Inspiration

“What does biomimicry offer in our world of food?

The agriculture example of mimicking a prairie is exciting. You have to ask, “What would be growing here, naturally, if we weren’t here?” Ask the land what it will support and what it will help you do, as Wendell Berry says. If we were in the tropics, where multi-canopied forests are the norm, we should ask, “How can I emulate the structure of this jungle?” In the Midwest, the prairie was the natural model. Wherever you are in the world, the simple question of how nature grows abundantly here is the question to ask.”

-From Biomimicry 3.8 website's FAQ

 

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