Resources, Links & Publications
We've compiled a list of our favorite website links, publications and other useful resources to supplement info on this site. Please contact us with your recommendations to add to this list.
Five MKWC Foodshed publications are now available as free downloads:
The Mid Klamath Garden Cheat Sheet is a two-page reference with charts on planting times, soil amendments and an annual garden timeline.
Orchard Revitalization and Heirloom Fruit of the Klamath and Salmon Rivers is a how-to manual on preserving old fruit varieties with information on pruning, grafting, restoring orchards, and detailed descriptions and photos of 47 local heirloom varieties.
How to Build Wilson Forbes' Chicken Tractor, (with Plans) shows how to construct a poultry shelter that is easily moveable by one person and provides shelter, food and shade for chickens as well as easy access for cleaning and egg collection.
Growing Fruit and Nut Trees in the Mid Klamath Region, provides information on orchard planning, variety selection, rootstocks, ripening times and climate zones.
Soil Management in the Mid Klamath. is a reference for regional soil types, amendments, pH, cover crops and soil analysis.
- ATTRA Master Publication List - Appropriate Technology Transfer to Rural Areas offers 300 easy-to-read titles covering organic production, livestock, horticultural crops, business and marketing, farm energy, water and pest management and more. Publications are written by sustainable agriculture specialists, who are experts in their fields, and are meant to help farmers, ranchers and others involved in sustainable agriculture.
Thanks to the USDA for support for these Foodshed webpages, specifically the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Grant # 2011-49400-30497 and the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture-Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Food Security Grant # 2012-68004-20018.