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An Unlikely Vineyard
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Is it possible to capture landscape in a bottle? To express the essence of place—the geology, geography, climate, and its soil—as well as the skill of the winegrower? That’s what Deirdre Heekin and her husband set out to do on their eight-acre hillside farm in Vermont. An Unlikely Vineyard tells the story of their farm and its evolution, from overgrown fields to a fertile, productive, and beautiful landscape that melds with its natural environment. Accompanied throughout by lush photos, this gentle narrative will appeal to anyone who loves food, farms, and living well.

Angels by the River
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In Angels by the River, James Gustave “Gus” Speth recounts his unlikely path from a southern boyhood through his years as one of the nation’s most influential mainstream environmentalists and eventually to the system-changing activism that shapes his current work. Born and raised in an idyllic but racially divided town that later became the scene of South Carolina’s horrific Orangeburg Massacre, Speth explores how the civil rights movement and the South’s agrarian roots shaped his later work in the heyday of the environmental movement.

Around The World in 80 Plants
Paperback
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Join Stephen Barstow for an original and inspiring adventure around the temperate world, introducing readers to some of the top eighty perennial leafy-green vegetables in his book Around the World in 80 Plants. From underground gardening in Tokyo to roof gardening in the Norwegian Mountains, Stephen explores ornamental gardens, traditional vegetables, permaculture, forest gardening, slow food, gourmet cooking, ethnobotany, and recipes that have been inspired by local traditions.

Cooking Close To Home
Hardcover
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A collection of over 150 original recipes designed to follow the seasons.


The Culture of Make Believe
Paperback
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What begins as an exploration of the lines of thought and experience that run between the massive lynchings in early twentieth-century America to today's death squads in South America soon explodes into an examination of the very heart of our civilization.

Drinking In Maine
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Fifty sensational drinks featuring Maine distilled gins, vodkas, and brandies, local honey meads, fruit wines, and heirloom apple ciders.


Farming the Woods
Paperback
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To many people, forests are primarily reserved for timber and firewood harvesting. Farming the Woods invites a remarkably different perspective: that a healthy forest can be maintained while growing a wide range of food, medicinal, and other non-timber products. Farming the Woods covers in detail how to cultivate, harvest, and market high-value non-timber forest crops such as American ginseng, shiitake mushrooms, ramps (wild leeks), maple syrup, fruit and nut trees, ornamental ferns, and more. A must-read for farmers and gardeners interested in incorporating aspects of agroforestry, permaculture, forest gardening, and sustainable woodlot management into the concept of a whole-farm organism.

Gaia's Garden, Second Edition
Paperback
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The first edition of Gaia's Garden sparked the imagination of America's home gardeners, introducing permaculture's central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. This extensively revised and expanded second edition broadens the reach and depth of the permaculture approach for urban and suburban growers.

Gene Everlasting
Hardcover
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Gene Everlasting contains the reflections, by turns both humorous and heart-wrenching, on nature, death, and eternity, all from a contrary farmer’s perspective. Logsdon recounts joys and tragedies from his childhood in the 1930s and '40s spent on an Ohio farm, through adulthood and child-raising, all the way up to his recent bout with cancer, always with an eye toward the lessons that farming has taught him about life and its mysteries.

Grass, Soil, Hope
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Grass, Soil, Hope tackles an increasingly crucial question: What can we do about the seemingly intractable challenges of climate change, global hunger, water scarcity, environmental stress, and economic instability? Soil scientists maintain that a mere two percent increase in the carbon content of the planet’s soils could offset 100 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. Is it even possible? Yes, says author Courtney White: Not just possible, but essential for the long-term health and sustainability of our environment and economy.

Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts
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Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts is the first comprehensive guide for farmers interested in how to get started growing hybrid hazelnuts, a crop designed from the very outset to address a host of problems with conventional modern agriculture. Economically speaking, hazelnuts have a large, existing, and unsatisfied world market. Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts is a landmark book for the farming movement, offering a practical road to a hopeful future where crops build soil and the earth is regenerated, at the same time reaping profits for the farmer.

The Holistic Orchard
Paperback
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Many people want to grow fruit on a small scale but lack confidence -- fearing that they'll mangle their trees and waste their time and money. But growing fruit is something virtually anyone with space and desire can do, and The Holistic Orchard demystifies the basic skills everybody should know, from grafting to seed saving to backyard breeding.

Holy Cows and Hog Heaven
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Holy Cows and Hog Heaven encourages every food buyer to embrace the notion that menus are a conscious decision, creating the next generation's world one bite at a time.

Integrated Forest Gardening
Paperback
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One of the essential practices of permaculture is to develop perennial agricultural systems that thrive over several decades without expensive and harmful inputs. Integrated Forest Gardening 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. This book will benefit all readers interested in permaculture, from permaculture designers and professional growers, to backyard growers new to the concept.

