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    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 …

    Raising Goats Naturally

    Raising Goats Naturally

    The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More

    Complete self-sufficiency may seem out of reach, but for more and more of us, increasing our self-reliance as much as possible is the order of the day. Incorporating dairy goats as the centerpiece of a diversified homestead can be the key to …

    EAT UP

    EAT UP

    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 …

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    Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget Homesteading Solutions

    Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget Homesteading Solutions

    Fueled by a failing economy and a passionate desire for a return to simpler times, a new wave of homesteaders is seeking the good life, and the kind of true satisfaction that can only be built, not bought. Many of these modern pioneers are cash …

    Sustainable Market Farming

    Sustainable Market Farming

    Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres

    Across North America, an agricultural renaissance is unfolding. A growing number of market gardeners are emerging to feed our appetite for organic, regional produce. But most of the available resources on food production are aimed at the backyard or …

    Beautiful Corn

    Beautiful Corn

    America's Original Grain from Seed to Plate

    Cultivated from sea level to mountaintop, from parched deserts to sodden rain forests, from the rocky GaspĂ© Peninsula to the plains of Argentina, corn is the grain of the Americas. In terms of culinary uses, it is amazingly diverse, reflecting the …

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    The Permaculture Handbook

    The Permaculture Handbook

    Garden Farming for Town and Country

    by Peter Bane
    foreword by David Holmgren

    The urban landscape has swallowed vast swaths of prime farmland across North America. Imagine how much more self-reliant our communities would be if 30 million acres of lawns were made productive again. Permaculture is a practical way to apply …

    Urban Agriculture

    Urban Agriculture

    Ideas and Designs for the New Food Revolution

    You don't have to journey to a rural paradise to find the farm of the future. It's your neighbor's suburban lawn, the roof of your uptown condominium, or the co-op market garden in the vacant lot down the street. Urban Agriculture is a detailed look …

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