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The resilient farm and homestead : an innovative permaculture and whole systems design approach

Author: Ben Falk
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a comprehensive how-to manual that will help you select, design, develop, and manage land for self-reliance and regeneration, and presents a thriving model for productive, durable homesteads and farms in cold climates and beyond. It includes information on the site-design process, site selection, and site management; adapting land to rapid change, including flood mitigation and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Falk
ISBN: 9781603584449 1603584447 9781603584456 1603584455
OCLC Number: 827781409
Description: 304 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Creating a positive legacy while adapting to rapid change --
The design process and site establishment --
Water and earthworks --
Fertility harvesting and cycling --
Food crops --
Adaptive fuel and shelter --
Resilience and regeneration for the long haul.
Responsibility: Ben Falk ; illustrations by Cornelius Murphy.

Abstract:

The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a comprehensive how-to manual that will help you select, design, develop, and manage land for self-reliance and regeneration, and presents a thriving model for productive, durable homesteads and farms in cold climates and beyond. It includes information on the site-design process, site selection, and site management; adapting land to rapid change, including flood mitigation and costs of living; gravity-feed water systems; compost, urine, humanure, and biochar; fuelwood production and processing; human health and nutrient-dense food-production strategies; and integrating perennials crops with grazing animals.
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