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The First Book of Farming, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
You Can Farm: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Start & Succeed in a Farming Enterprise
Joel Salatin

Polyface, 1998

Have you ever desired, deep within your soul, to make a comfortable full-time living from a farming enterprise? Too often people dare not even vocalize this desire because it seems absurd. It's like thinking the unthinkable. After all, the farm population is dwindling. It takes too much capital to start. The pay is too low. The working conditions are dusty, smelly and noisy: not the place to raise a family. This is all true, and more, for most ...
  
  











  



  
The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-scale Organic Farming
Jean-Martin Fortier

New Society Publishers, 2014

Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helène feed more than two hundred families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad mix to dozens of local establishments. The secret of their success is the low-tech, high-yield production methods they’ve developed by focusing ...
  
  











  



  
Farming
Gail Gibbons

Holiday House, 1990

An introduction, in simple text and illustrations, to farming and the work done on a farm throughout the seasons.
  
  











  



  
Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) (Living Free Guides)
Angela England

ALPHA, 2012

Plan and plant a successful and sustainable backyard farm — from a quarter acre to a full acre and beyond — right in your own backyard. By raising and harvesting their own fruits, vegetables, chickens, bees, milk-bearing animals, and more, people are growing locally, sustainably, and at a fraction of the cost. Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) is written by someone who has planned and run a successful small-scale farm. Angela ...
  
  











  



  
The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals: Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce ...
Gail Damerow

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2011

Imagine a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees. Or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. With The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals, even urban and suburban residents can successfully raise chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, cows, pigs, and honey bees. It’s easier than you think, and it can be done on small plots of ...
  
  











  



  
What I know of farming: a series of brief and plain expositions of practical agriculture as an art based upon ..., 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love
Kristin Kimball

Scribner, 2011

"This book is the story of the two love affairs that interrupted the trajectory of my life: one with farming—that dirty, concupiscent art—and the other with a complicated and exasperating farmer." Single, thirtysomething, working as a writer in New York City, Kristin Kimball was living life as an adventure. But she was beginning to feel a sense of longing for a family and for home. When she interviewed a dynamic young farmer, her world ...
  
  











  



  
Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
Brett L. Markham

Skyhorse Publishing, 2010

Start a mini farm on a quarter acre or less, provide 85 percent of the food for a family of four and earn an income. Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, ...
  
  











  



  
Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres
Pam Dawling

New Society Publishers, 2013

Across North America, an agricultural renaissance is unfolding. A growing number of market gardeners are emerging to feed our appetite for organic, regional produce. But most of the available resources on food production are aimed at the backyard or hobby gardener who wants to supplement their family's diet with a few homegrown fruits and vegetables. Targeted at serious growers in every climate zone, Sustainable Market Farming is a ...
  
  











  



  
Farms with a Future: Creating and Growing a Sustainable Farm Business
Rebecca Thistlethwaite

Chelsea Green Publishing, 2013

What makes a farm sustainable and successful? And what special qualities and skills are needed for someone to become a successful farmer? Rebecca Thistlethwaite addresses these and other crucial questions in this uniquely important book, which is a must-read for anyone who aspires to get into farming, or who wants to make their farm business more dynamic, profitable, and, above all, sustainable. Over an entire year, the author and her ...
  
  











  



  
Hobby Farming For Dummies
Theresa A. Husarik

For Dummies, 2008

Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump ...
  
  











  



  
A Beginners Guide to Practical (Organic) Farming, 2014

*Amazon Best Seller* Create Your Own Organic Backyard Farm! Get this Kindle book for just $2.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. This book introduces steps and strategies on how to maintain a healthy and bountiful organic farm. You will learn about the benefits of organic farming, making your soil healthy, creating compost, the different farming processes that you need to do, controlling pest ...
  
  











  



  
Sustainable Gardening: Essential Guide To Grow Your Own Organic Garden And Save Money Through Mini Farming ..., 2014

Sustainable Gardening - Essential Guide To Grow Your Own Organic Garden And Save Money Through Mini Farming Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Do you love organic and fresh food? Do you wish to grow your own personal vegetables but think it’s too difficult? Well luckily for you we have put together this simple guide that will help you grow your own organic garden and save a few pennies in ...
  
  











  



  
The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming., 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Backyard Farming: The Beginners Guide to Growing Food and Raising Micro-Livestock in Your Own Mini Farm: ..., 2014

Backyard Farming: The Beginners Guide to Growing Food and Raising Micro-Livestock in Your Own Mini Farm Why Backyard Farming? Have you been looking for a way to simplify your life? To save money? To create a common pursuit that will bring your family closer together? One of the best, easiest, and most satisfying ways to do ALL of these things is to prepare mini farms in your own backyard. It’s called a “backyard farm” or “mini ...
  
  











  



  
The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It
John Seymour

DK Publishing, 2009

The Self Sufficient Life and How to Live It is the only book that teaches all the skills needed to live independently in harmony with the land harnessing natural forms of energy, raising crops and keeping livestock, preserving foodstuffs, making beer and wine, basketry, carpentry, weaving, and much more. Our 2009 edition includes 150 new full-color illustrations and a special section in which John Seymour, the father of the back to basics ...
  
  











  



  
Fur Farming A book of Information about Fur Bearing Animals, Enclosures, Habits, Care, etc., 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Farming: A Hand Book
Wendell Berry

Counterpoint, 2011

The America many people would like to believe in is convincingly explored in this volume of poems by a writer close to the heart of things. The sanity and eloquence of these poems spring from the land in Kentucky where Wendell Berry was born, married, lives, farms, and writes. From classic pastoral themes both lyrical and reflective, to a verse play, to a dramatic narrative and the manic, entertaining, prescient ravings of Berry’s Mad Farmer, ...
  
  











  



  
Understanding Aquaponics - Creating Your Own Aquaponic Garden, 2014

*Amazon Best Seller* Create Your Own Aquaponic Garden! Get this Kindle book for just $2.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Aquaponics is an amazing system designed for farming fish and plants together in a natural and beneficial cycle. It's a revolutionary food production process that combines conventional aquaculture with hydroponics in a cooperative environment. "Understanding Aquaponics" is an ideal ...
  
  











  








   



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