in Portland, OR
in Tigard, OR
in Portland, OR
in Portland, OR
7 Meetup Groups match “Self-Sufficiency” near Portland, OR
A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR is someone who recognizes a social problem and uses entrepreneurial principles to organize, create, and manage a venture to make social change. A Business Entrepreneur measures performance in revenue, profit, and return on investment. A Social Entrepreneur measures performance in two equally important ways: First on how well he or she has achieved their social mission and second in revenue, profit, and return on investment. Nonprofits use different terms such as fundrais …
“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” ~Henry David Thoreau Those certainly are words to live by. Welcome to the Wild Mind Outdoor Community! We've been around since January 2011 and have evolved from a hiking group interested in mindfulness to a community that seeks to experience nature in a variety of mindful ways. We are open to folks from all walks of life, beginners and experts alike. Our leaders do not necessarily know any more about a given topic than our members; we're just pe …
We are NE Portland neighbors educating ourselves, experimenting, and taking steps toward a more self-sufficient lifestyle. We're interested in everything from heirloom vegetables to trying out different kinds of preservation methods. From bees to chickens, compost to raised beds, water conservation to minimal waste this is a group for people who want to explore possibilities. We're looking forward to meeting you. Cheers,
This is a women's group for discussion and preparing action plans for what I like to call "everyday preparedness" or "practical preparedness". Any ladies are welcome (you don't need to be a mom). No experience? No problem! Discussion topics will be similar to those found in CERT training, and books like "Just In Case" by Kathy Harrison, and "Survival Mom" by Lisa Bedford. We will not be debating or discussing the likelihood of doomsday scenarios. Example topics for discussion are: water storage, …
ISTA - I Survived The Apocalypse. . . and all I got was this lousy T-shirt! Any one of several different types of catastrophes could potentially disrupt the shipment of food to local grocery stores, stop the flow of fresh drinking water or disrupt electrical service to your house. If its a small scale event, these things will only take a few days to restore, but longer lasting inconveniences could spark civil unrest. As people begin to run out of their own personal food and water storage supp …
"Homesteading" is the act of making things from scratch. This includes a wide range of fun activities like gardening, preserving food, making home brews, raising chickens and bees, and making homemade beauty and cleaning products. "Homesteaders" want to know where their food comes from and what is in their products. Making things from scratch is the best way to educate yourself and save some money in the process! Join us for DIY classes and to meet other urban homesteaders in your community. Ple …
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