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BB20 Certification: 20 PEP Badge Bits

To apply, please show you have earned 20 PEP Badge Bits.
:: At least 20 :: Any PEP Badge BB, Any Level :: Oddball, 1 Full Point Equivalent To 1 BB ::

Earners of BB20 Certification are currently entitled to a packet of Sepp Holzer grain to be mailed within the U.S.  If you wish for a packet of 42 grains to be mailed to you, please post saying so to this thread and a staff member will contact you to coordinate details. This is not a forever thing.

Sometimes, PEP events will only be open to people who have earned a minimum number of PEP BB's. One of the numbers I've seen thrown around is BB20.
Current BB20 Event at Wheaton Labs: https://wheaton-labs.com/bb20/

"The Double Trouble!"

For clarity, one need not pursue BB20 Certification on their way to PEP1 Certification.
Confused? Start Here: https://permies.com/wiki/skip-pep-bb
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Hello!  Here's my completion list.  Do I get the spiffy new badge?

1. https://permies.com/wiki/115130/pep-commerce/PEP-BB-Commerce-sand-Residual#1023499
2. https://permies.com/wiki/124801/pep-dimensional-woodworking/PEP-BB-dimensional-sand-siding#1012826
3. https://permies.com/wiki/126296/pep-dimensional-woodworking/PEP-BB-dimensional-straw-deck#1011685
4. https://permies.com/wiki/111859/pep-foraging/PEP-BB-foraging-sand-fresh#936251
5. https://permies.com/wiki/40/99344/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-spoon#933817
6. https://permies.com/wiki/111860/pep-foraging/PEP-BB-foraging-sand-dry#932840
7. https://permies.com/wiki/105983/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-salt#932834
8. https://permies.com/wiki/105851/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-vinegar#932825
9. https://permies.com/wiki/10/99566/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-bench#932810
10. https://permies.com/wiki/99631/PEP-BB-woodland-sand-deadchain#932145
11. https://permies.com/wiki/99576/PEP-BB-woodland-sand-livechain#931961
12. https://permies.com/wiki/99621/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-drypeghooks#928052
13. https://permies.com/wiki/98655/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-hook#927967
14. https://permies.com/wiki/105866/pep-tool-care/PEP-BB-tool-sand-hatchet#926393
15. https://permies.com/wiki/10/99537/PEP-BB-woodland-sand-deadbow#925731
16. https://permies.com/wiki/10/99526/pep-dimensional-woodworking/PEP-BB-dimensional-sand-sign#925624
17. https://permies.com/wiki/30/99244/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-compoundmallet#923376
18. https://permies.com/wiki/30/98371/pep-woodworking/PEP-BB-roundwood-sand-club#923292
19. https://permies.com/wiki/99528/pep-dimensional-woodworking/PEP-BB-dimensional-sand-birdhouse#923273
20. https://permies.com/wiki/105490/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-darn#922800
21. https://permies.com/wiki/111863/pep-foraging/PEP-BB-foraging-sand-dish#921694
22. https://permies.com/wiki/105492/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-patch#921687
23. https://permies.com/wiki/103204/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-egg#921672
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You DO get a spiffy new Badge! Eight, to be exact. BB20 Certification granted! (and Air Badges)

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Approved BB submission
I think I'm good here.

1 -  dandelion root decoction https://permies.com/wiki/108826/pep-natural-medicine/dandelion-root-decoction-PEP-BB

2 - plantain leaf poultice https://permies.com/wiki/119132/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-Medicine-Sand-PlantainPoultice

3 - dry red clover blossoms https://permies.com/wiki/138317/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-medicine-sand-dryredclover

4 - natural medicine journal  https://permies.com/wiki/108702/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-medicine-sand-journal#main-menu

5 - see a patch https://permies.com/wiki/105492/pep-textiles/Sew-patch-PEP-BB-textile

6 - knit a hot pad https://permies.com/wiki/20/101122/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-hotpad

7 & 8 - fresh forage 1 lbs black raspberries and over 4 lbs black raspberries for one of the foraging electives https://permies.com/wiki/111859/pep-foraging/Fresh-harvest-list-PEP-BB

9 - foraged and dried over 10 lbs of cherries https://permies.com/wiki/7/111860/pep-foraging/PEP-BB-foraging-sand-dry

10 - clean animal shelter https://permies.com/wiki/110323/pep-animal-care/Clean-Shelter-PEP-BB-animal

