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The urban farmer

Curtis Stone

The urban farmer

growing food for profit on leased and borrowed land

by Curtis Stone

  • 229 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban agriculture,
  • Vegetable gardening

  • About the Edition

    With only a small capital investment, and without the need to own land, you can become part of this growing movement. The Urban Farmer will help you learn the crops, techniques, and business strategies you need to make a good living growing food intensively right in your own backyard. Growing food in the city means that fresh crops may travel only a few blocks from field to table, making this innovative approach the next logical step in the local food movement. Based on a scalable, easily reproduced business model, The Urban Farmer is your complete guide to minimizing risk and maximizing profit by using intensive production, and making a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your won backyard (or someone else"s).--COVER.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCurtis Stone
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.U72 S76 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 265 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27201044M
    ISBN 100865718016
    ISBN 109780865718012
    OCLC/WorldCa923568325

    The Urban Farmer is a comprehensive, hands-on, practical manual to help you learn the techniques and business strategies you need to make a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your own backyard (or someone else's). Major benefits include. Urban Farmer A Top Downtown Philadelphia Steakhouse. Experience a fresh dining concept that features fresh, locally sourced ingredients, thoughtfully prepared dishes, and a rural chic aesthetic. Urban Farmer, The Logan’s on-site steakhouse, brings the art, culture, and elegance of Philadelphia into each bite. Stop by and enjoy a delectable /5.

    His book, The Urban Farmer, demonstrates organic-intensive techniques with a focus on business and systems to streamline labor and production. Established in , Curtis's farm, Green City Acres, is located in Kelowna, BC, Canada. In an 8-month growing season, the farm generates over $75, annually on just one-third of an acre. Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx educator who believes that students shouldn’t have to leave their community to live, learn, and earn in a better one. Moving generations of students into spheres of personal and academic successes which they had never imagined — while reclaiming and rebuilding the Bronx — Stephen’s extended student and community family have grown more .

    Book now at Urban Farmer in Denver, CO. Explore menu, see photos and read reviews: "The tableside mushrooms are to die for. Dinner was great, We had great service as well."/5().   Addeddate Identifier TheUrbanFarmerGrowingFoodCurtisAllenStone_ Identifier-ark ark://tfv3p Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR).


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The urban farmer by Curtis Stone Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Urban Farmer is simply the best guide out there for anyone wanting to grow vegetables for market. Chock full of practical information on costs, business planning, the best crops to grow, how much land to farm, growing techniques, and how to develop markets, this book covers it all.

The Urban Farmer is simply the best guide out there for anyone wanting to grow vegetables for market. Chock full of practical information on costs, business planning, the best crops to grow, how much land to farm, growing techniques, and how to develop markets, this book covers it all/5().

Curtis Stone’s brilliant new book ‘The Urban Farmer’, is one of the most important contributions to Transition thinking over the last 10 years, and sets out in great depth and detail what that could look like/5().

The Essential Urban Farmer guides readers from day one to market day, advising on how to find the perfect site, design a landscape, and cultivate crops. For anyone who has ever grown herbs on windowsills, or tomatoes on fire The urban farmer book, this is an invaluable volume with the potential to change our menus, our health, and our cities forever/5(31).

The Urban Farmer's Handbook is the bible for all those wanting to grab a slice of the good life without having to move to the country. Paul Peacock, joint editor of Home Farmer magazine and self-proclaimed 'self-sufficient in a semi enthusiast, examines all angles of urban farming from how beekeeping without unsettling the neighbours to keeping.

Reviews of the book: “The Urban Farmer is simply the best guide out there for anyone wanting to grow vegetables for market. Chock full of practical information on costs, business planning, the best crops to grow, how much land to farm, growing techniques, and how to develop markets, this book covers it all.

Justin Calverley, a horticultural expert with more than 20 years' experience, teaches a popular course, The Complete Urban Farmer, at CERES in Melbourne. He is a go-to expert for the media and in high demand on the presentation and public speaking circuit.5/5(6).

