Growing An Abundance Of Food In The City Using Permaculture… – Eco Snippets

Growing An Abundance Of Food In The City Using Permaculture…

Growing An Abundance Of Food In The City Using Permaculture...

The Plummery is a suburban home where a backyard permaculture garden measuring only 100 sq/m (1076 sq feet) produces over 400kg / 900 pounds of food year-round.

Kat Lavers describes her approach to gardening, including vertical and biointensive growing, and how important it is – and possible! – for city dwellers to be food resilient in the face of natural, financial and social crises. We were very inspired by how little day-to-day effort goes into creating such an abundance of food!



Kat mentions that the maintenance is roughly 4 hours a week and they’ve designed carefully to keep that down, but they haven’t designed human labour out of the system completely because it’s not a design goal – they live there and will always want to participate in it for the health benefits and satisfaction it provides. Check it out below…

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