I’ve been considering two principles of permaculture this week: Distribute the Surplus and the Problem is the Solution. The first is easy—the second, not so much so.
Distribute the Surplus happens, formally, twice a year. In the spring, we send off the extra tomato starts into the world. I’ll start eight to twelve seeds for each variety, which means, in a good year, we have about 80 extra plants. They leave home in April. People now wait for the announcement. In fact,…Continue