Sunday, June 2, 2013

@The Prepper Project: How big a garden do you need?

It's a perennial question - what does it take to grow all your own food? I take a crack at answering it... and open many cans of worms... over at The Prepper Project:

“Can you feed yourself off your land?” That question comes up over and over and over again on homesteading forums, in farming discussions and amongst preppers. The answers usually range from “heck no” to “sure, I could like, do it tomorrow, man.”

Throw both of those answers out. The first guy is a defeatist – and the second guy is almost certainly exaggerating.

Once you accept that it is indeed possible to feed yourself off a piece of land… the second question is – how much land? (Read the rest)

1 Comments:

At June 4, 2013 at 10:13 AM , Blogger Gardens-In-The-Sand said...

Very comprehensive...
When's the book coming out?

 

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