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Berry, Wendell

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2009

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Summary: Fresh celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet. Among others, Fresh features urban farmer and activist Will Allen, sustainable farmer and entrepreneur Joel Salatin, and supermarket owner David Ball.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ripple Effect Productions 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FRE

Hurt, R. Douglas.

Summary: "A how-to-do-it book for local historians...for writing the history of a farm." Discusses oral history, using photographs, and the importance of farm architecture. Suggests major sources, appropriate techniques for research at libraries and state historical societies, and how to write the history.--Book jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Krieger Pub. Co. 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 907.2 HUR

Berry, Wendell

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 1981

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Hanson, Victor Davis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 HAN

Summary: Since 1842, American Agriculturist has served Northeast producers with information to help them maximize their productivity and profitability. Each issue is packed with information, ideas, news and analysis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: [American Agriculturist] 1976

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Bittman, Mark

Summary: "From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultraprocessed foods, this expansive tour of human history rewrites the story of our species-and points the way to a better future"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 BIT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 BIT

Barber, Dan

Summary: "Renowned chef Dan Barber introduces a new kind of cuisine that represents the future of American dining in THE THIRD PLATE. Barber explores the evolution of American food from the "first plate," or industrially-produced, meat-heavy dishes, to the "second plate" of grass-fed meat and organic greens, and says that both of these approaches are ultimately neither sustainable nor healthy. Instead,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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Henderson, Elizabeth

Contents: What is Community Supported Agriculture? -- CSA and the global supermarket -- Creating a CSA -- Choosing a farm or farmer -- The land -- Nurturing a solid core group -- Labor -- Sharers on the farm -- Money matters for CSAs -- Legalities -- To certify or not to certify? -- Community and communications -- Growing the food -- Handling the harvest -- Distributing the harvest -- The weekly share --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 334.6830 HEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 334.6830 Hen

Jager, Ronald.

Summary: The Fate of Family Farming employs a hands-on approach, with much local New England detail, in its exploration of the history and future of American family farming, both as an idea and as an ongoing way of life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of New England 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.16 JAG

Elmore, Bartow J.

Summary: "A deeply researched and eye-opening history that shows how Monsanto came to have outsized influence over our food system. This is the definitive history of Monsanto, a St. Louis chemical firm that became the world's largest genetically engineered seed enterprise. Monsanto merged with German pharma-biotech giant Bayer in 2018, but its Roundup Ready seeds, introduced twenty-five years ago, are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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Whatley, Booker T.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regenerative Agriculture Association 1987

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Gayeton, Douglas.

Summary: Educates, engages, and asks people to pay closer attention to how they eat, what they buy, and their responsibly for creating a healthier, safer food system in America.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 GAY

Baszile, Natalie

Summary: "In this impressive anthology, Natalie Baszile brings together essays, poems, photographs, quotes, conversations, and first-person stories to examine black people's connection to the American land from Emancipation to today. In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000. Baszile explores this crisis, through the farmers' personal experiences. In their own...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 BAS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 BAS

Gustafson, Katherine.

Summary: "A fascinating exploration of America's food innovators, that gives us hopeful alternatives to the industrial food system described in works like Michael Pollan's bestselling Omnivore's Dilemma Change Comes to Dinner takes readers into the farms, markets, organizations, businesses and institutions across America that are pushing for a more sustainable food system in America. Gustafson...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 GUS

Griffith, Nathan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cobblemead Publications 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 GRI

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Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.73 FRE

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Summary: Wherever you live - farm, suburb, or even city - The Homesteading Handbook will show you how to embrace a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Learn to plan, plant, and harvest your own organic garden. Enjoy fruits and vegetables year-round by canning, drying, and freezing. Build and install alternate energy devices such as solar panels or geothermal heat pumps. Who doesn't want to shrink their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2014

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Gardner, Frank D. (Frank Duane)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 GAR

Hesterman, Oran B.

Summary: Describes the dysfunctions in the current food system, from chemical runoff to inhumane treatment of animals, and presents new principles and concrete steps to restructure how food is grown, packaged, delivered, marketed, and sold.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 HES

Summary: Crop Dusting promo film for Southern plantation owners; two harshly stereotyped sharecroppers shuffle around in racist caricatures

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1920

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Rich, Sarah.

Summary: Profiles sixteen urban farms located in major metropolitan areas across the country, each operated by individuals and communities committed to sustainable and innovative agriculture.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.977 RIC

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 TRA

Summary: Demonstration of new-fangled motor tractors and other farm equipment.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1919

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