Comprehensive guide to growing, certifying, and marketing organic produce, grains, meat, and dairy. New farmers committed to launching an organic operation and experienced farmers hoping to move from traditional farming techniques will find all the information they need. Author Ann Larkin Hansen clarifies requirement and offers complete advice on selecting equipment, tending the land, caring for animals, and marketing farm products. Readers will also find profiles of successful organic farmers throughout the book. Their experiences provide inspiration and valuable tips for first-time farmers looking for real success stories. Hansen's thorough coverage of the subject and the positive words of established growers will set countless farmers on a healthful, organic path.