11 - insect water station https://permies.com/wiki/108073/pep-animal-care/Bee-Insect-Watering-Station-PEP

12 - sprouting chicken grains https://permies.com/wiki/107962/pep-animal-care/PEP-BB-animal-sand-sprouts

13 - milking a goat - https://permies.com/wiki/107922/pep-animal-care/PEP-BB-animal-sand-milking

14 - water bath canning https://permies.com/wiki/133684/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-waterbath

15 - solar rice cooking https://permies.com/wiki/106011/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Grain-Solar-Oven-PEP

16 - bake two loaves of bread https://permies.com/wiki/102815/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-bread

17 - dehydrate in solar dehydrator https://permies.com/wiki/105828/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-dehydrate

18 - cook rice in rice cooker https://permies.com/wiki/106008/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-grain

19 - make a soup https://permies.com/wiki/102827/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-soup

20 - make a pizza https://permies.com/wiki/103081/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-pizza
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You are now BB20 certified!!!

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Hurray! I have 20 BBs (even 21! Or maybe even more ... ):

My BBs:
1. https://permies.com/wiki/10/105492/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-patch#1008986 (patch)
2. https://permies.com/wiki/20/101122/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-hotpad#1024299  (knitted hot pad)
3. 1 https://permies.com/wiki/20/105490/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-darn#1017444 (darn 1, a hole in a blanket)
   2 https://permies.com/wiki/30/105490/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-darn#1067615 (darn 2, a hole in a sock)
4. https://permies.com/wiki/10/105756/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-basket#1073024 (woven basket)
5. https://permies.com/wiki/10/102584/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-pillow#1136294 (pillow)

Food preparation & preservation:
6. https://permies.com/wiki/105983/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-salt#1020972 (fermention in salt brine)
7. https://permies.com/wiki/20/105912/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Stir-Fry-PEP-BB#1134014 (stir fry)  

8. https://permies.com/wiki/111859/pep-foraging/Fresh-harvest-list-PEP-BB#1138272 (fresh harvest, blackberries)
9. https://permies.com/wiki/111861/pep-foraging/Cup-tea-PEP-BB-foraging#1140357 (cup of tea)

10. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-sweepfloor#1136282 (sweeping a floor )
11. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-rag-clothes#1135698 (make rags)
12. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-rag#1136291 (rag system)
13. https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-oilydish#1137539 (clean fat dish)
14. https://permies.com/wiki/111580/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-utensils#1136463 (oil wooden utensils)
15. https://permies.com/wiki/111302/pep-bb-nest-sand-rug#1136458 (clean carpet)
16. 1 https://permies.com/wiki/108730/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-dishes#1135695 (wash dishes without diswasher; had to wash more dishes)
    2 https://permies.com/wiki/108730/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-dishes#1137536 (washed more dishes)
    3 https://permies.com/wiki/108730/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-dishes#1138242 (about the soap I used )
17. https://permies.com/wiki/108429/pep-nest/Laundry-Hand-PEP-BB-nest#1137610 (wash laundry by hand)
18. 1 https://permies.com/wiki/108852/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-kitchen#1135696 (clean kitchen)
    2 https://permies.com/wiki/108852/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-kitchen#1138641 (cleaned the table too)
19. https://permies.com/wiki/108791/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-bathroom#1136452 (clean bathroom)

20. https://permies.com/wiki/101705/pep-community/PEP-BB-community-sand-map#1132647 (make a map)

Greywater & willow feeders:
21. https://permies.com/wiki/113674/pep-greywater-willow-feeders/Reuse-Water-Shower-PEP-BB#1141014 (use water from the shower)

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Congrats on BB20!

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I pursued these twenty bits for the purity of it all but now I see that I can now obtain Sepp Holzer grains without shady backroom deals and third party couriers in Ireland, which is quite a relief.  Yes please, I would like some.

So, I have earned ten bits. These went into the BB10:

1) Lash something 10' to a vehicle without dying
2) Sweep the Leg
3) Spring Cleaning
4) Make a firestarter from an oily dish
5)  Pee on a Plant
6) Make tea from plants you found laying around
7) First Aid for your First Aid Kit
8) Wash Dishes by hand, then wash your hand
9) Make an egg slide around in a cast iron skillet
10) Stir Fry!

