Sustainability Books - Agriculture & Food

No-Till Intensive Vegetable Culture: Pesticide-Free Methods for Restoring Soil and Growing Nutrient-Rich, High-Yielding Crops Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781603588539
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - February 21st, 2020

From a veteran organic grower: a unique agricultural methodology that delivers higher yields, higher quality, and higher profitability--absolutely free of herbicides or pesticides


Grassroots Rising: A Call to Action on Climate, Farming, Food, and a Green New Deal Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781603589758
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - February 11th, 2020

Grassroots Rising is a passionate call to action for the global body politic, providing practical solutions for how to survive--and thrive--in catastrophic times. Author Ronnie Cummins aims to educate and inspire citizens worldwide to organize and become active participants in preventing ecological collapse.


Raising Pastured Rabbits for Meat: An All-Natural, Humane, and Profitable Approach to Production on a Small Scale Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603588324
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - December 10th, 2019

An accessible, practical resource for pasture-based rabbit production-complete with rabbit husbandry basics, enterprise budgets, and guidelines for growing, processing and selling rabbits commercially.


Dancing with Bees: A Journey Back to Nature Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781603589864
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 19th, 2020

A naturalist's passionate dive into the lives of bees (of all stripes)--and the natural world in her own backyard


American Hemp Farmer: Adventures and Misadventures in the Cannabis Trade Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603589192
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 23rd, 2020

The inside story of the world's most fascinating and lucrative crop from gonzo journalist-turned-hemp farmer Doug Fine.


How to Raise Chickens for Meat: The Backyard Guide to Caring for, Feeding, and Butchering Your Birds Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781510751040
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Published: Skyhorse - March 3rd, 2020

If self-sufficiency and raising your own food is important to you, this book will help you pull together a complete farm-to-table experience.

Gone are the days when grandma headed to the chicken coop in search of dinner.


In Search of Meadowlarks: Birds, Farms, and Food in Harmony with the Land Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780300237146
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Published: Yale University Press - February 18th, 2020

An ornithologist’s personal look at farming practices that finds practical solutions for sustainable food production compatible with bird and wildlife conservation

With predictions of a human population of more than nine billion by the middle of this century and eleven billion by 2100, we stand at a crossroads in our agricultural evolution.


Who's Minding the Farm?: In This Climate Emergency Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780143789390
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Published: Viking Australia - March 1st, 2020

A vital account of how sustainable farming can address urgent issues such as climate change and water scarcity, health and nutrition, land stewardship, renewables vs. the coal industry, as well as meaningful and fulfilling rural employment. And a call to arms. You know who is minding the farm—our consumption and behaviors affect how soil is managed and what it produces. We all are.


Butchering Chickens: A Guide to Humane, Small-Scale Processing Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781635861655
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - March 3rd, 2020

The space, setup, and equipment required to raise and process poultry are minimal when compared to other types of livestock, which is part of what makes chickens such an appealing choice for small-scale meat producers.


Eat Like a Fish: My Adventures Farming the Ocean to Fight Climate Change Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101974322
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Published: Vintage - March 27th, 2020

In the face of apocalyptic climate change, a former fisherman shares a bold and hopeful new vision for saving the planet: farming the ocean. Here Bren Smith—pioneer of regenerative ocean agriculture—introduces the world to a groundbreaking solution to the global climate crisis.
 


Permaculture Design Companion: A Practical Workbook for Integrating People and Places Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781856233293
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Published: Permanent Publications - December 16th, 2019

A practical workbook to apply permaculture to any project from start to finish, this is a step-by-step guide for integrating places and people, buildings and ecosystems.


Achieving Sustainable Crop Nutrition Cover Image
By Zed Rengel (Editor), David Pilbeam (Contribution by), Ajit S. Nehe (Contribution by)
$275.00
ISBN: 9781786763129
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Published: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Ltd - February 18th, 2020

This collection reviews current research on understanding nutrient cycles, the ways crops process nutrients, the environmental effects of fertilizer use and how this understanding can be used to improve nutrient use efficiency for a more resource-efficient and climate-smart agriculture. Parts 1-3 summarise research on the primary macronutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.


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