[Market-farming] the market gardener (book)
deb at mobiusfields.com
Mon Oct 7 10:45:00 EDT 2013
Thanks for the heads-up about your book too! I just checked it out on
Amazon and then ordered it through my local bookseller. Looks great!
Will also look forward to the Fortier book.
Hope everyone has had a better growing season than I have! I guess we'll
talk about it in another month or so...
Westchester County NY, where it's still way above normal temps, no sign of
frost, and right now we're under a tornado watch!
On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Pam Twin Oaks <pam at twinoaks.org> wrote:
> Etienne, thanks for telling us about the translation of this book by
> Jean-Martin Fortier. I'd love to review it on my blog
> www.sustainablemarketfarming.com. I'm interested to read about the
> micro-farming method used on the 1.5 acres of La Grelinette.
> As you say, there is room for various approaches to small-scale vegetable
> production. I hope you will enjoy reading my book this winter. (I've
> included metric units as well as US, so it's more accessible to more
> people.) My book started with articles I wrote for Growing for Market
> magazine (www.growingformarket.com) and grew from there.Updating and
> filling out the topics took quite a lot of time! My book includes various
> methods suitable for small farms, including those bigger than micro-farms,
> which use some tractor equipment.
> Another interesting book coming out in Spring 2014 is Grow a Complete Diet
> by Cindy Connor.
> http://homeplaceearth.wordpress.com/2013/08/13/grow-a-sustainable-diet-the-book/Her book is "for folks who want to grow all, or a substantial amount, of
> their food and do it in a way that has a small ecological footprint."
> Lots of good winter reading
> Pam Dawling
> Author of Sustainable Market Farming, Intensive Vegetable Production on a
> Few Acres
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