-Group] Meetup raised their rates - Can you make me a col organizer On May 29,[masked]:37 PM, "Aalia Kusmis" < [address removed] > wrote: Pete May 30, 2015 7:25 AM
Meetup raised their rates - Dear members: Meetup raised their rates to $14.99 monthly.  I will cover cost for another cycle, but am requesting others to please chip in since I am now retired.  We now have 360 members and this is an important topic.  So please chip in Aalia K. May 29, 2015 10:37 PM
Re: [Back-to-Basics-Meetup-Group] Openings for residents on my 3.5 acre homestead - I do! Guylaine Guylaine May 19, 2015 9:06 AM
Rental space near I-93 exit 22 - This is in a separate area of my residence on 3.5 private acres zoned for farming. For more info please e-mail me at [address removed] with "1BR Apartment" in subject line.  I'll reply with details and photos, Aalia K. May 19, 2015 8:19 AM
Openings for residents on my 3.5 acre homestead - Dear Members, Let me know if you love to garden and work within a reasonable commuting distance from exit 22 off I-93 (Town of Sanbornton, NH), okay? Thanks, Aalia (Group Organizer)   Aalia K. May 19, 2015 7:51 AM
Rentals available at my place (3.5 acres zoned for farming) - Dear Members: Two different options currently available:­019366293.html Aalia K. May 17, 2015 4:39 PM
Friday's Meetup Rescheduled - Dear Members, Due to a schedule conflict, I have had to reschedule the meetup originally scheduled for this Friday to July.  For more info, please see description posted for July on this site. Thank you, Aalia (Group Organizer) Aalia K. May 10, 2015 1:47 PM
7 tips to start seeds like a professional - Free video to bookmark & view when you get time: http://growyourowngroceries.or­g/7-tips-to-start-seed-like-a-­professional-grower/ Spring is just around the corner, but also remember how I showed you in the past how I grew plants ins Aalia K. Jan 23, 2015 3:02 PM
Before link expires - In case any guys here might be interested, I'm passing along this link before it expires: Includes capability to live off the grid in comfort, etc. http://nh.craigsl Aalia K. Jan 18, 2015 5:18 AM
Rentals available on my 3.5 acres zoned for farming - Dear Back to Basics Members: I happen to have 3 different very NICE openings right now.  If anyone is interested, please contact me at [address removed] for more details. Some photos will Aalia K. Dec 18, 2014 4:27 PM
Ten Preparedness Tips - Dear Planetary Stewards, Just so you know, I'm not trying to sell you anything.  Just sharing a useful link you might want to check out, since "Back to Basics" self-sufficiency includes knowing how to maintain health naturally. Since Ebola is Aalia K. Oct 1, 2014 6:41 PM
Feds Say Cannabis Is Not Medicine While Holding The Patent on Cannabis as Medicine? - Zak C. Sep 26, 2014 5:37 PM
Great Resources Here - Includes programs you can participate in:­r/br_news.php/2014/05/20/rodal­e-institute-calls-for-regenera­tive-agriculture-with-new-whit­e-paper Enjoy, Aalia Aalia K. May 21, 2014 11:15 PM
Post your ads on our free message board forum - Dear Members, To connect with others interested in joining forces as preppers or forming sustainability communities, please view and post on the message boards of this group.  To view and post there, just click Aalia K. Mar 28, 2014 6:32 PM
Check out our Message Boards. GREAT place to post an ad if you want to join a back-to-basics community - Dear Group Members, I have noticed that many members of this Meetup group are looking either to find a self-sustainable community to join on someone else's land... or to start one on their own property. So please bookmark this page htt Aalia K. Mar 27, 2014 11:17 AM
Please take a moment to vote on this poll about Safe Sanctuary Areas Meetup Date Change. - Please vote about moving date of this topic sooner. Here is link to poll:­Basics/polls/1041162/?showVote­=1 Thanks, Aalia (Group Organizer)   Aalia K. Mar 27, 2014 5:41 AM
