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In Focus: Market Farming

This month, we’re focusing on the topic of market farming. Learning efficient and market-forward systems can be useful for any operation, whether big or small.

Here is a list of resources around the topic of market farming – from free articles to educational book titles.

Best Books on Market Farming

  • My Farmer, My Customer by Marty Travis – Every chapter includes essential information based on the author’s personal experience to help you make money with farming, whether you are just starting, transitioning to a new business model, or just wanting to buck the conventional approach to agriculture.
  • How to Grow World Record Tomatoes by Charles H. Wilber – Our Book of the Month and 20% off through the month of July – this book captures the tactics of growing giant tomato plants. 
  • No-Till Intensive Vegetable Culture by Bryan O’Hara – Seasoned with reflections on the spiritual and social rewards of tending a diverse small farm, this book delves into all facets of a biodynamic growing system.
  • The Regenerative Grower’s Guide to Garden Amendments by Nigel Palmer – Experimental gardener Nigel Palmer provides practical, detailed instructions that are accessible and exciting to every grower who wants to achieve a sustainable garden ecosystem. 

Find more books on market farming at the Acres U.S.A. Bookstore in the Gardening Collection.

Read Free Articles

Our website is a free resource for all kinds of in-depth articles, interviews and how-to’s on regenerative agriculture. Here are a few popular articles focused on market farming:

Learn in Person

The best way to learn is talking with the experts face to face. This is exactly what you can do at the annual Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show. In the past, we’ve had speakers such as Marty Travis, Nichol Masters, Fred Provenza and more! This year we’ve already confirmed John Kempf, Dr. Don Huber and Kris Nichols. Learn more about the conference at and sign up for our News & Announcements email newsletter to stay up to date on agenda and speaker announcements!

Marty Travis at 2021 Acres USA Eco-Ag Conference
Marty Travis presents at the 2021 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show.

Read the July 2022 Issue

The July 2022 issue of Acres U.S.A. magazine deals with the theme of market farming, with a number of in-depth and educational articles, including:

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July 2022 issue cover

Nutrient Management 
How to manage nutrition on a farm growing multiple products. 

Cover Your Assets 
Incorporating cover crops on diversified flower farms. 

Eliminate Burndown 
A good defense leads to a good offense, even on the farm. 


Buy the print version of July 2022 herethe digital version here, or subscribe here to get the magazine delivered to you monthly.

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