Land & Food

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Belongings

The Fight For Land and Food

In Belongings, Sally Miller illustrates how food and farm crises result from adherence to the rules of private property. Miller looks at the state of farmland and farmers in Canada and across the … 205 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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Farm the City

A Toolkit for Setting up a Successful Urban Farm

Urban farming has the power to change diets, economies, and lives. Yet starting an urban farm can seem daunting with skills and knowledge that extend beyond growing to include marketing, sales, … 130 View

Resilient Agriculture

Cultivating Food Systems for A Changing Climate

Climate change presents an unprecedented challenge to the productivity and profitability of agriculture in North America. More variable weather, drought and flooding create the most obvious … 370 View
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Gravity Suspended

From: Changing Tides

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Humans have changed the world irrevocably, yet our potential to cause even further change is still latent. When it comes down to the blows, the next many millennia on Earth will reflect the … 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

Overview of Belongings

From: Belongings

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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

From: Farm the City

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The introduction indicates that this book is a guide for creating urban farms that produce significant amounts of food while employing people who would most benefit from full time, meaningful … 3 $0.30 Add
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Sustaining Agriculture in a Changing Climate

From: Resilient Agriculture

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This chapter provides a brief history of agricultural practices and outlines the different crops and livestock that are cultivated in different environments. The chapter goes on to discuss how … 40 $4.00 Add
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A New Approach to Agriculture

From: Emergent Agriculture

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The emergent agriculture is grounded in the philosophies of sustainability, local production, and the values of small-scale, family farming. The emergent agriculture values the crafts of the land … 11 $1.10 Add
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Chapter 1

Planning

From: Farm the City

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The first chapter discusses the process of planning an urban farm. Topics include the importance of clear missions, the necessity of experiential and financial capital to starting successful … 13 $1.30 Add
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Land For Profit, Land For Food

From: Belongings

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Understanding Exposure

From: Resilient Agriculture

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This chapter explores the ways that climate change impacts different regions and different crops, and outlines the effects that environmental changes will have on the highly delicate balance that … 24 $2.40 Add
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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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Patterns of Water Use

From: Dry Run

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In this chapter, we look at where water comes from, how it is allocated among various uses and how much each individual uses. We’ll look briefly at water use in cities, homes and offices, … 13 $1.30 Add
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Restoring Knowledge Through History

From: Belongings

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