B2B Date Changed to Avoid Memorial Day Weekend - Regarding most recent announcement, please see revised description, since date was moved up to May 23.­Basics/events/171433392/ I think you will find this info to be extremely inspiring! Don't forge Aalia K. Mar 16, 2014 12:42 AM
Latest "Dare to Prepare" details - I think all 4 of the mp3 files for this date are worth listening to, although different topics. Click on each mp3 file in turn.  You can minimize window and listen while doing other things.  If the mp3 files don't come up to play for you, let Aalia K. Feb 23, 2014 3:08 AM
New Healing Modality Meetups - Dear Group Members, You may be interested in some different types of very new healing modalities that are mentioned on the following Meetup Group:­sights . It is fr Aalia K. Feb 9, 2014 4:17 AM
Date change for Feb Back to Basics Meetup - Dear Meetup Members, The date of our Feb Meetup has been moved to the following Friday, Feb 28.  Henceforth, whenever we need a/v capability for our Meetups, they will be on the last Friday of the month. But before leaving to attend an Aalia K. Jan 17, 2014 1:10 AM
Meetup details changed: Top 15 Leading Causes of Death in USA - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Basics/events/154507122/ When : Friday, May 23,[masked]:00 Aalia K. Dec 7, 2013 3:19 PM
Members must change their OWN e-mail settings - Just a quickie to let you know that someone sent me a message asking to be deleted from our group's e-mail list, but I couldn't even tell who that was.   Please understand that each member must log in to Meetup site and remove him/her s Aalia K. Nov 24, 2013 12:04 AM
Re: [Back-to-Basics-Meetup-Group] Jan 14 date privately leaked via pentagon employee - Please take me off your mailing list. I no longer wish to be part of the group. Tha Ruby Nov 21, 2013 10:59 PM
Jan 14 date privately leaked via pentagon employee - Jan 14 may be date we have all been stocking up for.  Important to have means to keep warm plus plenty of food, water etc. NOT good to be living in a city!  Details didn't include specifics about which type of weather (or other type of distaster) Aalia K. Nov 21, 2013 1:36 PM
New Meetup by your Back-to-Basics Group Organizer - Dear Meetup Group Members: You are  invited to also join­sights/ since this information is important to understand if you wish to successfully navigate through Aalia K. Oct 28, 2013 12:04 AM
September Satellite Communications Failure - Something to prepare for?­dward-snowden-solar-flare-kill­shot-cataclysm-imminent/ Check it out.  From my KS Aalia K. Jul 27, 2013 1:25 AM
Video clip on an innovative living arrangement - I thought you'd enjoy this short video: http://www.whydontyoutrythis.c­om/2013/07/sick-of-paying-rent­-just-build-your Aalia K. Jul 17, 2013 12:20 PM
Eating my hydroponic veggies already! See photos! - Dear Members, I have photos of veggies I've been eating ALREADY from this years hydroponic garden!  Today picked 4 giant squash, and also tomatoes. System error from trying to upload them here though.  But click on link below for ph Aalia K. Jul 10, 2013 12:45 AM
Seeking topic suggestions for our July Back to Basics Meetup - Dear Group Members: Please get your topic suggestions in by July 1, okay?  Must allow time to research topic in preparation for July 11 Meetup. Also, if anyone wants to host a Meetup at a different location, please notify me. Aalia K. Jun 17, 2013 11:10 PM
Special Meetup on Saturday July 20, 3:30-6:30 - Dear  Meetup Members, Important info will be given out at a special Meetup on Saturday July 20, 3:30-6:30 PM. This includes wonderful details recently revealed which are very relevant to living a  Aalia K. Jun 9, 2013 2:20 PM
"The Next Evolution: A Blueprint for Transforming the Planet", by Jack Reed - Dear Members: I just discovered an error in the listing where I had set a deadline to register as being 30 days before the meetup starts.  Please accept my apologies.  It is NOT too late to RSVP.  I will be there with my autographed copy of Aalia K. May 7, 2013 1:18 PM
