I propose we stop feeding annual grains that are fit for human consumption to livestock. This could free up a third of our annual cropland (2) for perennial systems. It will probably mean less meat consumption in the Global North.
David Livingston wrote:I am suprised you mention Yam Neil .I was under the impression it is a tropical only plant mainly Africa . I already grow oca and sweet potato ( voles permitting ) also it's not got a huge return on investment as it Returns less than 5 times what you plant .
Tyler Ludens wrote:For me some of the perennials are surviving better than annuals. I'm such crap at growing anything, I'm happy for anything - annual or perennial - that survives. I'm going to try to keep planting trees and shrubs, even though most I've planted have died. Maybe eventually I'll figure out which ones to plant so they survive, and someone in the future might get something to eat from them.
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