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Tag Archives: bio-intensive

  • Podcast

    Jean-Martin Fortier: A Model for Profitable Micro-Farming

    Earn a living gardening on just 1.5 acres
    by Adam Taggart

    Saturday, March 29, 2014, 2:19 PM

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    As we awake to the realities in store for us in a future defined by declining net energy, concerns about food security, adequate nutrition, community resilience, and reliable income commonly arise.

    Small-scale farming usually quickly surfaces as a pursuit that could help address all of these. Yet most dismiss the idea of becoming farmers themselves; mainly because of lack of prior experience, coupled with lack of capital. It simply feels too risky.

    Enter Jean-Martin Fortier and his wife, Maude-Hélène. They are a thirtysomething couple who have been farming successfully for the past decade. In fact, they've been micro-farming: their entire growing operations happen on just an acre and half of land.

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  • Daily Prep
    http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/intensive-gardening-zm0z14fmzsto.aspx#axzz2x5YLENdv

    Intensive Gardening

    Grow more food in less space
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 5:25 PM

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    A great article exploring the two most popular types of types intensive gardening techniques and some of the considerations for each. http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/intensive-gardening-zm0z14fmzsto.aspx#axzz2x5YLENdv Also check out the following groups on Peak Prosperity the discuss intensive gardening techniques. Agriculture & Permaculture: http://www.peakprosperity.com/group/agriculture-permaculture Biointensive Gardening: https://www.peakprosperity.com/group/biointensive-gardening  

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