Compact Farms

Compact Farms 15 Proven Plans for Market Farms on 5 Acres or Less : Includes Detailed Farm Layouts for Productivity and Efficiency

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Publisher's Synopsis

Small is beautiful, and these 15 real farm plans show that small-scale farmers can have big-time success. Compact Farms is an illustrated guide for anyone dreaming of starting, expanding, or perfecting a profitable farming enterprise on five acres or less. The farm plans explain how to harness an area's water supply, orientation, and geography in order to maximize efficiency and productivity while minimizing effort. Profiles of well-known farmers such as Eliot Coleman and Jean-Martin Fortier show that farming on a small scale in any region, in both urban and rural settings, can provide enough income to turn the endeavor from hobby to career. These real-life plans and down-and-dirty advice will equip you with everything you need to actually realize your farm dreams.

Book information

ISBN: 9781612125947
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Imprint: Storey Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 338.16
DEWEY edition: 2 3
Language: English
Number of pages: xi, 226
Weight: 748g
Height: 254mm
Width: 204mm
Spine width: 14mm