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- Oxford Book Co. 2007; US$ 50.00
This book is all about vegetable crops and different aspects associated with it. This book starts with the meaning and origin of agriculture, then goes to tell about the herbs and different vegetables. It further traces important topics like transgenic food crops, production of food by-genetic modification (which is much talked about topic now-a-days),... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 14.99
"Life on the Old Farm takes you back to a time, not so long ago, when country life in Britain followed a pattern that had remained largely unchanged for centuries. In this series of fascinating reminiscences, farmers from all over Britain reveal their knowledge - the last generation who know at first hand traditions dating back to Saxon times. Life... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 54.00
From the beginning of the twentieth century to World War II, farm wife May Lyford Davis kept a daily chronicle that today offers a window into a way of life that has all but disappeared. Through May and her husband Elmo's story, Days on the Family Farm, showcases the evolution of agriculture from horses to automobiles and tractors, a surprisingly... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95
The compelling, funny story of a high-powered professional’s life-changing journey from Manhattan big cheese to Vermont goat cheesemaker In the tradition of food memoirs like Under the Tuscan Sun and A Year in Provence, Hay Fever tells the story of New York City literary agent Angela Miller and how looking for tranquility on a Vermont farm... more...
- Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 23.99
Fresh from receiving a doctorate from Cornell University in 1933, but unable to find work, Charles M. Wiltse joined his parents on the small farm they had recently purchased in southern Ohio. There, the Wiltses scratched out a living selling eggs, corn, and other farm goods at prices that were barely enough to keep the farm intact. In wry and often... more...
- Down East Books 2006; US$ 13.99
Kimber shares his adventures, misadventures, and reflections as a part-time farmer and fetcher of firewood, his struggles with recalcitrant sheep and aging tractors, the joys of roaming the hills with his dog, plunking for pickerel in the lily pads, savoring the echoes of silence in a sleeping Maine village. Like a good apple pie, these essays are... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
A lyrical, sensuous and thoroughly engrossing memoir of one critical year in the life of an organic peach farmer, Epitaph for a Peach is "a delightful narrative . . . with poetic flair and a sense of humor" (Library Journal). Line drawings. more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 40.00
"Sooner or later, nearly everyone who cares about wine and food comes to Sonoma"?so begins this lively excursion to a spectacular region that has become known internationally as a locavore's paradise. Part memoir, part vivid reportage, Field Days chronicles the renaissance in farming organically and eating locally that is unfolding in Northern California.... more...