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Preview: NC Powerdown Triangle Peak Oil Group: What's New

NC Powerdown Triangle Peak Oil Group: What's New organizes local gatherings about anything, anywhere.

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Discussion: Homesteading Study

Wed, 14 May 2014 16:42:28 EDT


My name is Jordan Travis Radke, and I am a PhD Student in the sociology department at UNC. I am currently looking for homesteaders to interview for my dissertation, and thought that this group might be a great place to find people who might ...

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Discussion: Renting solar panels

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:34:31 EDT

Does anyone have links or know of any local companies that will install solar panels for home owners to rent? I know this is happening is other parts of the US.

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Discussion: correction - Conversations on Collapse posting in error

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:34:52 EDT

Dear NC Powerdown folks,
The recent announcement of a "Conversations on Collapse" event on Nov 8 appears to have been a technical error. One person has pointed out that the date and day-of week do not match, and a couple of others have noted that it ...

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Discussion: NC Powerdown site -- feedback/dues/tax deduction

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:07:48 EDT

Hi everyone,
This is Sandy, coordinator of Recyclique / CommunEcos, who managed the NC Powerdown site in recent years until Christian Stalberg took over last fall.  Welcome to new members!  Just want to thank everyone for their support and help plan...

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Discussion: Farmers and Gardeners-Have any Extra Produce?

Fri, 19 Jul 2013 04:04:51 EDT


You may remember when I posted helpful articles in the past.

I am a disabled citizen, who lives in an apartment. I do not have any place to grow a garden.

However, I am very low income and need lots of fresh produce foods donated to me.

I am ...

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Discussion: 2 composting toilets (west raleigh) on craigslist

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:15:57 EST

from craigslist for anyone who has read the book Humanure

"2 composting toilets (west raleigh)

2 free composting toilets that were built for a sailboat. I was going to use them in a camper van, but have moved on to other projects.

Both were bui...

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Discussion: Will NC Powerdown meet-up site continue beyond this month?

Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:41:36 EDT

IMPT MESSAGE: Our meet-up dues ($72 per six months) are due or we lose the site within the next couple weeks. Two or three members (including me) shared costs when they came due in the last year ; most prefer to free-ride on others, perhaps because ...

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Discussion: Harmony Gardens has greenhouses, see photos at link

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:06:11 EDT



Harmony Gardens

We aim to be a demonstration project of ...

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Discussion: Communities urgent need for greenhouses -- home models and commercial models

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 21:25:36 EDT

Communities urgent need for greenhouses -- home models and commercial models

Although North Carolina had enough rain this spring and summer, other parts of the USA
had severe drought, which will result very soon in a food shortage right here in th...

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Discussion: Severe Drought - How 1 million pounds of organic food can be produced on 3 acres

Wed, 08 Aug 2012 00:01:01 EDT

How 1 million pounds of organic food can be produced on 3 acres


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Discussion: more organizers, dues & keeping the meet-up alive

Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:58:41 EDT

Dear fellow NC Powerdown meet-up folks,

This is a shout-out to see what interest there may be out there in more folks becoming involved as organizers of events for this group , and also an appeal for small donations to assist with dues for the site...

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Discussion: Cottage Community of the Triangle

Sat, 28 Jul 2012 18:13:36 EDT

You may want to check out this other meetup group, which is in Raleigh.

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Discussion: Monsanto-Worst Food Bill, U.S.A. Food Shortage, Volunteers Needed

Wed, 25 Jul 2012 04:41:09 EDT

Monsanto-Worst Food Bill, U.S.A. Food Shortage, Volunteers Needed

Jul 22, 2012

Focus: Hunger
Action Request: Volunteer
Location: United States

(please forward this message to your email lists)

I see that most of the U.S.A. Congress favors t...

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Discussion: Why much more gardening needed than usual

Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:11:58 EDT

Because of the bad weather - droughts, floods, freezes - farmers are having very bad luck. Also there is such plagues as wheat fungus and insect infestations, which can wipe out farm food crops quickly. So, much more gardening is needed than usual. M...

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Discussion: Food Crisis--Large Gardens Needed

Mon, 07 May 2012 19:15:18 EDT

The weather patterns have changed, which has resulted in droughts in some places, floods in some places, freezes in some places. All that bad weather causes the farmers to have misfortune--crop failures, shortage of foods.

The old farmer's almanac ...

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Discussion: Renewable energy & essential oils events

Thu, 08 Mar 2012 00:05:19 EST

Dear NC Powerdown friends:

Join us for these upcoming events:

Renewable Energy Seminar Series starts Thursday, Mar. 8th Join us for the kick off of this series at the NC School of Science & Mathematics - Session 1: "Why Sustainability is the Fut...

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Discussion: fracking workshop at Duke beginning tomorrow Mon. AM 9 steaming video online

Sun, 08 Jan 2012 21:40:09 EST

For those following the natural gas fracking issue the event specifics are found on the following link


This is mainly an article from last summer but there is a little box on the right ha...

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Discussion: Joint activities with some other local area meetup groups

Sat, 07 Jan 2012 22:00:47 EST

I think that it is a wise idea for some of the local area meetup groups, which have some interests in common, to have joint activities. For example, some members of this meetup group to be members of some other local area meetup groups. For there to ...

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Sat, 07 Jan 2012 21:22:56 EST



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Discussion: Recycle Plastic and More

Thu, 01 Dec 2011 15:19:15 EST

Recycle Plastic and More--Website shows Beautiful Artificial Flowers


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