Take a deep B R E A T H, because our purpose is very simple. It is to offer you a way to be completely SELF-RELIANT during this time of uncertainty. Are you prepared to survive for 1-Week, 1-Month, or 1-Year if there really was a Massive Disaster or a Great Depression?

Why join? Let me ask you a question... if YOU are not prepared, how many of your neighbors are unprepared too? What would happen if there was no food or clean water available for weeks or months? Sound expensive to be prepared? It's not, really.

Why join? Imagine that many of your neighbors ARE PREPARED. In this scenario, you could not only help each other but also others in need, making your community a much safer place to live.

All the information is FREE. Our desire is to inform our neighbors (YOU), so that our families and the greater community is as safe as possible should the worst happen. Join us and invite your friends, your family, and your neighbors, so that we can all be prepared together!

The following link is full of valuable information, enjoy!


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  • December 6 · 9:00 AM

    Permaculture Class

    4 Provident Living Members

    $15 New Participants, $5 Returning Students. From 9-10am new comers get a brief overview of Permaculture which is essentially working with nature to create sustainable... Learn more
  • November 22 · 5:00 PM

    Tactical Walking or How to Get Home When the World Has Gone Crazy

    25 Provident Living Members | 5.00

    So, you have prepared for the worst. You have food storage, shelter, water sources, an evacuation plan, etc., but somehow you are away from your home on business or... Learn more
  • November 8 · 10:00 AM

    Permaculture Class

    6 Provident Living Members | 5.00

    $10 – Tax Deductible Preregistration required by Wed Nov 5th – space limited There will be a $5 surcharge on late registrations Make checks payable to: Preparedness... Learn more
  • November 1 · 8:00 AM

    Project Appleseed

    3 Provident Living Members

    Project Appleseed is an activity of The Revolutionary War Veterans Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to teaching every American our shared... Learn more
  • October 18 · 10:00 AM

    Seed Starting/Seed Saving Class

    13 Provident Living Members | 5.00

    Everything you wanted to know about starting your vegetable and flower seeds in your own home. Also saving your own seed for the next growing season. Classes will be... Learn more
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  • New Discussion Reply
    Terri C. Terri C. replied to Freeze Drying at Home (latest of 2)
    5 days ago
    Terri C.

    "A lady in Buffalo New York was retiring and we bought it from her. She used it for freeze drying black walnut hull for herbal medicine purposes. I've found another one, (much bigger unit) that we are going to pick-up soon...."

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    Rusel H.

    "Hi Terrie, We would love to have you give a class! We have a member with a very large medical grade freeze dryer. He brought it over to my house and we put it together but could not get it to freeze dry...."

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    Terri C. Terri C. started Freeze Drying at Home
    December 19
    Terri C.

    "Thought I should start a separate thread for Freeze drying at home. We freeze dry our own foods and find that it is wonderful, and far less expensive. Our machine is an industrial one (usually used for flowers) but it does a great job on food...."

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    Terri C. Terri C. replied to Freeze drying at home
    December 18
    Terri C.

    "here are some pics, I couldn't figure out how to make an album so I added them to an empty album. Sorry... [img]http://pho­tos4.meetup....­"

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    Terri C. Terri C. commented on a photo
    December 18

    "more fruits/veggies cheese and candy before going in the freeze dryer"

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    Terri C. Terri C. commented on a photo
    December 18

    "machine loaded"

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    Terri C. Terri C. commented on a photo
    December 18

    "Some veggies before going in the machine..."

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    Terri C. added 12 new photos to Preparedness Workshop
    December 18
  • New Discussion
    Terri C. Terri C. started Freeze drying at home
    December 18
    Terri C.

    "Hello, We've recently started freeze drying our own food and have a small industrial freeze dry machine. I'd like to know others who are freeze drying for LTS and share ideas...."

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