Im finding food a problematic issue on my Permaculture journey. Does anyone have any top tips on how to build a sustainable and nutritional diet? I want to eat locally and grow most of my own food, but there are lots of conflicting issues, for example: Most vegan diets use large amounts of grains. However many grains are not sustainable, requiring annual plowing of the earth, and significant fossel fuel inputs. So what do you use for staples?
How do you get your protien, carbs, vitamins and minerals from produce sympathetic to the permaculture ethos, thoughout the year? Food forests are a great idea, but what do you do for food while you are waiting for them to mature?
Thanks in advance. Kind regards, Pete.