Überblick:Pressestimmen 'Bored with the lawn? Love to garden? Learn how to turn your suburban yard into a suburban farm with Amy Stross' concise detailed and well-organized how-to garden manual.'-Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne authors of The Urban Homestead and Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post Consumer World'Amy Stross is engaging knowledgeable inspiring and brimming with ideas. You will come away with at least one solution for a trouble spot in your landscape.'--Ann Hicks Master Gardener'Amy Stross has not only written a helpful book but an important one too. Suburbia is ripe with healthy and delicious food-growing potential. Amy shows us how to tap this potential by sharing practical tips gleaned from her own experience as a micro-farmer on one-tenth of an acre. Get ready to feel both empowered and inspired!'--Roger Doiron Founding Director of Kitchen Gardeners International'Amy definitely knows her way around the garden! She's a permaculture expert who makes gardening exciting for those of us who want to grow food in the city yet her well-researched ideas can be applied to farms of all scales.'--Rachael Brugger Managing Editor of HobbyFarms.com'Our Garden Club members were intrigued by Amy's interesting and entertaining presentation on permaculture. She patiently and expertly answered questions from our members who are always searching for a better way to improve their gardens.'--Margie Jansing Co-Vice President Western Hills Garden Club'Amy's design process with her attention to detail and extensive research blends edible landscaping with beauty. Her blog Tenth Acre Farm has inspired me to implement her ideas in my design at our family homestead.'--Andy Pathway Homestead'The synchronicity of Amy's writings and teachings are inspiring to my own efforts in the landscape. Her level of research and comprehension on multiple subjects keeps me intrigued.'--Gregory Lang Cincinnati Permaculture Institute Board'Bored with the lawn? Learn how to turn your suburban yard into a suburban farm with Amy Stross' concise detailed and well organized how-to garden manual.'--Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne authors of: The Urban Homestead and Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post Consumer World'For new gardeners the biggest problem is often simple overwhelm. In The Suburban Micro-Farm Amy Stross breaks the giant topic of 'gardening' into bite-sized tasks to help readers begin to grow their own food no matter their experience level or space limitations. She covers detailed information in a friendly accessible manner and offers a multitude of methods for tackling various projects like composting soil improvement creating garden beds and choosing your crops. The information and guidance offered in this book will put you well on your way to a productive backyard oasis.'--Kris Bordessa @AttainableSustainable.net'What a valuable resource! The Suburban Micro-Farm is full of practical information from an experienced gardener. Not only will you learn how to build soil and grow fruits vegetables and herbs you'll learn how to do it efficiently with her time-saving tips. And Amy Stross will keep you organized with worksheets checklists calendars and a harvest log. This author has thought of it all!'--Susan Vinskofski @LearningandYearning.com Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Amy Stross is a permaculture gardener writer and educator with a varied background in home-scale food production. Through years of experience as a professional gardener specializing in ecologically friendly and edible landscapes she discovered that healthy fruits and vegetables could actually grow right outside her own door. After receiving her permaculture design certificate she began to design ecologically regenerative and productive landscapes for others. Her own 0.10-acre micro-farm became a thriving example with berry bushes fruit trees herbs flowers and vegetable gardens. Amy also founded and ran a 5-year community food forest project at her local university which included a variety of edible gardens. Her current adventure is transforming a 3-acre property into a micro-farm with her husband and mischievous farm cat. She reaches hundreds of thousands of people with her adventures and expertise in small-scale permaculture gardening on her popular website TenthAcreFarm.com.