- Author: Chris M. Webb
A collaborative effort among University of California experts throughout the state, including Ventura County UCCE Farm Advisor Ben Faber, the 2nd edition of the Small Farm Handbook is an amazing resource for small farmers.
Written in an easy to follow, compact format this book packs a whole lot of information, tips and resources onto its pages. No other publication covers topics, issues, and facets of California's small-scale agriculture with this depth or level of expertise.
This book features the following chapters:
- The Vitality and Viability of Small Farms
- California’s Small Farms: An Overview
- Requirements for Successful Farming
- The Basics
- Enterprise Selection
- Farm and Financial Management
- Marketing and Product Sales
- Labor Management
- Growing Crops
- Postharvest Handling and Safety of Perishable Crops
- Raising Animals
This resource is available for viewing in our office. You may purchase and learn more about the book by clicking here. Orders may also be placed by calling 1-800-994-8849.
To receive a 10% discount when ordering online, use promo code PRVEN56 at checkout. In addition to your discount, a portion of your purchase will help support Ventura County Cooperative Extension research and education outreach.