The Ecological Farm

Dive into the future of farming with The Ecological Farm, your ultimate guide to ‘beyond organic’ gardening. This book isn’t just about growing crops; it’s about nurturing an ecosystem that thrives on minimal inputs while yielding abundant harvests.

Helen Atthowe and Carl Rosato share decades of ecological farming wisdom, showing you how to enrich soil fertility naturally and reduce reliance on external inputs. Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, heralds this book as a forward-thinking treasure trove of sustainable farming techniques.

With The Ecological Farm, you’re invited to transform your farm or garden into a vibrant ecosystem. Illustrated with colorful photos and clear charts, the book teaches you to sustain your land’s microbial life year-round, enhance your farm’s resilience, and foster beneficial insects and microbes, all with the goal of achieving a self-sustaining farm system.

You’ll also find practical advice for growing over 25 popular fruits and vegetables, tackling pests and diseases with an eco-friendly approach. This guide simplifies complex ecological concepts, making it possible for every grower to practice healthy, sustainable farming.

Wes Jackson from The Land Institute sees this book as a guide to farming in tune with the ecosystem, focusing on the whole system rather than its parts.

The Ecological Farm is more than a farming manual; it’s a blueprint for harmonious, sustainable cultivation. Step into a role where you work alongside nature, shaping a fertile, productive future. Welcome to the leading edge of farming—a place where you belong.

Author: Helen Atthowe

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 9781645021810

Pages: 384  

Country: UK  

Language: English  

Dimension: 8 x 10 inch