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Old 04-12-2013, 03:37 PM   #34
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You couldn't do 1,000 hectares of wheat with this concept, but it certainly works as a piece of sustainability at the household level. You could also include a few chickens and ducks (compost their droppings) and goats for milk and cheese (and weed eating). Rabbits are extremely doable too. Beef is on a whole different level of production and cost. I'd love to have a dairy cow, but that's taking the cost, and labor, up another notch as well.
For greens & small fruiting plants (think cherry tomato) - it is very applicable.
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