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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2013, 05:36:40 AM »
Excellent info Barb!  Thanks!!  ;D

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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2013, 07:39:11 PM »
Hello All!

I'm not sure if this was not posted before but I shall post it here just in case:
The article is titled "16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps"
and it lists some foods that I knew of and some I didn't know that could be cultivated from cuttings, they include:
  • Lemongrass
  • Celery
  • Ginger
  • Bok Choi
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Cabbage
  • Leeks
  • Scallions
  • Spring Onions
  • Fennel
  • Potatoes
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Mushroom
  • Pineapple

This is a pic of the celery my 12 year old grew :)



http://wakeup-world.com/2012/10/15/16-foods-thatll-re-grow-from-kitchen-scraps/
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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2013, 07:59:52 PM »
Hello All!

I'm not sure if this was not posted before but I shall post it here just in case:
The article is titled "16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps"
and it lists some foods that I knew of and some I didn't know that could be cultivated from cuttings, they include:
  • Lemongrass
  • Celery
  • Ginger
  • Bok Choi
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Cabbage
  • Leeks
  • Scallions
  • Spring Onions
  • Fennel
  • Potatoes
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Mushroom
  • Pineapple


http://wakeup-world.com/2012/10/15/16-foods-thatll-re-grow-from-kitchen-scraps/

Pbutter this is awesome ! I really like this info... The person who posted that photo of the celery grown from short, cut off stalks ahs removed her photo from photobucket.. so I deleted the photobucket msg. :)
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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #18 on: January 14, 2014, 08:31:09 AM »
Barb great article, thanks for the info.

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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #19 on: January 14, 2014, 11:25:20 AM »
Barb great article, thanks for the info.

bk,
I am glad you are the Moderator over this Board now.
I like your posts.
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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #20 on: January 14, 2014, 10:47:20 PM »
Barb,
         I wonder if Turmeric could be cultivated this way also since it is in the Ginger family?
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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2014, 04:18:18 PM »
Barb,
         I wonder if Turmeric could be cultivated this way also since it is in the Ginger family?
Bob

Good question! Answer is yes. I just learned some new things.  ;)

So ginger is a rhizome  [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhizome ] and yes - so is turmeric!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhizome  "If a rhizome is separated into pieces, each piece may be able to give rise to a new plant."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turmeric   

SEE:  http://modernsurvivalblog.com/survival-garden/3-herbs-to-try-in-your-survival-garden/  3 herbs to try in your survival garden: 3 Herbs To Try in Your Survival Garden
   
March 6, 2012, by Lauren (Mrs. MSB)

garlic ginger and turmeric!

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Barb Note: Just a few excerpts. Wikipedia on turmeric -

 As of December 2013, turmeric is being evaluated for its potential efficacy against several human diseases in clinical trials, including kidney and cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, several types of cancer and irritable bowel disease.[22]

Specifically, turmeric is also being investigated in relation to Alzheimer's disease,[23] diabetes,[24] and other clinical disorders.[25][26]

However, according to various basic research studies,[27][28][29][30] administration of curcumin or turmeric can suppress several stages of cancer development in multiple tumor models.[28] One study of curcumin on human cancer cells in vitro used hybrid molecules with the anti-nausea drug thalidomide to induce apoptosis in myeloma cancer cells.[31] Some research shows compounds in turmeric to have anti-fungal and antibacterial properties; however, curcumin is not one of them.[32]

Curcumin, the active component of tumeric, has also been shown to be a vitamin D receptor ligand "with implications for colon cancer chemoprevention."  Definition of chemoprevention is below:

Cancer chemoprevention is the use of natural, synthetic (made in a laboratory), or biologic (from a living source) substances to reverse, suppress, or prevent the development of cancer.

http://www.cancer.net/all-about-cancer/risk-factors-and-prevention/chemoprevention

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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2014, 06:26:37 PM »
A recap on indoor food cultivation:
Seed sprouting
led fruit, veg growing
yogurt cultivation
yeast culture for bread- someone keep it going
fruit and veg drying
jerky drying
mushroom growing
an indoor well - protected little fish pond - trout or whatever will work.

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One thing I haven't yet accomplished learning that I really want to is raising sprouts!  I do remember it was so easy and nutritious! (an old boyfriend from the 70's used to raise and sell them and I helped a bit, but that was a very, very long time ago!).  He used to sell them to the one and only natural health food store in our small town at the time.  Ha, must be wandering down memory lane tonight!

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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2014, 11:00:23 AM »
A recap on indoor food cultivation:
Seed sprouting
led fruit, veg growing
yogurt cultivation
yeast culture for bread- someone keep it going
fruit and veg drying
jerky drying
mushroom growing
an indoor well - protected little fish pond - trout or whatever will work.

- Yowbarb

One thing I haven't yet accomplished learning that I really want to is raising sprouts!  I do remember it was so easy and nutritious! (an old boyfriend from the 70's used to raise and sell them and I helped a bit, but that was a very, very long time ago!).  He used to sell them to the one and only natural health food store in our small town at the time.  Ha, must be wandering down memory lane tonight!

Hey! I remember that health food store. (Er, you were dating him?) I thought I was the only one.
My bad.
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Re: Indoor food cultivation, a good survival tool
« Reply #24 on: March 13, 2014, 11:58:15 AM »
HaHaHa!  OMG  too funny!  Were you the pretty one with the long hair and glasses??   8)   ;D ;D ;) ;D

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« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2014, 01:16:49 PM »
HaHaHa!  OMG  too funny!  Were you the pretty one with the long hair and glasses??   8)   ;D ;D ;) ;D

Long dark hair. Leotard with blue jeans. Sandals. Vegan skinny. Sunglasses.  8)
Yep that was me! Well he musta liked both of us. Oh well.
Sorry, that silly mood has overtaken me.
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« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2014, 01:59:26 PM »
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