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TweetThis is a great time of the year to look back at 2014 and begin fall/winter planning as well.  2014 was a big and very active year at the TSP ranch. It also saw the launch of PermaEthos, AgriTrue, the … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 22, 2014, 5:50 pm
TweetJustin is an organic farmer & seed grower, and an impassioned gardening and seed-saving educator. He co-founded All Good Things Organic Seeds, a farm-based seed company in Ojai, CA. Through the process of establishing an organic seed company, Justin became … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 21, 2014, 4:48 pm
TweetAs I previously posted, the GenForward Pledge will only be emailed to people on the early announcement email list one time.  I have heard from several who were expecting it last night.  We didn’t send it last night because I … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 21, 2014, 2:56 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on Ebola, automation, politics, economics, precious metals, diet, anarchism and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put something like “comment for … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 20, 2014, 6:42 pm
TweetGenForward.com is a revolutionary new company I am currently building with my past business partner Neil Franklin.  It is actually an idea that has been in my head for over a decade. Recently Neil and I got together and agreed … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 19, 2014, 4:00 pm
Tweet TSP Gear Shop is going to be running a new batch of “A Revolution is Brewing” T-shirts. This is another great piece of artwork created by TSP community member, Nicodemus. This one has a coffee theme and the text … Continue reading
Author: Kelly Gendrou
Posted: October 18, 2014, 5:48 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on ebola, genforward, bitcoin, fodder, organization, energy, investing, paleo eating and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and call 866-65-THINK. The best … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 17, 2014, 7:05 pm
TweetJust a quick note that as of right now, only one spot remains open for the TSP Fall Workshop.  Details here http://www.thesurvivalpodcast.com/the-tsp-fall-event-at-the-spirko-homestead-is-now-open-to-all That is all!
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 17, 2014, 4:29 pm
TweetGlen is a TSP community member and TSP forum moderator. He secretly wrote the ten-book prepare novel series 299 Days in his spare time while maintaining a job that allows him to observe government corruption. His books mention TSP and … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 16, 2014, 5:43 pm
TweetOne of you guys asked about me doing some new podcasts on bow hunting for deer.  Today I will do a show on my “kit” for bow hunting and why I carry what I carry.  This will not include the … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 15, 2014, 5:51 pm
TweetHey guys I am back.  I just spent 5 great days at PermaEthos in West Virginia.  What an awesome experience!  It was all capped off with a great concert by Andrew McKnight, who has a great gift not just for … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 14, 2014, 6:57 pm
Tweet Book 10, Audio Books, and New Merchandise! October is a big month for the 299 Days book series by Glen Tate. The 26th of this month marks the 299th day of the year, and with it, the release of … Continue reading
Author: Kelly Gendrou
Posted: October 14, 2014, 2:25 pm
TweetJeff Yago has over 30 years experience in the solar and alternative energy field and has appeared on this show before. His hundreds of solar and emergency preparedness articles have been published by Backwoods Home, Home Power, Energy Users News, … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 8, 2014, 1:00 pm
TweetToday we will look at the Ebola situation and discuss prepping for epidemic/pandemic in general.  I have received so many emails expressing concern and fear about Ebola, I must do this show. The reason I have hesitated isn’t because we … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 7, 2014, 5:38 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on homesteading, bitcoin, politics, economics, bureaucracy and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put something like “comment for jack”, “question for … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 6, 2014, 7:07 pm
Tweet Update – As Of Right Now All Thirty Spots are Sold if you Want to be put on a back up list if anyone cancels, simply fill out the form below but do not attempt to complete payment. Should … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 6, 2014, 4:00 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on permacutlure, gardening, livestock, battery banks, business, grafting, politics, wilderness survival, the constitution and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and call … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 3, 2014, 8:47 pm
TweetI have just posed the link to sign up for the TSP Fall Workshop in the MSB.  This workshop will be three days long and the cost is 500 dollars with a 100 dollar deposit to hold your spot. As … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 3, 2014, 4:40 pm
TweetAfter an exciting career in military intelligence Collins worked for the U.S. State Department, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a Special Agent. His career took him around the world and gave … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 2, 2014, 2:20 pm
TweetDid I really just quote En Vogue?  You bet because in the words of Donald Shimoda when quoting Snoopy the dog in Richard Bach’s book Illusions, “I shall quote the truth wherever I find it”. Here is another truth my … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 1, 2014, 6:24 pm
TweetAs the online leader in Nickel-Iron batteries, solar power and renewable energy products, Iron Edison is providing people with off-grid, clean energy solutions. Whether you need Nickel-Iron batteries for your current system or a fully-customized package renewable energy solution Iron … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: October 1, 2014, 3:45 pm
TweetNote – If you send this show to a new listener and they want to skip the intro, have them jump to 11 minutes in. This show is sort of a beginners show and also at the same time a … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 30, 2014, 6:58 pm
Tweet Join the MSB Today and Get 20 Dollars Off Your First Year with Discount Code fall14 Just a quick reminder that the current sale on the MSB ends at Midnight Central Time tomorrow Oct. 1st. The MSB is a … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 30, 2014, 4:55 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on ISIS, government spying, standardized tests, homeschooling, education, lies in the media and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put something … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 29, 2014, 7:01 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on chickens, insurance, batteries, gardening, retirement, timber land, hogs, law enforcement   and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and call 866-65-THINK. … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 26, 2014, 8:23 pm
