1. Juan Derlust

    Now Forager

  2. Taming the Tiger

    Don’t dumpster dive Smart Food Service Warehouse in Portland

    I can’t speak for their other locations but I met up with a friend of mine in Portland and their boyfriend works for Smart Food Service Warehouse in Portland. We were talking about food waste and he said they would pour bleach into the food they dumped in order to deter homeless people. He had...
  3. D

    How much money do y'all need to live?

    hello people of stp, how much do you spend monthly on things like food, gear, shelter etc.? i'm really interested how high the expenses of different people, with different lifestyles are. on what do you spend most of your money? for me that would be food, depends on the location though. xoxo
  4. Caro

    An app that gives you local free food

    It's called Olio, here's a link:
  5. dubh

    Eating Trash (dumpstering phobias)

    So my background is a small town rural conservatism, where you don't get on welfare even if your starving, you resent handouts, etc. It took me forever to overcome my fear of eating out of the trash or dumpstering because of this cultural baggage. However, after I did overcome that fear it...
  6. EatMoreRoadKIll

    A place to lay low when the going gets tough.

    Hey didn't know where else to post this. There is a Buddhist retreat center in Red Feather Lakes called Shambhala Mountain Center, that takes volunteers during the spring to fall months. In exchange for volunteering you receive 3 meals a day, as much as you can eat, decent lodging, and 3...
  7. NapalmBreath

    Eugene Friday Food Not Bombs

    Every Friday from 3-5ish Food Not Bombs has a free vegan meal served at either Kesey Square (if it's sunny) or under cover at the park blocks if it's raining. Anyone interested in helping cook can email [email protected] for the address. we start around noon and usually head downtown...
  8. Tatanka

    Road Food, Healthier Eating

    So now, typically I carry mostly rice, sometimes a little flour to fatten up a meal and salt and pepper, may be a few different herbs and a few bouillon cubes. High sodium but they make a little stew a bit tastier and taste can play a big role in mentality. I wanted to say about how I acquired a...
  9. A

    Organic Produce for GMO Prices$$

    Here's a little trick you can use to get 5$ honeycrlsps at 1.69 Fuji apple prices. You could switch the stickers but they usually don't have enough sticky. Instead you go to self check out and just pick Fuji's on the screen instead of Honeycrisp. Its not a huge thing but as you know, I enjoy...
  10. Darth Decius

    Veteran Discount Con

    Hey, First post here, hope this one is useful. I am an honorable veteran and I don't carry my DD-214 papers with me. I still need to get my VA card, but I do have 'Veteran' on my driver's license - my license is out of NY and I'm in CA now. Basically, look up the businesses around you that...
  11. Will Wood

    EBT runs out. What do you do? What State is the easiest to get help?

    6 months and my EBT ran out. I'm in Arizona. I'm an arthritic man. Not very hirable. Good work ethic but the body is failing. Suggestions??
  12. Hoboculturalist

    Dumpster-divers or freegans in Wisconsin?

    Looking for comrades in the area. I know some good spots, if you want to partner up.
  13. dumpsternavel

    Dumpster Haul weeeeeeeee!

    Heya all! Just wanted to share the haul my fav dumpster cat from SLC and I came across last night* The majority of the goods is mainly from only two dumpsters that we hit. A bit more from a 3rd. Petra was hoping for lots of oranges, and leafy greens before we left their abode to dive. On our...
  14. Nomadic Wolf

    Best Dumpster Dives

    I've been down in the moist dick hole of this country (Florida) bumming it out and getting more adjusted to living outside in preparation to hitch and hop my way out of here and out west. In my time camping out, getting by, I've visited a few common super markets to scavenge from their mystery...
  15. freegander

    cooking with solar

    has anyone ever tried this? i think it'd be a fun project, but maybe not super convenient for traveling since it would only work when the sun's out.
  16. K

    Ethics of getting Free Food from the Government!!!!!

    This thread is for the discussion of ethics in regards to seeking and obtaining food stamps. If you have thoughts on Government assistance with obtaining food, kindly share.
  17. Daman45

    Hello, need help getting across America alive.

    Hi, I am new to alternative traveling. I want to get to California for the sheer fun of it. However, I have no clue to get there without using a car or a airplane. Both of which are going to cost more than I am able to make. I need some tips and advice on how to travel, lodge, and even get my...
  18. Dylan Christopher

    Toronto to Halifax

    Hi all, Heading from Toronto to Halifax at the beginning of August, got seven days to kill and thinking of checking out Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec, and Halifax. Looking for cool kitschy places, anarcho communities and squats, small cool towns, food, nature, etc. Any information is greatly appreciated!
  19. Brother X

    News & Blogs Italian court rules food theft 'not a crime' if hungry Stealing small amounts of food to stave off hunger is not a crime, Italy's highest court of appeal has ruled. Judges overturned a theft conviction against Roman Ostriakov after he stole cheese and sausages worth €4.07 (£3; $4.50) from a...
  20. Inuyoujo

    Looking for fruit, nuts, and vitamins

    Hey all, I need food/ drink, fruit, nut, and vitamin suggestions on mood stuff (mostly depression), protein, dry skin and hair, menstrual stuff (ALL OF IT), and allergies/ congestion, and falling and staying asleep. I don't have access to herbs, and even if I did they would be costly. I know...
  21. Inuyoujo

    Handbook of the Streets! Don't go hungry or naked in Twin Cities!

    The handbook is printed for '14 - '15 but it's still very useful! ::joyful:: Day and night shelters, places to get clothes, food shelves and soup kitchens. Even legal support and advocacy. The website and The Handbook via PDF. Good luck and safe travels, family! ::drinkingbuddy::
  22. ShittyMike

    Growing Food and Other Cool Stuff

    Hopefully this is the right board, I figure the topics are similar enough though Anyone have experience with growing plants or raising animals? If so I'd really like to hear about your thoughts on it. But first, some of mine... I took up gardening last summer for the shiggles of it and found...
  23. Joni

    Cooking with jerky

    so i found this new product that think is the most amazing thing. BACON JERKY!!! ahh man this stuff in awesome scrambled eggs and some veggies.... ahhh yeah... BLT on the fly would work too!! so morning eggs goies like this: powdered eggs - get this from camp supply, amazon squat, or a drop...
  24. Rolly Leonard

    Greetings From Georgia!

    hey guys my name is eli and currently i am in milledgeville georgia. i have been giving the vagabond lifestyle some very serious consideration (i have gone from georgia to cali and back earlier this year) and as of right now, the only thing holding me back is my girlfriend and lack of guidance...
  25. Inuyoujo

    Don't go hungry in Philly!

    This great resource map will help keep that tummy full! 1. Search for all needs in one place. There are many dedicated anti-hunger groups working to address these important issues in Philadelphia. This toolkit serves as a way to bring all of their resources together in one comprehensive...