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  • Surviving and Thriving on the Landby Rebecca Laughton

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2008; US$ 15.99

    Looks at ways in which self-sufficiency projects can be designed that care for the people involved in them as well as the earth that they are trying to protect. Offers a framework, backed up by real life examples, of issues to consider when setting up a new project, or for overcoming human-energy-based problems in existing projects. more...

  • Mini Farmingby Brett L. Markham

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • The Homesteading Handbookby Abigail R. Gehring

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    With the rapid depletion of our planet’s natural resources, we would all like to live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. But in the midst of an economic crisis, it’s just as important to save money as it is to go green. As Gehring shows in this thorough but concise guide, being kind to Mother Earth can also mean being kind to your bank account!... more...

  • Agricultural Innovation Systemsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 36.00

    This report reviews recent trends in agricultural innovation systems (AIS) and discusses the impact of a wide range of policies on the creation and diffusion of innovation in the agricultural and agrifood sector. It suggests a framework for analysing the role of governments in fostering increased innovation, with a view to helping to identify practical... more...

  • Making Sheep Countryby Robert Peden

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    First the squatter, then the runholder, after that the farmer . . . Taking us inside the world of New Zealand's South Island sheepfarmers - the sheep they bred, the rabbits and droughts and floods they fought, the fires they lit, the grass they grew, the risks they took - Peden offers a sweeping portrait of the economic and ecological transformation... more...

  • English Peasant Farmingby Joan Thirsk

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.34

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Asking the Earthby Winin Pereira; Jeremy Seabrook

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.72

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice. Twenty-five years ago, Winin Pereira, a nuclear physicist... more...

  • Banana Systems in the Humid Highlands of Sub-Saharan Africaby G. Blomme; B. Vanlauwe; P. van Asten

    CABI 2013; US$ 160.00

    "Banana Systems in the Humid Highlands of Sub-Saharan Africa: Enhancing Resilience and Productivity" addresses issues related to agricultural intensification in the (sub)humid highland areas of Africa, based on research carried out in the Great Lakes Region by the Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA).... more...

  • Living Farmsby Martin Whiteside

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.72

    Designed as an accessible text on sustainable agriculture, this book contains information on community organization and participation, technologies for sustainability and the wider policy and service environment. The book looks at a variety of ways of encouraging sustainability through policy change and service provision, including: ways of improving... more...

  • Henry Stephens's Book of the Farmby Alex Langlands

    Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 12.99

    The Book of the Farm, written by the 19th-century farming expert Henry Stephens, was the indispensable farming 'bible' referred to by the historians living and working on the BBC series Victorian Farm. This brand new version has been fully revised and edited by Alex Langlands, who starred on the programme, to bring its timeless wisdom to a fresh audience.... more...