TweetI could use an attorney who would not mind at least discussing some options with a TSP community member that I feel is being bullied by a person with no leg to stand on. This good friend of TSP is … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 26, 2014, 3:34 pm
TweetBen Hewitt was born and raised in northern Vermont, where he currently lives on a 40-acre diversified hill farm with his wife, Penny, and two sons, Fin and Rye. Fin and Rye sons are educated at home in the context … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 25, 2014, 5:13 pm
TweetIt has been a long time since I have really dug deep into this topic.  Our mission at TSP is to help people become more self sufficient.  The reality is the biggest systemic dependency most people must deal with is … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 24, 2014, 5:56 pm
TweetYou might think that the most difficult questions I get come from older folks who have been around a while, you would be wrong.  The most difficult questions to answer come from young people, asking “what do I do with … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 23, 2014, 6:04 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on public schools, government, lies by Smithsonian.com about GMO, growing fruit trees and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put something … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 22, 2014, 7:52 pm
Tweet Join the MSB Today and Get 20 Dollars Off Your First Year with Discount Code fall14 The MSB is a great value and this is a great time of year for fall homestead planning.  So I decided to make … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 22, 2014, 3:51 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on hunting, real estate, silvopasture, guns, generators, diet, grafting trees, parenting, pests, cattle, jury nullification and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 19, 2014, 6:26 pm
TweetStephen Scott is an Heirloom Seedsman, soil building advocate, locavore, amateur chef, artist and co-owner with his wife Cindy of Terroir Seeds, having been involved with heirloom seeds, environmental education, habitat restoration, soil health and building local food pathways for … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 18, 2014, 5:41 pm
TweetIn Episode 1421 I discussed both the Estonian E-Citizen Program and Ecuador’s new Digital Currency and asked a simple question, could digital currencies and the concept of E-Citizenry be used to create a virtual nation. I think this is a … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 17, 2014, 5:52 pm
TweetThis post is really the correction of two errors.  One a simple oversight and the second an actual mistake. The first one is in reference to Episode 1426.  In that episode I discussed a bit more about the fear mongering … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 17, 2014, 1:38 pm
TweetPlease Note – there was a major math error in today’s show which will create a future “Jack Was Wrong Segment”.  I don’t know why but in this show I said 208 x 4 was 2,496.  This is clearly wrong … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 16, 2014, 7:57 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts on government, law enforcement, privacy, education, who are “they” and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put something like “comment for … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 15, 2014, 6:49 pm
TweetI have often been accused of “bashing cops” and being a “cop hater” because about once a week on facebook I will post a video or two of abusive officers caught in the act.  In general I don’t even say … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 14, 2014, 4:37 pm
Tweet TSP Gear Shop has tapped into some inventory at Survival Gear Bags and is now shipping a Free BCB Mini Work Tool (while supplies last) when you order an “I Miss America” T-shirt. The I Miss America shirts shirts … Continue reading
Author: Kelly Gendrou
Posted: September 13, 2014, 3:26 pm
TweetBob Wells Nursery in Lindale Texas now offers all MSB members 10% off their entire order of any size. When you check out on their website just use the discount code in the coupon code box. The code has already … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 12, 2014, 8:06 pm
TweetOrion Martin is one of the founders of a new technology in development called SideKik.   What is Sidekik?  Sidekik is a mobile application which will perform two key actions simultaneously. First, Sidekik will activate your smartphone’s audio and video recording … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 12, 2014, 5:24 pm
TweetMike is a highly motivated Permaculture enthusiast who enjoys working with diverse living systems and attempting to invert problems into solutions. Michael is passionate about sharing the knowledge he has gained, and helping people with starting their own paths to … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 11, 2014, 6:02 pm
TweetWe have had ticket sales to the PermaEthos Fall Festival open only to members of Class 001 and Founders since Sunday.  We have now opened the event to all. This is going to be an incredible time at the PermaEthos … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 11, 2014, 3:47 pm
TweetI put out a simple post on the TSP Facebook page yesterday, it simply said, “Hey TSP Nation, what do you want tomorrow’s show to be about“?  I was kind of blown away but how fast so many great ideas … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 10, 2014, 5:15 pm
TweetI have to tell you guys I have made the mistake recently of looking at main stream news for more than 10 seconds a day, it has my brain ready to ooze out of my eye sockets!  The level of … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 9, 2014, 5:45 pm
TweetThe first annual fall festival has been announced at PermaEthos farm in Walton, West Virgina.  The event will run from Oct 9-12, 2014.  The event is strictly limited to 50 people.  It is right now only open to PermaEthos founding … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 8, 2014, 8:00 pm
TweetToday on the Survival Podcast I take your comments, questions and thoughts debt,  automation, politics, virtual nations, electronic currency, our future and more. Make sure if you submit content for a feedback show that you put something like “comment for … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 8, 2014, 6:19 pm
TweetToday on The Survival Podcast I take your calls on permaculture, cattle, fuel storage, community, stupid people in large numbers and more. Remember to be on a show like this one just pick up your phone and call 866-65-THINK. The … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 5, 2014, 7:18 pm
TweetMark Shepard is the CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises and runs New Forest Farm, the 106-acre perennial agricultural forest considered by many to be one of the most ambitious sustainable agriculture projects in the United States. New Forest Farm is … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 4, 2014, 8:46 pm
TweetThat is the bad news, the good news is it will be because I am interviewing Mark Shepard today and decided to run the show as soon as the interview is over.  This means I won’t get into post production … Continue reading
Author: Modern Survival
Posted: September 4, 2014, 3:30 pm




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