glad we agree mostly. my little disagreement hinges on the word 'capitalist'. i don't care for it & it means different things (salatin clearly is using capitalism-1). see the following three definitions:
i am an anti-capitalist-2&-3.
John Polk wrote:
If you cannot return a small profit on your farm, then it is just a matter of time before the bank takes it back, or somebody else takes it over.
paul wheaton wrote:
Raven Sutherland wrote:In my view the Goals of a self sufficient homestead should be about
achieving "off the grid" food independence with the most important emphasis
being optimum health as a by product rather than the profit earned.
That being said, it's fine to have a certain portion of the land dedicated to paying the property
taxes and other expenses generated by the farming endeavor but all the cash in the world
will be meaningless if your health gets compromised in the process as it "is" the true wealth.
mick mclaughlin wrote:I do not agree with him 100%, but i dont agree with anyone 100%.