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The urban farmer : growing food for profit on leased and borrowed land Book
Book | New Society Publishers, Gabriola, British Columbia : 2016.

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With only a small capital investment, and without the need to own land, you can become part of this growing movement. The Urban Farmer will help you learn the crops, techniques, and business strategies you need to make a good living growing food intensively right in your own backyard. Growing food in the city means that fresh crops may travel only a few blocks from field to table, making this innovative approach the next logical step in the local food movement. Based on a scalable, easily reproduced business model, The Urban Farmer is your complete guide to minimizing risk and maximizing profit by using intensive production, and making a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your own backyard (or someone else's).--COVER.
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  • ISBN: 9780865718012
  • ISBN: 0865718016
  • Physical Description: xxii, 265 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Gabriola, British Columbia : New Society Publishers, 2016.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    A farm in the city -- A viable farming business on 1/2 acre or less -- The business of urban farming -- Finding the right site -- Building your farm, one site at a time -- Infrastructure and equipment -- Operations -- Production systems -- Basic crop planning -- Crops for the urban farmer.

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