Whole-Farm Planning Ecological Imperatives, Personal Values, and Economics

ISBN-10: 1603583556

ISBN-13: 9781603583558

Edition: 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Elizabeth Henderson, Karl North, Jocelyn Langer

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List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication date: 4/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Elizabeth Henderson co-authored The Real Dirt and Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture . She farms in Newark, New York, and has been involved in CSA farming for more than 15 years.

Karl North, after his graduate work in social anthropology and ecology, learned and practiced subsistence agriculture in the French Pyrenees. With his wife Jane, he built and has operated Northland Sheep Dairy since 1980. He completed three years of training as an educator in Holistic Management in 2004. His articles on the themes of holism and sustainability in agriculture have appeared in NOFA periodicals.

How Wholes Work: Lessons from Systems Science
Whole-Farm Planning and Sustainable Solutions
What Kind of Tool: A Preliminary Sketch
For Whom Is This Manual Written?
Assessing the Whole: What Are We Managing?
Physical and Mental Assets
Goal Setting Is an Ongoing Process
Quality of Life
Forms of Production
Future Resource Base
Making Decisions That Consider All the Variables in Your Whole …and Their Interdependency
What You Need to Understand about the Ecosystems That Sustain the Farm
What You Need to Understand about Social Structures and Processes
What You Need to Know about Farm-and Food-System Economics
Choosing Appropriate Tools
A Framework to Make and Test Decisions and Monitor Results
Conclusion: Keeping Our Balance
Examples of Whole and Goal Statements from Practicing Farmers
Katie Smith: Two Examples
Kaylie and Abe's Holistic Goal
Richard Wiswall
About the Authors and Illustrator
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