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  • Agrarian Dreamsby Julie Guthman

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this groundbreaking study of organic farming, Julie Guthman challenges accepted wisdom about organic food and agriculture in the Golden State. Many continue to believe that small-scale organic farming is the answer to our environmental and health problems, but Guthman refutes popular portrayals that pit "small organic" against "big organic" and... more...

  • Organic Futuresby Adrian Myers

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2005; US$ 15.74

    Exploring the history, politics and practicalities of organic farming, Adrian Myers shows how the current techniques of agriculture and horticulture based on chemical fertilizers, which inevitably bring about the deterioration of soil life, cannot provide a long-term sustainable future for humankind. more...

  • Go Organic Differentiated Textby Saddleback

    Saddleback Publishing 2010; US$ 13.95

    This series is designed to inform and help students make better decisions. Each title methodically explains the tough problems faced on our small planet and offers simple solutions that can make a tremendous impact. Often confusing and technical vocabulary is clearly defined. Colorful photographs and interesting sidebars create multiple access points... more...

  • The Seasons on Henry's Farmby Terra Brockman

    Agate Publishing 2009; US$ 25.00

    Part farm journal, part memoir, this story of a five-generation Illinois farming family takes readers from the soil to the supper table through 52 meditative, closely observed ?seasons? on an organic farm, accented with culinary, historical, scientific, and literary reflections and culminating with a bounty of foolproof, fresh-flavored seasonal recipes.... more...

  • Origins of the Organic Agriculture Debateby Thomas R. DeGregori

    Wiley 2008; US$ 94.95

    Origins of the Organic Agriculture Debate takes an historical look at two contrasting streams of ideas. The first view comprises the flow of ideas in chemistry and biology that have created the conditions for modern medicine, modern food production and the biotechnological revolution. The second view is the "vitalist" reaction to the rise of modern... more...

  • The World of Organic Agricultureby Minou Yussefi-Menzler; Helga Willer; Neil Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 80.00

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  • Organic Gardeningby Geoff Hamilton

    DK Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99

    Organic Gardening , a classic guide to growing flowers, fruit, and vegetables the natural, chemical-free way has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest thinking and techniques. Written by one of the UK's best-loved gardening personalities and a keen advocate of the organic approach, this book will be appreciated by the novice and... more...

  • Organic Production and Food Qualityby Robert Blair

    Wiley 2011; US$ 216.95

    The internet is rife with biased and unsubstantiated claims from the organic industry, and the treatment of issues such as food safety and quality by the media ("if it bleeds, it leads") tends to have a negative impact on consumer perceptions about conventional food. Until recently, more and more consumers in many countries were opting to buy organic... more...

  • Organic Agriculture for Sustainable Livelihoodsby Niels Halberg; Adrian Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    In this volume the potential of organic agriculture (OA) for rural development and the improvement of livelihoods in analysed and assessed in detail. With socio-economic, environmental and agro-ecological perspectives, it includes an overview of the state of research and proposed strategies for harnessing the potential of OA. more...

  • Sustainable Agriculture Reviewsby Eric Lichtfouse

    Springer 2012; US$ 189.00

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for humans and their children. It is a discipline that addresses current issues: climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, poor-nation starvation, rich-nation obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity... more...