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  1. Food and water
    Everybody thinks they can grow things in a collapse. Sorry, but outdoor food and livestock would likely be unprotectable. We don't talk enough about sprouting. You can make fresh greens and sprouts from nuts, grains, beans, and seeds. You need very little light, just a supply of clean water...
  2. Food and water
    We've sprouted for years. Like the living food, high nutrient value, and very little water required to sprout seeds for SHTF. I've talked to a couple of sprouting seed suppliers and they consistently state that the germination rate will decrease by 10% each year, but will maintain perfectly in...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Anyone adding these to their preps ? packed full of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, enzymes, amino acids http://sproutpeople.org/
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hello, 3 weeks ago I planted a variety of crops indoors in an open (uncovered) bed that I built, 24x48 and 6" deep. I filled it with the standard $1.25/bag topsoil from the store, and sprinkled in a few small handfuls of 10-10-10 fertilizer. I have been watering generously. The beans are now...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Thinking about purchasing sprouts as a way of producing fresh veggies year round in the kitchen. Been reading tons all over the net. Anybody growing sprouts for food? I was thinking of starting a jar everyday and lining them up on the counter, adding to the row and harvesting off the other...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Looking for some advice / input on what I'm currently attempting to do - any advice will be GREATLY appreciated :) I currently have one of the 72 cell seed starting trays with the clear plastic lid and am attempting to germinate the following seeds (all are heirlooms): Brandywine tomatoes...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I thought about posting this in the Farming, Gardening & Recipes area, but I'm hoping the content crosses enough lines that it is okay here. I've been growing sprouts for a couple of years now, and have learned a lot through trial and error. One of the easiest sprouting seeds to grow is the...
  8. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    With just a quart mason jar with a screen lid, and 1 week of time, one can grow fresh sprouts. I've been doing it for years and my favorite is alfalfa sprouts. Broccoli is a close second. To start: 1. Measure one tablespoon of alfalfa seed in a qt canning,soak seeds in water overnight. 2. Drain...
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