One farm's decades-long journey into regenerative agriculture--and how these methods enhance biodiversity, pollinators, and soil health
In this eye-opening exposé, acclaimed health journalist and National Geographic contributor Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity—and human health threat—uncovering the ways we can make America's favorite meat safer again.
An insightful look at the arguments for and against universal adoption of a vegan diet and lifestyle.
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.
A naturalist's passionate dive into the lives of bees (of all stripes)--and the natural world in her own backyard
A new "farm-to-closet" vision for the clothes we wear--by a leader in the movement for local textile economies
This is the story of Leah Garcés's fight for better treatment of farmed animals, as she works with farmers, suppliers and restaurant chains to end factory farming for good.
The 2020 Maria Thun biodynamic calendar, with Eastern Standard Time dates and times, now in its 58th year..
Food is not just a way to fill our stomachs but is representative of the culture and time we live in. It tells a story and can act as a catalyst for social engagement. As the impact of mass food production on the environment becomes ever more apparent, movements advocating organic farming and local, small-scale food production are finally receiving an ear.
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.
Plant-parasitic nematodes are one of multiple causes of soil-related sub-optimal crop performance. This book integrates soil health and sustainable agriculture with nematode ecology and suppressive services provided by the soil food web to provide holistic solutions.
This collection provides a comprehensive review of key advances in greenhouse and other forms of protected and controlled environment cultivation.