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Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables & Herbs for Market

Site & Crop Selection * Planting, Care & Harvesting * Business Basics

By Keith Stewart

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Published By
Storey Publishing, LLC
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Number Of Pages
560
Publication Date
March 22, 2013
ISBN
9781603429078

Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables & Herbs for Market

Site & Crop Selection * Planting, Care & Harvesting * Business Basics

By Keith Stewart

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Keith Stewart covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market your own organic vegetables and herbs. Offering expert tips on choosing a growing site, soil fertility, companion planting, irrigation, organic farming techniques, dealing with pests, and harvesting, Stewart also helps you design a business plan, manage employees, and find niche markets for your produce.

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Review quotes

“I felt like I was attending an excellent college lecture and discussion series, and I am sure this book will become required reading in many a sustainable ag class.”

"This book could be a template for any new and beginner farmer education curriculum.  I fully expect to see dog-eared copies of this book on the dashboards of pickup trucks and farm-house kitchen tables all across the region."

“Whether you’re buying your first farm property, planning a transition from kitchen gardener to market grower, or looking for ways to improve your existing farm operation, Storey’s Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables and Herbs for Market is an invaluable addition to your farmstead library.”

“With 25 years under his belt as an organic farmer, Stewart has plenty of hard-earned expertise to draw on in this comprehensive, well-designed guidebook to growing ecologically safe herbs and vegetables.”

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Product details

Published By
Storey Publishing, LLC
Categories
Number Of Pages
560
Publication Date
March 22, 2013
ISBN
9781603429078

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