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Empowering Our Community by Teaching Emergency Preparedness


We meet every second Saturday at
Crossroads Christian Church
3838 State Road 44
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

6:30 p.m. Social
7:00 p.m. Program

Upcoming Programs

August 11, 2018

  • Tools for efficient vegetable gardening
  • Turning a lawn into a food-producing garden
  • Colloidal Silver demonstration
  • Tower gardening and container gardening

Do you have seeds to share? Last month, it was Luffa Gourd seeds. This month, Stephen will bring Seminole Pumpkin seeds for those who would like to try growing this. These were a staple of the Seminole Indians, and the fruit will keep almost a full year at room temperature.

A well-stocked garden tool shed will make gardening far more efficient.
An American hoe and an African hoe – both of current manufacture, but a world of difference. Two lessons: 1) Quality matters, and 2) It is possible to improvise if you failed to plan ahead.

September 8, 2018

  • Authenticating gold and silver coins using the Fisch System
  • Discussion – Grand Solar Minimum and what it means
  • Solar Generators – How to make your own
The Fisch gauge for checking gold and silver coins.

October 13, 2018

  • To be announced.

November 10, 2018

  • Round-Table Q&A – Growing your own food: Gardens, Chickens, and Ducks
Potatoes, Squash, Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Okra.
Mother hen and her chicks.
Baby ducks and geese.

“…nuclear warfare is not necessary to cause a breakdown of our society. You take a large city like Los Angeles, New York, Chicago–their water supply comes from hundreds of miles away and any interruption of that, or food, or power for any period of time, you’re going to have riots in the streets. Our society is so fragile, so dependent on the interworking of things to provide us with goods and services, that you don’t need nuclear warfare to fragment us anymore than the Romans needed it to cause their eventual downfall.”
Gene Roddenberry

“The key to survival in anything – disasters, careers, and life in general – is being able to observe, understand, accept, and quickly adapt to radical changes. Preparedness makes the process smoother and easier.”