Home » 10 Books Under $10 at the Acres U.S.A. Bookstore 10 Books Under $10 at the Acres U.S.A. Bookstore October 22, 2021 Did you know that we have a Clearance section at the Acres U.S.A. bookstore? With all the new titles coming in, we have a handful of books that are around only while supplies last – and they are heavily discounted! Here’s a list of 10 of these titles that you can find for under $10: 1 – Surviving Ourselves by Eric Herm Just $6.38! Through his own personal experiences, as well as the inspiring stories of others, this fourth-generation farmer relays a message of revolution and evolution that starts within ourselves. The resulting transition will help humanity adopt a more sustainable paradigm of existence. Learn more here. 2 – 7 Basic Macrobiotic Principles by Herman Aihara Just $1.60! Aihara makes the learning and the application of the Seven Basic Principles an enjoyable trip. Includes antique etchings dating back to the 1850’s depicting the traditional lifestyle of the author’s ancestors in Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost island. Learn more here. 3 – Growing and Using Herbs Successfully by Betty E.M. Jacobs Just $7.44! Betty Jacobs explains in helpful, easy to understand language how to get the best results with 64 herbs — how to grow, harvest, and use them, plus a lot more. Learn more here. 4 – Simple Green Pest and Disease Control by Bob Flowerdew Just $7.44! A master at growing organic produce, Flowerdew outlines the best natural methods, from building effective physical barriers and pest traps out of plants and recycled materials to using such natural pest predators as birds, reptiles, and even other bugs. Learn more here. 5 – The Ultimate Guide to Soil by Anna Hess Just $8.44! The book begins with a personality test for your soil, then uses that information to plan a course of action for revitalizing poor soil and turning good dirt into great earth. Next, you’ll learn to start and maintain a no-till garden, to balance nutrients with remineralization, and to boost organic matter with easy cover crops. Learn more here. 6 – A Precautionary Tale by Philip Ackerman-Leist Just $8.88! As Big Apple crept further and further up the region’s mountainsides, their toxic spray drifted with the valley’s ever-present winds and began to fall on the farms and fields of Mals — threatening their organic certifications, as well as their health and that of their livestock. Ackerman-Leist recounts the story of the town’s citizens — an organic dairy farmer who decides to speak up when his hay is poisoned by drift; a pediatrician who engaged other medical professionals to protect the soil, water, and air that the health of her patients depends upon; and others who together orchestrated one of the rare revolutionary successes of our time. Learn more here. 7 – Time Management Tips for Farmers by Caroline Owens Just $9.88! In this book, farmers from the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) speak from the heart about how they manage their days to reach short and long-term goals while maintaining work/life balance. The result is a treasure trove of proven ideas for the ambitious, energetic self-starter tackling the business of farming. Learn more here. 8 – Ditching the Drive-Thru by J. Natalie Winch Just $9.98! After an exhausting day at work, hitting the drive-thru or nuking a pre-fab meal is all too often the go-to decision for feeding a family. Cooking a meal from scratch using fresh ingredients can seem beyond the average person’s time, energy, or financial means. But with mounting evidence pointing to processed food and our industrial food system as the culprits behind many of our nation’s health problems—including obesity, diabetes, and cancer—it’s now more important than ever to be fully informed about what goes on your family’s dinner plates. Learn more here. 9 – Organic Revolutionary by Grace Gershuny Just $8.00! Grace Gershuny weaves her personal journey through the transition of the organic movement into an organic food industry. She takes on the challenge of turning an ecological philosophy into a federal regulation — a huge effort that put a legal framework on a process that flows from seed to table. Learn more here. 10 – Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth by Eric Herm Just $6.78! As a fourth-generation farmer, Eric Herm deals with the harsh economic realities and complicated legislation facing farmers, as well as the undeniable health impact of GMO crops and excessive chemicals. The book provides resources of natural, healthy alternatives that will inspire the farmers’ transformation from corporate-motivated producers back to the flesh and bone guardian angels of the Earth. Learn more here. Want More? Head over to our Clearance section at the Acres U.S.A. online bookstore to find all of our discounted titles!