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Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties
Paperback
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In the age of biotech companies, genetic patents, and multinational seed companies, Deppe makes learning to save and breed your own seed and varieties easy and desirable for the gardener or farmer.

Compact Living
Paperback
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Compact Living opens our eyes to the possibilities of living a compact and low-impact urban life. This is a book of design solutions for small spaces, ideally suited to compact urban dwellings, with each chapter providing useful, basic tools for organizing an entire house and garden no matter what kind of space we live in.

Farm-Fresh and Fast
paperback
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Bursting with strategies, techniques, and more than 300 original recipes, Farm-Fresh and Fast is a new cookbook for both seasoned and beginning CSA members and farmers’ market shoppers. Produced by FairShare CSA Coalition in Madison, Wisconsin, Farm-Fresh blends culinary know-how with practical recipes and resourceful techniques to teach local food lovers of all skill levels how to make the most of fresh, seasonal produce.

Farms with a Future
Paperback
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What makes a farm sustainable and successful? And what special qualities and skills are needed for someone to become a successful farmer? Rebecca Thistlethwaite addresses these and other crucial questions in this uniquely important book, which is a must-read for anyone who aspires to get into farming, or who wants to make their farm business more dynamic, profitable, and, above all, sustainable. Over an entire year, the author and her husband -- experienced farmers themselves -- took a sabbatical and traveled the length and breadth of the United States to live and work alongside some of the nation's most innovative farmers. Along the way they learned about best practices, and a whole lot about what doesn't work.

From the Wood-Fired Oven
Hardcover, PLC
Original Price: $44.95
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In From the Wood-Fired Oven, leading baker and instructor Richard Miscovich offers a new take on traditional techniques. From recipes on how to get maximum use out of a single oven firing to the first live-fire roasting, this book encompasses a wide range of topics for home and artisan bakers.

The Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat (with CD)
Hardcover, PLC
Original Price: $49.95
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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.


The Grafter's Handbook
Hardcover
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R.J. Garner's The Grafter's Handbook is the classic reference book and revered encyclopedia (and the only one of its kind) on plant propagation by grafting, and has been favored by orchardists and gardeners since its first publication in 1947. Now revised and updated for a new generation by respected horticulturist Steve Bradley, the all-time classic is back and better than ever.

Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land
Paperback
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Gary Paul Nabhan is one of the world's experts on the agricultural traditions of arid lands. For this book he has visited indigenous and traditional farmers in the Gobi Desert, the Arabian Peninsula, the Sahara Desert, and Andalusia, as well as the Sonoran, Chihuahuan, and Painted deserts of North America, to learn firsthand their techniques and designs aimed at reducing heat and drought stress on orchards, fields, and dooryard gardens. This practical book also includes colorful "parables from the field" that exemplify how desert farmers think about increasing the carrying capacity and resilience of the lands and waters they steward. It is replete with detailed descriptions and diagrams of how to implement these desert-adapted practices in your own backyard, orchard, or farm.

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.

Holistic Orcharding with Michael Phillips DVD
DVD
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In this video, orchardist and award-winning author Michael Phillips leads viewers through the seasons in his own orchard, demonstrating basic horticultural skills like grafting and pruning, but also revealing groundbreaking and field-tested strategies for growing apples and other tree fruits not just organically, but holistically.

Keeping a Family Cow
Paperback
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The cow is the most productive, efficient creature on earth. She gives you fresh milk, cream, butter, and cheese, and promotes human health and happiness. She helps the homesteaders and small farmers who offer her bounty up to the community with a chance at turning a profit. She provides rich manure for your garden or land, and enriches the quality of your life as you benefit from the resources of the natural world.

This Chelsea Green edition of a nearly forty-year-old classic has been revised and updated to incorporate new information on the raw milk debate, the conversation about A1 vs. A2 milk, totally grassfed dairies, practical advice for everyday chores, updated procedures for cow emergencies, and more.


The Log Book
Paperback
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Using a wood-burning stove effectively is both an art and a science. In this friendly, comprehensive guide, chartered forester and woodfuel expert Will Rolls talks the reader through the theory and practice of getting the best results from their stove. From finding the fuel and seasoning it to lighting the stove and operating it cleanly, this book describes the best techniques for looking after your log stove.

Market Farming Success, Revised and Expanded Edition
Paperback
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Market Farming Success offers an insider's guide to market gardening and farming for those in the business of growing and selling food, flowers, herbs, or plants. Condensing decades of growing experience from every part of the United States and Canada, Lynn Byczynski—editor of Growing for Market—identifies key areas that usually trip up beginners and shows growers how to avoid common obstacles.


Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking
Paperback
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Acclaimed cheesemaker Gianaclis Caldwell has written the book she wishes existed when she was starting out. Every serious home-scale artisan cheesemaker even those just beginning to experiment will want this book as their bible to take them from their first quick mozzarella to a French mimolette, and ultimately to designing their own unique cheeses.

This comprehensive and user-friendly guide thoroughly explains the art and science that allow milk to be transformed into epicurean masterpieces.


