Industry Makes Its Case

Industry Makes Its Case

I’ve said repeatedly that per pound of production, no one has comprehensively compared the efficiency of home gardens to the industrial food system. Then I came across a 2019 scientific study, published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of...
How I Do It – Part 2

How I Do It – Part 2

Some people may have a hard time believing that I grew over a thousand pounds of produce on a garden plot of just 35’ x 40’. However, I kept meticulous records, and loaded everything into spreadsheets that churned out the numbers automatically—all based on my 30-day...
The Results Are In!

The Results Are In!

So, by early November I’d harvested enough of this year’s (2021) garden project to report on the outcome. That is, with Swiss chard and Russian kale still coming in quite handily. I’m sure I’ll be harvesting those cold-hardy greens until well into December. Just to...
Garden Update September 5, 2021

Garden Update September 5, 2021

So how’s it going with my mission to raise enough vegetables on my 35 ’x 40’ garden to feed and keep me healthy for a year? I’d say, pretty good, but I’ll be surprised if I get 100% there this year. This will be an accounting of what’s happened so far. First, remember...