Found this great video about growing 100% of your own food and how difficult it is. An interesting point that he talks about is how to achieve this, you cannot do it independently, you must work with a community to be successful. I will warn you that at certain points he starts talking in a very “new age” type of vernacular, running from point to point, but I gleaned some interesting things regardless.
Thought I’d show you an update on the chickens! They are now 3 months old. Rhode Island Reds at the community garden I run.
I found this video and it got me thinking, what if we here in America had laws and the politicians thinking this way. The other really good point this video brings up is with all the concerns about being eco-friendly, sustainable and peak oil, it can get overwhelming. In a way it doesn’t matter whether or not peak oil is happening, whether there is such thing as global warming, we should be taking on the goals of sustainability for a plethora of reasons.
Recently I have moved the chicks, who are now all grown up, to their new home in the coop I built. The first day was an adjustment for them because it was soooo hot outside, but they are doing well and seem very happy.