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Effective settlements mimic ecological maturity

Human societies can be described as being made up of four types of capital. This capital changes over time. If it mimicked nature it would mature. As human society matures along with nature there is a build up of the different types of capital as they interact with each other and human work. As you […]

In 1999, 35 million small family plots produced 90% of Russia’s potatoes, 77% of vegetables, 87% of fruits, 59% of meat, 49% of milk — way to go, people!

Originally posted on The Bovine:
And since 1999, it seems things have only gotten better when it comes to small-scale agriculture in Russia.  In 2003 the Russian President signed into law a further “Private Garden Plot Act” enabling Russian citizens to receive free of charge from the state, plots of land in private inheritable ownership.…

Änggärdet: the Swedish Eco-Village