Just happened across this group in my research and this is in an awesome initiative in both food production and permaculture. Urban and suburban communities could make a huge impact on local food production and the environment.
Bring the author & founder of Food Not Lawns to your town to teach workshops, plant gardens & build community.
Lawns are the Worst!
Americans spend over $30 billion every year to maintain over 40 million acres of lawn. Yet over 40 million people live below the poverty level. Even if only ⅓ of every lawn was converted to a food-producing garden, we could eliminate hunger in this country.
Lawns use more equipment, labor, fuel, and agricultural chemicals than industrial farming, making lawns the largest (and most toxic) agricultural sector in the United States. Lawnmowers burn more fuel every year than all industrial oils spills of the last twenty years, combined. Growing Food Not Lawns is a beautiful, responsible and empowering step towards finding real solutions to the major problems we face as a global society.
Grow Food, Not Lawns!
When the original chapter of Food Not Lawns started in…
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