Agroecology

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Agroecology

Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

Our global food system is largely based on unsustainable industrial agricultural practices, is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, is controlled by a handful of large corporations and … ; 160 View

Emergent Agriculture

Farming, Sustainability and the Return of the Local Economy

Long embraced by corporations who are driven only by the desire for profit, industrial agriculture wastes precious resources and spews millions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere … 195 View
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On the Cusp of a Revolution

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Today’s shifting agricultural paradigm is doing much the same thing. It is changing the way we produce food, how and where we get it, and what it does to our health, our pocket books, and … 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction Agroecology at a Crossroads

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The Principles of Agroecology

From: Agroecology

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History and Currents of Agroecology Thought

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Farm Subsides

From: Emergent Agriculture

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This chapter is primarily concerned with the ways in which farms subsidize us. First, most of the farmers who fall into this category of subsidizers own small to medium-sized farms, and they … 9 $0.90 Add
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The Evidence of Agroecology

From: Agroecology

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Bringing Agroecology to Scale

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Toward a Sustainable Agriculture

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Sustainability is a set of principles that focus on three fundamental elements of durable societies. They are: environmental stewardship, economic viability, and ethical behavior. These elements, … 6 $0.60 Add
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Seeking Pathways to Sustainable Food

From: Resilience Imperative

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Food production has been transformed from a local affair into a complex web of supply chains crisscrossing the planet that miraculously deliver a multitude of foodstuffs right to our doorstep. … ; 33 $3.30 Add
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Sustainable Meat – A Contradiction in Terms?

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Among the most complex and contentious issues surrounding the debate about what is sustainable and what is not, is the question of meat. Can it be produced sustainably? Should we eat it? As an … 3 $0.30 Add
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The Politics of Agroecology

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Diversity in Agriculture

From: Emergent Agriculture

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For the farmer, biodiversity is both domestic and wild, and a farm can be a place where biodiversity flourishes or from which it is excluded. The way farmers relate to biodiversity distinguishes … 14 $1.40 Add
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Energy and the Future of Farming

From: Emergent Agriculture

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We can and should energize our modern food production system with solar and other renewable energy sources, as has been done for most of the past 10,000 years. To be sure, the sun will always … 12 $1.20 Add
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The New Normal

From: Emergent Agriculture

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Farmers have played roulette with the weather for 10,000 years. They know the risks and they live with them. They tend to believe that if the weather beats them down this year, things will be … 15 $1.50 Add