Dates changed for next 2 upcoming Meetups. - Dear Members of Back to Basics Meetup Group: Please note that I have had to move all previously announced dates forward.  Sorry, but I have to stay off my foot, and it is my right foot so can't drive.  My podiatrist appointment isn't until A Aalia K. Apr 8, 2013 9:21 PM
Meetup details changed: Most Vital Resource for Next Generation - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Basics/events/106468152/ When : Thursday, May 9,[masked]:30 Aalia K. Apr 4, 2013 1:43 AM
Thursday's Meetup Moved to March 14 - Please accept my apologies for my repeated messages in this regard. I just got off the phone  with someone who prefers this not be held on VALENTINE's DAY!!!   I apologize for the inconvenience, but as a result I agreed to reschedu Aalia K. Feb 11, 2013 8:42 PM
Starting time for Thursday's Back to Basics Meetup - Hi again, In regards to Thursday's Back-to-Basics Meetup, I allowed half an hour to drive from Concord.  So now it  is 6:30-8:30 PM. Thanks, Aalia Aalia K. Feb 10, 2013 11:10 PM
Please note change of venue for "The Next Evolution: A Blueprint for Transforming the Planet", by Jack Reed - Please note change of venue for­Basics/events/88352972/ When : Thursday, February 14,[masked]:00 PM Where Aalia K. Feb 10, 2013 10:48 PM
Topics for 2013 Meetups - Dear Members of Back-to-Basics Meetup, Those of you who attended know I wasn't able to make it last night because of illness which included loss of my voice, but Jim took over in my place and did a GREAT  job. (Thanks, Jim) Jim prov Aalia K. Jan 11, 2013 2:14 PM
(no subject) -­sdump/15kevinmitchell/ Debra W. Nov 15, 2012 8:11 PM
Venue for Sept 27 B2B Meetup 6:00-7:30 PM in Concord - Dear Meetup Members, We will still meet at the Celery Stick Cafe at the Concord Cooperative Market in Concord, but tonight when I ate there I noticed that they don't have large size tables like they did before they did the remodeling.  There i Aalia K. Sep 26, 2012 8:07 PM
Best of the best, highest of the highest. Henceforth please use 2nd driveway. - Dear Meetup Members, We are currently remodeling so it will no longer be easiest to use the first driveway.  Also, the front entrance will be closed until remodeling has been completed For those who are new, this is a great place to Aalia K. Sep 15, 2012 4:32 PM
Free Energy Healing Technique (link to download mp3 file) - Dear Meetup Members, Permission has been granted to provide this link to the latest and most powerful energy healing technique.  There is also a link to an e-group you can join if you have any questions.  This is great for those who have not Aalia K. Sep 6, 2012 5:51 PM
September Date Change - Dear Members, The Concord Cooperative Market itself is using the space at the Celery Stick Cafe during the previously announced Sept 13 date for our September Meetup.  You might want to attend that, but if so, you need to contact them directly Aalia K. Aug 15, 2012 12:16 AM
Preppers' Survivalist Skills Data Base Resides on Yahoo. - I've updated this Meetup. You can make entries in the Data Base even before this Meetup.  For more details, see the full listing: Aalia K. Jul 22, 2012 3:17 PM
No limit to attendees at Aug 14 at my home - Attn Members: I just discovered I had erroneously set limit to 6 members.  New members joined recently, so I wanted to let EVERYONE know that there is no limit now.  (I fixed the settings, which had been carried over from Concord venue of Aalia K. Jul 22, 2012 1:03 PM
Re: [Back-to-Basics-Meetup-Group] Looking to live near other preppers? - Hello, I am actually looking for roommate/homesteader to move into my home in Washington to build a forest garden and Debra W. Jul 1, 2012 4:25 PM
Looking to live near other preppers? - Dear Meetup Members, Please let me know if you are interested in living near other preppers.  I'm creating a data base to facilitate this, which includes matching up  specific survivalist skills with others seeking complimentary skills, al Aalia K. Jun 30, 2012 5:03 AM
