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The Resilient Farm and Homestead by Ben Falk

 
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Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

Summary:

Ben Falk's manual outlines strategic landscape design when taking the whole system into consideration. A systems approach is described in detail with regard to the vast array of components necessary for a functional homestead.

Where to get the book?

Chelsea Green Publishing

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Ben Falk's NOFA Vermont 2013 conference talk on regenerating soil, water and human health while addressing some of the primary resiliency challenges of the 21st century.



"The Resilient Farm and Homestead," the TEDxSIT talk delivered by Ben Falk, permaculture expert and author, on October 5, 2013 at SIT Graduate Institute.


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This book is great, one of my favorites of all permaculture books. I'm working with a very different climate and land pattern than he is so many of the specifics of our situations are very different, but there's still so much that can be learned from someone who's doing this sort of work anywhere. Falk may not have the decades of experience that Sepp Holzer does, but IMO he's a better writer than Holzer. Falk explains everything thoroughly while Holzer often doesn't go into enough detail for me to really understand what he's getting at. The other thing I love about Falk's book is that he isn't afraid to talk about the mistakes that he's made too and what he's learned from them. Quite a resource for permaculturalists.
 
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