Central Coast/Cal Poly Potent Info

YankeePerm at aol.com YankeePerm at aol.com
Fri Nov 21 10:48:29 EST 1997

In a message dated 11/21/97 10:34:42 AM, you wrote:

>Hi, April
>Seems like the more we learn the more we realize we don't know.
>Here I was looking for common denominators/signs that could be applied to my
>I value your knowledge and experience and your logic here seems persuasive
>about  weeds having different indicator values depending on soil, locality
>and a host of possible other factors.
>After a while a lot of this becomes so complex that it becomes frustrating.
>I'd like fairly clear cut proven ideas and systems to emulate on the farm I
>hope to purchase real soon. I'd like to utilize best thinking , design it
>into a system that takes into account  soil, climate, natural patterns, and
>host of other local factors, and human preferences etc.
>Appreciate your thoughts on such a system...is there a system that is
>especially for given bioregions etc. that work with nature rather than
>against it, but still allows us to produce food, utilize pasture etc.
>I know this is very, very broad and subject to all sorts of qualifications,
>and outside factors.
>My dream is to have an old fashioned small scale farm with a variety of farm
>fitted enterprises that work with nature, and is sustainable, and
>economically feasible.
>Whew...anybody care to expand or comment on this.  frank


Permaculture is site specific.  Good permaculture does not substitute recipes
for experience and careful design.  It is not engineering.


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