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Sustainable agriculture

  • Resilient Agricultureby Laura Lengnick

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 19.99

    Creating agile, resilient foodsheds to feed a warming world more...

  • Food from your Forest Gardenby Martin Crawford; Caroline Aitken

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 23.99

    How do you cook heartnuts, hawthorn fruits or hostas? What's the best way to preserve autumn olives or to dry chestnuts? Forest gardening - a novel way of growing edible crops in different vertical layers - is attracting increasing interest, for gardens large or small. But when it comes to harvest time, how do you make the most of the produce? From... more...

  • Developing Sustainable Agriculture and Communityby Lionel J. "Bo" Beaulieu; Jeffrey L. Jordan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book illustrates the ways in which communities can strengthen the links and set the stage for long-term partnerships between sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural community development initiatives. It provides lessons learned, first, from the community development literature that can help shape sustainable agriculture strategies, and second,... more...

  • After the Green Revolutionby Gordon R. Conway; Edward B. Barbier

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made production more susceptible to environmental stresses and shocks.... more...

  • Sustainable Food Production Includes Human and Environmental Healthby W. Bruce Campbell; Silvia López-Ortíz

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 188.98

    With concise reviews of the key issues in agroecology, this book identifies the complex problems that must be tackled in order to progress towards improved sustainability in food production. If features the work of many of the leading authorities in the field. more...

  • Agri-Cultureby Jules Pretty

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    'Refreshingly fluent narrative, brimming full of stories and metaphors'Tim O'Riordan, University of East Anglia, UK 'A great balance between storytelling and analysis which points to the critical need for gaining control over resources' Jacqueline Ashby, CIAT, Colombia'Full of supporting evidence and clear arguments' Norman Uphoff, Cornell University,... more...

  • The School Food Revolutionby Kevin Morgan; Roberta Sonnino

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'The School Food Revolution is an important book that deserves success.'Journal of Organic Systems 'A great new book that describes how 'the humble school meal' can be considered as 'a litmus test of... government's political commitment to sustainable development.'Peter Riggs, Director, Forum on Democracy & Trade'The School Food Revolution should be... more...

  • Food is Differentby Peter M. Rosset

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 20.95

    This book explains what is happening to the world's agricultural systems and their farmers under the impact of neoliberal economics. more...

  • Sustainable Agriculture Reviewsby Eric Lichtfouse

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 200.79

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

  • Sustainable Foodby Michael Mobbs

    CHOICE Books 2012; US$ 25.76

    After renovating his inner-city Sydney terrace and making it almost entirely self-sufficient in energy, water and waste disposal, Michael Mobbs realised his house was sustainable, but he wasn’t. While his house saves 100,000 litres of dam water a year, the same amount of water is used to produce ten days’ worth of food for the average Australian.... more...