Apr 212015

Landscaping work and a place to stay at our camp for right match. We are a Christian Family looking for like minded Christian Family to help us work our land and have a sustainable farm. We are not anti government….just want to be self reliant for upcoming hard times. We have a landscaping business and have a small farm. There is a place for your RV here or you may be able to use ours.

Email chardamos three six seven @ gmail.com

Apr 172015

Hi, My name is Renee. I am a 24 female nursing student. I live in Louisiana.I have 2 sons. I am new to prepping and knowing that anything can happen is what helped me decide to start prepping.  So, like any parent I would like to have a safe place for my family just in case SHTF.

I am looking to start a prepping group/community. I would like to have a large mixed group of open minded people from all walks of life.  Your race, age, religion, material status, family size or where you live will not matter. As long as you can offer a skill or two you will be welcome. and for those who don’t have skills you must be willing to learn. I would require a background check from your local sheriffs office, I’m not trying to get all in your business. I’m just trying to make sure everyone would be safe.  If you would like to explain anything you will get a chance to do so.

I would like to buy some land to build a bug out community. i am currently designing an above ground community and an underground retreat. I have started looking at some land in the Midwest states. I figured that would be the safest place in any SHTF scenario. I do like the land in Missouri.

If you are looking to join and you have land and you would like it to be used let me know.

I know most people don’t want a large group for various reasons. I figure we are all adults and are we are all trying to do the same thing ( have a safe place). so why not work together. It would hurt to have a lot of skills in one group. Plus if we did have to go underground we would need a lot of different people for social reasons.

So if you are interested in this, email me at ladavianw [at] icloud [dot] com

Apr 072015

Good Afternoon Preppers,

On June 18, 2015 Northern Self Reliance will be at Seal Cove Auto Museum for a demo of engines running on wood gas.



If you are in the area please come for a visit. They have an amazing collection of brass era(1895-1917) vehicles.


Mar 232015

I’m building a full Prepper community, I have land in the Hanover county area of New Hampshire about 25-30 acres with a well, as well as several dead drop locations on the eastern coast of the US available goal is to make room for between 75-100 people a group that will not only survive but thrive. project will take a few years and stages including group training. this is an invitation extended towards existing prepper groups and individuals alike. About me I am young just 23 my wife 19 and we have 2 kids. I can cook as a trade I am also no stranger to combat and I can use a firearm at an intermediate level and a blade at an expert level. Though with some exception I’m self trained in Firearms, Hunting, Explosives, Trapping,and Smelting. Weapon knowledge includes most strike fire pistols and rifles including automatics, pump and break action shotguns, katana, cutlass, bastard sword, hand and half swords, kopis, gladius, kukri, machetes, most knives, short staff, BO staff, spear, knuckles, and tomahawk and am still learning more weapons and skills.

One thing I’ve learned is numbers are essential so I’m trying to do what i can to pull resources and like minded preppers to aid each other in prepping a safely secured self sufficient community.

What I’m looking for.

  • Friendly and trustworthy, individuals that understand working together equally is important free code no kings no servants
  • Variant degree of skill, if you know nothing the show willingness to learn if you know something be ready to teach
  • Strong and capable, be strong of mind or body or both
  • Financial support, I am poor but i have land to build and train on the more we can build there the more we can do
  • Seriousness, I look at this as a future possibility it could mean survival for my family or more than just them I DON’T think of this as a game or something to do in spare time.

Imagination, prepping for the end brings about what communities will arise at the end new traditions and rituals made old ones lost imagination could be a formidable weapon or a moral raiser be open to new ideas.

There are skills I’m looking for in people

  • Cartography
  • Hunting
  • Butchery
  • Smithing (metal and leather)
  • Communications engineer
  • Engineer
  • Electioneer
  • Plumber
  • HAM Radio
  • Architect 
  • Carpenter
  • Military
  • Private militia
  • Entrepreneurs 
  • Masons
  • IT
  • H VAC
  • Pilots
  • Mechanics
  • Gun smiths
  • Strong fighters
  • Botanists and gardeners
  • Historian of great civilizations
Mar 152015

Good Morning Folks,

It has been a long, cold winter here in Maine.  On June 6, 2015 Northern Self Reliance will be at Square Tail Brewing:



demonstrating engines running on wood gas.

Please come out and join us for some great beer and a chance to see wood gas in action.  The demonstration will be from noon until 6:00 or the beer runs out.

