‘The Berry Grower’ by Blake Cothron


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Now taking orders for Peaceful Heritage Nursery owner Blake Cothron’s exciting 2nd book release on organic fruit growing and small farming:  The Berry Grower!

AVAILABLE HERE:  Please purchase a NEW copy to support Blake Cothron’s tireless work!



From the market garden and small farm to the homestead and backyard, The Berry Grower: Small Scale Organic Fruit Production in the 21st Century is the essential guide for both new and aspiring organic small fruit growers and seasoned farmers looking to produce high-quality organic fruits and products for local markets and self-sufficiency.  Dig into the fruits of your labor with profitable, innovative organic small fruit farming strategies and skills for modern growers of any scale.

The Berry Grower is an innovative guide for growing and marketing organic small fruits and berries that offers intelligent strategies and solutions for successful small-scale, non-chemical fruit production in the 21st century. Coverage includes:

Detailed fruit profiles including raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, currants, gooseberries, figs, tomatoes, and more, including new cultivars

-History, innovations, and 21st-century challenges in modern fruit farming

-Creating your own market farming reality

-Farm planning for efficiency and profitability

-Factoring in climate change, drought, and extreme weather

-Soil fertility, efficient weed management, and organic pest control

-Learn from other experts through interviews with successful growers and marketers from diverse areas around the USA.

-Modern tools of the trade for efficiency

-Harvesting, fruit handling, and packing

-Innovative marketing methods and thinking beyond fresh fruit with multi-product strategies to maximize profits

Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865719651
Number of pages: 256 (approximate) 

Peaceful Heritage Nursery owner Blake Cothron’s 2nd book release on organic horticultural and farming!