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WATCH: Eliot Coleman Presents the Story of the Winter Harvest

In this video, Eliot Coleman, author of the recently released The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year-Round Vegetable Production Using Deep Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses, presents the story of the winter harvest. He speaks about how he came to become the nation’s leading four-season farmer and the shock of the industrial establishment when his all-organic cold-weather growing methods proved to be not only possible—but more productive than “traditional” (chemical) methods.

The video runs 30 minutes. Enjoy!

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