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  • Time Management Tips for Farmers

    Days too short, list too long? Is being too busy taking the fun out of farming? Do you worry your business will suffer because you can't keep up with everything? Are you still expecting things to settle down to a manageable level once your farm gets "up and running"? You are not alone!

    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.

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    $19.95

  • Temple Grandin's Guide To Working with Farm Animals

    Award-winning author Temple Grandin is famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin’s fascinating explanations of how herd animals think — describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories — and how to analyze their behavior, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively. You’ll learn to become a skilled observer of animal movement and behavior, and detailed illustrations will help you set up simple and efficient facilities for managing a small herd of 3 to 25 cattle or pigs, or 5 to 100 goats or sheep.

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    $19.95

  • No Dig Organic Home & Garden

    No dig organic gardening saves time and work. In this book, no dig experts, Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty, explain how to set up a no dig garden, large or small, and describe how to:

    • Make compost and enrich soil;
    • Learn skills you need to sow and grow annual and perennial veg;
    • Harvest and prepare food year round; and
    • Make natural cosmetics, cleaning product and garden preparations.
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    $25.00

  • Radiation Nation: Fallout of Modern Technology

    In Radiation Nation, you will learn:

    • What EMF radiation is and how it affects the body biologically;
    • The major health risks including fertility issues for both men and women, DNA damage, cell mutation, cancer and other serious health risks;
    • The latest scientific studies broken down by disease or condition;
    • How EM radiation specifically affects children and those suffering with electromagnetic hypersensitivity;
    • Why the current safety standards for EMF are insufficient and need to be rewritten;
    • The EMF sources of greatest concern; and
    • The most practical precautions you can take for yourself and your loved ones.
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    $17.50

  • Holistic Goat Care

    Holistic Goat Care empowers goat owners to confidently diagnose and treat most common ailments and offers a depth of insight and approaches to treatment not found in any other book. Caldwell, places special emphasis throughout on holistic, natural, and alternative approaches to caring for goats.

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    $39.95

  • Blue Round Earth

    Our Earth is a children's book made up of a variety of lands, climates, inhabitants. It provides us with all that is essential to our survival, such as water, air, and sunlight. Earth's living things live in harmony, and together, we give thanks to our great Earth Vivid descriptions and inviting illustrations introduce the youngest readers to many of the components that make up our Earth, such as air, water, the water cycle, seasons, and the variety of climates found on Earth.

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    $17.95

  • Horse-Powered Farming for the 21st Century

    In Horse-Powered Farming for the 21st Century, Leslie takes running a small, diversified farm with live animal power to the next level by providing an in-depth focus on the tools, methods, and technical expertise you need to successfully manage a market garden with draft animal power. Learn More
    $45.00

  • Organic Field Crop Handbook — 3rd Edition

    The 3rd edition of the Organic Field Crop Handbook has been fully revised to reflect the latest information on growing organic field crops in North America, including wheat, spelt, beans, hemp, flax, soybeans and more. Relying on scientific research and experience from successful organic farmers, the handbook guides farmers as they build profitable and resilient organic farm enterprises. The book is valuable for beginner and experienced organic farmers, as well as farmers in transition. Learn More
    $39.95

  • The Organic Backyard

    Growing organic food enables you to eat and share the most authentic form of local food possible while actively contributing to the health of our ecosystems. In this guide, we have taken the key elements of organic farming principles and practices as contained in the Canadian Organic Standards, and have made them more use-friendly for you, the small-scale gardener. Learn More
    $16.95

  • The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost, and a Healthier Home

    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
    $16.99

  • Fast Farm and Slow Farm

    Grandma Snail and Thump-Thump Giant have neighboring farms but use very different farming methods. Thump-Thump Giant grows big, beautiful produce quickly using chemicals. Grandma Snail slowly grows smaller produce naturally. When Thump-Thump Giant starts selling ready-made meals using preservative, Grandma Snail worries about his health. Learn More
    $17.95

  • Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping

    Top bar hives focus on supporting the honeybees' natural systems, especially the clean natural beeswax found inside - helping the bees to thrive and top bar beekeepers to harvest delicious healthy honey and beautiful beeswax. Learn More
    $29.95

  • Paddock Shift: Changing Views on Grassland Farming

    In Paddock Shift, Changing views on grassland farming, Allan Nation provides a wealth of thought provoking ideas to shape your plans for a profitable grass farm — whether it's for beef, dairy, sheep, poultry, pigs, or goats.

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    $24.99

  • Land, Livestock & Life

    Do you know the new rules for profit in today's land and livestock game? Ranching is presented as an incredibly complex "whole" made up of a lot of separate businesses that you must be good at to make a profit... the land, the livestock and the lifestyle. Using successful grass farmers as examples, Allan explains how leasing land can add up to profits with lower risk than ownership, and can be a means for young people to get into grassland agriculture today. He emphasizes, "First, start a business. Then you can choose to invest your after-tax surplus in deeded farm and ranch real estate." "The key point is to remember that lifestyle is a result of having gotten the (land and livestock) elements right." For more insight and analysis into land-based financial issues such as protecting yourself from falling real estate prices without selling your ranch, order Land, Livestock and Life, A grazier's guide to finance. Learn More
    $34.95

  • Healing with Essential Oils

    In this ground-breaking guide to healing with essential oils, Vibrant Blue Oils founder Jodi Sternoff Cohen shares her thorough and comprehensive roadmap for using essential oils to balance the underlying causes of various health concerns, including poor sleep, stress, compromised digestion, detoxification, gut inflammation, poor circulation, and blood sugar issues. Learn More
    $16.95

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