Food Production Systems for a Backyard or Small Farm
Food Production Systems for a Backyard or Small Farm


This hands-on how-to video is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in gaining more self-reliance in the area of food.  Producer and director Marjory Wildcraft is a nationally recognized expert in organic backyard food production.  Marjory teaches people with no gardening or agricultural experience how to successfully grow healthy, vibrant, life-giving nutritious food.  Marjory's family depends on these systems for a large part of their diet. 

Her video is endorsed and carried by such notables as The Organic Consumers Association, The Permaculture Activist, Acre s USA, Bountiful Gardens,, and The Weston-Price Nutrition Foundation. She has been featured as a guest on a diversity of national radio shows such as "Coast to Coast AM" and The Power Hour with Joyce Riley.


Section 1: Overview
* Why we began this journey
* Soil types and climate of the site
Section 2: Water
* Water sources and qualities of water
* How much water do you need?
* Rain water collection systems
* Wells
* Ponds
Section 3: Garden
* Garden location
* Size – how much area do you need?
* Bio-Intensive gardening overview
* Fertility
* Watering the garden
* Wind
* Sun and shade
* Bugs and insects
* Vegetable varieties and seed saving
* Getting started
Section 4: Rabbits
* Housing and protection
* Watering systems
* Feeding
* Breeds
* Reproduction
* Other resources
Section 5: Home Butchering
* Tools
* Butchering a rabbit
* Tanning hides
* Butchering poultry
* Other animals
Section 6: Poultry
* Chicken breeds
* Feeding
* Watering
* Housing and egg collecting
* Predator protection
* Getting started
Section 7: Dogs
* Why dogs?
* Dog training
* Feeding
* Housing
* Size and breeds
* Final thoughts
Section 8: Perennials: Orchards, Food Forests, and Edible Landscaping
* Locations and micro climates
* Watering
* Fertility
* Using geese for fertility
* Tree varieties
* Planting and care of trees
* Getting started
Section 9: Other Essentials
* Calorie crops
* Solar food dehydration
* Home made herbicide test
* Fire ants
* Injuries
* Hog panels and tee posts
* Water levels and mapping contours
* Rocket stove and hay box cooker
* In The Wake; a manual for outliving civilization
* Propagating leuceana
Bonus 2nd Disc includes dozens of information-packed source documents and resources.

Product Details

  • Actors: Marjory Wildcraft
  • Directors: Marjory Wildcraft
  • Format: NTSC
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only)
  • Number of discs:2
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Rooster Crows Productions
  • DVD Release Date: October 1, 2009
  • Run Time: 110 minutes


Price: $94.00$59.95