The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Rewards from growing your own food

food chain ecosystem of pondIn my opinion the biggest benefit you can gain from growing your own food is the ultra freshness, which removes all the middle men involved in conventional food production.

I think it may be one of the most efficient ways to reconnect more with the rhythm of nature.

For me the change was gradual and I didn't notice the full impact of the reward until about the 2 year point of my  WaldenEffect journey.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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Image credit goes to this outstanding report on the dynamics of the biosphere.

http://mac122.icu.ac.jp/gen-ed/ecosystems.html

Comment by mark Sun Aug 29 16:56:17 2010





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