These I submit for BB20:

11) Pollinator gatorade station

12) Not the sharpest knife in the drawer

13) Eat a bunch of plants, but not if you grew them

14) Zip it, pal!

15) Dry out your peppermint

16) Turn a branch into a smaller branch

17) Bake a loaf of bread, and also a backup loaf of bread

18) Make sand soup.  Oh, sorry, that's for a sand badge in soup.

19) Cook rice with fuzzy logic

20) Make a natural medicine journal to help you recover from all the BBs

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Congrats on BB20, Rob! Thanks for sharing a few laughs.

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I still have 2 pending certification, but since the total is 26, it already meets the criteria regardless. It's about time I actually get the certification note for having 20. :) As to the grains, I would absolutely love them.

Food Prep: fried egg, stovetop grain, stir fry
1 https://permies.com/p/1147590
2 https://permies.com/p/1146164
3 https://permies.com/p/1146169

Textiles: darned sock, crochet washcloth
4 https://permies.com/p/1006401
5 https://permies.com/p/1142500

Nest: all 14 for Straw level
6 through 19 https://permies.com/p/1139615

Tools: sharpen a knife
20 https://permies.com/p/1145635

Plumbing: leaky faucet, leaky toilet, zipclean a drain, decalcify a faucet
21 https://permies.com/p/1148343
22 https://permies.com/p/1146219
23 https://permies.com/p/1148777
24 https://permies.com/p/1147913

Commerce: Earn 100 online
25 https://permies.com/p/1143850

Homesteading: First aid kit
26 https://permies.com/p/1146858
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Congratulations on BB20, D!

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Ash Jackson wrote:[...
Earners of BB20 Certification are currently entitled to a packet of Sepp Holzer grain to be mailed within the U.S.  ...

And not only within the US! Thank you Ash for sending me the Sepp Holzer grains!
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Natural Medicine


Food Prep & Preservation


Woodland Care








Greywater and Willow Feeders


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Here is my application for BB20. If there are grains still available, I would be most interested.
1. Develop a possible residual income stream   https://permies.com/p/1145799
2. Sell "goods" (something you made, grew, or foraged)   https://permies.com/forums/posts/preList/115132/1150443#1150443
3. Move, charge and replace a lead acid battery   https://permies.com/wiki/112694/pep-electricity/PEP-BB-electricity-sand-charge#1152700
4. Replace Flood Light with Motion Detector Flood Lamp   https://permies.com/wiki/110819/pep-electricity/PEP-BB-electricity-sand-tiny#1160609
5. Troubleshoot and fix an electrical appliance - 0.5 to 4 points   https://permies.com/wiki/138791/pep-electricity/Troubleshoot-fix-electrical-appliance-electricity#1155926
6. Fry an egg on a cast iron skillet   https://permies.com/wiki/30/103204/pep-food-prep-preservation/Fry-egg-cast-iron-skillet#1156252
7. Cook Grain on a Stove Top   https://permies.com/p/1155244
8. Bake a pizza   https://permies.com/p/1151079
9. Reuse Water From a Shower   https://permies.com/wiki/113674/pep-greywater-willow-feeders/Reuse-Water-Shower-PEP-BB#1152479
10. Give Urine to Growies   https://permies.com/wiki/113116/pep-greywater-willow-feeders/Give-Urine-Growies-PEP-BB#1150958
11. Sand, Prime, and Paint Rusty Equipment   https://permies.com/wiki/110160/pep-homesteading/PEP-BB-homesteading-sand-big#1153443
12. install, replace, or recharge a fire extinguisher   https://permies.com/wiki/109632/pep-homesteading/PEP-BB-homesteading-sand-fire#1152371
13. Grease Hinges   https://permies.com/wiki/112744/pep-bb-nest-sand-hinges#1159401
14. Patio Ramp   https://permies.com/wiki/90/97787/pep-oddball/PEP-Badge-Oddball#1158361
15. Clean/Decalcify a Shower Head   https://permies.com/wiki/112762/pep-plumbing-hot-water/Clean-Decalcify-Shower-Head-PEP#1160345
16. Club style mallet from hand tools   https://permies.com/wiki/60/98371/pep-woodworking/Club-style-mallet-hand-tools#1159415
17. weave a basket   https://permies.com/wiki/10/105756/pep-textiles/Woven-basket-PEP-BB-textile#1163207
18. Sewing on a button   https://permies.com/wiki/101131/pep-textiles/Sewing-button-PEP-BB-textile#1162330
19. Create a textile toolbox   https://permies.com/forums/posts/preList/127762/1154871#1154871
20. Sharpen a knife   https://permies.com/wiki/20/105867/pep-tool-care/Sharpen-knife-PEP-BB-tool#1145778
Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

Congrats on BB20, Kevin!

