Mini Farming by Brett L. Markham audiobook

Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre

By Brett L. Markham
Read by Christopher Solimene

Tantor Audio 9781602399846
9.24 Hours Unabridged
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Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce eighty-five percent of an average family's food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying and saving seeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertility practices, composting, dealing with pest and disease problems, crop rotation, farm planning, and much more. Because self-sufficiency is the objective, subjects such as raising backyard chickens and home canning are also covered along with numerous methods for keeping costs down and production high.

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Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce eighty-five percent of an average family's food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require.

Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying and saving seeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertility practices, composting, dealing with pest and disease problems, crop rotation, farm planning, and much more. Because self-sufficiency is the objective, subjects such as raising backyard chickens and home canning are also covered along with numerous methods for keeping costs down and production high.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A concept destined to appeal to that intrepid individual whose independent nature finds the idea of abandoning the grocery store alluring. Booklist
“A concept destined to appeal to that intrepid individual whose independent nature finds the idea of abandoning the grocery store alluring.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Brett L. Markham

Author Bio: Brett L. Markham

Brett L. Markham is an engineer, third-generation farmer, and polymath. Using the methods explained in his book, he runs a profitable, Certified Naturally Grown mini farm on less than half an acre. Brett works full-time as an engineer for a broadband ISP and farms in his spare time. He lives in New Ipswich, New Hampshire.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 9.24
Audience: Adult
Language: English