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Title: Agriculture, the only right approach : science says there is a difference
Author: P.H. Hainsworth
Second Author:
Published: Pauma Valley, CA : Bargyla and Gylver Rateaver , 1976 2nd ed.
Series: Conservation gardening and farming series, Series C: reprints

Summary: This book attempts to explain the basic principles of organic agriculture from a mid-1970's perspective, especially how organic practices apply in the relationship between soil and crops. There are chapters on composting, plant disease resistance, problems of conventional agricultural methods, the nature and function of soil, and the future of organic agriculture.

ISBN: 0960069852
Call Number: 27 HAI
Subjects: Compost , Disease resistance , Fertility , Market gardening , Organic farming , Soil management , Soils

Title: Around the world at Farmers' Market : a guide for small scale commercial grower-vendors of ethnic & heirloom vegetables, fruits, & herbs
Author: Steve Salt
Published: Kirksville , MO : Hagoth Press , 1999

Summary: This book focuses primarily on topics and issues of concern to commercial market gardeners and small farmers, such as farm management, crop selection, raising and harvesting, and marketing of exotic produce. The author explores the ethnic and heirloom vegetables of twelve regions throughout the world, providing information about customer demographics, language and customs, marketing tips, and cuisine.

Call Number: 85 SAL
Subjects: Heirloom varieties , Market gardening , Marketing , Small farms , Specialty crops , Vegetables, ethnic , Vegetables, specialty

Title: Backyard market gardening : the entrepreneur's guide to selling what you grow
Author: Andrew W. Lee
Published: Columbus, NC : Good Earth Publications , c1993

Summary: This book provides information on how to grow and sell vegetables, fruits, flowers, herbs and small livestock from a backyard market garden. Chapters cover sites and soils, tools, marketing strategies, business planning, production techniques and ecofarming.

ISBN: 0962464805
Call Number: 85.2 LEE
Subjects: Fruits, marketing , Market gardening , Marketing , New business management , New businesses planning , Small business , Sustainable agriculture , Truck farms , Vegetables, marketing

Title: Market farm forms : templates for planning and organizing information on diversified market farms
Author: Marcie A. Rosenzweig
Contributors: With Bill Kaye-Blake
Published: Auburn, CA : Full Circle Organic Farm , c1998

Summary: Shows how to use templates from common off-the-shelf software to follow the natural flow of information needed to plan crops, order seed and soil ammendments, grow transplants, project yields and income and then track what really happens against projections.

Call Number: 81.52 ROS
Subjects: Community supported agriculture (CSA) , Cost effectiveness , Economic forecasting , Farm income , Farm management and decision making , Financial analysis , Management , Market gardening , Record keeping

Title: Pay dirt : how to raise and sell herbs and produce for serious cash
Author: Mimi Luebbermann
Published: Rocklin, CA : Prima Publishing , c1994

Summary: The book addresses specialty vegetables and other alternative plant products as well as herbs, and includes discussion of organic production, foraging for pine needles, chanterelles and such, selling jams, dried vegetables and other finished products, and dealing with codes, labeling, and regulations.

ISBN: 1559582871
Call Number: 61.308 LUE
Subjects: Herbs , Market gardening , Produce , Vegetables, specialty

Title: Sell what you sow! : The grower's guide to successful produce marketing
Author: Eric Gibson
Published: Placerville, CA : New World Publishing , c1994

Summary: Chapters cover planning, choosing enterprises, deciding what to grow, market research, making a marketing plan, direct marketing techniques, such as farmers markets, roadside markets, subscription farming and pick-your-own, retail marketing, specialty food products, merchandising, customer service, wholesale marketing, pricing, rules and regulations, insurance, promotion, advertising, farm festivals, and resource listings.

ISBN: 0963281402
Call Number: 85 GIB
Subjects: Farm management and decision making , Market gardening , Marketing , Produce

Title: The small commercial garden : how to make $10,000 a year in your backyard
Author: Dan Haakenson
Published: Bismarck, ND : DakotaOak , 1998, c1995 2nd ed.

Summary: The first and second chapters provide background for commercial gardening. Subsequent chapters cover marketing, commercial design, planning, transplants, growing, harvesting, and recommended crops.

ISBN: 0964286114
Call Number: 62.08 HAA
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Market gardening , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, marketing

Title: Sustainable vegetable production from start-up to market
Author: Vernon P. Grubinger
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension , c1999

Summary: This publication is intended to help aspiring and experienced growers to plan and manage profitable and environmentally friendly vegetable production systems. Chapters cover the background of sustainable systems, getting started in vegetable farming, farm business management, marketing, soil management, composting, rotation, cover crops, tillage, seeds, irrigation and spraying, harvesting, season extension, and disease, pest and weed management.

ISBN: 093581745X
Call Number: 62.1 GRU
Subjects: Fertility , Irrigation , Market gardening , Pest control , Season extenders , Seeds , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables , Weed management


Title: Selling produce to restaurants : a marketing guide for small growers
Author: Diane Green
Published: Sandpoint, ID : Greentree Naturals , c1999

Summary: This book discusses the principles Ms. Green has learned on working with restaurants, operating a market garden, selecting produce, pricing produce and marketing produce to local restaurants.

Call Number: 85.6 GRE
Subjects: Market gardening , Marketing , Marketing to institutions , Sales


Title: Controlled rotational cover cropping in the bio-extensive market garden : a slide presentation by Anne and Eric Nordell at the 1996 P.A.S.A. Conference
Published: [Millheim, PA : Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture?] , 1996

Call Number: 62.1 CON
Subjects: Cover crops and green manure crops , Crop production , Herb gardening , Market gardening , Vegetables

Title: The economics of market gardening : with David Trumble
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1994

Publishers Number: 9404
Call Number: 85.2 ECO
Subjects: Market gardening

Title: Market gardening with horses : with Seth Jacobs & Martha Johnson
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1991

Publishers Number: 9111
Call Number: 72.5 MAR
Subjects: Horses , Market gardening

Title: Urban gardening : Kate Brown, Omaha City Sprouts, Jan. 19, 1999
Published: Lincoln, NE : Cooperative Extension, University of Nebraska , c1998
Series: Small farming systems seminar series

Call Number: 85.2 URB
Subjects: Market gardening , Urban gardens

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