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

Good Crop / Bad Crop

Seed Politics and the Future of Food in Canada

In recent years Canadians have become more and more concerned about the origins of their food and the environmental impacts of pesticides in agriculture. What is less well known is that pesticide … 160 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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Resilient Agriculture, 2nd Edition

Cultivating Food Systems for A Changing Climate

Real world stories from the frontlines of climate change, resilience, and the future of food. CLIMATE CHANGE PRESENTS an unprecedented challenge to food and farming in the U.S. and beyond. … 368 View

The Color of Food

Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming

Imagine the typical American farmer. Many people visualize sun-roughened skin, faded overalls, and calloused hands-hands that are usually white. While there’s no doubt the growing trend of … 242 View
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Tiny Engines of Abundance

A History of Peasant Productivity and Repression

This book provides a historical and comparative perspective of peasant productivity using case studies portraying the extraordinary efficiency with which English cottagers, Jamaican ex-slaves, … 157 View
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“Swept Away through Injustice”

From: Tiny Engines of Abundance

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Chapter 1 introduces the premise of the book, which is to reexamine the idea of progress that we tie to the evolution of industrial agriculture over the last 200 years. Examination of this period … 8 $0.80 Add
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Brown Girl Farming

From: The Color of Food

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In the introduction, the author discusses her introduction to organic farming, and how the food and farm movement has excluded people of colour. 6 $0.60 Add
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Gravity Suspended

From: Changing Tides

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This chapter follows the author, Alejandro Frid’s personal experiences conducting dive surveys for rockfish—a genus of long-lived, marine fishes that are easy to overfish—as … 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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Transformation

Part I: Roots

From: Good Crop / Bad Crop

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Chapter 1 discusses agriculture and its relationship to the evolutionary process of seeds, the Green Revolution, the rise of transnational seed corporations, and more. 11 $1.10 Add