A modern classic of the new agrarianism
"Chris Smaje...shows that the choice is clear. Either we have a small farm future, or we face collapse and extinction."--Vandana Shiva
"Every young person should read this book."--Richard Heinberg
The updated tenth anniversary edition, with a new afterword by Gene A. Giacomelli!
"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.
Build and maintain a backyard homestead with easy guidance for beginners
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
"Compelling, Fascinating, sometimes unexpectedly moving, this vitally important book is, above all, a springboard for hope and transformation."--Isabella Tree
"A lucid and compelling look at the global movement of ecological rehabilitation."-- The Boston Globe
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?