The purpose of the group is to spread knowledge of homesteading and backyard/urban gardening.

The goal is to have meetings about twice a month.

Here is list of things we would want to try to do, but not all at once:

Workshops

Soap making
Candle making
Making Lye from ashes
Worm bins
Container gardening
Making beer/wine
Other fermented drinks
Sewing
Leather working
Food storage
Canning

Topics

Garden Pests
Composting
Permaculture
Survivalism
Peak Oil
Book club
Animals (chickens, horses, rabbits)
Alternative energy

Projects

Community gardening
Aquaponics

Events

Foraging
Wildcrafting herbs

Movies/Youtubes

Greening the desert
Dirt!
Waiting for Superman
Food Inc

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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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