All the Dirt: Reflections on Organic Farming – Rachel Fisher, Heather Stretch, Robin Tunnicliffe
An excellent introduction for anyone interested in farming. Several small scale farms in British Columbia are featured. Besides the usual stuff you would expect - how to raise livestock and grow crops, other important subjects are tackled like the financial aspects, and what children bring to the mix. This isn’t so much a starry eyed hippie manifesto as it is a pragmatic reality check for anyone looking to do this. The book will do much to inspire, but it will also lay out the practical realities of what farming all entails. The book is buttressed by superb photography.