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- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95
- Doubleday Canada 2015; US$ 32.95
A major new talent redefines the literature of rural life. Old world met new when a shepherd in the English Lake District impulsively started a Twitter account. A routine cell phone upgrade left author James Rebanks with a pretty decent camera and a pre-loaded Twitter app--the tools to share his way of life with the world. And what began as... more...
- Rodale 2015; US$ 23.99
Gene Baur, the cofounder and president of Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, knows that the key to happiness lies in aligning your beliefs with your actions. In this definitive vegan and animal-friendly lifestyle guide, he and Gene Stone, author of Forks Over Knives, explore the deeply transformative experience... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 63.95
This colourful guide will explain the fundamentals of growing plants, whether you are taking a Level 3 RHS, City and Guilds or Edexcel course, are a grower or gardener in the industry, or are just a keen amateur. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book covers the principles that underpin plant production, the use of growing media and crop... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 26.99
We live in a world of seeds. From our morning toast to the cotton in our clothes, they are quite literally the stuff and staff of life, supporting diets, economies, and civilizations around the globe. Just as the search for nutmeg and the humble peppercorn drove the Age of Discovery, so did coffee beans help fuel the Enlightenment, and cottonseed... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00
Now forty years old, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) remains a landmark act in conservation and one of the world?s most comprehensive laws designed to prevent species extinctions and support recovery efforts for imperiled species. A controversial law and often subject to political attack, the ESA is successful overall but not without difficulties.... more...
- Birlinn 2015; US$ 8.74
Ian Campbell Thomson relives his time as a young farmworker on a Stirlingshire farm after the Second World War. It is a touching coming-of-age tale: we see the author make new friends and romances while finding his own way in a changing world. He describes the passing of age-old country ways, as technology begins to replace traditional farming methods.... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
As much as 70 per cent of Essex is agricultural, and given its proximity to the capital it's not surprising that so many members of the Women's Land Army found themselves on Essex farms and fields during the First and Second World Wars. Thanks to the work of the Women's Land Army, Britain did not starve. This book includes not only interviews with... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2015; US$ 5.99
Exactly What You Need To Know Grow beautiful Christmas trees sustainably on your small farm or in your backyard. As income supplement or outdoor hobby, the tradition of Christmas tree farming is both satisfying and practical and can make good use of fallow land. Grower Patrick White has built on and updated these techniques, pioneered by nurseryman... more...