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Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 4th Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities

by Carol Ekarius & Paula Simmons

Whether you’re about to acquire your first sheep or are interested in diversifying your operation with rare breeds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep covers everything small-scale sheep farmers need to know...


Fertilizers for Free: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-203

by Charles Siegchrist

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Raising a Healthy Guinea Pig: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-173

by WandaL. Curran

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Eggs and Chickens: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin  A-17

by John Vivian

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats, 2nd Edition: Managing, Breeding, Marketing

by Maggie Sayer

Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavor. With expert advice on selecting the best breed for your needs, maintaining facilities, and providing necessary medical attention,...


The Locavore Way: Discover and Enjoy the Pleasures of Locally Grown Food

by Amy Cotler

Eating food grown close to home is not only tasty, but comes with great benefits for the health of your family, your local community, and the environment. Learn how and where to find local foods, how to eat...


Land of the Underground Rain: Irrigation on the Texas High Plains, 1910-1970

by Donald E. Green

The scarcity of surface water which has so marked the Great Plains is even more characteristic of its subdivision, the Texas High Plains. Settlers on the plateau were forced to use pump technology to tap the...


The Keepers of Water and Earth: Mexican Rural Social Organization and Irrigation

by Kjell I. Enge & Scott Whiteford

Agrarian reforms transformed the Mexican countryside in the late twentieth century but without, in many cases, altering fundamental power relationships. This study of the Tehuacán Valley in the state of Puebla...


Advances in Food and Nutrition Research

by Steve Taylor

Advances in Food and Nutrition Research recognizes the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences and brings together outstanding and comprehensive reviews that highlight this relationship....


Farm Fences and Gates: Build and Repair Fences to Keep Livestock In and Pests Out

by Rick Kubik

If you raise livestock or crops, you'll need a fence. Good fences are critical to success. They protect your animals (and plants) and keep them at home, and they can also minimize the damage done by pests and...


Improving Your Soil: A Practical Guide to Soil Management for the Serious Home Gardener

by Keith Reid

Valuable advice from an expert in soil science.

Intended for both small and medium-size gardens, Improving Your Soil reveals the steps to take to achieve the perfect soil base in which to grow plants. With...


Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention

by Ronald Ross Watson, Vinood B. Patel & Victor R. Preedy

The use of nuts and seeds to improve Human nutritional status has proven successful for a variety of conditions including in the treatment of high cholesterol, reduced risk of Type-2 Diabetes, and weight control....


A Handbook of Soil Terminology, Correlation and Classification

by Richard Arnold, Serghei Shoba & Pavel Krasilnikov

Soil classification and terminology are fundamental issues for the clear understanding and communication of the subject. However, while there are many national soil classification systems, these do not directly...


Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace: A Political Ecology Perspective

by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian & Sadia Butt

Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social,...


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