Some research, some cash cows while things are semi normal producing food in abundance to sell without a store front then to eat when it all goes south – all run by solar of course. Building solar panels for resale which can be shipped or delivered if close. Huge demand for them at this point.
Why the east coast is a bad idea
Portable Farms has good newsletters and information.
The Urban Farming Guys – open source low-tech technologies for your homestead including blue-barrel aquaponics, bio-gas electric power, and lots more.
Aquaponics link – quick why aquaponics
IBC (tote) aquaponic system written instructions
Blue barrel aqauponics system
Faith and Sustainable Technology – Welcome to Faith And Sustainable Technologies!!
Step by step blue barrel
Classes on east coast
Large grow bed cheap
Make your own hoops
Shop Hoopbenders- Home
Film for green house
Tilapia all male
Til-Aqua Natural Male Tilapia Hatchery – YouTube
How to feed live stock year round with a grow house
H2O Farm on BBC’s Countryfile – YouTube
Electricity and Solar Energy
Visit my Electricity/EMP page.
Stoves and Fuels
Plans for masonry fire place (this takes more time and money than a rocket stove)
Rocket stove the best first
Used in green house
Cob oven with re-burn chamber
Not as good
I wonder whether there is a charcoal maker that allows you to feed a log into it, make charcoal from the end and then feed it in some more, etc., so you don’t have to cut wood into stove length and chop it.
Gas from Wood
The Mesa 17″ x 11″ x 10″
Drolet Stoves – Their two smallest might be small enough (rated at 40,000 btu).