Mar 032015

Hello, I live in Medford MA and am looking for a group to join up with and have some options. Im somewhat new to prepping but not totally green when it comes to surviving in the outdoors. i am a avid hiker and camper both in winter and summer months. familiar with firearms and a very hardworker. i would like to join a group that meets up every few months and talks about current events, bugouts and all that goes with it. would love to meet up with some like minded people and are willing to pull all our resourses together if the time ever comes. (not just meaning material items) but whatever each and everyone can bring to the table.  Please contact me at kmcl[@]yahoo[do]com

Feb 172015

Goal: We wish to join an established group of like-minded individuals with an established retreat location in northern New Hampshire or Maine. We are new to Maine (less than 1 year) and have not had enough time to build a group or retreat location of our own.

Who we are: Family of four ages 49/49/15/14 in great health with no prescriptions or ailments. Socially and politically conservative Catholics.

What we bring:
>Skills: Head of Household (H/H) is a combat arms officer and veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan with experience setting up, defending (in depth) and operating expeditionary sites (FOBs) as well as operating in austere environments in all environments (mountain, desert, jungle). Some additional skills of note that the H/H has include: CCL/LTC Instructor (UT/IL/MA); NRA Basic Pistol and Home Firearm Safety Instructor; 20+ years of experience instructing military personnel (foreign and domestic), in offensive and defensive individual tasks and collective tasks from fire team/squad operations through company/battalion operations. All family members have demonstrated proficiency in the following minimum mandatory skills: Medical (CPR (adult/child/infant)), basic first aid); Firearms use and maintenance; Food gathering & prep (cooking and gardening); Construction (basic carpentry); Auto/Light-Truck Repair (basic user level maintenance); Small Unit Tactics; Combatives; Orienteering. A complete list of skills with proficiency levels by individual can be provided.

>Gear: All family members are equipped with a standardized basic battery of firearms (carbine/pistol/shotgun), PPE (vest/helmet/mask), individual communications (both GMRS and FRS) with an additional complement (in depth and breadth) of both enhanced and redundant tactical equipment/gear as well as wireless/hard wire communications equipment.

>Provisions: 12+ months for four adults and same quantity in stores of other expendables.

Contact: If interested in having our capable and energized family join your established group at your established retreat location, please PM me

Jan 032015

Here is my post at the Intentional Community website :
Listing created on: November 3, 2012
Western ME Homestead/Prepper Group
(Franklin County, Maine, United States)

Status: Forming
Formed: 2008
Visitors accepted: Yes
Open to new Members: Yes
Franklin County, Maine, 04982
United States
Visitors accepted: Yes
email me, we’ll chat & maybe speak on the phone
Membership Process
Open to new Members: Yes
fit in w/the vision
Mission Statement:
create sustainable group
Community Description:
Have 100+ acres of hardwood & rocks, w/plenty of water – supremely defensible – need partners to develop. Beautiful rural area, some farms/tiny villages surrounded by thousands and thousands of acres of public access forest.
20 mi.s from tiny resortish village for odds & ends of employment – ski areas for one thing.
15 mi. from a very greeny/hippy small college town that is the county seat, has all sorts of Ag. Stores & a farmer’s market as well as a decent hospital.
I have an excavator, and a farm tractor w/a loader, will be buying a dumptruck soon to begin developing the land into a defensible farm retreat.
Also have bandsaw mill, woodsplitter, all construction tools & equipment – generators, etc., etc… 30 yrs. as a carpenter/builder/developer before becoming a realtor .
Meanwhile continuing to develop present 6 acre mini-farm 1/2 hr. away for gardening & animals until big project is more under way.
At this point there are others who are interested, and I have placed 2 big travel trailers on the land . One to be enclosed in a solar double garage for temporary housing for myself . Your temporary housing would be welcome if you are in sync w/me.
No offense but please don’t contact me unless you are seriously considering a move to a group in a safer place, and please understand that my project is not developed, and will require a lot of physical work, but also – you will be on the ground floor, so to speak.
Thank you, and good luck to you all in this New Year .

Apr 242014

My family and I have 30+ acres in Waldo County, Maine. Ultimately, we are going to move there, but we still have some obligations in Southcoast MA (aging parent, income tied to MA for the time being) keeping us here for a short while longer. However, We have a cabin built, and are using permaculture principals to design long term food sustainability. I don’t know how much time there is before things get really bad, but we would like to network with others in the area, and hopefully get some group prepping efforts going.

I am an herbalist, focusing on herbs for a post-collapse world, with some midwifery training. My husband is a beekeeper and working towards becoming a krav maga instructor. We homeschool our kids, enjoy shooting, gardening, and homebrewing. Hoping to meet some prepper families close to us in Maine. If there are any in MA, especially in eastern MA, I’d welcome the contact as well. Thanks!