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I recently read The Suburban Micro-Farm by Amy Stross (after admiring the cover as it sat on my shelf for weeks during NaNoWriMo).

This is such an informative book! The printing is beautiful, and the full color images make you want to get outside. As a micro-farmer myself, I appreciate the bountiful tips, tricks and information on building up gardening projects, maintaining relationships with neighbors, and navigating managing the mini-farm long term.

This is a great place to start for anyone interested in edible landscaping, urban farming, suburban water collection and perennial plantings. The level of information included in Amy Stross's book rival that of The Market Gardener as far as planning, planting and maintenance are concerned, although Amy's focus is directed more toward community outreach and education, and less on sales and marketing. I really loved this approach to the micro-farm because it touches on how to navigate "odd gardens" with suburban neighbors, …