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Product Description: “Pushed by necessity but enabled by its existing social and educational policies, Cuba in the 1990s launched the most extensive program of urban sustainable agriculture in the world. This study is to date the only book-length investigation in either English or Spanish of this important national experiment in transforming the environmental, economic, and social nature of today’s dominant system of producing food...read more

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9780813037578 | Univ Pr of Florida, December 11, 2011, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: “Pushed by necessity but enabled by its existing social and educational policies, Cuba in the 1990s launched the most extensive program of urban sustainable agriculture in the world.

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9780813054032 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, January 1, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: “Pushed by necessity but enabled by its existing social and educational policies, Cuba in the 1990s launched the most extensive program of urban sustainable agriculture in the world.

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9780986320514, titled "The New Farmer’s Almanac: A Contemporary Compendium - for Agrarians, Interventionists, and Patriots of Place" | Greenhorns, December 22, 2016, cover price $30.00

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Product Description: Fossil fuels and livestock grazing are often targeted as major culprits behind climate change and desertification. But Allan Savory, cofounder of the Savory Institute, begs to differ. The bigger problem, he warns, is our mismanagement of resources...read more

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9781610917421 | 3 edition (Island Pr, November 10, 2016), cover price $80.00

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9781610917438 | 3 edition (Island Pr, November 10, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Fossil fuels and livestock grazing are often targeted as major culprits behind climate change and desertification.

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Product Description: Permaculture tends to be very much in the domain of home gardeners and property owners. But what if we could take it all a step further, and merge the fields of permaculture and market gardening?In The Permaculture Market Garden, author Zach Loeks brings together his passion for sustainable permaculture food production systems and beautiful, vibrant illustrations to provide a highly visual guide to the smooth integration of permaculture into the market garden, in ways that are scalable to specific situations...read more

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9780865718265 | New Society Pub, November 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Permaculture tends to be very much in the domain of home gardeners and property owners.

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Product Description: Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller scale systems that have survived the test of time and provide more sustainable solutions while still maintaining food security in an era of climate change...read more

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9781138204133 | Routledge, November 7, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture.

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9781138204157 | Reprint edition (Routledge, November 7, 2016), cover price $57.95 | About this edition: Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture.

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Product Description: Dreading the weekly law mow? Need to whack the weeds in your orchard? Cringing at the drudgery and incessant blare of the mower? Imagine instead long sweeps of an elegant scythe cutting your grass and pesky weeds in blissful, meditative silence...read more

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9780865718326 | New Society Pub, October 11, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Dreading the weekly law mow?

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Product Description: Caught between climate change and a fossil fuel-driven economy that demands ever more growth, the world faces a great transition—by design or disaster—away from fossil fuels to a less energy intensive future.But what proven tools are available to aid in making a successful, deliberate transition to a resilient, sustainable future?For the first time, the power of permaculture design has been brought to bear on the great transition problem...read more
By Simone Willis (illustrator)

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9780865718357 | New Society Pub, October 11, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Caught between climate change and a fossil fuel-driven economy that demands ever more growth, the world faces a great transition—by design or disaster—away from fossil fuels to a less energy intensive future.

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Product Description: Distinct practices of eating are at the heart of many of the world's faith traditions―from the Christian Eucharist to Muslim customs of fasting during Ramadan to the vegetarianism and asceticism practiced by some followers of Hinduism and Buddhism...read more
By Todd Levasseur (editor), Pramod Parajuli (editor), Vandana Shiva (foreword by) and Norman Wirzba (editor)

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9780813167978 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, October 6, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Distinct practices of eating are at the heart of many of the world's faith traditions―from the Christian Eucharist to Muslim customs of fasting during Ramadan to the vegetarianism and asceticism practiced by some followers of Hinduism and Buddhism.

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Product Description: Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary Cowspiracy explores the impacts of the most environmentally destructive industry on the planet: animal agriculture.

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9781608876570 | Earth Aware Editions, October 20, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Discover the biggest issue in conservation today.

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Product Description: Water is critical to all human activities, but access to this crucial resource is increasingly limited by competition and the effects of climate change. In agriculture, water management is key to ensuring good and sustained crop yields, maintaining soil health, and safeguarding the long-term viability of the land...read more

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9781780646862 | C A B Intl, September 30, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Water is critical to all human activities, but access to this crucial resource is increasingly limited by competition and the effects of climate change.

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9781780646879 | Reprint edition (C A B Intl, September 30, 2016), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Water is critical to all human activities, but access to this crucial resource is increasingly limited by competition and the effects of climate change.

