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Oct 14, 2023Liked by Ben Green

I live in the middle of nowhere in Sweden, in a tiny cottage with some land. We have, what I think is called, a root cellar, in which we can keep most of what we grow all year around and we're mostly self sufficient. At the end of last summer I was browsing google for new ways to preserve my crops, especially tomatoes, and somehow stumbled upon the barracks via a newspaper or magazine. Can't remember exactly. The internet works in mysterious ways. However, I savoured every blog post with a growing hope that someone's actually doing something. Have diligently read the newsletter every week since then. It's like a beacon in the night. Thank you for what you are doing!

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I'm from Dallas, TX and have no recollection of how I stumbled across your particular corner of the world. We have maybe just finally wrapped up one of our notoriously bad summers here. We may get 2 weeks of fall before first winter sets in. This part of Texas is not known for nice seasons.

I enjoy your journey in self-sufficiency. Lots of people mumble about stuff like this but few even understand what it requires. Thanks for continuing to chronicle your work.

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I can't remember how I heard about you, Ben. I got hooked by the pigs, love to read about your amazing garden adventures, and feel thankful overall for your blunt assessments of where we are all heading...no sugarcoating there!

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Oh, I'm holding myself back, believe me. There was some really awful climate news out yesterday. I am not sure what to do with it. But, it'll be mainstream in a day or two, I am sure.

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Hello...

The potatoes look awesome...

The piggies look...well...huge!

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Also, the piggies are awesome and the potatoes are huge! :D

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Yay! Jack and I have a long history of sending each other readers! I'm very proud to be associated with him! Thanks for saying hi!

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