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Kyle Ferlemann

MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Lightning Press

Kyle Ferlemann is an author and teacher who has a knack for putting the complex into context. He is a master plumber, served in military for 33 years, and taught grade school, so he is very familiar with disasters and how to survive them.

Kyle is speaking in Texas, Pennsylvania and is a contributor to Mother Earth News Fair Online.

Workshops

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Practical Preparedness: It’s not the end of the world

Join this family- and community-focused introduction to disaster preparedness. Learn about realistic and prudent disaster awareness, plans, and preparedness. Disasters are real, not so uncommon, and very survivable; it's not the end of the world.
Modern Homesteading Hands On

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No Cash? No Problem: Barter markets and cashless commerce

Being barter savvy is an imperative homesteader skill. When done right, bartering can become a productive and even profitable part of sustaining your homestead. This presentation will discuss concepts of barter commodities, relative valuations, and methods of exchange. Learn to navigate a market where there are no preset, cash-based values on goods and services, and you have limited resources to get what you need.
Modern Homesteading

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Pennsylvania, Friday 12:30-1:30 p.m., Grit Stage

Get the Message Out: Emergency and short-wave radio communications

This short introduction to radio communication will provide clear and usable explanations of different kinds of radios and their uses, publicly available frequency bands, and licensing requirements for each. There are radios for just about any situation from hand held walkie-talkies, to vehicle mounted “family” radios, to amateur (HAM) licensed operators that can talk across the globe. Learn about what radios can do for you and what kind of radios best fit your needs.
Modern Homesteading

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Emergency Preparation Ideas for Cold Weather Months

In this workshop, Kyle Ferlemann details how the importance of home remedies and tactics to ensuring your food security in times of need. He also describes how to best plan for cold weather and winter rules to live by.
Modern Homesteading Hands On

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Effective Emergency Plans: The 20 percent plan is the 80 percent solution

Disaster planning can seem overwhelming. The truth is that disaster planning and preparation is not nearly as difficult as it sounds or as expensive as you think. Chances are good that you already have the prerequisite skills for planning, but have not put them into a disaster context. By adapting a few life skills you already have, learning a few helpful skills, collecting a few things you will need for your plan, and learning to be aware of your surroundings, you can be ready to respond when events overwhelm. Join us and learn about the things you didn't know that you already knew.
Modern Homesteading

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Pennsylvania, Sunday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Modern Homesteading Stage
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