This 1 hour and 41 minute video
is an interview with Diego Footer (founder of Permaculture Voices
) called "15 Lessons Learned from Diving Headlong into a Permaculture
Based Homestead." The interview was a part of the Eat Your Dirt Summit
put on by Amanda Smith from Solace Lessons.
This interview covers:
Know your context1/2 acre is a LOT of landUnderestimate available timeStart with the basicsThink ahead 1, 3, 5, 10 yearsObserve the siteRespect seasonalityEstablish water and access firstStart at your backdoorBuild, Buy, Bring in soilHow little can you do?Don’t box in or cut shortStart simple and low techBeware of Eco-Hipsters and their waresMassive amounts of surplus are available locally