How to Produce 6,000 Pounds of Food in Small Spaces
This is a great bit of information on sustaining your NPT right in your own yard. Work? Yes, and hard sometimes. But you’ve got food in a grid down situation, too. As you’ll find in the article, a surplus of food also brings with it the opportunity to barter or sell!
“If you try to do the math, it just doesn’t seem to compute. But somehow the numbers work out because the Dervaes family is able to produce about 4,300 pounds of vegetables, 900 chicken and 1,000 duck eggs, 25 pounds of honey, and further poundage of seasonal fruits on their 4,000 square-foot postage stamp of land just outside the southern California’s sprawling megalopolis. Beyond providing food for themselves, the family makes about $20,000 per year by selling their produce from their front porch.”
“Every member of the family pitches on to make sure every square inch of their land produces as much as possible. In addition, beyond simply producing their own organic food, the Dervaes family is living almost totally off the grid.”
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