Think you can’t produce much food in a small amount of space?
Yo, yo, YOU! Have you ever scoped this site: www.pathtofreedom.com? They’re outta sight! Check this action, their yard produces over 350 varieties of edible and purposeful plants. They’ve got solar panels, solar oven, cob oven, chickens, ducks, goats, and a biodiesel processor. Here’s the kicker – they do it all on 1/5th of an acre right next to a freeway in California. It’s an URBAN homestead! Scope their location:
They have an organic garden on 1/10th of an acre that grows over 6,000 pounds of produce every year. It gives them food AND income. Income? Yep, they sell produce to restaurants and catering companies. You really gotta visit their site to check the pics of their back and front yards.
This is important stuff to know. Why? Because by the end of 2008, for the first time in history, HALF of the world’s population will live be living in cities. It’s true, check the Reuter’s article here.
Want information on how to plan your own garden? Go here.
– Ranger Man