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    Only 2 acres! but less if you buy your wheat and corn or put that into forage for your 'pets'. Also, good links.

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    • Mlmd

      Infographic on gardening, backyard farming, solar: How Big a Backyard Would You Need to Live Off the Land?

    • Elspeth Hart

      Not sure 100% self-sufficient is the best idea, a bit of community trade and interactivity seems positive to me but here's a neat infographic for "How Big a Backyard Would You Need to Live Off the Land?" #Gardening #Sustainability

    • Mindy Zucchini

      Urban Homestead Dream>>> Infographic: Backyard Gardening and Food Supply for One Year | Renew Resources

    • Regina Mulligan

      Infographic: How Big a Backyard Would You Need to Live Off the Land? by 1BOG #Gardening #Homestead Interesting info. I would say add another 1/4-1/2 acre for flowers/herbs for E oils, tea, medicinal purposes.

    • Jayne King

      Infographic: How Big a Backyard Would You Need to Live Off the Land? by 1BOG #Gardening #Homestead

    • Naysa Heilig

      cool infographic about sustainable living!

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