Farmer Book Club: Farms of Tomorrow Revisited

Community Supported Farms – Farm Supported Communities is the subtitle of this book. And it sums up my hopes for the world.  This is also the vision that underlies all of Farms of Tomorrow Revisited by Trauger Groh & Steve McFadden. Published in 1998 by Biodynamic Association, this is a CSA handbook written about 10 … More Farmer Book Club: Farms of Tomorrow Revisited

Farmer Podcast Club: Online Sales series on Farm Small Farm Smart

This week the #farmerbookclub is going to be the #farmerpodcastclub. Back in spring 2020 when a certain pandemic flipped many farmer’s marketing plans upside down, Diego Footer ran an Online Sales series on Farm Small Farm Smart. Diego interviewed a bunch of different farmers about a bunch of different ecommerce platforms. (I was actually the … More Farmer Podcast Club: Online Sales series on Farm Small Farm Smart

Farmer Book Club: The Garden Seed Inventory

The Garden Seed Inventory by Seed Savers Exchange is this week’s entry for the #farmerbookclub It’s got the perfect name for Seed Inventory month at the Farmer Spreadsheet Academy. Now technically, this month we’re exploring how you can take stock of your own seed inventory. This book is not about how to do that. This … More Farmer Book Club: The Garden Seed Inventory

Farmer Book Club: Small-Scale Organic Seed Production

This month’s Farmer Book Club posts are going to focus on managing your seed inventory. I’m going to start by sending you over to the Farm Folk City Folks website to download Small-Scale Organic Seed Production by Patrick Steiner. (It’s a free PDF) Then you can head to Chapter 4 – Seed Storage. You can … More Farmer Book Club: Small-Scale Organic Seed Production

Farmer Book Club: The Farmer Book Of Nightmares

Here’s the Farmer Book of Nightmares. Also published as Diseases and Pests of Vegetable Crops in Canada by The Canadian Phytopathological Society. 500+ pages of suspense and vegetable gore. This book is broken down by a series of crops/crop families and their diseases + pests. Each disease/pest section explains its symptoms, disease cycle/life history, and … More Farmer Book Club: The Farmer Book Of Nightmares