1st Hour: Tue, February 28, 2012 (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/doctorprepper/2012/02/29/self-reliant-living)
Carol Deppe, author of The Resilient Gardener
Water and Soil Fertility
What do you do about providing water for your garden and orchard if the electricity fails or the pump dies or the well goes dry? How do you plant so as to achieve maximum resilience toward such disasters? How do you maintain soil productivity and fertility if you have no access at all to imported amendments? What can you experiment with and learn now that will most help you if you ever need to garden without buying or importing anything?
Carol Deppe is the embodiment of The Resilient Gardener. She has a Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University, and has been experimenting with crops and gardening in Corvallis, Oregon since 1979. She is a freelance plant breeder specializing in developing public-domain crops for Oregon growing conditions, sustainable agriculture, and human survival. She teaches the need for sustainable “hard-times” gardens that produce large quantities of staples rather than the common manicured good-time salad bowl gardens.
2nd Hour: Tue, February 21, 2012 (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/doctorprepper/2012/02/22/self-reliant-living)
Forgotten Skills of Natural Yeast
Caleb will be discussing the history of natural yeast as well as his introduction to natural yeast and how to get started using it. He and his co-author have spend many hours developing recipes for his new book that will be out in August. Please join us for an exciting preview.
Caleb Warnock is the author of the national best-seller, “The Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers.” He also has a full-time job (journalist for the Provo Daily Herald)
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