The Future-Proof Farm: Changing Mindsets in a Changing World (Hardcover)
PERCEPTIVE SOLUTIONS for those who want to know how NUTRITIOUS FOOD can be grown. Practical SURVIVAL guide for FARMERS to show them how to meet the needs that CONSUMERS are requesting WHAT'S GOOD FOR THE EARTH IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS AND IS GOOD FOR THE CONSUMER. Steve Groff's message to consumers will resonate with the those who crave enhanced nutrient dense food. His message to fellow farmers is profound and prophetic: they are in danger of becoming obsolete, unless they seize the opportunity by providing what consumers want. Those consumers increasingly demand that the food they eat and the clothes they wear come from producers who observe responsible farming practices such as cover crops, reduced or no tillage, and other regenerative agriculture techniques. True to his conversational speaking style, in this book, Steve describes his consulting role for the largest frozen food processor in the world and other major corporate players, like Wrangler. These companies are positioning themselves for a profitable future, marketing to consumers who are desiring nutritious food and sustainable grown fiber. Farmers must do likewise to ensure they will have a continuing market for their goods. To future-proof their farms, they must heal and nurture the life-giving soil that sustains their livelihood, as a foundation to meet the needs of the market in the years ahead. Steve Groff has perfected the soil health concepts on his own farm and taken his message across the nation and to the corners of the world, promoting a new mindset that could save the family farm from extinction. This book is his WAKE-UP CALL This book is also a rare opportunity to peak into the inner thoughts and perspectives of a farmer who wants to make a difference in the health of the planet, the health of business, and ultimately the health of the people. An informative and easy weekend read.