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Hurricanes, economic uncertainty, pandemic, nuclear proliferation. The possibility of any or all of these hang over our heads every day. But are any of us prepared to protect our families if something drastic should occur?

Are you going to have all of the essentials, or are you going to join the mob of desperate last minute shoppers?

When you do that last minute shopping, is your money going to have buying power?

Be sure to look into our huge FILE section listed under "more" in the main menu. It is loaded with free information for you to download and share with others.

Meet with others to form a public alliance plan to benefit people prepared to self sustain independently for many months after an economic, natural, or man made disaster.

Let's work together to provide our own safety net for ourselves and our families. We want to foster community as we learn about and promote healthy, sustainable, self-sufficient lifestyles as well as environmental stewardship.

Please look at the categories on our discussion board regularly; we hope you'll come to the group for advice, and we hope even more that you'll offer advice to those who are looking for assistance! We look forward to providing an interactive learning community for you online as well as in person.

We value the right of free speech and believe there should be no limits to free speech. However, we are all independent thinking individuals who do not always agree with the statements and opinions of our members and guests. Opinions expressed by people in attendance do not necessarily represent the opinions of the members or organizers.

Members can share their experience in gardening, canning, bee keeping, raising live stock, wine making, learning about wild edibles, through field trips and hands on demonstrations. This group was also established as a way for members to trade and barter for the products they make. Fresh eggs, honey, all kinds of fruits and vegetables, homemade soap are examples that members can bring to each meetup for trade.

Additional topics of meetings and discussions include, but are not limited to:

Self reliance / food preservation and storage / gardening / water procurement and purification / making shelter / defense / Nuke-Chem-Bio issues / self reliant psychology / bartering / family oriented strategies and techniques / civil unrest / gardening in small spaces / natural disasters / stealth and subterfuge / emergency medicine and trauma care / repelling home invasions / wilderness survival / fire making and fire fighting / tracking / traps and snares / herb / urban escape and evasion / hygiene / home heating options / off Grid living / Permaculture / Hugelkulter and edible landscaping.

Key words of interest to this group are hurricane, survivalist, herbalism, survivalism, 912, 9/12, 9-12, herbal medicine, armagedon, apocalypse, bug out bag, bug in bag, water purification, prepper, preparation, preparedness, foraging, wild edibles, permaculture, hugelkulture, building community, urban homesteading, edible landscaping, herbs, tinctures, essential oils, trapping, traps and snares, tanning hides,

Upcoming events (5+)

Visit "The Green Spot" at the Jacksonville Farmers Market

Jacksonville Farmers Market - The Green Spot

This is NOT a preparedness meeting, but a great way to obtain (purchase) edibles plants and medicinal herbs that YOU can grow in your yard as food. Come see what "The Green Spot" has for sale. This is a great way to learn about local FL herbs and Fl hardy plants. Preparedness is best learned hands on, so start trying to grow your own herbs and food now. It is better to learn from gardening mistakes now, rather tha She has indoor orchid plants (these are great for improving indoor air quality). https://www.facebook.com/thegreenspotatthejaxfarmersmarket/photos?ref=page_internal The Farmers Market is open to walk-in and drive in traffic from 08:30 am-05:00 pm Monday thru Sunday (7 days a week). You can visit any time, but just thought I'd post as a reminder.

Food Storage with LDS

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This is NOT a preparedness meeting, but just a reminder that the LDS Food Storage in Jax is open Tue - Thu from 9:00 am - noon to purchased dried canned goods. You should call them ahead of time to make sure they have the items you want and to give them time to pull your order. Their number is 904-seven, seven, two -8835. Ask for sister Smith. (Tell her you are with the Northeast FL. Prepardness group). Most of their goods come in number 10 cans (large restaurant size). A case is 6 cans. The also carry water filters now. (I believe) this is a link to their current order form, however, their prices may change or be different than this form: http://providentliving.org/bc/content/providentliving/content/content/english/self-reliance/food-storage/home-storage-center-order-form/pdf/home-storage-center-order-form-usa-english-2014.pdf?lang=eng http://providentliving.org/self-reliance/home-storage-centers?lang=eng

National Prepper Calling Frequency

From the comfort of your home

This is NOT a preparedness meeting, but a preparedness Ham Radio Net that meets weekly on Tuesday nights at the below frequency. Prepper Net Every Tuesday night at 8:30PM CST on[masked] Mzh Some folks have come together and chosen a frequency or channel that all preppers can use. They assume that you probably have a Baofeng or Wouxun type radio, or other radio capable of transmitting in the MURS band. We picked this frequency because you do not need a license. You do not need to be a ham radio operator. Just program[masked] into your radio and label it as PREP. It is our intention to have as many members of our community as possible to use this frequency. Every Tuesday night at 9:30pm est just monitor that channel. At some point, after we get enough people, you may begin to actually have contacts on that channel. Perhaps you are going to travel and you may find preppers on that channel. Time Zones: 4:30PM HST 5:30PM AKST 6:30PM PST 7:30PM MST 8:30PM CST 9:30PM EST National Prepper Calling Frequency (Please Mirror and Share) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p36T_UkTPXg

Visit "The Green Spot" at the Jacksonville Farmers Market

Jacksonville Farmers Market - The Green Spot

This is NOT a preparedness meeting, but a great way to obtain (purchase) edibles plants and medicinal herbs that YOU can grow in your yard as food. Come see what "The Green Spot" has for sale. This is a great way to learn about local FL herbs and Fl hardy plants. Preparedness is best learned hands on, so start trying to grow your own herbs and food now. It is better to learn from gardening mistakes now, rather tha She has indoor orchid plants (these are great for improving indoor air quality). https://www.facebook.com/thegreenspotatthejaxfarmersmarket/photos?ref=page_internal The Farmers Market is open to walk-in and drive in traffic from 08:30 am-05:00 pm Monday thru Sunday (7 days a week). You can visit any time, but just thought I'd post as a reminder.

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