Friday, April 1, 2011

Eliot Coleman lays down what it takes to have a farm that won't wear out

Starting at about 17 minutes here. For "the perfect little farm and garden."

Basically, have 6 times the amount of land you want to plant in crops. Rotate your field through it, a new place each year. Have the remainder either mowed for compost or grazed by animals whose manure is used for compost.

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