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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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The 2013 New Farmer's Almanac: An Entertaining Collection of Practical Advice for Farmers and Other Patriots
The 2013 New Farmer's Almanac: An Entertaining Collection of Practical Advice for Farmers and Other Patriots
by Severine Von Tscharner (edt) Fleming
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A marketing strategy is already in place since communication and outreach is a large part of what constitutes the Greenhorns organization. Greenhorns has a large online presence where we get about 1,600 hits a day on their blog and 5,000 downloads a week... (read more)

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This Common Ground: Seasons on an Organic Farm
This Common Ground: Seasons on an Organic Farm
by Scott Chaskey
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In the tradition of Michael Pollan, Joan Gussow, and Verlyn Klinkenborg's The Rural Life, This Common Ground is an inspirational evocation of a life lived close to the earth, written by the head farmer at one of the country's first community-supported... (read more)

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Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems
Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems
by Philip Ackerman-leist
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Droves of people have turned to local food as a way to retreat from our broken industrial food system. From rural outposts to city streets, they are sowing, growing, selling, and eating food produced close to home—and they are crying out for... (read more)

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The Resilient Farm and Homestead: An Innovative Permaculture and Whole Systems Design Approach
The Resilient Farm and Homestead: An Innovative Permaculture and Whole Systems Design Approach
by Ben Falk
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The Resilient Homestead is a manual for developing durable, beautiful, and highly functional human habitat systems fit to handle an age of rapid transition.Ben Falk is a land designer and site developer whose permaculture-research farm has drawn national... (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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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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Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty
Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty
by Gary Paul Nabhan
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Because climatic uncertainty has now become "the new normal," many farmers, gardeners and orchard-keepers in North America are desperately seeking ways to adapt their food production to become more resilient in the face of such "global weirding." This... (read more)

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Vertical Farm
Vertical Farm
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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Nation of Farmers: Defeating the Food Crisis on American Soil (09 Edition)
Nation of Farmers: Defeating the Food Crisis on American Soil (09 Edition)
by Sharon Astyk
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“Astyk and Newton have written an important book with an unusual message: We need millions of new farmers…as soon as possible. You could not find two more reasonable, intelligent, sincere, and passionate people to talk to about food. And... (read more)

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The Global Food Economy: The Battle for the Future of Farming
The Global Food Economy: The Battle for the Future of Farming
by Tony Weis
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This book sets out some answers to the question: how can we build an ecologically sustainable and humane system of food production and distribution? The modern food economy is a paradox. Surplus 'food mountains' sit alongside global malnutrition and the... (read more)

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Organic Farming: Everything You Need to Know (Everything You Need to Know)
Organic Farming: Everything You Need to Know (Everything You Need to Know)
by Peter Fossel
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Going organic may be a clear way of getting back to basics—and getting away from the havoc chemicals can wreak on our health and our environment—but the basics themselves may not be so clear. How to begin? What kind of fertilizer and feed are... (read more)

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Vertical Farm (10 Edition)
Vertical Farm (10 Edition)
by Dickson D. 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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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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Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture
Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture
by Mark Gorgolewski
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Carrot City is a collection of ideas, both conceptual and realized, that use design to enable sustainable food production, helping to reintroduce urban agriculture to our cities. Focusing on the need and desire to grow food within the city to supply food... (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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First Lessons in Beekeeping: Complete and Unabridged
First Lessons in Beekeeping: Complete and Unabridged
by C. P. Dadant
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A great book for anyone who is interested in beekeeping. This easy to understand book with hundreds of illustrations walks you through everything you need to know about beekeeping. Simply one of the best books ever written on the subjects. A facsimile... (read more)

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The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Agriculture
The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Agriculture
by Jules N. Pretty
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Our agricultural and food systems are not meeting everyone's needs, and despite great progress in increasing productivity over the past century, hundreds of millions of people remain hungry and malnourished. This book describes a different form of... (read more)

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Food Movements Unite!: Strategies to Transform Our Food System
Food Movements Unite!: Strategies to Transform Our Food System
by Eric (edt) Holt-gimenez
About the Author
Samir Amin is director of the Third World Forum in Dakar, Senegal. He is an economist and internationally acclaimed author of over 30 books. Eric Holt-Giménez is executive director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy. He is... (read more)

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Consulting the Genius of the Place: An Ecological Approach to a New Agriculture
Consulting the Genius of the Place: An Ecological Approach to a New Agriculture
by Wes Jackson
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Locavore leaders such as Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, and Barbara Kingsolver all speak of the need for sweeping changes in how we get our food. A longtime leader of this movement is Wes Jackson, who for decades has taken it upon himself to speak for the... (read more)

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