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(I also granted your Plumbing and Oddball Air Badges. Enjoy!)

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Here are my 20 BB links.  I am excited to be eligible to visit you next month!




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Congratulations on BB20! Looking forward to seeing you at BB20/2020!

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I'm excited to be applying for my BB20!

1. https://permies.com/wiki/133684/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-Food-sand-waterbath#1139503
2. https://permies.com/wiki/106011/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Grain-Solar-Oven-PEP#1143953
3. https://permies.com/wiki/10/106008/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Grain-Rice-Cooker-Crock#1148029
4. https://permies.com/wiki/20/102815/pep-food-prep-preservation/loaves-bread-PEP-BB-food#1148030
5. https://permies.com/wiki/105828/pep-food-prep-preservation/PEP-BB-food-sand-dehydrate#1166998
6. https://permies.com/wiki/10/103081/pep-food-prep-preservation/Bake-pizza-PEP-BB-food#1152085
7. https://permies.com/wiki/129032/pep-natural-medicine/Dry-peppermint-tea-infusion-decoction#1144278
8. https://permies.com/wiki/108702/pep-natural-medicine/natural-medicine-reference-journal-PEP#1149815
9. https://permies.com/wiki/116040/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-Medicine-sand-infusion#1150562
10. https://permies.com/wiki/115792/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-Medicine-sand-comfreysalve#1152239
11. https://permies.com/wiki/119139/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-medicine-sand-peppermintinfusion#1156916
12. https://permies.com/wiki/115734/pep-natural-medicine/oregano-leaf-tincture-PEP-BB#1166262
13. https://permies.com/wiki/108969/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-medicine-sand-thymedecoction#1166482
14. https://permies.com/wiki/20/105492/pep-textiles/Sew-patch-PEP-BB-textile#1147158
15. https://permies.com/wiki/50/105490/pep-textiles/Quick-darning-PEP-BB-textile#1152593
16. https://permies.com/wiki/111863/pep-foraging/Prepare-dish-PEP-BB-foraging#1147707
17. https://permies.com/wiki/111859/pep-foraging/Fresh-harvest-list-PEP-BB#1148984
18. https://permies.com/wiki/111861/pep-foraging/Cup-tea-PEP-BB-foraging#1164899
19. https://permies.com/wiki/112201/pep-foraging/lbs-seed-balls-bombs-PEP#1161009
20. https://permies.com/wiki/108540/pep-animal-care/Clean-Chicken-Nest-Boxes-PEP#1168352
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Congratulations on BB20 Leigh!!

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I realize I've got a couple more BB's beyond 20 now so it's high time I apply for my BB20 badge!  :)

Here are the first 10 I used for BB10 and a link to that application if you want the live links  

1. Built a kindling cracker  (If you've got a RMH, and you should have one, this is a "must have" tool in my opinion.)
2. Developed a residual income stream.  (Would you like a Huang Raising Hammer?)
3. Sold goods I've made. (Can I interest you in some art?)
4. Cooked some grains in an instapot.  (It was tasty as a Spanish rice dish.)
5. Powered up the chainsaw to cut down a dead tree.  (Lots more standing firewood to cut thanks to the emerald ash borer!)
6. Got a good arm workout sawing down another dead tree.  (We tend to forget that the crosscut saw was a marvel of technology at one time.  Sure beats gnawing down a tree with your teeth!)
7. Put together a small 12 volt DC solar system. (Specially designed for camping.  Ok, it's really for car camping.  I wouldn't want to carry the battery or solar panel in a back pack!)
8. Raised a small copper bowl. (This is what I've been doing for my day job!  So it was an easy, if time consuming, one for me.)
9. Made some copper tongs.  (I don't know why most metalsmiths purchase flimsy, cheap copper tongs when it's so easy to make superior ones with basic metalsmithing skills.)
10. Was an electricity oddball, replacing my home system solar battery bank.  (Ouch, but this was an expensive BB to do!  Hopefully I can make this new battery bank last 10+ years.)

