[permaculture] Urban Farming in Wheat Ridge Colorado
woodsjaya at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 13:11:09 EDT 2014
The cost accounting is very important.
It is likely that stable, bulk foods are far cheaper in the market.
However, specialty crops, perishables, and processed foods are likely to
come out cheaper from your garden and kitchen.
On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:25 PM, Paul Cross <charybda at newmex.com> wrote:
> One of the best ways to discover how incredibly inexpensive food is in
> supermarkets is to start an urban farming project with very careful
> accounting. Keep track of the harvest and taking into account the land
> costs, labor, inputs, distribution, taxes, benefits, etc. I imagine you
> will find that rising food prices in supermarkets are not solved by urban
> farming. There are a host of other benefits, though.
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