Microfarming for Profit: From Garden to Glory
|Rating||:||4.21 (974 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||150 Pages|
DeWitt is an associate professor in the College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University, and co-producer of the National Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show, now in its twenty-sixth year. His informative yet conversational style makes you feel you're talking with an expert you already know.Declared the "pope of peppers" by the New York Times, Dave DeWitt is one of the foremost authorities on chile peppers and spicy foods. NOTE: Product's binding problem now fixed.2015 NEW MEXICO-ARIZONA BOOK AWARD WINNER"This useful, entertaining guide gives prospective microfarmers the dirt on realistic essentials for turning a garden into a money–making enterprise…The author advises on such basics as business plans and sales techniques; profiles
it's great to read about gardening This briskly written, informative guide to starting and running a successful microfarm helped drive away my winter blues. If you can't garden, it's great to read about gardening. DeWitt delivers sage advice on small-scale farming: the basics of a business plan, how to sell what you grow, how to close a sale, fourteen microfarms that serve as examples, and the nuts and bolts of creating your own farm. I par. Good advice, but the book's binding fell apart the 2nd time I opened the book. Now I have some 78 separate sheets I really liked the book, but the binding fell apart the second time I opened the book. The book is printed on glossy paper with nice photos that enhance the advice, but as I turned each page, it fell out of the glued binding. Now I have some 78 separate sheets. We raise cows and blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries. We make jellies with the blackberries. We were wondering how we could ma. Apartment gardening is POSSIBLE! Already planning the 2016 garden and this book had MANY ideas for me to embrace. Yes, it IS possible to have a nice garden in a very small area.
"This useful, entertaining guide gives prospective microfarmers the dirt on realistic essentials for turning a garden into a money–making enterprise…The author advises on such basics as business plans and sales techniques; profiles a range of actual working microfarms, from flowers to killer bees; and relates hilarious stories from his own microfarming."—PUBLISHERS WEEKLY