Backyard Market Gardening: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Selling What You Grow

Backyard Market Gardening: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Selling What You Grow

by Andy W. Lee, Patricia Foreman
     
 

Discover how easy and profitable it is to grow ans sell vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs and small livestock from your own backyard market garden.

Learn how others grow and sell:
o 14,000 pounds of food, on less than one-eighth acre - Ohio o $150,000 from one-half acre, to fancy restaurants - California o $40,000 from one acre of oriental raised beds -

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Discover how easy and profitable it is to grow ans sell vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs and small livestock from your own backyard market garden.

Learn how others grow and sell:
o 14,000 pounds of food, on less than one-eighth acre - Ohio o $150,000 from one-half acre, to fancy restaurants - California o $40,000 from one acre of oriental raised beds - Oregon o $36,000 from 3/4 acre, to city farmers' markets - Massachusetts

Learn how you can:
. Earn top dollar, with minimum effort and maximum profits.
. Grow high-value crops in small spaces, efficiently and quickly.
. Improve your garden soil for super yields and superb flavor.
. Create markets that are profitable, reliable, fun and sustainable.
. Improve your garden soil for super yields and superb flavor.
. Buy or build tools that speed your work and increase profits.
. Enjoy a guaranteed salary from community supported agriculture or a membership garden.

Find your market niche in: membership gardening, community supported agriculture, farmers' markets, card table in your front yard, farm stands, clientele membership clubs, producers cooperatives, restaurants, caterers, institutions, pick your own and even growing specialty crops for your neighbor's salsa recipe.

"BACKYARD MARKET GARDENING is the book that shows you how to do what you can with what you have where you are." - George DeVault, Organic Gardening Magazine.

"Market gardening as described by Andy Lee is very rewarding to the soul, the soil, the environment, and the flow of capital."- Jim Hightower, Austin, Texas

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780962464805
Publisher:
Good Earth Publications
Publication date:
01/31/1995
Series:
Good Earth Titles Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356
Sales rank:
1,281,500
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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