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Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution
Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution
By Chelsea Green Publishing
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ean: 9781603585439, isbn: 1603585435,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
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? For nearly a century, it’s been il...


Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition: Care, Facilities, Management, Breeds
Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition: Care, Facilities, Management, Breeds
By Klober, Kelly
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mpn: 9781603424738, ean: 9781603424738, isbn: 9781603424738,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey’s Guide to R...


Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 5th Edition: Breed Selection, Feeding, Fencing, Health Care, Dairying, Marketing
Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 5th Edition: Breed Selection, Feeding, Fencing, Health Care, Dairying, Marketing
By Storey Publishing, LLC
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ean: 9781612129327, isbn: 1612129323,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
This best-selling handbook is packed with detailed information on housing, feeding, and fencing dairy goats. It’s been the trusted resource on the topic for farmers and homesteaders since it was originally published in 1975, and the new edition —...


The Woolly West: Colorado's Hidden History of Sheepscapes (Elma Dill Russell Spencer Series in the West and Southwest)
The Woolly West: Colorado's Hidden History of Sheepscapes (Elma Dill Russell Spencer Series in the West and Southwest)
By Texas A&M University Press
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
In The Woolly West, historian Andrew Gulliford describes the sheep industry’s place in the history of Colorado and the American West. Tales of cowboys and cattlemen dominate western history—and even more so in popular culture. But in the competit...


Coffee and Community: Maya Farmers and Fair-Trade Markets
Coffee and Community: Maya Farmers and Fair-Trade Markets
By University Press of Colorado
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ean: 9781607320579, isbn: 1607320576,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
We are told that simply by sipping our morning cup of organic, fair-trade coffee we are encouraging environmentally friendly agricultural methods, community development, fair prices, and shortened commodity chains. But what is the reality for produce...


Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat
Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat
By W W Norton Co Inc
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
A Splendid Table Staff Book Pick of the Year "Estabrook, a reporter of iron constitution and persistence, has dug deep into the truth about the American pork industry without losing his sense of humor and humanity." ―Christopher Kimball, Wall Stree...


Tobacco Capitalism: Growers, Migrant Workers, and the Changing Face of a Global Industry
Tobacco Capitalism: Growers, Migrant Workers, and the Changing Face of a Global Industry
By Princeton University Press
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Tobacco Capitalism tells the story of the people who live and work on U.S. tobacco farms at a time when the global tobacco industry is undergoing profound changes. Against the backdrop of the antitobacco movement, the globalization and industrializat...


Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution
Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The nation's economy is in trouble, but one cash crop has the potential to turn it around: cannabis. ABC News reports that underground cannabis industry produces $35.8 billion in annual revenues. But, thanks to Nixon and the War on Drugs, marijuana i...


The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarin Change under Population Pressure
The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarin Change under Population Pressure
By Aldine Transaction
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
This book sets out to investigate the process of agrarian change from new angles and with new results. It starts on firm ground rather than from abstract economic theory. Upon its initial appearance, it was heralded as "a small masterpiece, which eco...


Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System - Revised and Updated
Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System - Revised and Updated
By Melville House Publishing
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Revised and Expanded Edition"For anyone attempting to make sense of the world food crisis, or understand the links between U.S. farm policy and the ability of the world's poor to feed themselves, Stuffed and Starved is indispensable." —Michael Po...


Farmlife: From Farm to Table and New Farmers
Farmlife: From Farm to Table and New Farmers
By Gestalten
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ean: 9783899559187, isbn: 3899559185,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Living on the land and learning to reap the benefits of nature. From farm-fresh eggs and herb gardens that enrich home cooked meals to beekeeping to aid in the pollination of small crops, there's a lifestyle that exists in harmony with our environmen...


The Organic Grain Grower: Small-Scale, Holistic Grain Production for the Home and Market Producer
The Organic Grain Grower: Small-Scale, Holistic Grain Production for the Home and Market Producer
By Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
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 crop diversity through growing their own gr...


Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know
Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know
By imusti
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The world is more interested in issues surrounding agricultural and food issues than ever before. Are pesticides safe? Should we choose locally grown food? Why do some people embrace new agricultural technologies while others steadfastly defend tradi...


The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook & Business Advice for Organic Farmers with Richard Wiswall (Book & DVD Bundle)
The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook & Business Advice for Organic Farmers with Richard Wiswall (Book & DVD Bundle)
By Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Contrary to popular belief, a good living can be made on an organic farm. What's required is farming smarter, not harder. In this book and DVD set longtime farmer Richard Wiswall shares his story, and offers detailed advice on how to make your farm ...


The Small-Scale Cheese Business: The Complete Guide to Running a Successful Farmstead Creamery
The Small-Scale Cheese Business: The Complete Guide to Running a Successful Farmstead Creamery
By Chelsea Green Publishing
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mpn: Full colour throughout, ean: 9781603585491, isbn: 9781603585491,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
There has never been a better time to be making and selling great cheese. People worldwide are consuming more high-quality, handmade cheese than ever before. The number of artisan cheesemakers has doubled in recent years, and many of the industry’s...


The City of Vines: A History of Wine in Los Angeles
The City of Vines: A History of Wine in Los Angeles
By Heyday/California Historical Society
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ean: 9781597143981, isbn: 9781597143981,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Winner of the 2016 California Historical Society Book Award! The latest title from the author of A History of Wine in America recounts the beginnings of California's world-renowned wine trade-a story set not in Napa but in the isolated pueblo now cal...


The New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action
The New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action
By University Press Group Ltd
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ean: 9780520292147, isbn: 0520292146,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
The New Food Activism explores how food activism can be pushed toward deeper and more complex engagement with social, racial, and economic justice and toward advocating for broader and more transformational shifts in the food system. Topics examined ...


Food Choice and Sustainability: Why Buying Local, Eating Less Meat, and Taking Baby Steps Won't Work
Food Choice and Sustainability: Why Buying Local, Eating Less Meat, and Taking Baby Steps Won't Work
By Langdon Street Press
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ean: 9781626524354, isbn: 1626524351,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
What we choose to eat is killing our planet and us, yet use of the word 'sustainable' is ubiquitous. Explanation of this incongruity lies in the fact that sustainability efforts are rarely positioned to include food choice in an accurate manner. This...


Montana Women From The Ground Up: Passionate Voices in Agriculture and Land Conservation (American Heritage)
Montana Women From The Ground Up: Passionate Voices in Agriculture and Land Conservation (American Heritage)
By The History Press
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ean: 9781467137232, isbn: 1467137235,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Growing up on the family ranch, Linda Finley fought hard to gain the acceptance and respect as a ranch hand that her brothers took for granted. Arlene Pile barely remembers learning to ride a horse and run machinery--she was so young. She learned to ...


The Sugarmaker's Companion: An Integrated Approach to Producing Syrup from Maple, Birch, and Walnut Trees
The Sugarmaker's Companion: An Integrated Approach to Producing Syrup from Maple, Birch, and Walnut Trees
By Chelsea Green Publishing
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ean: 9781603583978, isbn: 1603583971,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The Sugarmaker’s Companion is the first guide of its kind addressing the small- and large-scale syrup producer seeking to make a profitable business from maple, birch, and walnut sap. This comprehensive work incorporates valuable information on eco...



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