The Market Gardener

Grow better not bigger with proven low-tech, human-scale, biointensive farming methods

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  • Author : Jean-Martin Fortier
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 0865717656
  • Rating : 5/5 from 2 reviews
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The New Organic Grower

The New Organic Grower
  • Author : Eliot Coleman
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 01 October 1995
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With more than 45,000 sold since 1989, The New Organic Grower has become a modern classic. In this newly revised and expanded edition, master grower Eliot Coleman continues to present the simplest and most sustainable ways of growing top-quality organic vegetables. Coleman updates practical information on marketing the harvest, on small-scale equipment, and on farming and gardening for the long-term health of the soil. The new book is thoroughly updated, and includes all-new chapters such as: Farm-Generated Fertility—how to meet your

The New Organic Grower, 3rd Edition

The New Organic Grower, 3rd Edition
  • Author : Eliot Coleman
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 26 September 2018
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The Book that Started the Organic Farming Revolution Since its original publication in 1989, The New Organic Grower has been one of the most important farming books available, with pioneer Eliot Coleman leading the charge in the organic movement in the United States. Now fully illustrated and updated, this 30th Anniversary Edition is a must-have for any agricultural library. Eliot Coleman's books and innovative methods have helped innumerable organic farmers build successful farms in deep accordance with nature. The wisdom in

Sustainable Market Farming

Sustainable Market Farming
  • Author : Pam Dawling
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 01 February 2013
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Growing for 100 - the complete year-round guide for the small-scale market grower. 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

The Permaculture Market Garden

The Permaculture Market Garden
  • Author : Zach Loeks
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 06 February 2017
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Author Zach Loeks brings together his passion for sustainable permaculture food production systems and beautiful, vibrant illustrations to provide a highly visual guide to the smooth integration of permaculture into the market garden, without use of major equipment or operation changes. Profiling crops and ecosystem-based systems, Loeks demonstrates a profitable, sustainable and approachable model for the future of market gardening.

The Winter Harvest Handbook

The Winter Harvest Handbook
  • Author : Eliot Coleman
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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Explains how to grow and harvest vegetables throughout the year in mobile plastic greenhouses that use little heat, covering topics such as greenhouse design and construction, soil preparation, weed control, pests, and summer and winter crops.

The Urban Farmer

The Urban Farmer
  • Author : Curtis Stone
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 14 December 2015
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There are twenty million acres of lawns in North America. In their current form, these unproductive expanses of grass represent a significant financial and environmental cost. However, viewed through a different lens, they can also be seen as a tremendous source of opportunity. Access to land is a major barrier for many people who want to enter the agricultural sector, and urban and suburban yards have huge potential for would-be farmers wanting to become part of this growing movement. The

The Ethical Meat Handbook

The Ethical Meat Handbook
  • Author : Meredith Leigh
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 01 November 2015
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Small-scale meat processing and preservation for the home cook. Nutrition, environmental impact, ethics, sustainability-it seems like there's no end to the factors we must consider when we think about our food. At the center of the dietary storm is animal-based agriculture. Was your beef factory-farmed or pasture-raised? Did your chicken free range, or was it raised in a battery cage? Have you, in short, met your meat? Most efforts to unravel the complexities of the production and consumption of animal

Compact Farms

Compact Farms
  • Author : Josh Volk
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 07 February 2017
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Small is beautiful, and these 15 real farm plans show that small-scale farmers can have big-time success. Compact Farms is an illustrated guide for anyone dreaming of starting, expanding, or perfecting a profitable farming enterprise on five acres or less. The farm plans explain how to harness an area’s water supply, orientation, and geography in order to maximize efficiency and productivity while minimizing effort. Profiles of well-known farmers such as Eliot Coleman and Jean-Martin Fortier show that farming on a

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution
  • Author : Andrew Mefferd
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 05 March 2019
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Learn how to use natural no-till systems to increase profitability, efficiency, carbon sequestration, and soil health on your small farm. Farming without tilling has long been a goal of agriculture, yet tilling remains one of the most dominant paradigms; almost everyone does it. But tilling kills beneficial soil life, burns up organic matter, and releases carbon dioxide. If the ground could instead be prepared for planting without tilling, time and energy could be saved, soil organic matter increased, carbon sequestered,

The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables

The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables
  • Author : Ben Hartman
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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At Clay Bottom Farm, author Ben Hartman and staff practice kaizen, or continuous improvement, cutting out more waste--of time, labor, space, money, and more--every year and aligning their organic production more tightly with customer demand. Applied alongside other lean principles originally developed by the Japanese auto industry, the end result has been increased profits and less work. In this field-guide companion to his award-winning first book, The Lean Farm, Hartman shows market vegetable growers in even more detail how Clay

The Lean Farm

The Lean Farm
  • Author : Ben Hartman
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 01 September 2015
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A practical, systems-based approach for a more sustainable farming operation To many people today, using the words “factory” and “farm” in the same sentence is nothing short of sacrilege. In many cases, though, the same sound business practices apply whether you are producing cars or carrots. Author Ben Hartman and other young farmers are increasingly finding that incorporating the best new ideas from business into their farming can drastically cut their wastes and increase their profits, making their farms more

The No-Till Organic Vegetable Farm

The No-Till Organic Vegetable Farm
  • Author : Daniel Mays
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 17 November 2020
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No-till — a method of growing crops and providing pasture without disturbing the soil — has become an important alternative to standard farming practices. In this comprehensive guide to successful no-till vegetable farming for aspiring and beginning farmers, author Daniel Mays, owner and manager of an organic no-till farm in Maine, outlines the environmental, social, and economic benefits of this system. The methods described are designed for implementation at the human scale, relying primarily on human power, with minimal use of machinery.

Market Farming Success

Market Farming Success
  • Author : Lynn Byczynski
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 15 October 2013
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An insider's guide to market gardening and farming for those in the business of growing and selling food, flowers, herbs, or plants. Market Farming Success identifies the key areas that usually trip up beginners—and shows how to avoid those obstacles. This book will help the aspiring or beginning farmer advance quickly and confidently through the inevitable learning curve of starting a new business. Written by the editor of Growing for Market, a respected trade journal for market farmers, Market