Water Shortages

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Phoenix-based permaculturalist Greg Peterson compares notes from his urban one-third acre with host Jerome Osentowski at the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute. Greg also hosts a podcast.

Patrick Johnson closed on 2,500 acres in Pinal County over five years ago. The property, just off Interstate 8, is mostly farm fields right now. Johnson’s plan is to build a dream spot for motorsports lovers, including two tracks for racing or testing, 2,000 homes, and a hotel. 

But millions of dollars in, Johnson is a long way from a grand opening.