"The map is not the territory", Mollison. ok I'll give myself an eyeroll on that one.
I think the data collected should be be extensive on soil type and climate, rainfall and additives used.
I sometimes have a hard time translating what folks do elsewhere to my place. The current Skeeter video is a good example in that it does not provide enough info for me to emulate what he's doing.
Where is the largest existing permaculture operation? How many permaculture operations currently sell to market on a large scale? What examples are there for a corn/soybean farmer in Kansas to study in order to consider a change? I think Benjamin is on the right track.
By the way, I am
a white middle class hippy.
(on a 150 acre ranch with 550 goats)