To put it simply: permaculture just makes sense. What does not make sense is dumping chemicals on food-producing plants. It doesn’t make sense to spray weed killers on food. It doesn’t make sense to use petroleum-based fertilizers — that kill the soil — to produce food. These methods do produce short-term gains, but at what cost to future generations? Permanent agriculture through the use of perennials and reseeding annuals has the potential to replace these destructive means of producing food. The future, our collective future, depends on it.
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Seeing “homegrown food on every table” is Marjory Wildcraft’s vision. Wildcraft has been called “the Martha Stewart of self-reliance,” as she teaches others how to simply and easily grow their own food, heal themselves with their own medicine, and find the perfect survival retreat.
All my life I’ve been a gardener. I’m not bragging; I never thought it was anything to brag about, NOR did I ever think it was something to be ashamed of, but lately, something seems to have changed. Home vegetable gardening is one of those things that have gotten lumped together with the so-called “Prepper” movement . . . as if attempting to be semi-independent is a bad thing.