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|ISBN:||9781603584449 1603584447 9781603584456 1603584455|
|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.|
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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