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A bibliography for small and organic farmers, 1920-1978

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organic farming,
  • Bibliography,
  • Small Farms

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by J.W. Schwartz]. --
    SeriesBibliographies and literature of agriculture -- no. 11, Bibliographies and literature of agriculture -- no. 11
    ContributionsUnited States. Science and Education Administration
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25660166M
    OCLC/WorldCa8029778

    He calls it the commodity mentality or mindset, “a high-input game [where] the prize is the highest possible yield” — consequences to small farms, small towns, and quality food be damned. Redemption and renewal, Quinn believes, lie partly in this orchard and in his organic “oil barn” housed in a small building near his house. Many small farmers aren't organic but only use minimal petro-chemical derived products on the food and don't want the hassle of organic certification. These are good too and can be found simply by.


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