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The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming

A Perilous Catch

by Mike Smylie

This is the story of Britain's commercial fishermen, who have sailed out into the ravages of the surrounding seas to bring back the fish to feed their country for centuries. Theirs is one of history's most dangerous...


Mucosal Health in Aquaculture

by Benjamin H. Beck & Eric Peatman

Mucosal Health in Aquaculture is an essential reference on mucosal health for the diverse aquaculture community. Rich in explanatory figures and schematics, the book includes important concepts such as structural...


Seed Libraries: And Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People

by Cindy Conner

Community-based initiatives to preserve and protect our food supply


The Song of Increase: Returning to Our Sacred Partnership with Honeybees

by Jacqueline Freeman, Susan Chernak McElroy & Robin Wise

Provocative and trail-blazing, this book clarifies fundamental changes that can transform our relationship with bees into one of deep partnership. In her compelling interweave of personal story, unique "from...


The Tao of Vegetable Gardening: Cultivating Tomatoes, Greens, Peas, Beans, Squash, Joy, and Serenity

by Carol Deppe

The Tao of Vegetable Gardening explores the practical methods as well as the deeper essence of gardening. In her latest book, groundbreaking garden writer Carol Deppe (The Resilient Gardener, Breed Your Own...


Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat

by John McQuaid

A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor—from the first bite taken by our ancestors to scientific advances in taste and the current “foodie” revolution.

Taste has long...


Raising Chickens from Scratch

by Chris Jackson

A must buy for all those who love chickens. A lighthearted look at raising backyard chickens from personal experience. Whether you're a beginner, or a novice to backyard farming, raising your own chickens is...


Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment

by Claude Boyd & Aaron McNevin

Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment places aquaculture within the larger context of global population growth, increased demand for sustainable, reliable sources of food, and the responsible use of...


Principles of Weed Control : 4th edition

by Steven A Fennimore & Carl Bell

The is a weed management book with a focus on California's unique mix of crops, but with relevance to other areas as well. The book provides the basics of weed management in agronomic crops as well as tree and...


Fish Pheromones and Related Cues

by P. W. Sorensen & Brian D. Wisenden

Organisms release pheromones into their environments to allow them to communicate with other members of their species. Pheromones are of increasing interest in both basic and applied aspects of fish biology....


The Vandana Shiva Reader

by Vandana Shiva & Wendell Berry

"Her great virtue as an advocate is that she is not a reductionist. Her awareness of the complex connections among economy and nature and culture preserves her from oversimplification. So does her understanding...


Managing Manure: How to Store, Compost, and Use Organic Livestock Wastes. A Storey BASICS® Title

by Mark Kopecky

Anyone who raises livestock or keeps horses must deal with manure, and this concise guide shows you how to make it manageable, valuable, and even profitable. Expert Mark Kopecky thoroughly discusses the characteristics...


Growing Christmas Trees: Select the Right Species, Raise the Best Trees, Market for the Holidays. A Storey BASICS® Title

by Patrick White & Lewis Hill

Growing Christmas trees is a great way to generate off-season farm income and make better use of your land. This Storey Basics® guide shows you exactly how to grow and sell your trees, from choosing the best...


A Complete Course in Canning and Related Processes: Volume 2 Microbiology, Packaging, HACCP and Ingredients

by Susan Featherstone

A Complete Course in Canning is firmly established as a unique and essential guide to canning and related processes. Professionals in the canning industry and students have benefited from successive editions...


Metabolomics as a Tool in Nutrition Research

by J-L Sebedio & L Brennan

Metabolomics is a multidisciplinary science used to understand the ways in which nutrients from food are used in the body and how this can be optimised and targeted at specific nutritional needs. Metabolomics...


An Unlikely Vineyard: The Education of a Farmer and Her Quest for Terroir

by Deirdre Heekin & Alice Feiring

An Unlikely Vineyard tells the evolutionary story of Deirdre Heekin's farm from overgrown fields to a fertile, productive, and beautiful landscape that melds with its natural environment.

Is it possible to capture...


Nematodes in Soil Ecosystems

by Diana W. Freckman & J. A. Wallwork

Many species of the phylum Nematoda, the nonsegmented worms, play an important role as animal or plant parasites; most species are active contributors to the decomposition cycle in soil ecosystems, but the details...


The Tiger and the Tortoise

by Mike Hardwich

It takes a lot to unsettle a vet who has been in practice for a career spanning a good few decades, but when Mike Hardwich learnt that the wattled crane from the Hlatikulu sanctuary with the badly broken wing...


Flavour Development, Analysis and Perception in Food and Beverages

by J K Parker, Stephen Elmore & Lisa Methven

Flavour is a critical aspect of food production and processing, requiring careful design, monitoring and testing in order to create an appealing food product. This book looks at flavour generation, flavour analysis...