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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
Staff Pick
True or false: One out of every four items for sale in the average American supermarket contains corn? (Think, think, think...) Believe it or not, it's true. If this unsettles you — or just plain doesn't make sense — pick up a copy of Michael Pollan... (read more)

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Gene Everlasting: A Contrary Farmer's Thoughts on Living Forever
Gene Everlasting: A Contrary Farmer's Thoughts on Living Forever
by Gene Logsdon
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"Dryly humorous, intelligently original, and at times poetic, Logsdon (A Sanctuary of Trees) muses and wisecracks about cycles of life and death, nature's resilience, and humanity's follies from the rolling hills and changing seasons of his farm in... (read more)

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The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love
The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love
by Kristin Kimball
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"This book is the story of the two love affairs that interrupted the trajectory of my life: one with farmingand#8212;that dirty, concupiscent artand#8212;and the other with a complicated and exasperating farmer."andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Single... (read more)

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Building Chicken Coops
Building Chicken Coops
by Gail Damerow
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Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their... (read more)

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The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming (New York Review Books Classics)
The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming (New York Review Books Classics)
by Masanobu Fukuoka
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The NYRB Classics series is designedly and determinedly exploratory and eclectic, a mix of fiction and non-fiction from different eras and times and of various sorts. The series includes nineteenth century novels and experimental novels, reportage and... (read more)

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Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard
Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard
by Jessi Bloom and Kate Baldwin
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Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! Fresh eggs aren't the only benefit — chickens can... (read more)

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Farming in Nature's Image: An Ecological Approach to Agriculture
Farming in Nature's Image: An Ecological Approach to Agriculture
by Judith D Soule
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"ÿ Farming in Nature's Image" provides, for the first time, a detailed look into the pioneering work of The Land Institute, the leading educational and research organization for sustainable agriculture.The authors draw on case studies, hands-on... (read more)

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A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping
A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping
by Robert Litt and Hannah Litt
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Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs? Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland's Urban Farm Store, and now they're ready to help you go local and... (read more)

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Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds about Animals and Food
Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds about Animals and Food
by Gene Baur
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Leading animal rights activist Gene Baur examines the real cost of the meat on our plates -- for both humans and animals alike -- in this provocative and thorough examination of the modern farm industry. Many people picture cows, sheep, pigs, and... (read more)

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The Fresh Honey Cookbook
The Fresh Honey Cookbook
by Laurey Masterton
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Indulge in these 84 luscious recipes inspired by honey bees, the food they pollinate, and the wonderful range of honey they produce. Highlighting a different honey varietal each... (read more)

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Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front
Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front
by Joel Salatin
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Drawing upon 40 years' experience as an ecological farmer and marketer, Joel Salatin explains with humor and passion why Americans do not have the freedom to choose the food they purchase and eat. From child labor regulations to food inspection... (read more)

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The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agne
The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agne
by Alice Walker
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For the past several years, on a farm north of San Francisco, the celebrated writer Alice Walker has diligently cared for a flock of chickens. Over time, her blossoming relationship with “her girls” became a source of inspiration, strength... (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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Extraordinary Chickens
Extraordinary Chickens
by Step Green Armytage
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From the author of Extraordinary Chickens comes the latest extraordinary animal--the pig. One of the most intelligent animals on earth, the pig is a fascinating creature with an abundance of personality. Photographer Stephen Green-Armytage captures... (read more)

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Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Gamebirds (Storey's Guide to Raising)
Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Gamebirds (Storey's Guide to Raising)
by Glenn Drowns
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A diverse flock of poultry can provide free-range meat, a rainbow of eggs, and endless entertainment---all delivered from the confines of your backyard or small farm. Glenn Drowns, an expert on rare breeds and varieties of turkeys, ducks, geese, chickens,... (read more)

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The Apple Grower
The Apple Grower
by Michael Phillips
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For decades fruit growers have sprayed their trees with toxic chemicals in an attempt to control a range of insect and fungal pests. Yet it is possible to grow apples responsibly, by applying the intuitive knowledge of our great-grandparents with the... (read more)

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Ducks: Tending a Small Scale Flock for Pleasure and Profit (Hobby Farms)
Ducks: Tending a Small Scale Flock for Pleasure and Profit (Hobby Farms)
by Cherie Langlois
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Written by hobby farmer Cherie Langlois from Washington state, Ducks is a fantastic overview of these entertaining and adaptable waterfowl. The author begins by asking “What do these water-crazy birds have that make them as much an asset to farms as... (read more)

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Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life
Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life
by Julia Rothman
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Bantams and Buckwheat, Hackles and HarrowsTalk the talk of the country with Julia Rothman's entertaining and informative visual tour of life on the farm. Her drawings, diagrams, step-by-step sequences, and dissections reveal everything from the parts of... (read more)

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Chickens in Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide
Chickens in Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide
by Rick Luttmann
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Your backyard can be the source of the best eggs and meat you've ever tasted. The answer is chickens--endearing birds that require but a modest outlay of time, space and food. As they learned to raise chickens, Gail and Rick Luttmann came to realize the... (read more)

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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens
Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens
by Gail Damerow
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Once you decide to raise chickens, you'll need all the information and advice you can get. And lucky for you, this book is as far as you'll have to look. A Guide to Raising Chickens contains everything you need to know, from starting your own backyard... (read more)

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