Keyword: agriculture

    Resilient Agriculture

    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 damage, but hot summer nights, warmer winters, longer …

    related subjects: Climate Change
    The Emergent Agriculture

    The 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 each year, exacerbating climate change and threatening …

    The Color of Food

    The Color of Food

    Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming

    Full colour throughout

    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 organic farming and homesteading …

    Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals

    Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals

    2nd Edition

    Not all saleable crops are dependent on access to greenhouses or sun-drenched, arable land. Shade-loving medicinal herbs can be successfully cultivated in a forest garden for personal use or as small-scale cash crops. Growing and Marketing Ginseng, …

    Grow a Sustainable Diet

    Grow a Sustainable Diet

    Planning and Growing to Feed Ourselves and the Earth

    Everyone loves to prepare a meal with ingredients fresh from their own garden. But for most of us, no matter how plentiful our harvest, homegrown produce comprises only a fraction of what we eat. And while many gardening guides will tell you …

    related subjects: Food & Gardening
    The Market Gardener

    The Market Gardener

    A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming

    Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in Eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than 200 families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market …

    Pure Poultry

    Pure Poultry

    Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

    by Victoria Redhed Miller
    foreword by Jeannette Beranger

    Houdan. Nankin. Indian Runner. Narragansett. These may sound like exotic place names or unusual varieties of produce, but each actually refers to one of the many hundreds of lesser-known poultry breeds which tempt the livestock owner who's prepared …

    EAT UP (EPUB)

    EAT UP (EPUB)

    The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

    Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities however, vanishing ground space and contaminated soils spur farmers, activists, and restaurateurs to …

    related subjects: Food & Gardening