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1 MILLION pounds of Food on 3 acres. 10,000 fish 500 yards compost

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posted on Nov, 19 2010 @ 07:36 AM
Expect this to become illegal at some point... it just is too powerful!

This from the Youtube account that put this video up:

Growing power seem to have a winning combo going. I underestimated what they are doing. If the information in these videos is true then on 3 acres they are producing 1,000,000 pounds of food each year! How are they doing this?

10,000 fish
300-500 yards worm compost
3 acres of land in green houses
Grow all year using heat from compost piles.
Using vertical space
Simple 1 pump aquaponics

A packed greenhouse produces a crop value of $5 Square Foot! ($200,000/acre). That is if the whole acre was under greenhouse.

posted on Nov, 19 2010 @ 09:32 AM
Absolutely amazing!

Obviously a fairly significant front end investment but WOW, the long term return!

Even on a much smaller scale, with the Tilapia thrown in really does put self sufficiency within the grasp of many.

Thanks for sharing this OP.

posted on Nov, 20 2010 @ 05:02 PM
reply to post by Iamonlyhuman

Its things like this that make me always scoff at the 'Earth is overpopulated, food is scarce' crowd... Then again alot of people would use that 3 acres to raise 40-50 cows for high priced meat and dairy, since money is more important than the actual food produced.

There is no limit to food production, if its done properly and efficiently. Heck you could even incorporate this sort of system into a living space, Food production above ground, while living bellow ground those underneath live off the produce and trade surplus for other goods they dont grow... although given the extreme excess id say give it away for the most part.

Dont see it ever happening willingly, and only a complete system failure in our modern society would create an environment where this sort of thing could become the norm...

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