Updated for its 30th anniversary edition; [This book] remains as relevant as ever. New York Times
For anyone with an interest in sustainable growing, this is a must-read. Irish Times
A perennial classic The New Organic Grower isone of the most important farming books available, written byEliot Coleman, a pioneer in the organic farming movement. Now fully illustrated and updated, this 30th Anniversary Edition is a must-have for any farmer or grower.
Coleman's books and innovative methods have helped innumerable organic growers build successful farms in deep accordance with nature. The wisdom in this seminal book holds true even as the modern agricultural canon has grown - in large part due to Coleman's influence as a wise elder with decades of experience. New information has been included in this edition to showcase the new tools and techniques that Colemant has been developing over the last thirty-five years.
The New Organic Grower offers a very approachable and productive form of farming that has proven to work well for the earth and its stewards for centuries. Gardeners working on a hectare or less will find this book especially useful, as it offers proof that small-scale market growers and serious home gardeners can live good lives close to the land and make a profit at the same time. The New Organic Grower is ideal for young farmers just getting started, or gardeners seeking to expand into a more productive enterprise.
New material in this edition includes:
Beautiful colour photographs throughout, taken by master gardener and author Barbara Damrosch (Eliot's wife and co-farmer)
Updated information throughout on how Eliot's practices have changed through his experiments over the years
A new section from Damrosch about incorporating flowers on the small farm
More information on new tools Eliot has invented that don't appear in any of his other books