[Sca-cooks] Market Gardens

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 16:24:11 PDT 2010

Perhaps she should contact her local cooperative extension for information
and assistance.  I do not know if there is any requirement for permits or
the like.

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Suey <lordhunt at gmail.com> wrote:

>  A US friend of mine has a home and garden space. She is totally frustrated
> cause she thought retiring at age 60 between social security and her stocks,
> she would be fine. The recession came and she and her boyfriend of some 30
> years lost everything. So he too is going crazy trying to find challenging
> work for his level of education. Today I saw this article:
> http://www.care2.com/greenliving/share-your-garden.html The woman seems to
> be letting others help her produce food on her property and they share the
> profits.
> I am proposing to my friend that she rents out her plots. That way if it is
> a bad season she does not loose and if it a good season she not gain, i.e.
> she has a steady income without working. So the only things she needs to
> know is how much she can charge per plot plus water included and how big is
> the plot. She lives in Kingsland, Texas where the Colorado and the Llano
> Rivers meet. It is just outside of Austin on the westside.
> Does anyone have any advise so that she can turn this into reality? Her
> garden is going to pot cause she is an editor and now its books. As long as
> she cannot leave that, she cannot attend her garden or her house. I suppose
> you all know the hell of book datelines >:o !!! -
> Thank you for any and all advise,
> Suey
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