The Organic Farmers' Business Handbook. Also, wastewater expert Buzz Ferver talks about how to capture the nutrients in wastewater and use them in food production.

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Organic Farmers' Business Handbook & Wastewater as a Resource (Equal Time Radio)

Monday, Nov. 23 on Equal Time, hosted by Carl Etnier:

First guest: Richard Wiswall farms Cate Farm in East Montpelier and has just published The Organic Farmers' Business Handbook. He also recommends Vermont's Farm Viability Program.

Second guest: Buzz Ferver, Worcester-based wastewater expert, on how to capture the nutrients in wastewater and use them in food production. One of the systems discussed is the sawdust toilet, often known as the humanure system. Joe Jenkins' Humanure Handbook can be purchased or downloaded free from the publisher's web site.

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