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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #165 on: July 02, 2019, 10:29:20 PM »
Still not allowed to eat the stupid people in Australia.... I would start with the clergy and the politicians first. ;D

Banksters are my first choice of post-SHTF Day meats.

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Where are the recipes then?

I think vegans would be a fairly healthy option... Just like grass fed beef. Juicy and chemical free.
Need to start a "What you would eat when SHTF thread..."

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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #166 on: July 02, 2019, 10:54:06 PM »
Still not allowed to eat the stupid people in Australia.... I would start with the clergy and the politicians first. ;D

Banksters are my first choice of post-SHTF Day meats.

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Where are the recipes then?

I think vegans would be a fairly healthy option... Just like grass fed beef. Juicy and chemical free.
Need to start a "What you would eat when SHTF thread..."

JOW

You can find great Recipes for meats on r/cookingzone and r/meatosaurus.  Both are Diner Social Media Reddit Subs.  Just substitute "Bankster" for Beef, Moose, Bear, Lamb Ostrich, Rabbit, Squirrel etc, etc etc.  Also great instructional videos available on how to butcher a Bear Bankster in the Field.  Here's a sample:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/EVo48Dm-Jk4" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/EVo48Dm-Jk4</a>

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« Reply #167 on: July 03, 2019, 12:33:52 AM »
The Imbeciles are IN CHARGE!

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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #168 on: July 03, 2019, 04:11:03 AM »


Banksters are my first choice of post-SHTF Day meats.

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Just substitute "Bankster" for Beef, Moose, Bear, Lamb Ostrich, Rabbit, Squirrel etc, etc etc.  Also great instructional videos available on how to butcher a Bear Bankster in the Field.  Here's a sample:

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As apex predators, humans like banisters absorb most of the environmental, toxins. And beware the brains: prions can give you kuru, or mad cow disease.

In the same way we don't eat vermin that we kill, I'd avoid the bankster.
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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #169 on: July 03, 2019, 05:28:42 AM »


Banksters are my first choice of post-SHTF Day meats.

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Just substitute "Bankster" for Beef, Moose, Bear, Lamb Ostrich, Rabbit, Squirrel etc, etc etc.  Also great instructional videos available on how to butcher a Bear Bankster in the Field.  Here's a sample:

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As apex predators, humans like banisters absorb most of the environmental, toxins. And beware the brains: prions can give you kuru, or mad cow disease.

In the same way we don't eat vermin that we kill, I'd avoid the bankster.

No worries.  The Instapot cooks the shit out of any meat.  Comes out tender, moist and delicious.  Also Sterilizes and Sautees.  :icon_sunny:

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I suggest my Corned Beef recipe, and double the normal amount of Kosher Salt and Pink Curing Salt (Sodium Nitrate, NaNO2)  This should double insure any nasties get sent to the Great Beyond before consumption.  For triple insurance, add Cayenne Pepper, fresh Habanero Peppers and Chili Powder.  Just make sure you have plenty of Alaskan Pure Glacial Water to wash it down with and ready access to a Composting Toilet..



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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #170 on: July 03, 2019, 02:23:29 PM »
Still not allowed to eat the stupid people in Australia.... I would start with the clergy and the politicians first. ;D

Banksters are my first choice of post-SHTF Day meats.

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I'll bet coyotes & buzzards would back away from that tainted grizzle in a new york minute......
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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #171 on: July 03, 2019, 03:07:06 PM »
Still not allowed to eat the stupid people in Australia.... I would start with the clergy and the politicians first. ;D

Banksters are my first choice of post-SHTF Day meats.

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I'll bet coyotes & buzzards would back away from that tainted grizzle in a new york minute......

Dandelions and grass would be better.
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« Reply #172 on: July 05, 2019, 05:22:46 AM »
I want hardy fruit or nut trees which are drought and frost tolerant....  We get long hot dry summers and cool wet winters with some frosts.
Any suggestions?

I already have: Apricot, peach x 2, cherry, nectarine, hazel nut x 2, walnut x 2, macadamia x 2, almond, chestnut x 2, grapefruit, mandarin, lemon x 2, lime, fig x 2, avocado x 3 and  a bay tree (leaves used for cooking). Oh, and also an olive.
I have a navel orange and some kind of apple are on my wish list, but not sure which variety.
Also growing bamboo, but so far not attracting any pandas.
Have no luck with passion fruit for some reason, and poor results with berries so far. Pretty sure problem is summer heat; it is hard to keep up enough water for plants with shallow roots, hence I prefer trees or deep rooted perennials.   

Last 2 weeks have planted bird and insect attracting natives, so a fruit or nut would be good this week. Bare rooted trees are appearing in nurseries now.

Plant a tree a week until I die. Save as many as you can.

No tree porn this week, but here is a picture of a black cockatoo in one of my radiata pines from a few years back, and an echidna in my paddock hiding under a tree from me. Very shy, short sighted and truely strange little creatures!

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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #173 on: July 05, 2019, 05:40:35 AM »
Pretty sure the cockatoo is a are yellow tailed black cockatoo. Every year we get visited by a small flock 5 or 6.
They are damn noisy! Used to tell the lads when they were small they were Pterodactyls due to loud screeching noise they make as they fought over pine nuts.... Site has a sound bite:

http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/species/Calyptorhynchus-funereus

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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #174 on: July 06, 2019, 11:24:32 PM »
This weeks tree:
Citrus Sinensis "Cara Cara"
Blood navel orange.
In full sun and I have a plastic tree guard around it for winter, as this micro climate is close to the limit for citrus cold wise.

