"Can't support this enough! Raising food and cultivating ecosystems rather than energy- and sweat-intensive grass is better for you, the world, and all the creatures living on it. Movements that focus on these ideas include the permaculture and Slow Foods movements. Some books I would recommend include Paradise Lot and Gaia's Garden, Second Edition. They are fun, easy to read, and can result in a lot of fresh fruit for you (with little to no work!)"April 2 2013 on Stop mowing your lawn, or persuade someone to stop mowing theirs,...