"Anyone interested in microfarming, food health, the environment, or the future of agriculture will learn from the success stories and lessons in this lively account." -- William Dietrich, Pulitzer prize-winning environmental journalist and author, Natural Grace and Northwest Passage, on micro Eco Farming"
The author raised her children on a micro eco-farm and continues to study, research, and write feature articles on sub-acre or small acreage farms across the globe. In this title, she introduces the many possible full or part time ways in which land owners from rural to urban, are earning part time to full time income in an eco-friendly fashion. She is also author of the longer how-to title, The New Agritourism: Hosting Community & Tourists on Your Farm.
This is more a "Why" than a "How to" book. The author is very excited about the subject matter and spends most of the book convincing the reader to get excited without ever... Read morePublished 24 months ago by byathread
The book offers a guide to using a backyard to small acreage to do farming. I purchased the book to add to my collections of books on farming. Read morePublished on March 9, 2013 by Amazon Customer
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This book seemed to be trying to convince me to try micro-eco farming... but I was already very convinced beforehand... Read more
Barbara Berst Adams has written an excellent, well written work on getting the most from gardening efforts on small acreage. Easy to read and packed with practical ideas.Published on January 3, 2013 by C. Bandi
I purchased this book because I entertained hopes of starting and maintaining a micro eco-farm in addition to teaching others to do the same in order to supplement food for their... Read morePublished on April 15, 2012 by Wendy Talaro
This is a wonderful book. We recently purchased property with nearly three acres of land. This book has given us lots of ideas and confirmed that we are here for a reason. Read morePublished on May 15, 2011 by Grace Bee
I found this book to offer little in the way of actual knowledge. It is very full of positive excitement 'yay living in harmony with the earth' type stuff, but nothing useful. Read morePublished on February 9, 2011 by AP1473