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The resilient farm and homestead [electronic resource] : An Innovative Permaculture and Whole Systems Design Approach. Ben Falk.

Falk, Ben. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781603584456 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: White River Junction : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a manual for developing durable, beautiful, and highly functional human habitat systems fit to handle an age of rapid transition.Ben Falk is a land designer and site developer whose permaculture-research farm has drawn national attention. The site is a terraced paradise on a hillside in Vermont that would otherwise be overlooked by conventional farmers as unworthy farmland. Falk's wide array of fruit trees, rice paddies (relatively unheard of in the Northeast), ducks, nuts, and earth-inspired buildings is a hopeful image for the future of regenerative agriculture and modern homesteading.The book covers nearly every strategy Falk and his team have been testing at the Whole Systems Research Farm over the past decade, as well as experiments from other sites Falk has designed through his off-farm consulting business. The book includes detailed information on earthworks; gravity-fed water systems; species composition; the site-design...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Home Design & D├ęcor.
Genre: Electronic books.

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