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Sustainability Books - Agriculture & Food

A Small Farm Future: Making the Case for a Society Built Around Local Economies, Self-Provisioning, Agricultural Diversity and a Shared Ear Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781603589024
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - October 21st, 2020

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 (Tenth Anniversary Edition): Feeding the World in the 21st Century Cover Image
By Dr. Dickson Despommier, Gene A. Giacomelli (Afterword by), Majora Carter (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250769800
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Published: Picador - November 17th, 2020

"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


Beyond Labels: A Doctor and a Farmer Conquer Food Confusion One Bite at a Time Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781733686600
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Published: Polyface - June 12th, 2020

A nutritionist and a renowned organic farmer explore and explain the art of eating well.


Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635573138
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 11th, 2020

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.


We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250757975
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Published: Picador - August 4th, 2020

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.


The Beginner's Guide to Backyard Homesteading: Step-By-Step Instructions for Raising Crops and Animals Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781647397111
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Published: Rockridge Press - September 1st, 2020

Turn your backyard into a sustainable mini-farm--grow food for your pantry, cut back on bills, and help the environment


The Regenerative Grower's Guide to Garden Amendments: Using Locally Sourced Materials to Make Mineral and Biological Extracts and Ferments Cover Image
By Nigel Palmer, John Kempf (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603589888
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - August 7th, 2020

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


The Reindeer Chronicles: And Other Inspiring Stories of Working with Nature to Heal the Earth Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781603588652
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - August 19th, 2020

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.


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

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


Goats Giving Birth: What to Expect During Kidding Season Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780865719422
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Published: New Society Publishers - June 30th, 2020

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?


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