Venue change for June 14 Tower Garden Meetup - Dear Members of the Back to Basics Meetup: The Celery Stick Cafe at the Concord Cooperative Market cannot be used for our June 14 Meetup because they are undergoing remodeling.  So we will meet at my place instead.  This should be GRE Aalia K. Jun 7, 2012 11:54 PM
Opportunity for Gardeners - Dear Group, I have 3 gardens in my yard, and I'm reserving one right next to a 1 bedroom apartment in the lower level of my home... in case anyone is interested. I live on 3.5 acres zoned for farming. This is also across the street from a Aalia K. Apr 1, 2012 4:37 PM
Feb 2 Meetup's Change of Venue - Dear Members, Please note the Feb 2 Meetup will be at the Concord Cooperative Market (usual table with Meetup sign at the Celery Stick Cafe there), since we will not be viewing a DVD. No need to use video equipment at my pla Aalia K. Jan 29, 2012 12:57 PM
Sept 22 Meetup in Concord - ATTENTION Members of "2012 and Beyond Meetup": Unfortunately, organizer has a concussion and is unable to travel at this time. Aalia K. Sep 19, 2011 9:53 PM
(no subject) - Rick N. Aug 2, 2011 4:45 PM
Advance Preparation Requested for Nov 2012 & Beyond Meetup - Since 6 hrs of viewing a 3-Part U-Tube presentation is requested before attending our Nov 16 Meetup, I'm giving members 2 weeks advance notice this time. I think you will find this VERY enlightening! Bring a list of questions about the presentation. Aalia K. Oct 29, 2010 11:28 PM
Meetup details changed: Food Preservation - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­paredness/calendar/14002417/ When : Thursday, September 9, 2010 Aalia K. Sep 7, 2010 1:28 PM
Don't forget to bring your notes on food preservation! - Dear Meetup Members, This is just a reminder to bring any references and/or notes you have on your own methods and experiences with food preservation. Our Meetup is this Thursday. I look forward to sharing with you then! Aalia K. Sep 6, 2010 9:07 PM
Do you have any food preservation info to share? - Hi, Please let me know whether or not you have any food preservation info to share at our July 15 Meetup. Thanks, Aalia [masked]) [address removed] Aalia K. Jul 4, 2010 9:16 PM
New Meetup: Food Preservation - Announcing a new Meetup for 2012 and Beyond! What: Food Preservation When: Thursday, July 15,[masked]:30 PM Where: Celery Stick Cafe Concord Cooperative Market 24 South Main Street Concord, NH 03301 (603 Aalia K. Jul 4, 2010 9:12 PM
Worm Composting Demonstration Tuesday 6-29 - Dear Meetup Members, Sorry for the short notice, but those who are not already experienced doing this may benefit by attending. For description of presentation given by Joan O'Connor on "The Wonderful World of Worm Composting&qu Aalia K. Jun 26, 2010 11:35 AM
Topic of June Meetup: Surprising Secrets of PlanetaryStewardship - Dear Meetup Members, Below is description of topic of our June Meetup. What: Surprising Secrets of PlanetaryStewardship When: Thursday, June 10,[masked]:30 PM Where: Celery Stick Cafe Concord Cooperativ Aalia K. May 13, 2010 8:58 PM
Back to Basics Meetup April 22. - This is to correct previous date announced, which was not Earth Day. Celery Sick Cafe Meetup on gardening will be on Thursday, April 22 at 6:30. Members are invited to bring additional info to include in our discussion. Hope to see Aalia K. Mar 26, 2010 6:59 PM
New Meetup: Earth Day Meeting: Gardening Plans and Strategies - Announcing a new Meetup for Back to Basics Meetup Group! What: Earth Day Meeting: Gardening Plans and Strategies When: Tuesday, April 27,[masked]:30 PM Where: Celery Stick Cafe Concord Cooperative Market 24 South Aalia K. Mar 24, 2010 9:20 PM
RE: [Back-to-Basics-Meetup-Group] Poll results so far - Mike Jan 31, 2010 6:47 PM
Poll results so far - Dear Members, My thanks to those of you who voted, although I hope more of you will take a moment to do so. Results so far indicate that our next meeting should be about Organic Gardening and Food Preservation. Also that meetings sho Aalia K. Jan 31, 2010 6:01 PM
