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Farming with Native Beneficial Insects: Ecological Pest Control Solutions
Farming with Native Beneficial Insects: Ecological Pest Control Solutions
by Eric Lee-mader
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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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The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century
The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century
by Dickson Despommier
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"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommiers visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the worlds food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today... (read more)

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Raising Poultry on Pasture: Ten Years of Success
Raising Poultry on Pasture: Ten Years of Success
by Jody L. Padgham
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A comprehensive guide-book for those interested in raising poultry on pasture. Numerous articles from a diversity of authors, each highlighting their "lessons learned" and "best practices." Organized in an easy-to-use format, topics range from brooding... (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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Micro Eco-Farming: Prospering from Backyard to Small Acreage in Partnership with the Earth
Micro Eco-Farming: Prospering from Backyard to Small Acreage in Partnership with the Earth
by Barbara Berst Adams
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Microfarms—or small acreage farms—are gaining popularity across the country for their astoundingly high yields and great tasting produce, as well as their profitability. This handbook reveals the secrets of successful micro eco-farming and... (read more)

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Sepp Holzer's Permaculture: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening--With Information on Mushroom Cultivation, Sowing
Sepp Holzer's Permaculture: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening--With Information on Mushroom Cultivation, Sowing
by Sepp Holzer
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Sepp Holzer farms steep mountainsides in Austria 1,500 meters above sea level. His farm is an intricate network of terraces, raised beds, ponds, waterways and tracks, well covered with productive fruit trees and other vegetation, with the farmhouse... (read more)

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Tomorrow's Table ; Organic Farming, Genetics, Future of Food (08 Edition)
Tomorrow's Table ; Organic Farming, Genetics, Future of Food (08 Edition)
by Pamela C. Ronald
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By the year 2050, Earth's population will double. If we continue with current farming practices, vast amounts of wilderness will be lost, millions of birds and billions of insects will die, and the public will lose billions of dollars as a consequence of... (read more)

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Small-Scale Grain Raising: An Organic Guide to Growing, Processing, and Using Nutritious Whole Grains for Home Gardeners and Local Farmers
Small-Scale Grain Raising: An Organic Guide to Growing, Processing, and Using Nutritious Whole Grains for Home Gardeners and Local Farmers
by Gene Logsdon
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First published in 1977, this book--from one of America's most famous and prolific agricultural writers--became an almost instant classic among homestead gardeners and small farmers. Now fully updated and available once more, Small-Scale Grain Raising... (read more)

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Agricultural Extension: The Kenya Experience (Independent Evaluation Group Studies)
Agricultural Extension: The Kenya Experience (Independent Evaluation Group Studies)
by Madhur Gautam
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The Training and Visit (T&V) system of management was introduced in Kenya by the World Bank in 1982 as a pilot, which became effective in 1991. The two Bank Extension Projects that supported the T&V system sought to increase agricultural productivity and... (read more)

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The Blueprint: Averting Global Collapse
The Blueprint: Averting Global Collapse
by Daniel Rirdan
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"Within 15 years we must remake our world. That is the message of global strategist Rirdan in this informative but grim account of the main stressors ravaging the Earth's ecosystem and the technological marvels that may facilitate remedies. The author... (read more)

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Alternative Food Geographies: Representation and Practice
Alternative Food Geographies: Representation and Practice
by Lewis Holloway
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Since the late 1990s, agro-food researchers have identified attempts to re-configure food provision around more ethically sound, economically and ecologically sustainable relationships between food producers, processors and consumers. Largely in the... (read more)

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Food Movements Unite!: Strategies To T (11 Edition)
Food Movements Unite!: Strategies To T (11 Edition)
by Holt-gimenez E
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Food Movements Unite! Strategies to transform our food systems The present corporate food regime dominating the planets food systems is environmentally destructive, financially volatile and socially unjust. Though the regimes contributions to the planets... (read more)

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Crisis and Opportunity: Sustainability in American Agriculture (08 Edition)
Crisis and Opportunity: Sustainability in American Agriculture (08 Edition)
by John E. Ikerd
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We donand#8217;t have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about whatand#8217;s wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem.... (read more)

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Organic Farming: How to Raise, Certify, and Market Organic Crops and Livestock
Organic Farming: How to Raise, Certify, and Market Organic Crops and Livestock
by Peter V. Fossel
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Organic Farming is the seed you need to get your organic farm growing. This essential guidebook explains everything you need to know to begin and maintain a healthy, productive, and profitable organic farm, from organic certification to planting crops to... (read more)

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Remaking the North American Food System: Strategies for Sustainability (Our Sustainable Future)
Remaking the North American Food System: Strategies for Sustainability (Our Sustainable Future)
by C. Clare Hinrichs
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Food and agriculture are in the news daily. Stories in the media highlight issues of abundance, deprivation, pleasure, risk, health, community, and identity. Remaking the North American Food System examines the resurgence of interest in rebuilding the... (read more)

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Agriculture Course: The Birth of the Biodynamic Method
Agriculture Course: The Birth of the Biodynamic Method
by Rudolf Steiner
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With these talks, Steiner created and launched ?biodynamic? farming?a form of agriculture that has come to be regarded as the best organically produced food. However, the agriculture Steiner speaks of here is much more than organic?it involves working... (read more)

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Alcohol Can Be A Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century
Alcohol Can Be A Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century
by David Blume
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For the last century it has been impossible to find reliable information on alcohol fuel production and use. Oil companies have continuously suppressed data on Henry Ford's favorite auto fuel. For example, by the late 80s, over 90% of the cars in Brazil... (read more)

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Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind
Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind
by Gene Logsdon
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In his insightful new book, Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind, contrary farmer Gene Logsdon provides the inside story of manure-our greatest, yet most misunderstood, natural resource. He begins by lamenting a modern society that not only throws... (read more)

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Conversion To Sustainable Agriculture (10 Edition)
Conversion To Sustainable Agriculture (10 Edition)
by Gliessman
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With all of the environmental and social problems confronting our food systems today, it is apparent that none of the strategies we have relied on in the past?higher-yielding varieties, increased irrigation, inorganic fertilizers, pest damage reduction... (read more)

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Business Advice for Organic Farmers Bundle: Book & DVD
Business Advice for Organic Farmers Bundle: Book & DVD
by Richard Wiswall
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A bundle of The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook and Business Advice for Organic Farmers with Richard Wiswall.Contrary to popular belief, a good living can be made on an organic farm. What's required is farming smarter, not harder.In this filmed... (read more)

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