JUNE 2022 PANELS & PRESENTATIONS
Underground Networking 2.0
When times get tough, go-getters find solutions and restart life.
Chicken Tractor on Steroids
Raise all your eggs and meat while producing uber-fertile compost.
Build Your Empire While Theirs Crumbles
Claim your rightful place in the world of money.
Justice and Entrepreneurship in a Time of Incompetence
Just the f*** do it.
Proper Human Diet
Dr. Ken Berry
Eat right, and you’ll be fit and frisky.
The Importance of Community
People + Security + Division of labor + Intelligence = Quality of life
Confessions of a Homesteader Wannabe
Josh and Thomas Carpenter
Homesteading is simple but far from easy. Avoid our newbie mistakes.
Learn digital marketing for your new business in the age of censorship.
When to Call the Vet?
Dr. Nakeita Fowler, DVM
Annual overview of caring for your animals.
Be Prepared, Not Panicked
Billy Bond, Nicole Sauce, Jack Spirko, John Willis
Timely and practical advice to your pressing questions.
Tactical Training for Homestead Defense
Joey Glover and Dana McClendon
Mindset, tactics, skill, and gear for homestead defense.
Medicine: Easy Until It Isn’t
Operational methods to deal with medical situations after the accident, incident, or illness.
A Protection Dog can keep you, your family, and your home safer. Practical demonstration.
Exit and Build Financial Strategy
Medical Treatment Center
Learn what’s really needed in a comprehensive medical kit and how to use the equipment. From trauma supplies to simple boo-boo supplies, do you know what you should have on hand? Get acquainted with critical medical gear and get hands-on training.
Hand Tool Rehab
Learn how to choose, use, rehab, and maintain your hand tools – pruners, axes, mauls, shovels, hoes, garden forks and so on. See the Vendors list: Kerry can repair and even return ailing tools to service (bring them along).
Sharpening on the Homestead
So many farm tools work easier when sharp. Master knife-maker Patrick Roehrmann explains what to do, then starts you on your sharpening career. In front of your very eyes, he will cut hair with a well-sharpened knife.
Water Is Wealth
Matt Hundley Watch and learn techniques for building water catchment tanks that are affordable and simple. Plus, by the end of this demonstration, you’ll understand the basics of finding and using water on any piece of land.
Pick up needles for the first time and take home a project.
Experienced? Bring your work in progress.
Demonstration: Navajo knitting. If you can, bring 50g or so of any DK, fine, or fingering weight yarn and US 7, 8, or 9 needles. Cast on 45 stitches, knit a row, and we’re ready to go.
3D printing knowledge and skills
Marksmanship: 6 Steps to Firing the Shot
Learn sight alignment, sight picture, focus, respiratory pause, squeeze the trigger, and follow through.
Live fire exercise with single-shot pellet rifles.
In many situations, just having a gun is not enough. Adding a Protection Dog to your defense makes you, your family, and your home safer. Joel will be demonstrating his dog’s capability at the end of this presentation.
Focus on traditional blacksmithing: hand tools, hooks, key fobs, and the application of such blacksmithing skills as taper, isolating material, creating shapes, and partnered striking.
Distilling for Fuel
See how making a mash and extracting in a small still creates high-proof ethanol that can run small engines.
Demonstration by a skilled bee whisperer. He calls them “the girls” and lavishes attention on their hives and seasons. Learn basic techniques, necessary equipment, and the year according to a bee.
Cutting techniques, chainsaw safety, personal protective equipment, basic maintenance, and some very handy knots
Greenhouse Best Practices
How to build a greenhouse and produce your own plants for the garden or market. Tips, tricks, and learned experiences to having a successful greenhouse.
Grind Your Grains
Experience a portable grist mill in action.
Robert Spagnuolo, Andrew Bucchin
Discussion of the Intentional Community
Theory, reality, and stories of successful peer-helping communities and the Freedom Cell Network.
Apocalypse-Proof Homestead Design
Design your homestead to provide grocery and feed store independence.