After renovating his inner-city Sydney terrace and making it almost entirely self-sufficient in energy, water and waste disposal, Michael Mobbs realised his house was sustainable, but he wasnat. While his house saves 100, 000 litres of dam water a year, the same amount of water is used to produce ten daysa worth of food for the average Australian. In this companion book to the bestselling Sustainable House, Mobbs turns his attention to reducing the carbon emissions associated with growing, processing, transporting, selling and disposing food. With his own experiences anchoring the book, Sustainable Food contains practical advice on establishing community and backyard vegetable gardens, keeping chooks and bees, and reducing water usage, along with insights into dealing with councils, sidelining supermarkets and what we eat and why.... and implementation ofcommunity garden projectsa#39;, F Thomas, australian city Farms and community Gardens Network, living schools and ... Resource Manual alt;www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/ environment/biodiversity/GreenRoofs.aspagt; Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls, ... alt;www.brooklyngrangefarm.comagt; Gotham Greens alt;http://gothamgreens.comagt; 4: SOIL AND COmPOST compost Mix calculatoranbsp;...
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