To live as a hunter gatherer you need $10 million of land. Topsoil has depleted in most of America. You are dead.
You’re not very bright are you. Lets do some math. In Florida, the main staple starch would be cassava. Cassava production yields roughly 4 to 8 metric tons per acre year. That is about 8,819 to 17,637 pounds per acre. Yields increase by intercropping with a legume like pigeon pea due to nitrogen fixation. Pigeon pea produces a secondary protein heavy crop, but lets focus on the starch staple crop. There are 722 calories per pound of cassava. That is 6,367,318 to 12,733,914 calories per acre year. An adult male soldier doing hard labor and active patrols eats 4,500 to 5,000 calories per day. There are 365 days in a year. That is 1,642,500 to 1,825,000 calories per year. So raw calorie production on 1 acre of Florida land just examining the main starch staple will feed roughly 4 to 8 hard working adult men. Cassava is highly drought tolerant and only needs about 1 inch of water per week. There are 52 weeks in a year. As I already mentioned, I get 60 inches of rain per year in rainfall. Additionally I also have multiple artesian wells. Average water yield per well is about 7,200 gallons per day or 50,400 gallons per week… One acre inch is roughly 27,154 gallons. So each of my wells can fully irrigate roughly 2 acres even if rainfall miraculously vanished. Cassava are highly pest and disease resistant.
Cassava can also be grown on marginal land. It’s pretty much bulletproof in Florida, but intercropping significantly reduces major pests like mites. Being perennials, they don’t need to be harvested all at the same time or for that matter all in the same year which eliminates the need for heavy oil fed equipment if they aren’t being harvested for market. If they are several years old they are still edible, they just aren’t as tasty. As you can see it is easy enough to grow your calorie needs on a small amount of acreage if you pick the correct crop for your location. Pigeon pea are also a short lived perennial producing for about 3 to 5 years before it is necessary to replant. That said they generally self seed every year all on their own without any labor involved... Pigeon pea is also highly drought resistant and can be grown on marginal land as well. Being nitrogen fixing pioneer plants they vastly improve soil fertility. An acre year’s yield is roughly equivalent to the calorie consumption of 1 hard working adult man. It’s also easy to grow fat crops like avocado here and with the right assorted set of varieties harvests continues for 10-11 months of the year. Macadamia nut is another good one. Aside from main calorie crops for your carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, an average small family can get all their vitamins and minerals from a 800 square foot vegetable garden. As I’ve stated we have a 12 month growing season here. A small rabbitry and either some chickens or ducks will keep you in meat and eggs. Something is always on the table... Just because you’ve never left the city and don’t know how to feed yourself, doesn’t mean other people are as dumb as you.
That's the modern yield with fertilizer the actual yield is 10x less. You need 3 acres per person, 90% of land is drought or eroded and you need grazing land too. Your vegetarianism will fail and you will have no animal protein to sustain your immunity.
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