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The market gardener : a successful grower's handbook for small-scale organic farming

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Offers information on setting up a micro-farm, with negligible capital outlay, by designing biologically intensive cropping systems, including crop yields, harvest periods, hand tools to use, appropriate machinery, and pricing approaches.

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Red Jacket Community Library 635.048 FOR (Text)
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 635.0484 FOR (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780865717657 (sc)
  • ISBN: 0865717656 (sc)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Gabriola, British Columbia : New Society Publishers, 2014

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-205) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Small is profitable -- Succeeding as a small-scale organic vegetable grower -- Finding the right site -- Designing the market garden -- Minimum tillage and appropriate machinery -- Fertilizing organically -- Starting seeds indoors -- Direct seeding -- Weed management -- Insect pests and diseases -- Season extension -- Harvest and storage -- Crop planning -- Conclusion: Farming for ecology, community, and lifestyle.
Summary, etc.:
Offers information on setting up a micro-farm, with negligible capital outlay, by designing biologically intensive cropping systems, including crop yields, harvest periods, hand tools to use, appropriate machinery, and pricing approaches.
Subject: Truck farming.
Biointensive gardening.
Organic gardening.
Organic farming.
Permaculture.
Truck farming.


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