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Agroecology: research for the transition of agri-food systems and territories

by Thierry Caquet, Chantal Gascuel & Michèle Tixier-Boichard

Agroecology was chosen by INRAE as one of the interdisciplinary foresight projects aimed at identifying research fronts in response to major societal challenges. Eighty researchers drew up an assessment and...


An Unlikely Vineyard

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...


Grasslands and herbivore production in Europe and effects of common policies

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

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...


Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses

by Steven E. Ullrich

Barley is one of the world's most important crops with uses ranging from food and feed production, malting and brewing to its use as a model organism in molecular research. The demand and uses of barley continue...


Farm Fences and Gates

by Richard 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

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...


The Emergent Agriculture

by Gary S. Kleppel

Local, diverse and resilient – the new culture of food

Long embraced by corporations who are driven only by the desire for profit, industrial agriculture wastes precious resources and spews millions of...


The Farm Then and Now

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

In the Summer of Love in San Francisco's Haight-Asbury, a charismatic young...


Grow a Sustainable Diet

by Cindy Conner

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

Everyone loves to prepare a meal with ingredients fresh from their own garden. But for most of us, no matter...


EAT UP

by Lauren Mandel

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

Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities,...


Sustainable Market Farming

by Pam Dawling

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

Across North America, an agricultural renaissance is unfolding. A growing number of market gardeners are emerging to feed...


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

by Oscar H. Will & Karen K. Will

Off-the-wall solutions for real farmstead problems

Fueled by a failing economy and a passionate desire for a return to simpler times, a new wave of homesteaders is seeking the good life and the kind of true...


Organic Farming

by Peter Fossel

Organic Farming is the seed you need to get your organic farm growing. This essential guidebook explains everything you need to know to begin and maintain a healthy, productive, and profitable organic farm,...


The Field Guide to Goats

by Cheryl Kimball

Kept as pets, raised for their milk, meat, or fiber, or prized for their beauty or rarity, goats are increasingly popular animals on farms large and small.  Whether you raise a favored few or a hundred head,...


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?...


The Organic Seed Grower

by John Navazio

Now in Paperback

?A fantastic guide for organic seed breeders and producers. [Navazio] has taken organic seed production to a higher level.? ?Suzanne Ashworth, author of Seed to Seed

The Organic Seed Grower is...


Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land

by Gary Paul Nabhan & Bill McKibben

How to harvest water and nutrients, select drought-tolerant plants, and create natural diversity

Because climatic uncertainty has now become "the new normal," many farmers, gardeners and orchard-keepers in North...


Cows Save the Planet

by Judith Schwartz & Gretel Ehrlich

In Cows Save the Planet, journalist Judith D. Schwartz looks at soil as a crucible for our many overlapping environmental, economic, and social crises. Schwartz reveals that for many of these problems?climate...


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...


Sowing Seeds in the Desert

by Masanobu Fukuoka & Larry Korn

The earth is in great peril, due to the corporatization of agriculture, the rising climate crisis, and the ever-increasing levels of global poverty, starvation, and desertification on a massive scale. This present...