The ‘What You Need to Live off the Land' Chart Goes Green

 - Aug 22, 2011
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Making the move from city-dweller to farmer extraordinaire gets a little easier with the help of the ‘What You Need to Live off the Land’ chart by The illustrated chart looks at the logistics of creating a self-sustainable lifestyle for a family of four, using solar powered roof panels, farm animals and crops. The graph shows that while it probably wouldn’t be worth the cost to live that way for just a year, it is a great investment as a long-term commitment to going green and saving money.

The people of found that it would take a family of four nearly two acres of land to live comfortably using only natural resources. The infographic is full of interesting tidbits, like the note that the average North American eats one and a half pounds of wheat every week.

The ‘What You Need to Live off the Land’ chart is extremely informative and fun to read. If you’re planning to make the switch from urban life to the country, this is a must-read.