Will look at bare rooted trees over next few weeks. Apple or maybe a plum. Had a wattle tree which blew over a few years back. I might find a few local species and see if I can propagate a few from seed also..
Open to suggestions folks.

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« Reply #175 on: July 13, 2019, 01:30:13 AM »
This weeks tree:
Grevilliea Sp.
Looks like the one in the picture attached. Spider like red flowers and needle like leaves.
Very wide variety of different shaped flowers and leaves, as well as general size. Nat actually sure exactly how big this one will grow....
Native and bird attractant so should withstand dry hot summers once established..

Will plant it in a sunny area where the bloody kangaroos wont kill it!
If I didn't live in a fairly urban area I would have roo steak with a 7mm hole it it by now.

Save all you can. Plant a tree a week until I die is the plan.

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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #176 on: July 13, 2019, 01:57:56 AM »
This weeks tree:
Grevilliea Sp.
Looks like the one in the picture attached. Spider like red flowers and needle like leaves.
Very wide variety of different shaped flowers and leaves, as well as general size. Nat actually sure exactly how big this one will grow....
Native and bird attractant so should withstand dry hot summers once established..

Will plant it in a sunny area where the bloody kangaroos wont kill it!
If I didn't live in a fairly urban area I would have roo steak with a 7mm hole it it by now.

Save all you can. Plant a tree a week until I die is the plan.

JOW

A great plan, actually. But there's no pic attached!
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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #177 on: July 13, 2019, 11:06:51 AM »
This weeks tree:
Grevilliea Sp.
Looks like the one in the picture attached. Spider like red flowers and needle like leaves.
Very wide variety of different shaped flowers and leaves, as well as general size. Nat actually sure exactly how big this one will grow....
Native and bird attractant so should withstand dry hot summers once established..

Will plant it in a sunny area where the bloody kangaroos wont kill it!
If I didn't live in a fairly urban area I would have roo steak with a 7mm hole it it by now.

Save all you can. Plant a tree a week until I die is the plan.

JOW


What does "Roo" taste like ? Please don't say chicken  :icon_mrgreen:
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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #178 on: July 13, 2019, 11:10:15 AM »


Farmers Are Using Flowers To Beat Back Pests Instead Of Chemicals

07/05/2019 BY STILLNESS IN THE STORM

(Aimee Lutkin) A farm is its own ecosystem, but many conventional practices strip away the life cycle of all the creatures living in it by using pesticides. This makes sense, since crops can be decimated by the wrong kind of insect or other invader.

Source Ė Green Matters

by Aimee Lutkin, June 2nd, 2019

But pesticides have created a number of problems; not only do pests become gradually resistant to the poison, the use of the chemicals can be unhealthy for workers and potentially for the people who come in contact with the produce in their food cycle.

Fast Company reports that many organic farmers are going back to older practices by cultivating an environment where natural pest predators can live. Theyíre growing flowers amongst their other crops, creating a home for creatures like parasitic wasps, who eat aphids in their larval state. Itís been a common practice to grow flowers around the perimeter of farmland acres, because it encourages biodiversity. But agriculturalists are experimenting with strips of flowers within their crops, creating a highway for bugs to travel farther and cover more ground for pest control.

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Re: The Environment Board
« Reply #179 on: July 13, 2019, 02:12:59 PM »
This weeks tree:
Grevilliea Sp.
Looks like the one in the picture attached. Spider like red flowers and needle like leaves.
Very wide variety of different shaped flowers and leaves, as well as general size. Nat actually sure exactly how big this one will grow....
Native and bird attractant so should withstand dry hot summers once established..

Will plant it in a sunny area where the bloody kangaroos wont kill it!
If I didn't live in a fairly urban area I would have roo steak with a 7mm hole it it by now.

Save all you can. Plant a tree a week until I die is the plan.

JOW


What does "Roo" taste like ? Please don't say chicken  :icon_mrgreen:

Actually taste a lot like beef. Its a very lean and healthy meat, and we really should be eating this in Australia instead of beef or lamb, as it is suitable to our climate and ecosystems.

Most roo meat is used as pet food in Australia, and we export a fair bit too apparently. You may see it in a shop in the States that sells game meats. You see it here in restaurants sometimes along with other game meats such as Emu, Venison, Buffalo and Crocodile. Kangaroos are not easily domesticated like sheep or cattle. Same reason you don't farm Hippos or North American Bison I assume. I have eaten all the above, (except Hippo and Bison!), plus a few species I have shot myself: rabbit, quail (my favourite), pigeon and duck. I will only shoot pest species now. Rabbits, cats, deer, wild dogs and foxes, and no, I have not eaten dog, cat or fox. :P

I like the flower idea. We have tried something similar in the garden with a couple of different plants which confuse butterflies, companion planting with stuff bugs don.t like as well as sacrificial plants bugs prefer to draw them away, and we don't use pesticides to allow natural predators. I have a fair diversity of plants on the property now, and growing every week, and I am sure this helps predator insects and birds control pests. Best snail control I have seen are my chickens. They are vicious predators which hunt in packs when let out onto the wild snail herds!  ;D
 
A lot of people think I am a crazy because I am planting trees and spending my spare time and really very little money putting in water tanks, garden beds, pumps, backup power, stocking a pantry and other little self sufficiency, and usually money saving steps instead of living the uber-consumerist lifestyle culture demands. Seems to be the same people who panic when there is a blackout, or if a telephone outage stops credit card machines working for a day like they did last week.

All these small steps are good, and they make a big difference locally, but I think we are all still pretty screwed!
I will post another picture of a Grevillea like the latest one I have planted. Surly says he cant see the last one even though it comes up when I log on....

JOW

 

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