[Market-farming] the market gardener (book)

Deb Taft 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...

Mobius Fields
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
> http://sustainablemarketfarming.com/
> https://www.facebook.com/SustainableMarketFarming
> http://www.newsociety.com/Books/S/Sustainable-Market-Farming
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