Five Acres and Independence

Five Acres and Independence: A practical guide to the selection and management of the small farm is a book about self-sustainable small-scale farming, written by Maurice Grenville Kains.[1] It was first published in 1935[2] during the Great Depression. It was written to provide practical information[3] for people such as urban factory workers who had never worked on a farm.[4] The book contains 46 chapters on all types of farming practices.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kains, M. G. (1973). Five acres and independence : a practical guide to the selection and management of the small farm (Revised and enlarged ed.). New York : Dover Publications. ISBN 978-0-486-20974-6.
  2. ^ Kains, M. G. (1935). Five acres and independence; a practical guide to the selection and management of the small farm. New York: Greenberg.
  3. ^ "Book Reviews, Sites, Romance, Fantasy, Fiction". Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved 2020-03-10.
  4. ^ Maher, Neil M. (2008). Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement. Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN 978-0-19-530601-9.
  5. ^ Soil Conservation. U. S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, Division of Information. 1942.