fred rosenberger wrote:Hey Paul,
the way you describe it here makes it sound like a no-brainer (which i'm sure is your point). But does it scale well up to huge farms - ones with thousands of acres of land?
fred rosenberger wrote:
How much does the manual labor go up? What I mean is are there enough people out there willing to do this work if you ramp up a major farm to do this?
fred rosenberger wrote: What is the environmental impact of adding this many additional workers to a farm?
fred rosenberger wrote: and is the work year round or seasonal?
paul wheaton wrote:
plants that feed plants that feed plants. If you mix things up just right, you get a patch of land growing stuff so that it provides massive heaps of food every year without any irrigation, fertilization, weeding, pest control or any effort other than harvesting.