The Moneyless Manifesto
Paperback
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That we need money to live, like it or not, is a self-evident truism. Right? Not anymore. Drawing on almost three years of experience as The Moneyless Man, exbusinessman Mark Boyle not only demystifies money and the system that binds us to it, he also explains how liberating, easy, and enjoyable it is to live with less of it. In The Moneyless Manifesto, Mark takes us on an exploration that goes deeper into the thinking that pushed him to make the decision to go moneyless, and the philosophy he developed along the way.

Natural Beekeeping with Ross Conrad (DVD)
DVD
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This filmed workshop follows Ross Conrad through the dos and don'ts of natural beekeeping, and offers practical information -- including details on apitherapy, the use of bee products in medicinal healing -- every aspiring beekeeper needs to know.


The New Cider Maker's Handbook
Hardcover, PLC
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Cider is a pure and healthy beverage that reflects both the skill of the producer and the quality of the fruit that goes into making it. To make the very best cider—whether for yourself, your family, and friends or for market—you first need a deep understanding of the processes involved, and the art and science behind them. The New Cider Maker's Handbook is designed to provide today’s cider makers with all the tools they need to produce high-quality ciders.

The New Horse-Powered Farm
Paperback
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The New Horse-Powered Farm sets the stage for incorporating draft power on the farm by presenting tips on getting started with horses, care of the work horse, different horse-training systems, and the merits of different draft breeds. The novice teamster is introduced to the basic tools of horse-drawn tillage and cultivation used for profitable horse-powered farming, with a spotlight on whole-farm management, as well as information on haying with horses, raising small grains, managing the woodlot, farm education, agritourism, and more.

The New Organic Grower
Paperback
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Practical advice, good sense, and inspiration about every aspect of organic gardening including pest control and growing for market.

The Organic Grain Grower
Hardcover, PLC
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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 grains. Longtime farmer and organic pioneer Jack Lazor covers how to grow and store wheat, barley, oats, corn, dry beans, soybeans, pulse crops, oilseeds, grasses, nutrient-dense forages, and lesser-known cereals. In addition to detailed cultivation and processing information, Lazor argues the importance of integrating grains on the organic farm (not to mention for the local-food system) for reasons of biodiversity and whole farm management.

The Organic Seed Grower
Hardcover
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A comprehensive manual on how to produce a quality organic seed crop for the backyard seed saver or professional grower.


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.

Preserving With Friends DVD
DVD
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An easy step-by-step instructional guide to putting up the harvest.

Rainwater Harvesting Vol. 1, Second Edition
Paperback
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The first volume of a three-volume guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for your home, landscape, and community. This book enables you to assess your on-site resources, gives you a diverse array of strategies to maximize their potential, and empowers you with guiding principles to create an integrated, multi-functional water-harvesting plan specific to your site and needs.

Raising Dough
Paperback
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More and more entrepreneurs are using food-based businesses to solve social and environmental problems -- and yet the majority of them report that a lack of access to capital prevents them from launching, maintaining, or growing their ventures. Raising Dough is an unprecedented guide to the full range of financing options available to support sustainable food businesses.

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 Resilient Gardener
Paperback
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Scientist/gardener Carol Deppe combines her passion for gardening with newly emerging scientific information from many fields—resilience science, climatology, climate change, ecology, anthropology, paleontology, sustainable agriculture, nutrition, health, and medicine. In The Resilient Gardener, Deppe extends these principles with detailed information about growing and using five keystone crops that are especially important for anyone seeking greater self-reliance: potatoes, corn, beans, squash, and eggs.


Seed to Seed
Paperback
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Seed to Seed is a complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for saving the seeds of 160 different vegetables. This book contains detailed information about each vegetable, including its botanical classification, flower structure and means of pollination, required population size, isolation distance, techniques for caging or hand-pollination, and also the proper methods for harvesting, drying, cleaning, and storing the seeds.

The Small-Scale Dairy
Paperback
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The Small-Scale Dairy is the one book you’ll need in order to successfully produce nourishing, healthy, farm-fresh milk. Applicable to keepers of cows, goats, or sheep, the book offers a holistic approach that explores the relationships between careful, conscientious management and the production of safe, healthy, and delicious milk. Whether you have a one-cow home dairy, a fifty-goat operation, or are simply a curious consumer, The Small-Scale Dairy is an accessible and invaluable resource.

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 Sugarmaker's Companion
Paperback
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The Sugarmaker’s Companion is the comprehensive guide small-and large-scale syrup producers have been waiting for in their quest to create a profitable business model. Michael Farrell documents the untapped potential of American forests and shows how sugaring can turn a substantial profit for farmers while providing tremendous enjoyment and satisfaction.


The Winter Harvest Handbook
Paperback
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Choosing locally grown organic food is a sustainable living trend that's taken hold throughout North America. Celebrated farming expert Eliot Coleman helped start this movement with The New Organic Grower published 20 years ago. He continues to lead the way, pushing the limits of the harvest season while working his world-renowned organic farm in Harborside, Maine.


Year-Round Vegetable Production with Eliot Coleman: DVD
DVD
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This filmed workshop on year-round vegetable production offers farmers and gardeners the rare chance to sit in with Eliot Coleman, one of the pioneers of the organic farming movement and author of The New Organic Grower, Four-Season Harvest, and The Winter Harvest Handbook.


You Can Farm
Paperback
Original Price: $35.00
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Starting and succeeding in a farming enterprise.

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