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- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 17.95
Various studies have shown time and again that small organic farms and home gardens are capable of producing more food per acre with less fossil energy than large-scale commercial agricultural installations dependent on machines and toxic chemical fertilizers and pesticides. This classic book by Wolf D. Storl, a respected elder in the practice of permaculture,... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 15.95
There Is a Garden in the Mind presents an engaging look at the work and life of pioneering organic gardener Alan Chadwick and his profound influence on the organic farming movement. In this wide-ranging and philosophical memoir, author Paul Lee recounts his first serendipitous meeting with Chadwick in Santa Cruz, California, in 1967, and their subsequent... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2013; US$ 24.95
Danny Barney covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market organic orchard fruits, from selecting the right site and cultivars to meeting organic standards and acquiring certifications; designing, maintaining, pruning, and harvesting an orchard; getting fruits to market; and managing the business side of farming. This is a straightforward,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 14.00
In the tradition of Michael Pollan, Joan Gussow, and Verlyn Klinkenborg's The Rural Life , This Common Ground is an inspirational evocation of a life lived close to the earth, written by the head farmer at one of the country's first community-supported farms. By reflecting on four seasons of activity at his beloved Quail Hill Farm in eastern Long... more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2007; US$ 19.95
Featuring over 80 self-contained projects, from growing your own food organically, cooking home-grown produce, keeping selected livestock, and leading a more sustainable lifestyle, this down-to-earth, yet practical guide is the perfect start for someone looking to go ?green.? Features more than 80 self-contained projects Offers urban, suburban, and... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2011; US$ 35.00
Mycelium Running is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That?s right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you?ll find out how. The basic science goes like this: Microscopic cells called ?mycelium?--the fruit of which are... more...
- Transworld 2009; US$ 13.34
Achieving genuine self-sufficiency of the kind described in John Seymour's classic guide is sadly beyond the vast reach of the urban majority today. Few have the space, and for those few there are comprehensive guidebooks. But where do the rest of us look for the answers to questions like how much effort does it really take to grow your own food?... more...
- Dreamriver Press 2010; US$ 15.99
This book examines commercial agriculture's strain on our natural resources, ecosystems, and the farmer. As a fourth-generation farmer, Eric Herm deals with the harsh economic realities and complicated legislation facing farmers, as well as the undeniable health impact of GMO crops and excessive chemicals. The book provides resources of natural, healthy... more...