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TweetThe Permaculture Voices Conference of 2014 was the first of its kind in the world.  Names such as Geoff Lawton, Allan Savory, Joel Salatin, Greg Judy and more all in one place.  Now you can get the entire conference on … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 23, 2014, 1:37 am
TweetAt this point I am officially on vacation.  I will be as such until Sunday May the 4th.  I will do VERY BASIC daily email including very basic customer support, such as I can’t log in.  I am not doing … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 22, 2014, 7:21 pm
TweetThe last few weeks have been a wirlwind of activity at the Spirko homestead.  We had a workshop where over 30 students planted about 200 or more trees and bushes.  But it didn’t stop there.  Since that time I have … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 22, 2014, 6:52 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on, survival scenarios, ebola, natural rights, real heirloom plants, Obamacare, satire, stupid people that don’t know they are stupid and more. Make sure if you submit content for … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 21, 2014, 5:38 pm
TweetJust a quick Happy Easter to all, and a quick reminder that the MSB Spring14 Sale ends at midnight central time tonight! The discount code is spring14, you get the first year for 30 dollars.  You can sign up here, … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 20, 2014, 3:32 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on missing the forest for the trees, gardening, food storage, fuel storage, composting, economics, prepper fiction, politics and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 18, 2014, 7:56 pm
TweetFriend of the Spirko family Jeff D (not sure he wants his last name published so I will leave it at D) stopped by the TSP homestead. Charlie decided to have some fun, it really is a good thing Charlie … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 18, 2014, 12:17 am
TweetToday I want to discuss the concept of critical thinking and how we are often led by those in power.  How many “issues” are presented to divide us yet they really shouldn’t.  Most if actually examined critically would result in … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 17, 2014, 5:07 pm
TweetOkay here is the deal, when I set up the PermaEthos Blog I did so on a shared account on one of my HostGator.com accounts.  Apparently the show today has taken it the heck out! Here is a direct link … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 16, 2014, 7:51 pm
TweetSee the PermaEthos PDC Video Trailer Here! Today we are going to talk about PermaEthos.  I have been on a break from “permaculture topics” and will continue that break though next week but today we have some really exciting things … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 16, 2014, 5:47 pm
TweetJust a quick reminder that the MSB is currently on sale.  With this sale you can get your first year of TSP Members Brigade for the next ten days for only 30 Dollars, which is a savings of 40%. Use … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 15, 2014, 11:55 pm
TweetRecently I have pointed out a lot of things wrong with our nation.  From our own government spying on us, to the IRS taking money from the children of dead parent to the crumbling system we call public education.  I … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 15, 2014, 6:48 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on, survival scenario, permaculture, water catchment, politics, the NSA, the IRS, the education system  and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 14, 2014, 6:40 pm
TweetWe are now looking to find a second tenant farmer to work with one we have already selected and head farm steward Josiah Wallingford. Additionally we are beginning to screen for “Element Partners” and “Wwopfers”.  What are Element Partners and … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 12, 2014, 4:20 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on real estate, education, radios, swales,  toxic plants, tactical kit, wood sheds, shotguns, ammo, bamboo, finance, vehicle preps  and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 11, 2014, 6:04 pm
TweetOkay so something went wrong with the discount code for the current MSB sale.  Right now you can get your first year of the MSB for only 30 dollars, full details on the sale are here. Thing is yesterday some … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 11, 2014, 3:49 pm
TweetDr. Bones and Nurse Amy (Joe and Amy Alton) are great friends of the TSP community and personal friends of the Spirko family.  They have done some of the best work period in the medical prepping community. Joe and Amy … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 10, 2014, 5:12 pm
TweetSpring has officially sprung, at least in the south so I decided to run a spring MSB sale.  With this sale you can get your first year of TSP Members Brigade for the next ten days for only 30 Dollars, … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 10, 2014, 2:30 pm
TweetAs I look forward to about a week of shows with “just Jack” (that will be next week, we do have an interview this week)  I am trying to do a bit of what my football coach always did, “stick … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 9, 2014, 7:45 pm
TweetA few of you guys have asked for a few shows that get a bit away from the homesteading/permaculture stuff and a bit deeper into some of the other more typical “survival topics” we have covered before.  Today we do … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 8, 2014, 4:31 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on, skills vs. strength, politics, date encryption, shifts in power, the educational system and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 7, 2014, 8:18 pm
TweetJen Mendez is a wife, mother, permaculture enthusiast and student, lifelong learner, urban homesteader, and professionally trained, successful educator gone rogue. Her experiences living and working around the world as an active duty military member led to an understanding  of … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 3, 2014, 2:29 pm
Tweet299 Days is a ten-book series written by government insider Glen Tate. He has a front row seat to the corruption in government, and based this story on his first-hand observations of why a collapse is coming and how it … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 3, 2014, 12:32 pm
TweetPeter McCoy is a mushroom cultivation instructor and co-founder of the Radical Mycology project and co-organizer of the Radical Mycology Convergence.   The Radical Mycology Convergence is a weekend long event consisting of workshops, presentations, and various mycoremediation installations. Peter has … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 2, 2014, 4:53 pm
TweetTime for a simple old school style TSP that is basically a chat with Jack.  Today we take a look a what 2014 has in store for life at the TSP homestead.  The first year here was mostly an infrastructure … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 1, 2014, 5:38 pm
