The Future of Food: How Small Farms are Responding to Climate Change and Corporate Agriculture

In a world shaped by a rapidly changing climate and an increasingly global economy, small independently owned farms are often on the front lines. Chapters in this collection explore the ways in which farmers are adapting, both in Canada and around the world.

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Growing

From: Farm the City

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This lengthy and comprehensive chapter about growing covers all practical aspects of growing food in urban, paved or contaminated environments including the infrastructure, such as greenhouses … 56 $5.60 Add
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Fresh Cities

From: A Matter of Taste

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In this chapter, Tucker discusses farmers markets and chain grocery stores in a larger discussion of how the price of food dictates moral and ethical choices. This continues into understanding … 27 $2.70 Add
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The Soy Complex in Latin America

From: The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism

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Commodification and Concentration Upstream Control and “Flexing” Downstream (Trans-)Latin American Capital, Pools de Siembra and Contract Farming Conclusion 14 $1.40 Add
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Land Control

Bolivia’s Agrarian Structure and Frontier Expansion

From: The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism

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Historical Context Foreign Capital and Soybean Expansion The Emergence of a New Social Movement The Agrarian Revolution: Reclaiming State Legitimacy 17 $1.70 Add
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Black Hole Sun

From: Being and Swine

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In the final chapter, philosopher Fahim Amir discusses how we live in a black hole of overconsumption and by changing our perspective on the animal world, we can escape from that black hole. ; ; 24 $2.40 Add
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New Times, New Tools

Managing For Resilience

From: Resilient Agriculture

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This chapter summarizes the key innovations and practices that the farmers featured in the book have implemented to deal with climate change and describes the main attributes of a sustainable … 42 $4.20 Add
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Cultivating Food Systems for a Changing Climate

From: Resilient Agriculture

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The final chapter of the book looks beyond the farm and assesses ways for the entire food production system – from farm to table – to become more resilient. Everything from … 34 $3.40 Add