FOOD SYSTEMS

The topic of soil fertility is a key aspect to understanding permaculture approaches and perspectives. This is because healthy and nutritious soil is what enables plants to grow and determines much of the nutritional value of any food that plants produce. The earths crust is a diverse range minerals in the form of rocks and […]

It’s extracting more nutrients from the earth than it is putting in. It’s destroying natural ecosystems through loss of habitat, deforestation, chemical usage, pollution, soil degredation. It relies on industrial inputs such as pesticides and fertilisers which are linked to fossil fuel industries, mining and resource extraction, chemical production and pollution. Crops are vulnerable to […]