Lina Joana wrote:
If you go for a self sufficient permaculture lifestyle, without building up the cash savings that ERE does, you have a lot of systematic resilience (lots of insulation from societal disruption). But personal resilience is not automatically built in; if you get sick even for a few weeks during the harvest period for your staple crops, you are in trouble for the next year.
Darren Tasker wrote:
We are slowly adding swales, ah... but for a few hours with their digger! We are engaging and hope they will have more interest in the future We will continue to persist, bribing with lovely jam and chutney from the garden, to over come our outsider city folk tag with a "play farm".