TweetHey everybody this is going to be all about the TSP Wiki, the modern survivalist encyclopedia written for you by you. We started up the wiki just 5 short months ago in November of 2013 and in that time we’ve … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: April 1, 2014, 2:26 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on survival scenarios, guns, gardening, permaculture, venomous animals and moving to an ethics based society. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 31, 2014, 7:10 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on home business legal issues, swales, irrigation, plant propagation, government, economics, gardening problems, building soil and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 28, 2014, 6:59 pm
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Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 28, 2014, 3:11 pm
TweetI had a cancellation, the people on the reserve list say it is all too short of a notice now.  I certainly understand that.  That said if anyone wants to come to the Food Forest Planting workshop running from Thursday … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 28, 2014, 2:51 pm
TweetPLEASE READ THIS POST BEFORE SIGNING UP OR ASKING QUESTIONS  Yes I have posted the discount code for the Geoff Lawton Permaculture Design Certification course to the MSB but NO YOU CAN’T USE IT JUST YET.  Simply because it isn’t … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 27, 2014, 10:00 pm
TweetSpecial Note – If you don’t get over to Radios1234.com during or after this interview you are cheating yourself out of a HUGE range of resources that Steven Has Made Available to you that go along with an clarify many … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 27, 2014, 8:26 pm
TweetTime for a four parter, as I said I am making it up to you guys for lost time during recent travel and I suspect at least one show will not happen next week as well with the workshop and … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 26, 2014, 7:00 pm
TweetToday is a two parter, hey I got to make up for missed time right.  The first segment will be the new version of PermaEthos let us call it PermaEthos 3.0.  I think it will blow you away.  Some may … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 25, 2014, 7:37 pm
TweetWe are still in the Northeast and won’t fly out until late this afternoon.  Josiah, I and some other undisclosed parties had an amazing 4 days, we have a few things to wrap up but PermaEthos is about to become … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 24, 2014, 3:17 pm
TweetSo this is kinda sorta a guerrilla podcast.  The majority of the audio in today’s show is from my “run through” of the presentation I gave last week at Permaculture Voices. It covers many ways to build a business in … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 21, 2014, 1:33 pm
TweetGlen Tate is the author of the ten-book prepper novel series “299 Days” published by Prepper Press. The books describe an average guy who prepares for, and lives through, a partial collapse of the United States. Glen joins us today … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 20, 2014, 3:50 pm
TweetWhat a week, I am tired, worn out and for a yet to be fully disclosed reason about to be on a plane again on Friday.  So I figure I better do my review of the happenings at Voices while … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 19, 2014, 5:22 pm
TweetSo we are about to head to the airport here in San Diego in just about an hour.  We will get home about 4PM local Dallas time.  It has been a long but truly enjoyable trip for Dorothy and me. … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 18, 2014, 2:09 pm
TweetI find it interesting at times that people can both use the same words to make entirely different points.  I am really enjoying my time at PermacultureVoices and the people here are mostly entrepreneurial minded doers.   Yet as always … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 15, 2014, 3:23 pm
TweetToday we have an on the fly unnumbered guerrilla podcast with Xavier Hawk, John Kitsteiner and Byron Joel.  This is not an official episode but it is very cool, enjoy I am not off to listen to Greg Judy.
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 14, 2014, 9:05 pm
TweetHey folks I am literallly slamed hanging out with a huge group of TSP folks and attending some amazing workshops and presentations but we did get this video up for you guys.  This is from last week when Josiah and … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 14, 2014, 2:24 pm
TweetSo it seems crazy but we have been on our new homestead about a year at this point.  In that time we lost our friend Blackie and gained an incredible new one “Charlie Daniels Spirko“.  We ran our first ever … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 12, 2014, 12:58 pm
TweetToday is sort of kind of a permaculture episode, but not necessarily one.  I think we have a lot of people in the audience that want more food production but do not necessarily really care about “permaculture” as a concept … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 11, 2014, 7:15 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on survival scenarios, AGW,  the use of words, minarchism, anarchism, permaculture and small property self sufficiency. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 10, 2014, 7:15 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on war, fodder, bees, battery back up, cooking, fermentation,  permaculture, small business, bentonite, education, concrete buildings and more. We also hear from expert council members Steven Harris, Ben Falk, Michael Jordan … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 7, 2014, 9:31 pm
TweetAll registered attendees should have our document which must be brought with you in full, all pages initialed and signed.  You should also read it, not just skim it as it prevents a lot of problems with our gates, animals … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 7, 2014, 5:17 pm
TweetI try to focus on the solutions here 99% of the time, vs. the problems.  The issue though is many listeners are often frustrated by my comments like “politics no longer matter especially at the federal level. They feel if … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 6, 2014, 10:44 pm
TweetDue to a scheduling snafu I had to record today’s show pretty late in the day, in fact I am about to start recording it now.  It will be late when it comes out but a good kick in the … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 6, 2014, 8:54 pm
TweetBen developed Whole Systems Design, LLC as a land-based response to biological and cultural extinction and the increasing separation between people and elemental things. Life as a designer, builder, ecologist, tree-tender, and back country traveler continually informs Ben’s integrative approach … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: March 5, 2014, 5:57 pm




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