Watch How This Family Produces 6,000 lbs Of Food On 1:10th Acre
Growing your own food used to mean moving to the country – but the modern techniques of urban farming have changed all that. This video takes us on a full guided tour of a 4000 square foot farm, (that’s only 100×40 feet – not
This garden has revolutionized the idea of what can be done in a small plot in the middle of a city. This garden provides almost all the food needed by the entire family – with plenty left over. They have 8 chickens, 4 ducks and 2 goats. The ducks and chickens provide thousands of eggs per year, and also these animals peck up a lot of the bugs, keeping their numbers down.
If you want to eat organic but thought you couldn’t afford it, check this out. What’s interesting is that they are also being paid $20,000 per year for surplus high quality organic produce by local organic chefs, who need a continual supply of the best quality organic produce to nourish their clientele.
They are completely off the grid – using solar power and reducing their electric bill to $12 per month. They are even making their own biodiesel – so that reduces their vehicle filling costs to zero!
One thing though – you’ll need time on your hands for this lifestyle. It’s really a labor of love as, just like old-style farming, it keeps the whole family working long days every day. The reward is a wholesome, healthy way of life in true harmony with nature.
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