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Eliot Coleman

Eliot Coleman is a farmer at Four Season Farm and the author of The New Organic Grower, Four Season Harvest and The Winter Harvest Handbook. He has more than 40 years' experience in all aspects of organic farming, including field vegetables, greenhouse vegetables, rotational grazing of cattle and sheep, and range poultry. During his careers as a commercial market gardener, the director of agricultural research projects, and as a teacher and lecturer on organic gardening, he studied, practiced and perfected his craft. Coleman served for two years as the Executive Director of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements and was an advisor to the U.S. Department of Agriculture during their landmark 1979-80 study, "Report and Recommendations on Organic Farming."