People often ask me why I grow my own food. I simply reply that it gives me freedom. I can eat fresh, wholesome food straight from the garden, in the sound knowledge that it did not come from far away, or was raised using pesticides,herbicides or fossil fuels. I am providing food for my family’s needs. What could be more sustainable than that?
Here is a good example. The Dervaes family who live in Pasadena, CA in the USA that have achieved amazing things on the same sized suburban block that many Australians own. Theirs is a 809 square metre block and just about every single scrap of land is used to grow food. It is a very inspiring story.
And a longer video about the family and their Path to Freedom;
Did you notice they they didn’t have any rainwater tanks? Somehow I think that if any of us went to this extreme, we would have to have a 50,000 litre tank squirreled away somewhere!
Anyway, sorry about the mass of date changes for the next meeting. I will be so happy when we get a committee together and set regular meeting dates. Oh well, early days.