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Includes bibliographical references (p. 286) and index.
Creating a positive legacy while adapting to rapid change -- The design process and site establishment -- Water and earthworks -- Fertility harvesting and cycling -- Food crops -- Adaptive fuel and shelter -- Resilience and regeneration for the long haul.
The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a comprehensive how-to manual that will help you select, design, develop, and manage land for self-reliance and regeneration, and presents a thriving model for productive, durable homesteads and farms in cold climates and beyond. It includes information on the site-design process, site selection, and site management; adapting land to rapid change, including flood mitigation and costs of living; gravity-feed water systems; compost, urine, humanure, and biochar; fuelwood production and processing; human health and nutrient-dense food-production strategies; and integrating perennials crops with grazing animals.