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Practical Advice for Food Survivalism

Wild Girl Goes Urban Foraging in Portland – Treehugger 5/28/09

Get to Know Your Edible Outdoor Greens [Food Hunting]  – LifeHacker 5/22/09

Food Foraging Lessons for the Recession – Treehugger 1/7/09

Short documentary about urban foragers in Chicago – Boing Boing 1/7/09

Green gold rush as foraging surges – Guardian, UK 4/26/09

Robert Jensen : Future Farming: an Interview with Wes Jackson – CounterPunch 1/30/09

How You Can Start a Farm in Heart of the City – Alternet 1/9/09

Square Foot Gardening – via Metafilter 5/24/09

Homegrown Grains: The Key to Food Security  – Alternet 5/28/09

Solar Cooking, Electric and Heat: SolSource 3-in-1 – Treehugger 6/5/09

CSA gaining ground nationwide – Raw Story 5/9/09

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability: Victory Gardens are Back! – Treehugger 6/8/09

How Communities Grow Free Food (Video)  – Treehugger 6/25/09

Taking Down the Corporate Food System Is Simple – Alternet 6/20/09

From Community Supported Agriculture to a Community Supported Kitchen – Treehugger 11/27/08

Your Asphalt Parking Spot Can Become a Blooming Garden Plot – Alternet 4/7/08

Baking Bread is a Political Act: Resurgence Mag’s Slow Sunday – Treehugger 9/22/08

Back to the future of food – Metafilter 6/29/09

Canning makes a comeback. Is it just another foodie trend? Or is canning back for good?
Eating locally has been the trend for a while now, but in-home food preservation is starting to make a comeback. And with more people gardening, it’s time to learn how to preserve those delicious delights of summer. Everyone’s saying it’s yet another indicator of a more frugal America.

How to get started? Well, here are some neat blogs: Food in Jars, Doris and Jilly, Bumblebee Blog

And lots of references: National Center for Home Food Preservation, Ball Book of Home Preserving, Canning USA

This year Ball has everything you need to get started, but really all you need are some jars and some other stuff you may already own.

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