The Encyclopedia of Alternative Agriculture HMR-1985~1993
Complete Books from 1985 to 1993
The Encyclopedia of Alternative Agriculture: For the Urban and Semi-Rural Communities is an anthology of approximately 120 newsletters over a 10 year period called, The Herb Market Report. Each issue features 2 herbs, one on small farm alternatives and the other on a forage crop. Each also includes a farm/forage plan, harvest and drying techniques, processing and storage requirements, and marketing options. A cottage industry section is featured as well. The articles are in depth, concerning all aspects of herb production, processing and marketing for active and potential herb farmers. They teach the basics for how to “small farm” field crops correctly, and be successful
PDF; 1210 pages.
Native Plants of Commercial Importance
The Nomadic Life of the Professional Forager
A book for the Wildcrafter and Herb Farmer
PDF; 344 pages; fully illustrated.
The Potential of Herbs as a Cash Crop
Whether you you’re a farmer looking for a profitable alternative crop or farmstead enterprise, a city dweller seeking a living in the country, or an entrepreneur of any flavor, this book will dispel the myths and point you on the way to a solid, profitable, herb-based business enterprise. This updated second edition covers how to understand your soil, the basics of farming, the fundamentals of farming machinery, how to formulate your own farm business plan, the techniques of preserving your harvest through dehydration. storage and processing. Also covered are direct-to-consumer and wholesale marketing strategies, tips about how to develop your own cottage industry and the potential of foraging for profit. Also included are dozens of sources for additional information.
PDF; 230 pages; fully illustrated.
Author: Dr. Richard Alan Miller