@flancian I don’t think this is the full story. Farming that’s modeled on large-scale corporate farming matches that description. Everything I’ve read says that regenerative farming is way easier. The grueling part is fighting nature, planting monocultures, depleting your soil then trying to counteract that by dumping fertilizer, etc.
Here’s an episode of How to Save a Planet that touches on the difference.
@0x1C3B00DA @flancian the answer to these questions *really* depends on the micro-climate you are planting in. there are some areas that you barely have to do anything to grow all your own food quite easily cause the climate is perfect already and then other areas where its almost impossible to grow anything cause the climate is unbearable to most plants.
there's no rule that says you have to grow all your own food, or give up earning money in other ways, or do the whole off-grid thing.
but farming works best when done cooperatively, and on a larger scale: https://heated.medium.com/small-family-farms-arent-the-answer-742b6684857e
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