Foreword: The Age of Carbon by Kai Hoffman-Krull Part One: The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution 1. Introduction 2. Understanding No-Till Systems 3. An Overview of Organic No-Till Techniques Part Two: Grower Interviews Mulch Grown in Place Dan Pratt, Astarte Farm Shawn Jadrnicek, Wild Hope Farm Shawn Jadrnicek, "Advanced No-Till Mulching and Crimping Techniques" Cardboard Mulch Ricky Baruc & Deb Habib, Seeds of Solidarity Farm Deep Straw Mulch Andrew Schwerin, Sycamore Bend Farm Dan Heryer & Brooke Selvaggio, Urbavore Farm Deep Compost Mulch Denise & Tony Gaetz, Bare Mountain Farm Polly & Jay Armour & Jenna Kincaid, Four Winds Farm Daniel Mays, Frith Farm Hedda Brorstrom, Full Bloom Flower Farm Shanon & Michael Whamond, Hillview Farms Corinne Hansch & Matthew Leon, Lovin' Mama Farm Mikey Densham & Keren Tsaushu, Mossy Willow Farm Casey Townsend & Dan Morris, Natick Community Farm Conor Crickmore, Neversink Farm Elizabeth & Paul Kaiser, Singing Frogs Farm Jonathan & Megan Leiss, Spring Forth Farm Bryan O'Hara, Tobacco Road Farm Notes Resources: No-Till Tools and Supplies Index About the Author About New Society Publishers
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Andrew Mefferd is editor of Growing for Market magazine. He has spent 15 years working on farms in six states, including a year working on a no-till research farm, and worked for seven years in the research department at Johnny's Selected Seeds. He travels around the world consulting with researchers and farmers on the best practices in greenhouse growing and sustainable agriculture. He is the author of The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower's Handbook, and has a passion for promoting local farming movements. He lives and farms in Cornville, Maine.