John Polk wrote:In regards to the ramps, I don't think they will do well 'around' your patches. Ramps are typically grown in deciduous woods. They seem to like some sunlight in early spring to get themselves started, but do not like the sun after that. Wild patches are found in deep shaded woods.
John Polk wrote:For the cereals, I would look for some heritage breeds that are known for their tillering. Good tillering breeds can be planted about 1 metre apart. Their multiple stalks will provide about as much grain as will modern strains closely spaced. They are generally regarded as more nutritious, and have less gluten than modern strains. Commercial Ag dislikes them mainly because the machines don't handle them well. Good luck.
chrissy bauman wrote:if youre really determined to grow protein...
you could always prune the nut trees every year.
or grow some extra grains and sprout them. most sprouts have good protein.
or just get some rabbits. they can eat all kinds of yard trash.