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The resilient farm and homestead : an innovative permaculture and whole systems design approach / Ben Falk ; illustrations by Cornelius Murphy.

Falk, Ben, 1977- (Author).

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Homer Public Library 631.58 FAL 000163353 New Books Place on copy / volume Checked out 05/31/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781603584449
  • ISBN: 1603584447
  • ISBN: 9781603584456
  • ISBN: 1603584455
  • Physical Description: 304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 286) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Permaculture.
Permaculture > Vermont.
Agricultural ecology.
Agricultural ecology > Vermont.
Restoration ecology.
Restoration ecology > Vermont.
Agricultural ecology.
Restoration ecology.
Genre: Nonfiction.