Here are 10 of the new BB's to make a total of 20:

11. On a crisp fall day I went out and foraged many pounds of apples.
12. In preparation for the winter heating season I did the annual clean out of my RMH.
13. Naturally this also leads to me starting and operating my J-tube RMH.
14. Cooked some grains in a second way, this time on my stovetop.
15. Had a home cleaning frenzy where I cleaned my bathroom.
16. Had a home cleaning frenzy where I cleaned the interior of my freezer.
17. Had a home cleaning frenzy where I cleaned the interior of the refrigerator.
18. Had a home cleaning frenzy where I swept the floor.
19. Had a home cleaning frenzy where I cleaned the kitchen.
20. Had a home cleaning frenzy where I wiped down some condensating windows.
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Congratulations on BB20, David!!

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Woohoo, I got to 20 :)









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Zoe, Congratulations on BB20!!

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In addition to my 10 bbs

11-Sharpen Chainsaw
12-sweep floor
13-Grease hinge
14-Give urine to growie
15-Daily check 4 leg animal
16-Butcher pig
17-Clean 4 nest boxes
18-Offal to another system
19-Daily chicken check
20-Move charge battery

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BB20 earned and granted! Congrats!

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Jordan, it would not let me edit the previous post (too much time passed?) so am reposting them.  Thanks.

Residual Income https://permies.com/wiki/115130/pep-commerce/Develop-residual-income-stream-PEP#1170559

Map https://permies.com/wiki/10/101705/pep-community/PEP-BB-community-sand-map#1172097
Brand a Location https://permies.com/wiki/10/101686/pep-community/Brand-location-PEP-BB-community#1179420

Food Prep
Cast Iron restore https://permies.com/wiki/150054/pep-food-prep-preservation/Restart-Cast-Iron-Skillet-food#1172488
Rice in rice cooker https://permies.com/wiki/10/106008/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Grain-Rice-Cooker-Crock#1177741
stir fry https://permies.com/wiki/30/105912/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Stir-Fry-PEP-BB#1177746
stew https://permies.com/wiki/30/102827/pep-food-prep-preservation/cook-soup-stew-pottage-chowder#1177943
bread https://permies.com/wiki/30/102815/pep-food-prep-preservation/loaves-bread-PEP-BB-food#1178510

Self-Clean Oven https://permies.com/wiki/111397/pep-nest/Run-Cleaning-Oven-PEP-BB#1170925
Oil Wooden Utensils https://permies.com/wiki/15/111580/pep-nest/Oil-Wooden-Kitchen-Utensils-PEP#1171237
Burnables https://permies.com/wiki/119012/pep-nest/Set-system-collecting-burnables-PEP#1171676
Sweep Floor https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-sweepfloor#1172794 (it's on page 6 -- I can't seem to get it to go straight there)
Deep Clean Frig https://permies.com/wiki/15/112676/clean-interior-fridge#1177649
Condensation https://permies.com/wiki/7/110624/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-wipewindows

Animal Care
Watering station https://permies.com/wiki/10/108073/pep-animal-care/Bee-Insect-Watering-Station-PEP

Natural Medicine
dry lavender https://permies.com/wiki/129035/pep-natural-medicine/Dry-lavender-blossom-tea-infusion#1172964

button jar https://permies.com/wiki/127759/pep-textiles/button-jar-PEP-BB-textile#1177698

First Aid Kits https://permies.com/wiki/109015/pep-homesteading/PEP-BB-homesteading-sand-firstaid#1178098
Fire Extinguisher https://permies.com/wiki/109632/pep-homesteading/Install-Replace-Recharge-Fire-Extinguisher#1180343

Dandelion tea https://permies.com/wiki/111861/pep-foraging/Cup-tea-PEP-BB-foraging#1179883

Showerhead https://permies.com/wiki/112762/pep-plumbing-hot-water/Clean-Decalcify-Shower-Head-PEP#1180400
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Congratulations Julie! You've earned your BB20!

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I was reviewing my PEP stuff tonight and discovered I have juuuust over 20 certified BBs and a few more on the way! Super excited and indeed interested in the Sepp Holzer grains if they’re still part of the deal.

