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Life
Life
by Keith Richards and James Fox
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This riveting autobiography by celebrated (and famously hard-living) guitar legend Keith Richards reads with the unforgettable hook and crisp ferocity of the best Rolling Stones songs — most of which you'll rush to replay after learning about their... (read more)

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How to Grow More Vegetables, 8th Edition: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
How to Grow More Vegetables, 8th Edition: And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine
by John Jeavons
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If last year's vegetable garden left something to be desired, John Jeavons's How to Grow More Vegetables is the book for you. This thorough and accessible overview of the Grow Biointensive gardening method will show you how to get the most out of your... (read more)

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Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
by Mildred Arms Kalish
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Those of us who feel like we're "just getting by" will be both humbled and inspired by Kalish's tales of life on an Iowa farm during the Great Depression. Her humorous and heart-warming depiction of a childhood spent working the land and, in doing so... (read more)

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Farming with Native Beneficial Insects: Ecological Pest Control Solutions
Farming with Native Beneficial Insects: Ecological Pest Control Solutions
by Xerces Society
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Looking to increase your organic harvest? This is one of the most exciting farming books I've seen! It's not just bugs (although there are plenty); it's also cover crops, grassed waterways, and brush piles. Farming with Native Beneficial Insects has a... (read more)

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Chick Days: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens from Hatchlings to Laying Hens
Chick Days: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens from Hatchlings to Laying Hens
by Jenna Woginrich
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Chick Days is a welcome addition to the ever-growing flock of chicken-keeping guides.  In it, Jenna Woginrich, accomplished blogger and author of Made from Scratch, provides an accessible and entertaining overview of backyard chicken keeping, covering... (read more)

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The Locavore Way: Discovering the Delicious Pleasures of Eating Fresh, Locally Grown Food
The Locavore Way: Discovering the Delicious Pleasures of Eating Fresh, Locally Grown Food
by Amy Cotler
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There's more to mindful eating than the "natural foods" aisle of the grocery store, but if that's the farthest you've ever ventured, you may not know where to begin. Not to worry. In The Locavore Way, Amy Cotler demystifies the steadily growing locavore... (read more)

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Solviva: How to Grow $500,000 on One Acre and Peace on Earth: Learning the Art of Living with Solar-Dynamic, Bio-Benign Design
Solviva: How to Grow $500,000 on One Acre and Peace on Earth: Learning the Art of Living with Solar-Dynamic, Bio-Benign Design
by Anna Edey
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Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson
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One of the most revealing, readable books about the mind to come along in years. A simply fascinating glimpse into animal behavior — on the farm, at home, and even in the mirror.... (read more)

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Growing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live off the Land
Growing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live off the Land
by Kurt Timmermeister
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Seattle chef Kurt Timmermeister is living the dream (my dream, anyway). In this charming memoir he chronicles, missteps and all, how he turned four overgrown acres on Vashon Island into a bona fide farm. A practical and honest account from a self-made... (read more)

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Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
by Novella Carpenter
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If you've ever dabbled in community gardening or thought to yourself, "I could raise chickens!" then Farm City is a must read. Novella Carpenter brings heart and humor to her story of inner-city gardening.... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
by Hannah Nordhaus
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Consider the bee, which produces 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey over a lifetime of hundreds of trips to flowers. This intrepid insect is not just industrious, it's a touchstone for ecology today. Subject to threats ranging from monoculture to pesticides... (read more)

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Coop Signed Edition
Coop Signed Edition
by Michael Perry
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Coop is perfect for anyone dreaming of a "simple" life in the country — and for those already living it. Perry is a brilliant storyteller, and this is a funny and poignant account of his unorthodox childhood and his current quest for some cred as a... (read more)

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The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden
The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden
by Kim Flottum
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Bees used to freak me out... then I took up gardening and discovered that bees were in fact more interested in pollinating my flowers and fruit trees than in stinging me to death. I still get a little nervous if I find one crawling on my arm, but we've... (read more)

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Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
by Mildred Armstrong Kalish
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Those of us who feel like we're "just getting by" will be both humbled and inspired by Kalish's tales of life on an Iowa farm during the Great Depression. Her humorous and heart-warming depiction of a childhood spent working the land and, in doing so... (read more)

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Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
by Paul Greenberg
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In the vein of The Omnivore's Dilemma, Four Fish looks at the current state of tuna, bass, salmon, and cod. Fished, farmed, modified, and championed, these four make up the bulk of our fish consumption. New York Times magazine writer Greenberg explores... (read more)

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Coop: A Family, a Farm, and the Pursuit of One Good Egg (P.S.)
Coop: A Family, a Farm, and the Pursuit of One Good Egg (P.S.)
by Michael Perry
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Coop is perfect for anyone dreaming of a "simple" life in the country — and for those already living it. Perry is a brilliant storyteller, and this is a funny and poignant account of his unorthodox childhood and his current quest for some cred as a... (read more)

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Creating Your Backyard Farm: How to Grow Fruit and Vegetables, and Raise Chickens and Bees
Creating Your Backyard Farm: How to Grow Fruit and Vegetables, and Raise Chickens and Bees
by Nicki Trench
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