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Miraculous abundance : one quarter acre, two French farmers, and enough food to feed the world / Perrine and Charles Hervé-Gruyer ; translated by John F. Reynolds.

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  • ISBN: 9781603586429 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1603586423 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781603586436 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1603586431 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: xi, 255 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2016]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Pupoli's canoe -- Around the world -- From dream to reality -- The Amazon -- We are what we eat -- Draw me a farm -- New farmers -- Discovering permaculture -- Biointensive microagriculture -- Eliot Coleman -- The Parisian market gardeners of the nineteenth century -- Exotic influence -- Genesis of a method -- Launch of a research program -- The forest garden -- Agriculture of the sun -- Working by hand -- To be small -- Micorfarms -- Microagriculture, society, planet -- The earth is an adventure -- Bio-abundance.
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When Charles and Perrine Herve-Gruyer set out to create their farm in an historic Normandy village, they had no idea just how much their lives would change. Neither one had ever farmed before. Charles had been circumnavigating the globe by sail, operating a floating school that taught students about ecology and indigenous cultures. Perrine had been an international lawyer in Japan. Each had returned to France to start a new life. Eventually, Perrine joined Charles in Normandy, and Le Ferme du Bec Hellouin was born. Since then the farm has become a celebrated model of innovative, ecological agriculture in Europe, connected to national and international organizations addressing food security, and heralded by celebrity chefs as well as the Slow Food movement.
Subject: Permaculture.
Organic farming

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