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  • 2018 Moon Sign Book

    Use the influence of the Moon to time your activities. This essential astrology guide helps you decide when to schedule everything from life-changing events to favorite hobbies and everything in between. Learn More
    $12.99

  • Year-Round Solar Greenhouse, The

    How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse

    The Year-round Solar Greenhouse is the one-stop guide to designing and building greenhouses that harness and store energy from the sun to create naturally heated, lush growing environments even in the depths of winter, covering principles of solar greenhouse design and siting, glazing material properties and selection, controlling heat loss, ventilation, and construction methods. Additionally, an in-depth section covers sustainable ways of heating the greenhouse without fossil fuels, including using thermal mass and storing heat underground with a ground to air heat exchanger. Learn More

    $29.95

  • Permaculture Transition Manual

    Foreword by Rob Hopkins, author of The Transition Handbook

    The Permaculture Transition Manual is packed with information on permaculture design principles, soil building, nutrient-dense food growing, including top plant and tree selections for all climatic zones. Coverage extends to rainwater harvesting and irrigation, human waste management, and strategies for rural properties plus a unique focus on applying permaculture to small urban spaces for decluttering and efficient food growing. Also covered are hand tools, food preservation, energy production, and low-carbon housing and a plethora of nearly forgotten skills such as soap making, basket weaving, seed saving, and rope and candle making, and more.

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    $34.95

  • Complete Book of Potatoes, The

    In this informative account of the best potatoes for North American gardens, three scholars share their expertise in growing potatoes. Writing for gardeners, farmers, and hobbyists, the authors provide practical as well as technical information about the potato plant, its origin, conventional and organic production techniques, pest management, and storage practices.

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    $34.95

  • In the Shadow of a Green Man and Farming in the Presence of Nature Combo

    In the Shadow of Green Man

    Witnessing firsthand the human suffering caused by unjust and environmentally destructive farming practices set Regi on a path of helping people lift themselves through, of all things, tapping the natural behaviors of the lowly chicken. With the mind of an engineer, the passion of minister, and the depth of a philosopher the author has created not only a wonderful yarn, but a book for our generation asking the questions and providing many of the answers needed by millions.

    Farming in the Presence of Nature

    No mere book of philosophy, Tainio cleverly connects the esoteric with the concrete, bridging the gap between modern-day soil chemistry and natural earth forces. She builds upon the work of her late husband, legendary agronomist Bruce Tainio, with her own understandings, creating a book sure to challenge and inspire any student of nature who has an open mind.

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    $38.00

  • Neal Kinsey: Weeds and Soil Fertility MP3

    Insightful agronomists have long seen a correlation between soil deficiencies and specific weeds appearing. Neal Kinsey draws on his own experience with diverse crops from around the world to illustrate connections between weeds and soil fertility. With weeds consistently ranked farmers’ top problem, consider this added element as part of the weed control equation. Neal Kinsey is the world’s foremost trainer and practitioner of CEC-based soil fertility management as first espoused byProf. William Albrecht. Recorded at the 2016 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, Thursday, December 1, 2016. Learn More
    $2.95

  • Neal Kinsey: Soil Fertility and Tillage as They Relate to Compaction MP3

    Neal Kinsey's talk at the 2012 Acres U.S.A. annual conference deals with an issue that most farmers confront: compaction. Compaction, he says, may not be the most interesting topic, but understanding how to solve that problem limits the fertility of plants in a major way. The two issues — compaction and fertility — are actually intertwined. Learn More
    $2.95

  • Neal Kinsey: Building Life in the Soil MP3

    Neal Kinsey's speech at the 2009 Acres U.S.A. conference goes deep, well into the soil's structure and balance and how that builds the foundation for lifeforms to prosper and plants to gain the greatest benefit. He spreads the good word from William Albrecht to a packed house, who hung on his every word. Learn More
    $2.95

  • Neal Kinsey: Baseline Soil Fertility MP3

    In this talk from the 2006 Acres U.S.A. annual conference, Neal Kinsey gets down to the basics. He discusses nutrients, microbial life and fertility cues that give farmers the evidence they need to make smart planting decisions. Learn More
    $2.95

  • Neal Kinsey: Using Soil Analysis to Grow Crops MP3

    In his compelling talk from Acres U.S.A.'s annual conference, Neal Kinsey instructs listeners how to use soil analysis and data to grow specific crops. He includes what to look for, and why, in this must-have for eco-agriculture enthusiasts. Learn More
    $2.95

  • Mycorrhizal Planet

    Author Michael Phillips offers new insights into the crucial, symbiotic role that fungi play in everything from healthy plants to healthy soils to a healthy planet. Learn More
    $40.00

  • Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower's Handbook, The

    Organic Vegetable Production Using Protected Culture

    The Greenhouse and Hoophouse Grower's Handbook shares the best practices for both large- and small-scale production of the eight most profitable crops: tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, peppers, leafy greens, lettuce, and microgreens. From seed to sale, this book is the indispensable resource for protected growing.

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    $34.95

  • Letter to a Young Farmer

    In this final collection, Logsdon reminds us that small-scale farming is contrary to the large-scale agribusiness mindset. He offers valuable perspectives on everything from robot farming to enjoying the almost churchlike calmness of a well-built livestock barn.. He ponders fake steaks, the myth of the American Farmer, finding and keeping a farm partner, the economic decentralization of nearly everything, and much more.

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    $22.50

  • Circle of Poison

    Circle of Poison exposes the shocking practice of corporate profit in the toxic pesticide trade. Once a pesticide is banned in the United States for its dangerous health and environmental effects, companies are still permitted to manufacture it for export only. This policy sends a message to the world that American lives are more valuable, yet ironically these toxic pesticides circulate the globe and come back to the US as residues on imported food in the circle of poison.

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    $20.00

  • Farmer's Office, The

    Tools, Tips and Templates to Successfully Manage a Growing Farm Business

    The author distills years of teaching and business consulting with farmers into this comprehensive, accessible guide. She covers all aspects of launching, running and growing a successful farm business through effective bookkeeping and business management, providing tools to make managerial decisions, apply for a loan or other financing, and offering general business and strategy advice for growing a business.

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    $24.95

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