1. https://permies.com/wiki/113969/pep-textiles/Crochet-dishcloth-PEP-BB-textile#1155331
2. https://permies.com/wiki/10/102584/pep-textiles/PEP-BB-textile-sand-pillow#1165424
3. https://permies.com/wiki/60/105490/pep-textiles/Quick-darning-PEP-BB-textile#1187745
4. https://permies.com/wiki/30/105492/pep-textiles/Sew-patch-PEP-BB-textile#1187752
5. https://permies.com/forums/posts/preList/110451/1139610#1139610
6. https://permies.com/forums/posts/preList/112726/1141860#1141860
7. https://permies.com/wiki/112675/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-alice#1149298
8. https://permies.com/wiki/111580/pep-nest/Oil-Wooden-Kitchen-Utensils-PEP#1173171
9. https://permies.com/wiki/110624/pep-nest/PEP-BB-nest-sand-wipewindows#1168381
10. https://permies.com/wiki/20/103204/pep-food-prep-preservation/Fry-egg-cast-iron-skillet#1144725
11. https://permies.com/wiki/20/105983/pep-food-prep-preservation/Salt-brine-ferment-pickle-PEP#1164755
12. https://permies.com/wiki/10/105851/pep-food-prep-preservation/Pickle-vinegar-brine-PEP-BB#1169941
13. https://permies.com/wiki/133684/pep-food-prep-preservation/Water-bath-canning-PEP-BB#1169935
14. https://permies.com/wiki/10/106008/pep-food-prep-preservation/Cook-Grain-Rice-Cooker-Crock#1175300
15. https://permies.com/wiki/10/103081/pep-food-prep-preservation/Bake-pizza-PEP-BB-food#1184938
16. https://permies.com/wiki/40/102827/pep-food-prep-preservation/cook-soup-stew-pottage-chowder#1186562
17. https://permies.com/wiki/40/115132/pep-commerce/Sell-goods-grew-foraged-PEP#1167765
18. https://permies.com/wiki/118748/pep-commerce/Perform-sort-labor-internet-paid#1170777
19. https://permies.com/wiki/120/97787/pep-oddball/PEP-Badge-Oddball#1183944
20. https://permies.com/wiki/130/97787/pep-oddball/PEP-Badge-Oddball#1188897
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Note: Congratulations on earning your BB20!

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I would like to apply for BB20 certification and to ask for some Sepp Holzer grains :)
Just got Sepp's book for St. Nick's day tomorrow and am excited to dig in!

All of my BB's are listed on this other post: https://permies.com/p/1164026
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Mike Barkley approved this submission.
Note: Certiufied for 20 BB points. Contact Ash Jackson about Sepp grains.

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Also ... go Bobcats.

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I would like to apply for BB20 certification.  Here are my 20 BBs:

Food Prep (5)
Cook Grain on a Stove Top - PEP BB food.sand.grain.stove
Fry an egg on a cast iron skillet - PEP BB food.sand.egg
Cook Grain with a Rice Cooker, Crock Pot or Instapot - PEP BB food.sand.grain.rice
Make two loaves of bread - PEP BB food.sand.bread
Grind 2 Different Grains into Flour - food.straw.flours PEP BB

Homesteading (5)
Check Septic Tank Status - PEP BB homesteading.sand.little.septic
Drive a Truck and Trailer in Reverse - PEP BB homesteading.sand.reverse
Check a Game Cam - PEP BB homesteading.sand.little.cam
Lash Something 10' or Longer to a Vehicle - PEP BB homesteading.sand.little.lash
Use a 3 point hitch implement on a tractor and do work for 15 min - homesteading.straw.three PEP BB

Earthworks (2)
Three Scoops with an Excavator - PEP BB earthworks.sand.threescoops
Fix Road Pothole/Puddle - PEP BB earthworks.sand.pothole

Foraging (1)
Cup of tea - PEP BB foraging.sand.tea

Animal Care (3)
Make a Brush Pile - PEP BB animal.sand.pile
Clean a Shelter - PEP BB animal.sand.cleanshelter
Clean Out 4 Chicken Nest Boxes - PEP BB animal.sand.cleanbox

Gardening (1)
Seed saving - PEP BB gardening.straw.seedsaving

Greywater and Willow Feeders (1)
Give Urine to Growies - PEP BB greywillow.sand.urine

Nest (2)
Set up a system for dealing with wood ash - PEP BB Nest.Sand.Jeeves.WoodAsh
Oil Wooden Kitchen Utensils - PEP BB nest.sand.utensils
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Note: Congratulations on earning your BB20!

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