The Grow Biointensive Sustainable Mini Farm

Biointensive Plant Spacing

Approximate Crop Area Percentages for Sustainability 60 30 10 Approximately 40 beds 4,000 sq ft for one person 5,000 sq ft including paths high-calorie root crops e.g., potatoes for maximum calories -12 beds 60 carbon-and-calorie crops e.g., grains for maximum carbon and satisfactory calorie production -24 beds 10 vegetable crops e.g., salad crops for vitamins and minerals 4 beds If desired, 50 to 75 of the vegetable crops area may be used for income crops. CLARIFICATIONS AND EXAMPLES FOR THE...