Mini Farming

Mini Farming

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Book Description
Here is a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to poduce 85
percent of an average family's food on just one quarter acre-and ern $10,000 in cash annually. This is not back-o-te-land utopianism, but a tested ad pragmatic method hat can be applied in small lots in rural, suburban, and even urban areas. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, Brett Markham's advice will teach you what you need to know:
  • Saving, buying, starting, and selecting seeds
  • Maintaining and improving soil
  • Preventing and eradicaing pests and diseases
  • Compost, crop rotation, and timing
  • using organic methods
  • Garden planning to mee dietary requirements
  • Raising pultry
  • Raising and pruning fruits and nuts
  • Canning, freezing, and dehydrating
  • Selling your excess produce for top dollar
  • And More!
More than just a how-to guide gor self-sufficiency, Mini Farming teaches you the underlying principles of mini farming so you will have the knowledge to make your own unique applications. Materials, tools, and techniques are detailed with over a hundred photographs, tables, diagrams, and illustrations.