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Grasslands and herbivore production in Europe and effects of common policies

by Alex De Vliegher, Bert Van Gils, Alain Peeters* & Christian Huyghe

The European project Multisward (http://www.multisward.eu/multisward_eng/) aims at supporting developments and innovations in grassland use and management in different European farming systems (including low-input...


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

by Deirdre Heekin & Alice Feiring

Named one of the Best Wine Books of 2014 by The New York Times, An Unlikely Vineyard tells the evolutionary story of Deirdre Heekin's farm from overgrown fields to a fertile, productive, and beautiful landscape...


Note-by-Note Cooking: The Future of Food

by Hervé This & Malcolm DeBevoise

Note-by-Note Cooking is a landmark in the annals of gastronomy, liberating cooks from the constraints of traditional ingredients and methods through the use of pure molecular compounds. 1-Octen-3-ol, which has...


The Emergent Agriculture: Farming, Sustainability and the Return of the Local Economy

The Farm Then and Now: A Model for Sustainable Living

by Douglas Stevenson

From commune to ecovillage — an in-depth look at the past, present and future of the world’s best-known intentional community


The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-scale Organic Farming

Bokashi Composting: Scraps to Soil in Weeks

by Adam Footer

The safe, clean, and convenient way to compost all your food scraps.


Grow a Sustainable Diet: Planning and Growing to Feed Ourselves and the Earth

by Cindy Conner

Row by row – maximize your harvest and feed your soil by developing a customized plan for your garden


Raising Goats Naturally: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More

by Deborah Niemann

Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer and more


Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution

by Sarah Simpson & Heather McLeod

From seed to loaf—everything you need to know to build community with grain.


Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

Green Wizardry: Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, and Other Hands-On Skills From the Appropriate Tech Toolkit

EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

by Lauren Mandel

From roof to table – urban food has reached new heights.


Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres

by Pam Dawling

Growing for 100 – the complete year-round guide for the small-scale market grower.


Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget Homesteading Solutions

Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey Through Carbon Country

by Courtney White & Michael Pollan

This book tackles an increasingly crucial question: What can we do about the seemingly intractable challenges confronting all of humanity today, including climate change, global hunger, water scarcity, environmental...


Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

by Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, Mariela Johansen & Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes—sour, sweet, salty, and bitter—that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the past...


Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution

by Doug Fine

The stat sheet on hemp sounds almost too good to be true: its fibers are among the planet's strongest, its seed oil the most nutritious, and its potential as an energy source vast and untapped. Its one downside?...


The Legacy of John Waldie and Sons: A History of the Victoria Harbour Lumber Company

by Kenneth A. Armson & Marjorie McLeod

The story of John Waldie, "the second largest lumber operator in Canada," provides insights into the world of the lumber barons and the impact of the industry on Ontario forests.


The Grafter's Handbook, 6th Edition

by R.J. Garner & Steve Bradley

R.J. Garner's The Grafter's Handbook is the classic reference book and revered encyclopedia (and the only one of its kind) on plant propagation by grafting, and has been favored by orchardists and gardeners...