Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming a Sustainable 21st Century Farmer
List price £14.99
- Paperback (BC)
- 01 Oct 2018
- The Experiment
- 272 pages - 159 x 216 x 15mm
Combining nearly five decades of experience from two of America’s pioneering sustainable farmers, Start Your Farm is the perfect introduction to the ever-growing ranks of people who dream of starting their own successful operation. Written in straightforward yet engaging language, rich with anecdotes, practical examples, and sprinkled throughout with rural humor, Start Your Farm is a must-read primer and practical business guide for any aspiring farmer, regardless of enterprise. The book offers essential step-by-step advice, as well as useful charts and diagrams. From vegetables to livestock, from small-scale plots to large acreages, from West Coast to East, authors Polishuk and Pritchard have not only lived the farming dream, they have succeeded at it. Now, new farmers can benefit from their wealth of experience, finding valuable information specifically organized and tailored for them. Broad in scope but thorough in detail, Start Your Farm is a book that can be read straight through, cherry-picked for individual chapters, and kept as a handy ongoing reference.
A totally modern, all-purpose handbook for today’s agricultural dreamers - covering the challenges and triumphs of launching any successful farm - from two leading lights in sustainable farming