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- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 27.18
From James Rebanks, the Herdwick Shepherd, comes The Shepherd's Life , a story of the Lake District and its people which could redefine the literature of rural life Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 12.99
The politics of food is changing fast. In rich countries, obesity is now a more serious problem than hunger. Consumers once satisfied with cheap and convenient food now want food that is also safe, nutritious, fresh, and grown by local farmers using fewer chemicals. Heavily subsidized and underregulated commercial farmers are facing stronger push back... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 18.95
Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family?s food on just a quarter acre?and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Consists of three parts including a theoretical framework for participatory monitoring, a kit with eight different tools to be used to collect data as well as annexes with tips on how to run training wokshops and analyse baseline data. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 18.99
"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 Imagine a world where every town has their own local food source, grown in the safest way... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 189.00
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 25.99
A Book of the Month for GQ , The New Yorker , and Flavorwire "Beautifully told?In this one season of life, Crawford's writing about the work, people, nature and his family legacy reveals much about a simple life, and reminds us all to appreciate life's riches."-- Seattle Post Intelligencer "A must-read?"-- Washington Independent Review... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
There has been a lack of scholarly attention to Arabic translations of ancient works on agriculture. The reconstruction of the Arabic tradition offered by the Prolegomena volume illustrates the importance of these translations in Arabic agricultural literature and enables better understanding of the genesis of the Byzantine Geoponika... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 156.00
This important book draws together, for the first time, a vast wealth of information on all major aspects of the farming of Arctic charr, a highly prized and commercially valuable salmonid. The author, Gavin Johnston who has many years' experience of farming Arctic charr, teaching about and researching the species, has produced a book that is a landmark... more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00
Medicinal plant materials are supplied through collection from wild populations and cultivation. Under the overall context of quality assurance and control of herbal medicines, WHO developed the Guidelines on good agricultural and collection practices (GACP) for medicinal plants, providing general technical guidance on obtaining medicinal plant materials... more...