In a time of looming uncertainties, what would a truly resilient society look like?
In a groundbreaking debut, farmer and social scientist Chris Smaje argues that organising society around small-scale farming offers the soundest, sanest and most reasonable response to climate change and other crises of civilisation--and will yield humanity's best chance at survival.
"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommier's visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world's food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today."--Sting
A nutritionist and a renowned organic farmer explore and explain the art of eating well.
New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
An unsettling journey into the United States' disaster-bound food system, and an exploration of possible solutions, from leading food politics commentator and farmer-turned-journalist Tom Philpott.
In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way.
Turn your backyard into a sustainable mini-farm--grow food for your pantry, cut back on bills, and help the environment
Revitalize your garden--and go beyond compost--by making your own biologically diverse inoculants and mineral-rich amendments using leaf mold, weeds, eggshells, bones, and other materials available for little or no cost
In a time of uncertainty about our environmental future--an eye-opening global tour of some of the most wounded places on earth, and stories of how a passionate group of eco-restorers is leading the way to their revitalization.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 WAINWRIGHT PRIZE
A naturalist's passionate dive into the lives of bees (of all stripes)--and the natural world in her own backyard
Lessons, stories, and reflections from the Goat Midwife
There is nothing about goat care that creates more anticipation, excitement, frustration, and fear than birthing goats. What can you expect with a goat pregnancy? What do you do if things go wrong when goats give birth? What happens when you have a challenging newborn kid?