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Mini Farming – Self Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre by Brett L. Markham (Book)


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A holistic approach to small area farming that can help you feed your family. Produce enough to preserve, share, trade or sell.

Topics include:

  • Saving, buying, starting and selecting seeds
  • Maintaining and improving soil
  • Preventing and eradicating pests and diseases
  • Compost, crop rotation, and timing
  • Using organic methods
  • Garden planning to meet dietary requirements
  • Raising poultry
  • Raising and pruning fruit trees and nuts
  • Canning, freezing and dehydrating

Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener Brett Markham will teach you what you need to know!This book is more than a how-to guide for self sufficiency, Mini Farming teaches you the underlying principles of mini farming so that you can make your own unique applications in your back (and front) yard. Materials, tools and techniques are detailed with over a hundred photographs, tables, diagrams and illustrations.There is no section on beekeeping.Skyhorse Publishing (USA) 2010Paperback 227 pages 22 cm x 28 cm