Using the Odum Energy Analysis on the Dan Taylor Family Farm

Dan Taylor's Family Farm goes through an energy analysis to determine its self-suffiency, and the results shown here are quite interesting.



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The energy analysis revealed that oxen on the Taylor farm do just as much work as the Taylor family themselves.
PHOTO: MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
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The Taylor family has become almost self-sufficient by drastically reducing their dependence on fossil fuels.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
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Mike Burnett created this energy analysis diagram following Howard T. Odum's design to show the flow of energy on the Taylor farm.
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