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Maximizing Your Mini Farm: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
     

Maximizing Your Mini Farm: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre

by Brett L. Markham
 

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Mini 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. Now expanding exponentially on his bestselling Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on

Overview

Mini 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. Now expanding exponentially on his bestselling Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre, Brett Markham gives you tips, tricks, and planning advice on how to make the most of your mini farm. New topics include: 

-Soil and Fertility yy Tools and Techniques

-Planting Guides and Seeders

-Easy Trellising 

-Weed Control Techniques

-Greater Food Self-Sufficiency

-Making Your Own Country Wines

-Making Your Own Vinegars 

-Making Cheese at Home

-Cooking for Self-Sufficiency 

Keep your costs down and production high with this complete guide to maximizing your mini farm—whether it’s a rooftop urban garden, a suburban backyard, or a more substantial plot of land. Materials, tools, and techniques are detailed with tables, diagrams, and 200 color illustrations and author photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620872970
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
03/21/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
465,281
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

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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