Making small farms work book

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Home Our Book About Follow. The entire course is available immediately, with no minimum enrolment time. Farming, innovating and educating for the benefit of all. Chapter 1: Introduction. Creating your Holistic Context.
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Making Small Farms Work by Richard Perkins

Unlike conventional western agriculture, which I would describe as industrial farming, regenerative agriculture is about producing food in a way that actually improves the environment and particularly increases the amount of topsoil. Industrial farming damages and erodes top soil. Many scientists are worried that top soil depletion has reached such levels that we could see an environmental disaster in the near future to compete with global warming. There is precedent for this — the dust bowls of the American mid-west in the s. Incidentally, increasing the top soil also helps in the fight against climate change. Top soil actually sequesters and holds carbon thereby reducing CO2 in the atmosphere. Making Small Farms Work attempts to cover a lot of ground and for the main part seems to succeed.


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  1. Making Small Farms Work by Richard Perkins has a tag line of “A pragmatic whole systems approach to profitable regenerative agriculture” which neatly explains the core ethos of the book. The author, Richard Perkins is well known as a YouTuber – he’s got 35, subscribers.

  2. Making Small Farms Work book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Making Small Farms Work follows the first seasons setting up.

  3. Developing a new biologically-based, and holistically managed, regenerative agriculture is imperative if civilization as we know it is to survive.

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