Citizen Farmers

The Biodynamic Way to Grow Healthy Food, Build Thriving Communities, and Give Back to the Earth
Product Number: EB00737511
Released: Oct 10, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781613126011
Publisher: ABRAMS Books
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Description

A guide to organic vegetable gardens and small-scale farming with an emphasis on sustainability. Biodynamic farming, with its focus on ecological sustainability, has emerged as the gold standard in the organic gardening movement. Daron Joffe-known as Farmer D-has made it his mission to empower, educate, and inspire people to become conscientious consumers, citizens, and stewards of the land. In this engaging call to action, Farmer D teaches us to not only create sustainable gardens but also to develop a more holistic, community-minded approach to how our food is grown and how we live our lives in balance with nature. Illustrated with photographs of gardens designed by Farmer D as well as line drawings, the book is packed with advice on: -Establishing a biodynamic garden -Composting -Soil composition and replenishment -Controlling pests and disease -Cooperative gardening practices -Creating delicious meals with your home-grown produce In collaboration with a James Beard Award-nominated food journalist, Farmer D offers an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to make the world a greener place.

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Genre: Home Garden
Original Publish Date: Mar 18, 2014

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