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Product Description: In The Great Climate Robbery highly respected non-profit Grain connects analysis of the food system to larger issues affecting the planet, and links peoples' struggles over food to climate change.The collected articles in this book will help readers to understand the ways in which corporations seek to control the food system, and give information and analysis to challenge this control...read more

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9781780263328 | New Internationalist Pubns Inc, September 13, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In The Great Climate Robbery highly respected non-profit Grain connects analysis of the food system to larger issues affecting the planet, and links peoples' struggles over food to climate change.

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Product Description: This book highlights the biology, ecology and management of the incredibly diverse riverine vegetation across AustraliaVegetation communities in Australia's riverine landscapes are ecologically, economically and culturally significant...read more
By Michael Reid (editor)

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9780643096318 | Csiro, July 31, 2016, cover price $85.95 | About this edition: This book highlights the biology, ecology and management of the incredibly diverse riverine vegetation across AustraliaVegetation communities in Australia's riverine landscapes are ecologically, economically and culturally significant.

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Product Description: As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities...read more
By Rob Roggema (editor)

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9781138183087 | Routledge, July 26, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries.

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Product Description: Two of the greatest current challenges are climate change (and variability) and food security. Feeding nine billion people by 2050 will require major efforts aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation. One approach to agriculture has recently been captured by the widely adopted term of "Climate Smart Agriculture" (CSA)...read more

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9781138922273 | Routledge, July 7, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Two of the greatest current challenges are climate change (and variability) and food security.

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Product Description: Based on the proceedings of a recent symposium, this book aims to explore and ultimately define sustainability in the context of poultry production in Europe to create a durable industry for future generations. Four major themes are addressed in the book: resources – securing material supplies and maintaining a skilled workforce; market – strengthening positive links to end users; risk management – identifying and containing threats from disease and economic fluctuations; and environmental factors – maximizing contributions to waste management and food production while minimizing global resource usage...read more
By Dawn Scholey (editor)

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9781780645308 | C A B Intl, June 30, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Based on the proceedings of a recent symposium, this book aims to explore and ultimately define sustainability in the context of poultry production in Europe to create a durable industry for future generations.

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Product Description: Including recipes for baking with Einkorn Wheat is the most widely grown crop on our planet, yet industrial breeders have transformed this ancient staff of life into a commodity of yield and profit―witness the increase in gluten intolerance and 'wheat belly’...read more

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9781603586702 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, July 8, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Including recipes for baking with Einkorn Wheat is the most widely grown crop on our planet, yet industrial breeders have transformed this ancient staff of life into a commodity of yield and profit―witness the increase in gluten intolerance and 'wheat belly’.

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Product Description: Sugarcane has garnered much interest for its potential as a viable renewable energy crop. While the use of sugar juice for ethanol production has been in practice for years, a new focus on using the fibrous co-product known as bagasse for producing renewable fuels and bio-based chemicals is growing in interest...read more

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9781118719916 | Blackwell Pub, May 16, 2016, cover price $199.95 | About this edition: Sugarcane has garnered much interest for its potential as a viable renewable energy crop.

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Product Description: This new edition of Water Dynamics in Plant Production focuses on the dynamics of water through the hydrologic cycle and the associated mechanisms that plants employ to optimize growth and development. It describes the basic scientific principles of water transport in the soil–plant–atmosphere continuum, and explains the linkage between transpirational water use and dry matter production...read more

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9781780643816 | 2 edition (C A B Intl, April 20, 2016), cover price $205.00 | About this edition: This new edition of Water Dynamics in Plant Production focuses on the dynamics of water through the hydrologic cycle and the associated mechanisms that plants employ to optimize growth and development.

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9781780643823 | 2 edition (C A B Intl, April 20, 2016), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This new edition of Water Dynamics in Plant Production focuses on the dynamics of water through the hydrologic cycle and the associated mechanisms that plants employ to optimize growth and development.

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Product Description: Most supermarket mushrooms are bland and boring; products of an industrial process which typically relies on expensive equipment and harmful pesticides. Many people would like to add more flavorful and diverse fungi to their diets, but lack the knowledge or confidence to gather or grow their own...read more

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9780865718142 | New Society Pub, March 29, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Most supermarket mushrooms are bland and boring; products of an industrial process which typically relies on expensive equipment and harmful pesticides.
9780865717817 | New Society Pub, September 22, 2015, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: How we can transform the global food system by changing what's on our dinner plates. The implausible truth: Over one billion people in the world are hungry and over one billion are overweight. Far from complete opposites, hunger and obesity are in fact different manifestations of the same problem: It's increasingly difficult to find and eat nutritious food...read more
By Dara Rosenberg (narrator)

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9781511398107 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, May 3, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: How we can transform the global food system by changing what's on our dinner plates.

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