Farms With a Future: Creating and Growing a Sustainable Farm Business download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rebecca Thistlethwaite

Farms With a Future: Creating and Growing a Sustainable Farm Business download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rebecca Thistlethwaite year 2013
  • Book name: Farms With a Future: Creating and Growing a Sustainable Farm Business
  • Author: Rebecca Thistlethwaite
  • Release date: 2013/9/15
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781603584388
  • Rating: 7.67 of 10
  • Votes: 771
  • Review by: Yara Brinkley
  • Review rating: 9.91 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/6
  • Total pages: 284
  • Includes a PDF summary of 22 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: What makes a farm sustainable and successful? And what special qualities and skills are needed for someone to become a successful farmer? Rebecca Thistlethwaite addresses these and other crucial questions in this uniquely important book, which is a must-read for anyone who aspires to get into farming, or who wants to make their farm business more dynamic, profitable, and, above all, sustainable. Over an entire year, the author and her husband-experienced farmers themselves-took a sabbatical and traveled the length and breadth of the United States to live and work alongside some of the nation's most innovative farmers. Along the way they learned about best practices, and a whole lot about what doesn't work. Farms with a Future shares this collective wisdom in an inspirational yet practical manner; it will help beginners avoid many of the common mistakes that first-time farmers make. Just as importantly, it discusses positive ideas that can help make any farm enterprise vibrant and financially profitable. Profiles of more than a dozen representative farms help round out the invaluable information and encourage farmers to embrace their inner entrepreneur. Younger growers, in particular, will benefit by learning about 'the right stuff' from both their peers and longtime experts.This book provides a useful reference for beginning and experienced farmers alike. While many other books address agricultural production, there are very few that talk about business management for long-term sustainability. Farms with a Future offers an approachable, colorful take on building a triple-bottom-line farming business.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H30M56S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Organic Farming, Agriculture & Related Industries, Food & Society, Smallholdings, Sustainable Agriculture, Small Businesses & Self-employed
  • Available formats: GIF, PDF, JPG, DOC, EPUB, WORD, TXT, AZW3. Compressed in DMG, AZW4, CBC, RAR, CAB, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 27.29 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x252x17.02mm
  • Weight: 648.64g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: White River Junction, United States
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