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Originally posted by SirMike
reply to post by lucia2389
No, we would starve fast.
I garden too, a 60' x 15' plot and while I get lots of greens from it, you need a minimum of one acre of calorie intense crops (think potatoes) to sustain one person for one year.
.....Zimbabwe's policy of seizing white-owned farms and handing them over to black workers has cost the country £7billion in lost production over the past decade, it has been claimed.
The extent of the agricultural collapse in the former British colony - once famed as the 'bread-basket of Africa' - emerged hours after the UN said it needs half a billion dollars in humanitarian aid this year.
Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, and his family now own 39 farms which had been seized from their white former owners, said the Commercial Farmers' Union in Harare, the country's capital.
Hundreds more have been 'stolen' from experienced white farmers and given to black workers.... www.dailymail.co.uk...