What Price For Food Security?

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One of the better Facebook pages I follow is the Weston A. Price Association. This morning I followed a link from them to an IndieGogo campaign from the Koanga Institute in New Zealand.

The Koanga Institute, for those not in the know, is New Zealand’s Permaculture Research Institute (PRI). They’ve also been supplying heritage organic seeds for the last three decades. Recently they’ve turned more of their attention towards regenerative gardening practices, particularly in the urban setting. Since I live in suburban Adelaide, this project has definitely piqued my interest.

However, so did a comment on the Weston A. Price page below the campaign link. A fellow Facebook user commented (I’m paraphrasing here) that $19,000 was a lot of money to grow food on 200 sqm, and how is that a model of food security? Continue reading “What Price For Food Security?”