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  1. In Defense of Farmers
    Industrial agriculture is generally characterized as either the salvation of a growing, hungry, global population or as socially and environmentally irresponsible. Despite elements of truth in this polarization, it fails to focus... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2019
    Hardback | £50.00
  2. Imagining Seattle
    Imagining Seattle dives into some of the most pressing and compelling aspects of contemporary urban governance in the United States. Serin D. Houston uses a case study of Seattle to shed light on how ideas about environmentalism,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Hardback | £37.00
  3. Ogallala
    The Ogallala aquifer, a vast underground water reserve extending from South Dakota through Texas, is the product of eons of accumulated glacial melts, ancient Rocky Mountain snowmelts, and rainfall, all percolating slowly through... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Paperback | £27.99
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  4. The Five-Ton Life
    At nearly twenty tons per person, American carbon dioxide emissions are among the highest in the world. Not every American fits this statistic, however. Across the country there are urban neighborhoods, suburbs, rural areas, and... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
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  5. Growing Local
    In an increasingly commercialized world, the demand for better quality, healthier food has given rise to one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. food system: locally grown food. Many believe that “relocalization”... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2015
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  6. Sustainable Compromises
    Living simply isn’t always simple. When Alan Boye first lived in sustainable housing, he was young, idealistic, and not much susceptible to compromise—until rattlesnakes, black widow spiders, and loneliness drove him out of... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2014
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  7. Traveling the Power Line
    In our power-hungry world, all the talk about energy—what’s safe and what’s risky, what’s clean and what’s dirty, what’s cheap and what’s easy—tends to generate more heat than light. What, Julianne Couch wanted... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2013
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  8. Green Illusions
    We don’t have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about what’s wrong with the way we think and talk about... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2012
    Paperback | £23.99
  9. Green Plans
    “Green plans” are the most effective strategies yet developed for moving from industrial environmental deterioration to postindustrial sustainability. In this definitive overview of green plans today, Huey D. Johnson provides... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2008
    Paperback | £15.99
  10. Crisis and Opportunity
    With the decline of family farms and rural communities and the rise of corporate farming and the resulting environmental degradation, American agriculture is in crisis. But this crisis offers the opportunity to rethink agriculture... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2008
    Paperback | £15.99
  11. Remaking the North American Food System
    Food and agriculture are in the news daily. Stories in the media highlight issues of abundance, deprivation, pleasure, risk, health, community, and identity. Remaking the North American Food System examines the resurgence of interest... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2008
    Hardback | £37.00
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  12. Remaking American Communities
    Urban sprawl has gained much national attention in recent years. Sprawl involves not only land-use issues but also legal, political, and social concerns. It affects our schools, the environment, and race relations. Comprehensive... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2007
    Paperback | £27.99
  13. Roots of Change
    Among the vast corporate and smaller family-sized farms and agribusinesses of Nebraska, the old pioneering spirit of entrepreneurship is rising again, this time in the form of sustainable and organic growers, cooperatives, artisans,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2007
    Paperback | £19.99
  14. Good Growing
    Over the past decade, organic products have become the fastest growing sector of agriculture, with an annual increase of at least 20 percent. This book explains why organic production and consumption have seen such phenomenal... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2005
    Paperback | £17.99
  15. Willard Cochrane and the American Family Farm
    Willard Cochrane watched the dramatic decline in American family farming from a vantage point few can claim. He became one of the country’s premier agricultural economists and carried the standard of liberalism for President... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2003
    Paperback | £13.99
  16. Raising a Stink
    In Nebraska, as in many states across the nation, factory farms housing tens of thousands of hogs have altered the physical, cultural, and economic landscape, and have generated complex and deeply divisive conflicts among family... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2003
    Paperback | £16.99
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