Restoration Agriculture

Restoration Agriculture

Real-world Permaculture for Farmers

Book - 2013
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Around the globe most people get their calories from "annual" agriculture - plants that grow fast for one season, produce lots of seeds, then die. Every single human society that has relied on annual crops for staple foods has collapsed. Restoration Agriculture explains how we can have all of the benefits of natural, perennial ecosystems and create agricultural systems that imitate nature in form and function while still providing for our food, building, fuel and many other needs - in your own backyard, farm or ranch. This book, based on real-world practices, presents an alternative to the agriculture system of eradication and offers exciting hope for our future.
Publisher: Austin, Texas : Acres U.S.A., c2013
ISBN: 9781601730350
Call Number: 631.58 Sh474r
Characteristics: xxii, 329 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm


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Feb 01, 2015

A fantastic alternative to our present day, heavy input agriculture. Mark Shepard relates his 15 years experience using a combination of silvopasture, food forestry, and other permaculture techniques to produce an abundance of food.
An encouraging read!


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