In The Organic Farming Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Starting and Running a Certified Organic Farm by Ann Larkin-Hansen, you will find a one-stop shop for the novice farmer. This book explains the basic, practical details of how to farm, and how to do it organically, covering garden, orchard, field crops, livestock, and dairy production. Additional chapters discuss how to become organically certified, avenues for direct marketing your farm products, basic machinery maintenance, finding land, and a brief history of organic farming. If you were wondering where to start, this is the book!
Tune in to this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, as host, June Stoyer is joined by special guest Ann Larkin-Hansen.