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Milo Hastings was a poultry scientist, nutritionist, pioneering health and fitness promoter, and author.
Robert Plamondon has a free-range egg farm in Oregon, using the techniques popularized by Milo Hastings.
The Market Gardener is a compendium of la Grelinette’s proven horticultural techniques and innovative growing methods. This complete guide is packed with practical information on:Setting-up a micro-farm by designing biologically intensive cropping systems, all with negligible capital outlay Farming without a tractor and minimizing fossil fuel inputs through the use of the best hand tools, appropriate machinery, and minimum tillage practices Growing mixed vegetables systematically with attention to weed and pest management, crop yields, harvest periods, and pricing approaches
Inspired by the French intensive tradition of maraichage and by iconic American vegetable grower Eliot Coleman, author and farmer Jean-Martin shows by example how to start a market garden and make it both very productive and profitable. Making a living wage farming without big capital outlay or acreages may be closer than you think.
Jean-Martin Fortier is a passionate advocate of strong local food systems and founder of Les Jardins de la Grelinette, an internationally recognized model for successful biointensive micro-farming.
This plain-English guide helps readers find the right parakeetand offers expert advice on feathering his nest, from setting upthe cage and selecting foods to keeping messes at bay. Readers willdiscover how to groom a parakeet, recognize the symptoms ofillness, and keep a parakeet safe from other pets. They will alsosee how to teach a parakeet to talk, understand parakeet behavior,and find an avian veterinarian.