Please VOTE in polls - Dear Members, If you would click on "polls" in left margin after bringing up our Meetup site, you'll see it takes only a minute to vote. So far, only 2 out of 46 members have voted. I won't have enough info to schedule fut Aalia K. Nov 11, 2009 7:20 PM
Please vote in poll about meeting times - Dear Members, Please take a moment to let me know which days you might be able to attend regular monthly meetups. This does not apply to special field trips, which will be planned and discussed during our meetups. No further meetups Aalia K. Oct 21, 2009 10:22 PM
Topics - Anne Oct 8, 2009 8:32 AM
Please post your suggestions - Dear Members, Only 2 members have responded to the polls, and I was hoping for more participation from members. Do any of you know of speakers who might be willing to present info on any topics related to "back to basics"? Aalia K. Oct 8, 2009 12:31 AM
Date changed to Sept 24 - Dear Meetup Members: Due to Labor Day Weekend Plans, the date of our Raw Food Meetup has been changed from end of August to September 24. I hope you can make it! Aalia For more details, see the full listing: Aalia K. Aug 16, 2009 9:53 PM
Raw Food Topic to be Presented at Next Meetup - Dear Members, A Meetup on Raw Food has been scheduled. I look forward to meeting you there! In the meanwhile... Please take a moment to respond to the polls, so I can organize future Meetups according to your inte Aalia K. Aug 11, 2009 12:22 AM
Seeking Suggestions - Dear Homesteaders, As your new Meetup Organizer, I'm seeking suggestions from all members. I've expressed some ideas in the form of our new Meetup description. What do you think of these topics? What would you like to Aalia K. Jul 24, 2009 10:54 PM
Stepping Down - Hi everyone, As I'm sure you have noticed, this group has been inactive for awhile. Shortly after starting the group I became pregnant. I've been too tired to take on the extra activities and was wondering if anyone else would like to take over Casey T. Jul 19, 2009 9:02 PM
Hi there - Preview not available Rhonda Jul 14, 2009 11:57 PM
RE: [Back-to-Basics-Meetup-Group] June Meetup Calendar - Preview not available user 8. May 27, 2009 8:26 AM
June Meetup Calendar - Hi everyone, First I want to thank everyone for helping me get this group off of the ground. We've gained a lot of members very quickly! With June fast approaching, it is time to think about the calendar. Is there a special skill th Casey T. May 23, 2009 8:46 PM
Meetup details changed: Raising Chickens in your own Backyard - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Basics-Meetup-Group/calendar/1­0429935/ I forgot that t Casey T. May 18, 2009 12:45 PM
New Meetup: Raising Chickens in your own Backyard - Announcing a new Meetup for Back to Basics Meetup Group! What: Raising Chickens in your own Backyard When: May 23,[masked]:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Come learn the basics Casey T. May 17, 2009 8:56 AM
New Meetup: Green Book Club - Announcing a new Meetup for Back to Basics Meetup Group! What: Green Book Club When: May 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: The Discovery Museums Green Book Club ? Casey T. May 10, 2009 4:38 PM
Meetup Cancelled: The Basics of Home Canning - I'm so sorry to cancel, but we have a nasty stomach bug going through our house. We'll reschedule soon. : ) Casey The Basics of Home Canning, scheduled to occur on May 2,[masked]:00 AM has been cancelled. Please upda Casey T. Apr 30, 2009 10:23 PM
New Meetup: Making fresh pasta from scratch - Announcing a new Meetup for Back to Basics Meetup Group! What: Making fresh pasta from scratch When: May 9,[masked]:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Come learn how easy it is to Casey T. Apr 20, 2009 6:37 PM
New Meetup: Job Lane Farm Museum Open House - Announcing a new Meetup for Back to Basics Meetup Group! What: Job Lane Farm Museum Open House When: May 10,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Please visit our old Farm Mu Casey T. Apr 20, 2009 6:17 PM

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