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Mini Farming Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre

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ISBN-10: 1602399840

ISBN-13: 9781602399846

Edition: 2010

Authors: Brett L. Markham

List price: $18.95
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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 earn10,000 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, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying and saving seeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertility practices, composting, pest and disease problems, crop rotation, farm planning, and much more. Because self-sufficiency is the objective, subjects such as raising backyard chickens and home canning are also covered. Materials,…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Brett L. Markham is an engineer, third-generation farmer, and polymath. Using the methods explained in his book, he runs a profitable, Certified Naturally Grown mini farm on less than half an acre. Brett works full time as an engineer for a broadband ISP and farms in his spare time. He lives in New Ipswich, New Hampshire.