Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables & Herbs for Marketby Keith Stewart
Keith Stewart addresses everything you need to know to successfully grow and market organic vegetables and herbs, covering land, equipment, crop mix, growing techniques, irrigation, soil fertility, pests, greenhouses, harvesting, storage, labor, debt, customer management, sales, accounting, and much more. With this comprehensive guide, you can turn your dream of a… See more details below
Keith Stewart addresses everything you need to know to successfully grow and market organic vegetables and herbs, covering land, equipment, crop mix, growing techniques, irrigation, soil fertility, pests, greenhouses, harvesting, storage, labor, debt, customer management, sales, accounting, and much more. With this comprehensive guide, you can turn your dream of a thriving farm into a profitable reality.
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"This book tells you everything you need to know to get an organic vegetable farm up and running… practical information is enhanced with accounts of Keith’s own experience and the stories of other growers around the country. A great resource and a fun read for farmers, wannabe farmers and gardeners, alike. Makes me want to quit my desk job and get out there and grow and sell."
"Amust-read for anybody thinking about starting a farm or who is interested in the nuts and bolts of running a successful organic farm to market business. Keith Stewart is one of Greenmarket’s most respected and successful farmers and his book is chock-full invaluable advice and practical tips on how to start, operate and make a living as a farmer."
"Keith Stewart has written a veritable handbook for beginning farmers. Not only does he prompt you to ask yourself the right questions, but he also provides the answers. If you are thinking about diving into the world of farming, or even changing up your existing farm operation, you need to read this book."
Meet the Author
Keith Stewart is a NOFA-NY certified organic vegetable grower in Westtown, New York, who has been selling to the NYC Union Square Greenmarket since it began. Keith’s garlic has been called “the most soulful garlic on earth” by Time Out New York. The New York Times said, “Keith’s farm grows garlic from another planet compared with the stuff in supermarkets.” He is the author of It’s a Long Road to a Tomato: Tales of an Organic Farmer Who Quit the Big City for the (Not So) Simple Life. His essays appear in The Valley Table, “the Hudson Valley’s only magazine devoted to regional farms, food, and cuisine.”
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