The Farm as Natural Habitat
Reconnecting Food Systems With Ecosystems

Edited by Dana L. Jackson and Laura Jackson; Foreword by Nina Leopold Bradley

The Farm as Natural Habitat is a vital new contribution to the debate about agriculture and its impacts on the land. Arising from the conviction that the agricultural landscape as a whole could be restored to a healthy diversity, the...

312 pages
6 x 9

The New Agrarianism
Land, Culture, and the Community of Life

The engaging writings gathered in this new book explore an important but little-publicized movement in American culture -- the marked resurgence of agrarian practices and values in rural areas, suburbs, and even cities. It is a movement that...

256 pages
6 x 9

A New Framework for Decision Making

Increasingly sophisticated technology and an ever-expand-ing base of knowledge have not been enough to allow humans to halt the worldwide progression of environmental degradation. Extensive fieldwork in both Africa and the United States convinced...

640 pages
6 x 9
70 photos, 38 illustrations

When City and Country Collide
Managing Growth In The Metropolitan Fringe

Strips of urban and suburban "fabric" have extended into the countryside, creating a ragged settlement pattern that blurs the distinction between rural, urban, and suburban. As traditional rural industries like farming, forestry, and mining...

382 pages
6 x 9

Rain Forest in Your Kitchen
The Hidden Connection Between Extinction And Your Supermarket

Martin Teitel; Foreword by Jeremy Rifkin

The biodiversity crisis -- the extinction of thousands of species of plants and animals -- is not just a faraway problem for scientists to solve. Instead, the crisis is as close as our backyards, our gardens, and our refrigerator shelves. This...

126 pages
5 x 8

Farming in Nature's Image
An Ecological Approach To Agriculture

Judy Soule and Jon Piper; Foreword by Wes Jackson

˜Farming in Nature's Image provides, for the first time, a detailed look into the pioneering work of The Land Institute, the leading educational and research organization for sustainable agriculture.

The authors draw on case studies...

305 pages
6 x 9

Trees, Why Do you Wait?
America's Changing Rural Culture

Trees, Why Do You Wait? is a moving oral history chronicling the changes taking place in rural America .Through it, we meet real people of the heartland and feel the suffering and the strength in their relationship to the land.

286 pages
6 x 9

Beyond 40%
Record-Setting Recycling And Composting Programs

Beyond 40% is a practical guide for communities trying to solve their solid waste disposal problems.

280 pages
8.5 x 11

From The Land
Articles Compiled From The Land 1941-1954

Edited by Nancy Pittman

Begun in 1941 as an outgrowth of Friends of the Land, the journal The Land was an attempt by editor Russell Lord to counteract -- through education, information, and inspiration -- the rampant abuse of soil, water, trees and rivers. But...

491 pages
6 x 9

Grass Productivity

Grass Productivity is a prodigiously documented textbook of scientific information concerning every aspect of management "where the cow and grass meet." Andre Voisin's "rational grazing" method maximizes productivity in both grass and...

370 pages
6 x 9
40 photos, 35 illustrations

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