Feb 2, 17 / Pis 05, 01 11:50 UTC
Permaculture in Space ¶
Hello everyone! Regarding agriculture in Asgardia, permaculture would be a great way to overcome many potential food (& health) related problems...
For those who are not familiar with the subject, Permaculture is a design system, aimed for creating completely sustainable and regenerative human settlements. We learn from the nature through observation and mimic nature to create a zero-waste system in which we grow maximum amount of diverse crops in very small spaces.
- Permaculture ("Permanent - Culture" or some say "Permanent - Agriculture")
- Nature creates no waste.
- Nature is diverse.
- The problem is the solution.
Using permaculture, we can actually create a space settlement where the installed ecosystem creates its own food, as well as oxygen, while all the waste can be re-purposed and re-used (read:humanure) and fed back to the ecosystem.
Regarding the health benefits... Of course, we are talking about pure organic food in permaculture. (Yes, traditional heirloom seeds!)
Also, it is my belief that even though we will be in space (and we want to be in space), putting our hands into soil will greatly increase our overall mood. And, as a side note, this would create meaningful jobs for people residing.
Creating a human settlement is much more than logistics. In permaculture, we not only deal with the agriculture side but the human side as well. That is why I wanted to mention it to you guys.
Love & Peace