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Hemp Bound

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?...


Rebuilding the Foodshed

by Philip Ackerman-Leist & Deborah Madison

Droves of people have turned to local food as a way to retreat from our broken industrial food system. From rural outposts to city streets, they are sowing, growing, selling, and eating food produced close to...


The Organic Grain Grower

by Jack Lazor

The ultimate guide to growing organic grains on a small and ecological scale, The Organic Grain Grower is invaluable for both home-scale and commercial producers interested in expanding their resiliency and...


A Vineyard Odyssey

by John Kiger

A Vineyard Odyssey is a fascinating saga of wine—the journey from vine to bottle—that takes the reader on a travelogue of the many hazards that lie along the way. John Kiger tracks the nefarious denizens...


Defending Beef

by Nicolette Hahn Niman

“Nicolette Hahn Niman sets out to debunk just about everything you think you know . . .  She’s not trying to change your mind; she’s trying to save your world.”—Los Angeles Times

 “Elegant, strongly...


In Business with Bees

by Kim Flottum

Ready to take your beekeeping skills to the next level? In Business with Bees provides the answers you need.

This book takes serious beekeepers past the beginning stages and learning curves and offers practical,...


The Story of the Fly

by Jason Drew

The Story of the Fly explores how a humble insect, with its fascinating history and manifold talents, holds the answer to profitably solving some of the most significant environmental challenges we face today....


Pawpaws

by Blake Cothron

Discover a fresh new offering for your farm or orchard business

Pawpaws is the first in-depth guide to small-scale commercial cultivation of pawpaws. Also known as Indiana bananas or hipster bananas, this almost...


A Profile of the Farm Machinery Industry

by Dawn M. Drake

This book examines farm machinery in the context of its history, corporations, outside market forces, regulations, and challenges and opportunities.

The farm machinery industry is a complex sector of the global...


Healthy Vines, Pure Wines

by Pamela Lanier & Jessica Nicole Hughes

Healthy Vines, Pure Wines serves as a guide, which derives its information from real-world sources to share green practices in sustainable viticulture in a practical way. Including a how-to on treating vineyard...


Planet Palm

by Jocelyn C. Zuckerman

In the tradition of Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, a groundbreaking global investigation into the industry ravaging the environment and global health—from the James Beard Award–winning journalist

Over...


The Rise of the Midwestern Meat Packing Industry

by Margaret Walsh

The history of the meat packing industry of the Midwest offers an excellent illustration of the growth and development of the economy of that major industrial region. In the course of one generation, meat packing...


From Farms to Incubators

by Amy Wu

An exciting look at how women entrepreneurs are transforming agriculture through high technology.

Don't take the food you eat for granted. Farmers today face huge challenges in keeping your food supply secure?climate...


From Farms to Incubators

by Amy Wu

An exciting look at how women entrepreneurs are transforming agriculture through high technology.

Don't take the food you eat for granted. Farmers today face huge challenges in keeping your food supply secure—climate...


Raising Pastured Rabbits for Meat

by Nichki Carangelo

An accessible, practical resource for pasture-based rabbit production-complete with rabbit husbandry basics, enterprise budgets, and guidelines for growing, processing and selling rabbits commercially.

In recent...


Going Over Home

by Charles Thompson, Jr.

Booklist Editors? Choice ?Best Books of 2019?

An intimate portrait of the joys and hardships of rural life, as one man searches for community, equality, and tradition in Appalachia

Charles D. Thompson, Jr. was...


American Hemp Farmer

by Doug Fine

The inside story of the world?s most fascinating and lucrative crop from gonzo journalist?turned?hemp farmer Doug Fine.

Hemp, the non-psychoactive variant of cannabis (or marijuana) and one of humanity?s oldest...


Fibershed

by Rebecca Burgess & Courtney White

A new "farm-to-closet" vision for the clothes we wear--by a leader in the movement for local textile economies

There is a major disconnect between what we wear and our knowledge of its impact on land, air, water,...


Website Guide

by Roby Jose Ciju

The book 'Website Guide for Agribusiness and Horticulture Concepts' is a compilation of top website URLs in each category of agribusiness and horticulture topics.


Beekeeping Starter Guide

by Olivia Cooper

This practical guide provides you with all the essentials of beekeeping that will help make your backyard beekeeping a breeze. It introduces some concepts, tools, and resources that can handle your beehive,...