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Economic hard times are coming: Let's get ready!

We may not be able to stop job losses, bankrupt city & state budgets, cutbacks in essential government services, bank failures, worldwide economic collapse, civil unrest, power grid failures, increased severe weather occurrences or other natural and man-made disasters but we can have a back-up plan!

The purpose of our group is to get people together to learn and practice basic and advanced survival skills, gardening, foraging, alternative energy, emergency preparedness skills, homesteading skills, emergency and natural medical skills, self-defense skills, emergency evacuation, shelter building and a wide range of other skills necessary for off the grid sustainable self-sufficiency.

The group will operate on a non-discriminatory basis. The group is open to anyone regardless of race, religion, gender, age, and all-inclusive (from complete beginner to experienced survivalist/homesteader).

Along with meeting and skill building events we will also have a good range family friendly tours and outings. Many of the skills will be useful to reduce your cost of living. I will be using the Meetup sponsor program to help equip actively participating members and to help pay Meetup dues.

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  • April 18 · 9:45 AM

    find wild edibles

    18 Survivors | 5.00 | 9 Photos

    Let's meet at a local forest and find wild edibles, with spring here, there will be wild plants coming into season. We can also discuss setting traps, and water... Learn more
  • November 9, 2014 · 9:00 AM

    Defensive Firearms Training, rifle and pistol

    1 Member

    Rented out the private range at blue trails for a defensive handgun and rifle course. 9-12 will be defensive rifle and 1-4 will be defensive handgun. These are not the... Learn more
  • September 15, 2014 · 6:30 PM

    Female only CT Pistol Permit Class

    1 Member

    This is the NRA basic pistol permit class and is for female students only. Cost is $135 per person. Instead of an all day weekend we split it into 3 sessions; 9/[masked]... Learn more
  • September 11, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Introduction to firearms

    1 Member

    An introduction into firearms for those not sure if they want to pursue firearms and getting permit further. Hands on applications and open forum discussion to ask all... Learn more
  • September 3, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    First SPIKE meetup is coming.

    5 Survivors

    First meeting of the season planned Sept. 3 I hope everyone has had a great summer.  This coming weekend is the World Famous Goshen Fair.  You find out about all the... Learn more
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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