Five Acres and Independence

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ISBN: 9780486316888
Release Date: 2013-06-17
Number of pages: 432
Author: Maurice G. Kains
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Five Acres and Independence in PDF and EPUB This classic of the back-to-the-land movement is packed with solid, timeless information. Written by a renowned horticulturist, it has taught generations how to make their land self-sufficient. 95 figures.

The Call of the Land 2nd Edition An Agrarian Primer for the 21st Century

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ISBN: 9781935254454
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Number of pages: 206
Author: Steven McFadden
Publisher: NorlightsPress

Download and read online The Call of the Land 2nd Edition An Agrarian Primer for the 21st Century in PDF and EPUB The Call of the Land is a sourcebook exploring positive pathways for food security, economic stability, environmental repair, and cultural renewal. This book shows how everyone can respond creatively to the challenges we face. From community gardens and locavore restaurants to urban farms and local food banks, this book is a survey and synthesis of the great transition that is underway.

Country Acres

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ISBN: 0395771889
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 160
Author: David Larkin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Country Acres in PDF and EPUB Featuring two hundred four-color photographs, the lavish successor to Country Acres offers guidance on country living, covering such topics as how fields get their shape to how to pick and store crops. 10,000 first printing.

Big Sur

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ISBN: 9780520967540
Release Date: 2017-11-21
Number of pages: 280
Author: Shelley Alden Brooks
Publisher: Univ of California Press

Download and read online Big Sur in PDF and EPUB Big Sur embodies much of what has defined California since the mid-twentieth century. A remote, inaccessible, and undeveloped pastoral landscape until 1937, Big Sur quickly became a cultural symbol of California and the West, as well as a home to the ultrawealthy. This transformation was due in part to writers and artists such as Robinson Jeffers and Ansel Adams, who created an enduring mystique for this coastline. But Big Sur’s prized coastline is also the product of the pioneering efforts of residents and Monterey County officials who forged a collaborative public/private preservation model for Big Sur that foreshadowed the shape of California coastal preservation in the twenty-first century. Big Sur’s well-preserved vistas and high-end real estate situate this coastline between American ideals of development and the wild. It is a space that challenges the way most Americans think of nature, of people’s relationship to nature, and of what in fact makes a place “wild.” This book highlights today’s intricate and ambiguous intersections of class, the environment, and economic development through the lens of an iconic California landscape.

The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables

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Author: Ben Hartman
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

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Integrated Forest Gardening

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ISBN: 9781603584975
Release Date: 2014-08
Number of pages: 320
Author: Wayne Weiseman
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

Download and read online Integrated Forest Gardening in PDF and EPUB The massive degradation of conventional agriculture and the environmental havoc it creates has never been as all pervasive in terms of scale, so it has become a global necessity to further the understanding of a comprehensive design and planning system such as permaculture that works with nature, not against it. The guild concept often used is one of a "functional relationship" between plants-beneficial groupings of plants that share functions in order to bring health and stability to a plant regime and create an abundant yield for our utilization. In other words, it is the integration of species that creates a balanced, healthy, and thriving ecosystem. But it goes beyond integration. A guild is a metaphor for all walks of life, most importantly a group of people working together to craft works of balance, beauty, and utility. This book is the first, and most comprehensive, guide about plant guilds ever written, and covers in detail both what guilds are and how to design and construct them, complete with extensive colour photography and design illustrations. Readers of any scale will benefit from this book, from permaculture designers and professional growers, to backyard growers new to the concept of permaculture. Books on permaculture cover this topic, but never in enough depth to be replicable in a serious way. Finally, it's here!

Success with Baby Chicks

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ISBN: 9780972177009
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 155
Author: Robert Plamondon
Publisher: Norton Creek Press

Download and read online Success with Baby Chicks in PDF and EPUB Describes how to raise baby chicks using brooder-house techniques that, though now largely forgotten, were once used on millions of American farms.

Extraordinary Jobs in Agriculture and Nature

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ISBN: 9781438111698
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 173
Author: Alecia T. Devantier
Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Download and read online Extraordinary Jobs in Agriculture and Nature in PDF and EPUB Ever wonder who wrangles the animals during a movie shoot? What it takes to be a brewmaster? How that play-by-play announcer got his job? What it is like to be a secret shopper? The new.

Authenticity in the Kitchen

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ISBN: 9781903018477
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 453
Author: Richard Hosking
Publisher: Oxford Symposium

Download and read online Authenticity in the Kitchen in PDF and EPUB The Oxford Symposium on Food on Cookery continues to be the premier English conference on this topic, gathering academics, professional writers and amateurs from Britain, the USA, Australia and many other countries to discuss contributions on a single agreed topic. Forty seven papers are contributed by authors from Britain and abroad including the food writers Caroline Conran, Fuchsia Dunlop, William Rubel and Colleen Taylor Sen; food historians and academics including Ursula Heinzelmann, Sharon Hudgins, Bruce Kraig, Valery Mars, Charles Perry and Susan Weingarten. The subjects range extremely widely from the food of medieval English and Spanish jews; wild boar in Europe; the identity of liquamen and other Roman sauces; the production of vinegar in the Philippines; the nature of Indian restaurant food; and food in 19th century Amsterdam.

Bioshelter Market Garden

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ISBN: 9780865716780
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Number of pages: 480
Author: Darrell Frey
Publisher: New Society Publishers

Download and read online Bioshelter Market Garden in PDF and EPUB Explores the novel, environmentally friendly organic-gardening system of the Three Sisters Farm, which centers around a bioshelter--a solar greenhouse that integrates growing facilities, poultry housing, a potting room, storage, kitchen facilities, compost bins, a reference library and classroom area. Original.

Queen Bee Roxanne Quimby Burt s Bees and Her Quest for a New National Park

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ISBN: 9780884484202
Release Date: 2015-06-15
Number of pages: 384
Author: Phyllis Austin
Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing

Download and read online Queen Bee Roxanne Quimby Burt s Bees and Her Quest for a New National Park in PDF and EPUB How did she navigate the world of venture capitalists and investment bankers to engineer the sale of her company and reap a personal fortune? And what does her subsequent odyssey to buy and donate a new national park in Maine’s north woods—thus repaying what she regards as the “harmonic debt to the planet” she incurred by manufacturing beauty products—tell us about America and the American dream? Queen Bee is a fascinating biography of a fascinating woman, her game-changing skin-care company, and the quest to create a national park in the north woods. A richly textured portrait of the woman who built Burt’s Bees from nothing and altered the global business of skin care. A tightly woven story of the paper-industry exodus, the giant clearance sale of the north woods, the downward spiral of paper-company towns, and the battle for a new national park. A tale of the American Dream in action— what it can do for the fortunate few who are in the right place at the right time with wits and determination, and what it can do to the unfortunate many who find themselves on the wrong side of “creative destruction.”

Love of the Land

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ISBN: 9781621968818
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Publisher: Cambria Press

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New Jersey Folklore

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ISBN: PSU:000065368985
Release Date: 1978
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Farm Management Manual

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924003367657
Release Date: 1946
Number of pages: 84
Author: Van Breed Hart

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