"Farm City" is an entertaining book about an urban farmer in Oakland, California, and she describes her neighborhood as being in the ghetto.

At various times, Novella has kept chickens, rabbits, turkeys, ducks, geese, bees and even pigs in her backyard.* (I visited her blog, Ghost Town Farm, and saw she also had a goat.)4/5. The Urban Farmer is a comprehensive, hands-on, practical manual to help you learn the techniques and business strategies you need to make a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your own backyard (or someone else’s).

Her adventures in urban agriculture began with honeybees and a few chickens, then some turkeys, until she created an urban homestead called GhostTown Farm near downtown Oakland, where she and her boyfriend, Bill, live today.

Her most recent book, The Essential Urban Farmer (co-authored with Willow Rosenthal), was published by Penguin Books in Cited by:   The Urban Farmer book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

There are twenty million acres of lawns in North America. In their. "The Urban Farmer is simply the best guide out there for anyone wanting to grow vegetables for market. Chock full of practical information on costs, business planning, the best crops to grow, how much land to farm, growing techniques, and how to develop markets, this book covers it all/5().

This book is well overdue. The Urban Farmer is a clear and concise manual covering both the how and the business of growing good food as an enterprise on rented urban or sub-urban plots. Canadian urban farmer Curtis Stone (no, not the Australian colesworth pin-up chef.

Urban Farm Business Plan Handbook. Urban Farm Business Plan Worksheets. What is an Urban Farm. An urban farm is a part of a local food system where food is cultivated and produced within an urban area and marketed to consumers within that urban area.

Urban farming can also include animal husbandry (e.g., breeding and raising livestock), beekeeping. The "how-to" guide for a new generation of farmers from the author of Farm City and a leading urban garden this indispensable guide, Farm City author Novella Carpenter and Willow Rosenthal share their experience as successful urban farmers and provide practical blueprints-complete with rich visual material-for novice and experienced growers looking to bring/5.

2 Connecting the Dots: An Urban Farmer's Place in the Community. More Than Just a Farmer. What makes urban farming so different than other forms of farming is that you are working in areas where there are many more people, and because of this you will meet more people.

An urban farmer has the ability to be more than just a : New Society Publishers. The Urban Farmer is a com­pre­hen­sive, hands-on, prac­ti­cal man­u­al to help you learn the tech­niques and busi­ness strate­gies you need to make a good liv­ing grow­ing high-yield, high-val­ue crops right in your own back­yard (or some­one else’s).

Major ben­e­fits include. This book is amazing. This is a complete marketing plan for being an urban farmer. All the little tweaks and tips I would need to learn the hard way are mentioned here, from obvious to rather hidden experiences/5().

The Urban Farmer Digital Tools Package(US Edition) – NOT THE BOOK. Description. Buy The Urban Farmer Digital Tools Package. This package consists of 9 video tutorials from Curtis’ Profitable Urban Farming course. 3 hours of workshop material in total. The Urban Farmer is all about urban farming.

We don't just talk about urban farming, we actually make our living at it. Curtis Stone is the owner of Green City Acres, a commercial urban. Urban Farmer is open daily for breakfast, lunch, happy hour and dinner. Our popular weekend brunch and Bloody Mary bar is available on the weekends from a.m.

to 3 p.m. Urban Farmer is located on the 8th floor of The Nines Hotel at SW Morrison Street in downtown Portland.Curtis is a farmer, author, speaker and consultant. His area of expertise is in quick growing, high value annual vegetables for direct consumer market streams.

His book, The Urban Farmer demonstrates organic intensive techniques with a focus on business and systems to streamline labour and production. He offers a new way to think about farming.manual and drip catalog inThe Urban Farmer already had five years experience designing and installing drip systems.

Our publications on drip irrigation are used in college horticultural classes and distributed by water departments nationwide to help people conserve water.

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