"Ben Hartman is a true innovator for the small farm."--Curtis Stone, author of The Urban Farmer
*Northeast Organic Farmers Lifetime Achievement Award: Jack Kittredge and Julie Rawson
"Seasoned and novice growers alike will find a mother lode of information and wisdom packed into this gem of a book "--Nancy Phillips, author of The Herbalist's Way
*Updated with new information about herb dryers and construction, soil fertility, growing cannabis, and more
The Complete Practical Guide to Growing Vegetables Year-Round in Northern Climates for Local Markets
MANY SMALL FARMS shut down during the dark winter months. Yet with the right techniques, equipment, and cultivars, year-round growing can produce the highest quality and tastiest fresh local vegetables, all while banking a profit.
"More than a memoir, Farm is a call to arms for farmers to do better, for people to understand food systems better, and for all of us to join together and help heal the planet."
Is it possible to survive as a new farmer and change the future of farming at the same time?
“Orenstein is such a breezy, funny writer, it’s easy to forget she’s an important thinker too.”—People
Followed by millions @epicgardening, Author Kevin Espiritu has built a modern, high-tech homestead on a modest urban lot.