Jay Vinekeeper wrote:I wonder ... in your search for that 80-120 acre spread, what have you seen of the prices asked for acceptable parcels in your area. I like to track land values and also TRENDS in land values.
Jay Vinekeeper wrote:By the way, where (generally) are you in Virginia. Largely rural or urban?
Jay Vinekeeper wrote:And are you working off the farm too? I imagine so. Is there any possibility of you earning a living from landed activities?
John Polk wrote:I think with a permaculture of a multitude of perennial food crops, a child will grow to see the beauty of the land rather than the alternating green/brown cycles of the typical cereal crop farm. A child growing up in a maturing permaculture environment will learn to see things much differently than somebody growing up in an environment that is based on exploiting the land to realize a huge profit. He will see a Garden of Eden instead of a field of labor.