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Robbie Asay
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I'm always interested in new books that come out and Zack Loeks new book "The Permaculture Market Garden: A Visual Guide to a Profitable Whole-Systems Farm Business" is no exception.  Since I'll be attempting/experimenting with this style of gardening at 8000 feet(Zone 5b : -15 to -10 (F), I'd like to know if some of the ideas in the book might work/be worth experimenting with at that elevation?

I'll be doing a lot of experimentation in trying out proven high desert methods and vegetation but there are some things such as composting(can be in the single digits and less during the night for more than a few days) can be difficult.

I'll also have to corral as much rain and snow melt as possible.  There is a community well but I'm limited to household and personal garden use only.
 
Zach Loeks
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Hi,

Great question

All the designs and techniques are applicable anywhere in the world.  They are based on building patterns in your garden, developing a guild crop rotation and understanding how to budget for profit.  It has a lot on holistic decision-making, garden soil science and diverse business management.


Cheers,
Zach

A SPECIAL EDITION copy of The Permaculture Market Garden with a hand-illustrated signature is available for a limited time when ordered from our website: www.kulafarm.ca and we ship globally
 
Robbie Asay
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That's fantastic!  I've found out the soils on the property I'm interested in are Servilleta-Prieta complex and Petaca-Prieta complex so that's "on my list" of things I need to dig into.
 
kim james
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I wasn't able to view the content of your new book on Amazon.com so I was wondering if it is geared for beginner gardeners as well as seasoned ones?
 
Zach Loeks
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Hi,  the book is geared to all levels of gardeners and farmers as it speaks to overarching designs of how to integrate diversity efficiently in a garden operation, goal setting for your lifestyle, community and land and how to map and design your property.  You can see more about the book on our website: https://www.kulafarm.ca/books-publications/


-Zach
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