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PostPosted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RenewableCandy wrote:
Well that went down like a LED balloon.


haha nice one Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

adam2 wrote:
tpals wrote:
adam2 wrote:
Many basic or uninteresting foods are much better with butter, and of course butter contains a lot of calories and keeps well in a freezer. This however is reliant on an electricity supply.

USA doomers often recomend a stash of tinned butter, but this does not seem to be available in the UK.
Can anyone recomend a UK supplier of tinned butter ?


The butter brand sold in the US is Red Feather which comes from New Zealand. I don't know if it's available in the UK.


Not sold in the UK, AFAIK.
Unless anyone knows otherwise ?


After several years of looking, I have now found a UK source of tinned butter.
Regrettably though the source is the well known tax avoiding outfit, the one with a south American river named in their honour !
Can anyone suggest a more ethical UK supplier ?
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"adam2 daries" would be a possible alternative source, though it's likely to be in jars rather than tins.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

fuzzy wrote:
After 6 months of true anarchy in the UK all bets are off as to the outcome.


I doubt the UK would last 6 months. In two months of real anarchy i.e. food supply cut off, most of the population would already have starved.

If you want a scary depiction of how that might go down, read "last light"
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It would last far longer than 6 months, centuries for example, just with far fewer people.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 5:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

woodburner wrote:
It would last far longer than 6 months, centuries for example, just with far fewer people.


Not sure it would be called the UK though you're right that the British Isles will last for a long time.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

woodburner wrote:
"adam2 daries" would be a possible alternative source, though it's likely to be in jars rather than tins.


I think that I would go down the goat or two in a shed and buy a cream separator and butter churn route as I've got the space and will have a shed shortly. You could do this in a small garden as long as you have access to sufficient browse to keep the goats feed.

Thinking about it you would also have to keep the goats well protected from predators - human ones - who would see an immediate meal rather than the ongoing nutrition.
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