Judevine
Paperback
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A play examining what we have all longed for--the simple life of a small town in Vermont, full of joy, sorrow, and reality.

The Maple Sugar Book
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Helen and Scott Nearing, the legendary homesteaders of New England, share information, pictures, and tales of maple sugaring, a trade they used and needed as a source of income.

The Nourishing Homestead
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The Nourishing Homestead tells the story of how we can create truly satisfying, permanent, nourished relationships to the land, nature, and one another.

The Hewitts offer practical ways to grow nutrient-dense food on a small plot of land, and think about your farm, homestead, or home as an ecosystem. Much of what the Hewitts have come to understand and embrace about their lives of deep nourishment is informed by their particular piece of land and local community in northern Vermont, but what they have gleaned is readily transferable to any place—whether you live on 4 acres, 40 acres, or in a 400-square-foot studio apartment.


Nuclear Roulette
Paperback
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Nuclear Roulette dismantles the core arguments behind the nuclear-industrial complex's "Nuclear Renaissance." While some critiques are familiar -- nuclear power is too costly, too dangerous, and too unstable -- others are surprising. As nuclear engineers have long observed: nuclear energy can be cheap and it can be safe. But it can't be both.

Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation
Paperback
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In Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation, Tradd Cotter not only offers readers an in-depth exploration of best organic mushroom cultivation practices; he shares the results of his groundbreaking research and offers myriad ways to apply your cultivation skills and further incorporate mushrooms into your life—whether your goal is to clean up industrial pollution or settle down with a cold Reishi-infused homebrew ale. Cotter takes “organic” one step further by introducing an entirely new way of thinking—one that looks at the potential to grow mushrooms on just about anything, just about anywhere, and by anyone.

Permaculture in a Nutshell
Paperback
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This inspiring book is a concise and accessible introduction to the principles and practice of permaculture in temperate climates. It explains how permaculture works in the city and the countryside, including on farms, and also explores ways people can work in cooperation to recreate real communities. Permaculture in a Nutshell is the ideal introduction to this complex subject�essential reading for those wishing to understand how a new way of perceiving horticulture can transform our relations other humans and with the Earth.


Permaculture Pioneers
Paperback
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Permaculture is much more than organic gardening. Arguably it is one of Australia's greatest intellectual exports, having helped people worldwide to design ecologically sustainable strategies for their homes, gardens, farms and communities. This book charts a history of the first three decades of permaculture, through the personal stories of Australian permaculturists. From permaculture co-originator David Holmgren, to ABC Gardening Australia host Josh Byrne, the authors span the generations and the continent.

The Resilient Farm and Homestead
Paperback
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Based on research and development in earthworks, perennial crops, cold-climate rice production, and nutrient-dense food/medicine from the Whole Systems Research Farm, The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a manual for developing durable, beautiful, and highly functional human habitat systems fit to handle an age of rapid transition.

The Seed Underground
Paperback
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A journey to the front lines of food sovereignty and the quiet revolution to secure our food supply -- one seed at a time.


The Small-Scale Poultry Flock
Paperback
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With information on building soil fertility, replacing purchased feed, and working with poultry in the garden.

The most comprehensive guide to date on raising organic poultry for the backyard farmer, homesteader, and professional grower. Harvey Ussery offers a comprehensive and practical whole-systems, integrative approach to animal husbandry, including growing your own feed, brooding at home, and poultry as weed managers in the garden.


The Tao of Vegetable Gardening
Paperback
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The Tao of Vegetable Gardening, explores the practical methods as well as the deeper essence of gardening. Organized into chapters that echo fundamental Taoist concepts: Balance, Flexibility, Honoring the Essential Nature, Effortless Effort, Non-Doing, and even Non-Knowing, The Tao of Vegetable Gardening illustrates the key principles and practices that home gardeners need to know to successfully plant and grow the most popular vegetables.

Taste, Memory
Paperback
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In Taste Memory author David Buchanan explores questions fundamental to the future of food and farming. How can we strike a balance between preserving the past, maintaining valuable agricultural and culinary traditions, and looking ahead to breed new plants? What place does a cantankerous old pear or too-delicate strawberry deserve in our gardens, farms, and markets? To what extent should growers value efficiency and uniformity over matters of taste, ecology, or regional identity?


An Unreasonable Woman
Paperback
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A lyrical, gripping narrative about one woman's fight to save her community, An Unreasonable Woman is an Erin Brockovich thriller with the literary richness of a Barbara Kingsolver novel.

The Vegan Book of Permaculture
Paperback
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How we eat is such a fundamental part of what we are; yet, in our present time-poor culture of prepackaged fast foods, food can become an expensive symptom of alienation and disempowerment. The Vegan Book of Permaculture gives us the tools and confidence to take responsibility for our lives and actions. Creating a good meal, either for ourselves or to share, taking time to prepare fresh, wholesome home- or locally grown ingredients with care and respect can be a deeply liberating experience.


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