Friday, June 7, 2013

@The Prepper Project: How Much Land Does It Take To Feed Yourself: A Tropical Suburban Case Study

This was a fun article to write - it should encourage those of you hoping to feed yourselves on a tiny lot in South Florida:

Imagine a 1200 square foot suburban 3/2 home in Hollywood, Florida. 

The complete footprint of the land is about 7000 square feet, and the zoning is residential. You have neighbors on both sides and in the back, with a street in front of your house. Once the driveway, back patio, sidewalk and footprint of the home are accounted for, you’re left with a little over 4000 square feet of growing space.

Can you feed yourself completely? Or, to go more extreme: could you feed yourself, plus your wife, plus three children? (Read the rest)

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At June 8, 2013 at 8:35 AM , Blogger Ten at Eat Your Sands said...

good article.


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