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Mini Farming

By: Brett L. Markham
Narrated by: Christopher Solimene
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Publisher's Summary

Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family's food on just a quarter acre - and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything you need to know to get started: buying and saving seeds, starting seedlings, establishing raised beds, soil fertility practices, composting, dealing with pest and disease problems, crop rotation, farm planning, and much more. Because self-sufficiency is the objective, subjects such as raising backyard chickens and home canning are also covered along with numerous methods for keeping costs down and production high.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2010 Brett L. Markham (P)2017 Tantor

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“A concept destined to appeal to that intrepid individual whose independent nature finds the idea of abandoning the grocery store alluring.” ( Booklist)

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Good Content, Poor Narration

The content is great and informative, however the narration us dryer than the Sahara Desert.
However I did find that by increasing the playback speed, it helped to make it slightly easier to listen to.

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Can't stand this narration

Althought the information inthe book is correct, it is deliverd by a robot which make it very hard to digest.

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Worst narrator ever.

I couldn’t finish it, even sped up it was excruciating. The narrator was so slow and robotic sounding.

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Boring

This would be a great informative book but the person reading it sounds like a robot with no interest in the content

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PDF

Hi how can I get access to the PDF for this book?
Reference in the latter chapters

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