WATCH THEM GO

Anyone reading this blog should be following the blog our friend Damian has got going about what he and his family are up to: The Joshua Tree Homestead Permaculture Experiment

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October 1, 2013: My family and I are beginning an experiment on our little piece of Mojave Desert land to see if it is possible, through permaculture, to create a hardy and resilient living system around us, which can begin to provide for our needs more and more, reducing and eventually extinguishing the need for inputs coming from outside the local Joshua Tree area. Beyond this, we hope to see if it is possible to eventually begin to yield enough of a surplus of food, products and information from the system to begin to be able to contribute to the growth of a truly local food culture and economy here. The daunting, yet exciting challenge is to move toward these aims in ways that work within natural limits of this extremely arid ecosystem, always with an eye towards the welfare of future generations of life on this planet, and in keeping with the ethics of permaculture. Our intention is to chronicle the adventure here, for the benefit of the global permaculture community, and specifically those working in arid desert climates.

MORE MORE MORE: The Joshua Tree Homestead Permaculture Experiment

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About jay babcock

JT Homesteader, Arthur Magazine ... Joshua Tree, CA ...
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