Tree shelterbelts are commonly grown throughout the world for windbreaks, privacy, livestock protection, soil management, wildlife conservation, etc. What is not so common is growing food producing shelterbelts for investment purposes.
Here’s a very good video showing cutting edge technologies that make rooftop gardening profitable. At 19:54 they show how they’re making compost from food scraps very quickly in a machine.
“This is Eliot Coleman’s presentation at the Asheville Mother Earth News Fair in April of 2016. Eliot is a celebrated farming expert encouraging people and communities to choose locally grown organic food. He helped pioneer the movement with his first book “The New Organic Grower” published over 20 years ago. He continues leading the way, expanding the limits of the harvest season deep into and through winter at his world-renowned farm in Harborside, Maine.
I’m hearing reports of large numbers of U.S. farmers going broke due to economic problems, drought, old age and no children to pass the farm down to, and excessive government regulations. Some newscasters are predicting higher food prices or even food shortages this year (2017) in the U.S.
“In this video Ian walks through Noosa Forest Retreat on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland Australia, showing various stages in establishing a food forest.”
“No Weeding- No Watering- No Pesticides- No GMOs- No Fertilizers- Ever!
How the Secret Garden of Survival Works.