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Factor e Farm Strives for Ultimate Self-Sufficiency

Posted on November 01, 2012
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Marcin Jakubowski’s 30-acre compound near Maysville, Mo., is named Factor e Farm. The goal is to create a completely self-sufficient community that produces not only its own food, but also energy, tools (that is, a minimum set of machines necessary to sustain a modern civilization), and raw materials for making those tools.

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