Part of the NOFA Guides. Includes information on:
Lessons from systems science (including tools)
Assessing the whole farm (what are we managing? the people, physical and mental assets, money)
Understanding the farm ecosystems (the water and mineral cycles, dynamics of the biological community, the energy flow)
Choosing appropriate tools
Making a framework to test decisions
Including examples and statements from practicing farmers, and more holistic resources and alternative business models.