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    DescriptionMini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 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-suf?ciency 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. Materials, tools, and techniques are detailed with photographs, tables, diagrams, and illustrations."


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    Title
    Mini Farming
    Subtitle
    Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brett L Markham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 1,111 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781602399846
    ISBN 10: 1602399840
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    BIC subject category V2: WM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24270
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    Ingram Subject Code: HO
    Libri: I-HO
    DC21: 635.048
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HOM022000
    DC22: 635.048, 635/.048
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: S501.2 .M37 2010
    Thema V1.0: WM
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Skyhorse Publishing
    Imprint name
    Skyhorse Publishing
    Publication date
    01 April 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    A helpful addition, alongside Bartholomew and Jeavons, for the serious DIY gardener. --Margaret Heller"