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Grace Gershuny

Grace Gershuny, in addition to her position on the staff of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program, has worked for many years as an educator, organizer, and market gardener. She is nationally known in the alternative agriculture movement, is the author of Start With the Soil and co-author of The Rodale Book of Composting. She is on the faculties of the Institute for Social Ecology and Goddard College, and lives in Barnet, Vermont.

    Grace's Books

    NOFA Guides Set

    A series of 8 guides originally published by NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association), on organic principles and practices for both the beginner farmer as well as established farmers looking to convert to organic, or deepen their practices. Each book is 100 pages, but the information is weighty; the guides use a strong whole-systems farming theory behind their practical advice, as well as offer historical information, further resources, detailed appendices, and profiles of various organic farms across the Northeast.

    Compost, Vermicompost, and Compost Tea

    Feeding the Soil on the Organic Farm

    Part of the NOFA Guides Series.

    Information on composting techniques from the author of The Soul of Soil, Grace Gershuny.

    The Soul of Soil

    A Soil-Building Guide for Master Gardeners and Farmers, 4th Edition

    The soil is the soul of the garden. This book provides sensible, focused, and passionate information for creating and preserving healthy soil. A must for all serious gardeners.


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