Maximizing Your Mini Farm (Paperback)

Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre

By Brett L. Markham

Skyhorse Publishing, 9781616086107, 253pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2012

List Price: 18.95*
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Description

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 1/4 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.