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GardensWaterwheels
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You need around an acre to have enough room to feed a family of four for a year with traditional gardening, and that number could be made smaller and still work,.. Especially with permaculture I think, everything is more wild and closer together, placed in a way that is beneficial to the whole system of plants,.. so with that figure in mind and including space to trade a portion of the yield from the forest for things like milk and butter, bread,.. I am guessing 2 acres would be an ideal amount of land to own with a small group of people,… This land will need A strong stream though that can be dammed and set up to have the water running off strong onto a water wheel, and then perhaps having another wheel downstream doing the same thing c: And having in mind there will be a large, beautiful and diverse forest of food there it will need…