Hamilton makes this vital inquiry through the stories of three unconventional farmers: Harry Lewis, an African-American dairyman in Texas who plays David to the Goliath of agribusiness corporations; Virgil Trujillo, a tenth-generation rancher in New Mexico struggling to restore agriculture as a pillar of his community; and the Podolls, a modern pioneer family in North Dakota breeding new varieties of plants to face the future’s double threat: global warming and biotech food.
Finding a life and good food beyond factory farms.
Nature’s ideal trace element blend for farm, livestock, humans.
An accessible and balanced account, Food Politics laid the groundwork for today’s food revolution and changed the way we respond to food industry marketing practices. Now, a new introduction and concluding chapter bring us up to date on the key events in that movement. This pathbreaking, prize-winning book helps us understand more clearly than ever before what we eat and why.
Pollan proposes a new answer to the question of what we should eat that comes down to seven simple but liberating words: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
How Organic food can heal our planet, feed the world and keep us safe.
- Which end of the bulb goes up?
- Why aren’t my tomato plants growing?
- When should I prune my lilacs?
- answers to these and 97 other essential gardening questions.
Discover and Enjoy the pleasures of locally grown food.
How to find and enjoy local and sustainable food no matter where you live.
How Brooklyn Lives, cooks and eats.
Seeding the Future of Urban Agriculture in New York City.
How vertical farmers, urban growers and other innovators are revolutionising how america eats.
Packed with images, information, practical advice, recipes and gardening tips, this book is the ideal companion for every aspiring bee keeper.
Maximise Returns from your Garden.
The Princes Speech, a stirring, thought-provoking and ultimately hopeful call to action form one of the worlds leading proponents of sustainable farming practices.