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Compost, Vermicompost, and Compost Tea
Paperback
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Part of the NOFA Guides Series.

Information on composting techniques from the author of The Soul of Soil, Grace Gershuny.


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


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


Crop Rotation and Cover Cropping
Paperback
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Part of the NOFA guides. Covers: * Historical roots of cover crop techniques * Thinking beyond this season's cash crop (disease and pest reduction, weed suppression, cash vs. cover crops) * What is a good rotation? (mapping the farm, grouping crops, sample groupings) * The economics of rotations and cover cropping (organizing your work, reducing labor inputs, land and cover-crop seed costs) Including on-farm examples and detailed appendices.

Dazzle Gradually
Paperback
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The sometimes-dry topics of evolution and ecology come alive in this new collection of essays.

Diary of an Eco-Outlaw
Paperback
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Diane Wilson delivers a no-holds-barred account of how she -- a fourth-generation shrimper, former boat captain, and mother of five -- took a turn at midlife, unable to stand by quietly as she witnessed abuses of people and the environment. Since then, she has launched legislative campaigns, demonstrations, and hunger strikes -- and generally gotten herself in all manner of trouble.


Flying Blind
Hardcover
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When a biologist approaches Mitchell about tracking endangered bats on his farm, Mitchell's relationship with bats and government is distrustful, at best. Ruminating on the nature of authority and the value of inhabiting one's niche, Flying Blind is a perfectly paced and skilled story of place.

The Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat (with CD)
Hardcover, PLC
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The Gourmet Butcher’s Guide to Meat demystifies the process of getting meat to the table. Its wide scope will be welcome to those who not only wish to learn the basics of butchery, but also want to understand how meat animals are raised, slaughtered, and marketed as part of a holistic system that honors animals and consumers.

Vermont-based master butcher Cole Ward delivers a comprehensive guide to whole-animal butchery that goes well beyond conventional “do-it-yourself” books and takes readers inside the world of truly sustainable meat production.


Growing Healthy Vegetable Crops
Paperback
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Part of the NOFA Guides. Includes information on: * Basic concepts of pest control (host susceptibility, soil health, genetic resistance, ecosystem factors) * Practical approaches (crop cultural practices, rescue treatments, special section on mammals and birds, food safety) * Farm design for pest reduction (diversity, crop rotation) * Unorthodox approaches (farmers out of the box) * Identifying pests * Crop-by-crop pests and practices

Humane and Healthy Poultry Production
Paperback
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Part of the NOFA Guides Series.

Organic poultry basics for egg and meat flocks.


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.

Nuclear Roulette
Hardcover
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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 Dairy Production
Paperback
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Part of the NOFA guides. Includes information on:
  • -Soils, the foundation of health (manure management)
  • -Crop production and grazing management (forage species, pasture management, setting up a grazing system)
  • -Livestock (selection, nutrition, winter and summer feed considerations, seasonal milking, habitat, herd health, milk quality)
  • -Marketing (selling fluid milk, regulations, facility and equipment, selling raw milk)
  • -Recordkeeping
  • -The transition to organic
  • -Nutritional qualities of grass-fed milk
Featuring examples from various farms in the Northeast.

Organic Seed Production and Saving
Paperback
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Part of the NOFA guides. Includes information on: * Strengths and limitations of hybrid varieties * Before you grow the seed (selecting varieties, saving seed and improving crops, intellectual property rights) * Growing seed (pollination biology, harvesting, cleaning, storage, germination testing) * Details on individual crops (amaranth, crucifers, beets and chard, lettuce, cucurbits, corn and small grains, nightshades, root veggies) Plus detailed appendices including more info on seed cleaning, seed companies, and more.

Organic Soil-Fertility and Weed Management
Paperback
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After reading this book, readers will not only have a different view on soil, but on weeds as well. Knowing and utilizing the energies and characteristics of weeds, as Gilman teaches, will make for a more productive garden, and less stressful gardening.

Sustainable Food
Paperback
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Wondering whether it’s worth it to splurge on the locally raised beef? What about those organic carrots? New in the Chelsea Green Guides series, Sustainable Food: How to Buy Right and Spend Less helps the average shopper navigate the choices, whether strolling the aisles of a modern supermarket or foraging at a local farmers market.


Whole-Farm Planning
Paperback
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Part of the NOFA Guides. Includes information on: * Lessons from systems science (including tools) * Assessing the whole farm (what are we managing? The people, physical and mental assets, money) * Understanding the farm ecosystems (the water and mineral cycles, dynamics of biological community, energy flow) * Choosing appropriate tools * Making a framework to test decisions Including examples and statements from practicing farmers, and more holistic resources and alternative business models.

Wild Flavors
Paperback
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Wild Flavors follows a year at Eva's Garden through the seasons. It not only showcases Didi's creative talents using absolutely fresh ingredients, but introduces a whole cast of uncommon but sublime garden plants (cardoon, African basil, calaminth) and wild edibles (autumn olive, wild roses, Japanese knotweed). The author provides growing or foraging information for each of the forty-six plants profiled, as well as details on prepping, storing, preserving, and health benefits.


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