How Much Land You Need to Go “Off The Grid”
According to research by solar panel discount company One Block Off the Grid, a family of four that eats meat, dairy, and eggs would need around two acres of land to feed themselves for a year. The company’s beautiful infographic (below) further illustrates the land requirements for a family of four seeking nutritional and electronic self-sufficiency.
For you urban Austinites, check out UrbanPatchwork and Resolution Gardens, who are bringing farms to Austin neighborhoods. And for farm-fresh food you can’t grow yourself, there’s a new grocery store opening on Manor this fall…
(image via: Huffington Post)