Food Water and Goods

Growing enough food for the whole community, including those in the towns and refugees. And distributing it. How long does it take to create a self-sustaining garden? To create great soil? Train the gardeners?

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Discussion Points:

  • What is best for this climate, soil.
  • Making fertilisers, tools, equipment, fertiliser, compost, worm farms,
  • Fishing using sail, not diesel, meat as sheep, cattle, chooks (eggs)
  • What do we do for money, tools,
  • Seeds, their storage – Seed Bank
  • Water, storage, irrigation, pumps (maintenance)
  • water channels from high streams into tanks
  • fixings, sealants, connectors, how store
  • Bottling fruit, canning, keeping apples, winter storage
  • Delivery and manage distribution of food and goods
  • How cook without gas, how provide firewood without chainsaws
  • Stockpile sugar and salt for distribution, and clothes, boots, raingear, blankets
  • Replacing kitchen equipment, repair fridges, washing machines
  • As heat approaches 50C how do we keep grow food, keep cool
  • Solar powered air conditioning needs to be invented


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