WHAT TO LOOK FOR AND WHAT TO AVOID FROM A PERMACULTURE PERSPECTIVE
Video Lesson Summary:
There are 11 key features you should look for in a property from a permaculture perspective.
- Freedom to do permaculture activities
- Toxic-free neighborhood and no problematic neighbors
- Safe from floods and other natural disasters
- Sloped terrain
- Water security
- Sufficient solar access
- Appropriate access to and on the property
- House in an appropriate location
- (Reasonable) access to the utilities you need
- Good Soil
- No big easements intersecting the property
I talked about the ideals, and within each of the categories outlined specific features that you want to avoid at all costs.
Some ideals might be reachable, some not, but for the type 1 errors you’ll want to make sure that they are not there.
- Download the PDF that’ll have an executive summary of all the parameters we talked here.
- Revisit your site selection criteria – see if, in the light of everything we talked about, you now want to add or remove something from the list before we start considering the various properties in the next step.
- Proceed to the next lesson: M4 L2 Pre-Purchase Property Assessment: How to assess a property.