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Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

Posted: 21/12/2012

By the year 2050, Earth's population will double. If we continue with current farming practices, vast amounts of wilderness will be lost, millions of birds and billions of insects will die, and the public will lose billions of dollars as a consequence of environmental degradation. Clearly, there ...

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Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply

Posted: 21/12/2012

ContentsIntroductionChapter 1 The Hijacking of the Global Food SupplyChapter 2 Soy Imperialism and the Destruction of Local Food CulturesChapter 3 The Stolen Harvest Under the SeaChapter 4 Mad Cows and Sacred CowsChapter 5 The Stolen Harvest of SeedChapter 6 Genetic Engineering and Food SecurityC...

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Hydroponic Food Production: A Definitive Guidebook for the Advanced Home Gardener and the Commercial Hydroponic Grower, Seventh Edition

Posted: 21/12/2012

Hydroponic Food Production: A Definitive Guidebook for the Advanced Home Gardener and the Commercial Hydroponic Grower, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive guide to soilless culture with extensively new and updated contents from the previous edition published in 2001. Meant for hobby and commercia...

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The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities

Posted: 21/12/2012

A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur “Genius Award” winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed—and heal—broken communities.The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional...

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Food for the Heart: The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah

Posted: 21/12/2012

Renowned for the beauty and simplicity of his teachings, Ajahn Chah was Thailand's best-known meditation teacher. His charisma and wisdom influenced many American and European seekers, and helped shape the American Vipassana community. This collection brings together for the first time Ajahn Chah...

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Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food--includes CD

Posted: 21/12/2012

The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food—and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a wonderfully clear presentation o...

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Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed with Insight, Humor, and a Bottle of Ketchup

Posted: 21/12/2012

Bring "peas and harmony" to the family table with Food Fights, 2nd edition!Knowing what to feed children is one thing. Getting them to eat it is quite another!In Food Fights, 2nd edition, the authors tastefully blend the science of nutrition and pediatrics with the practical insights of parents w...

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Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food

Posted: 21/12/2012

Only a farmer could delve so deeply into the origins of food, and only a writer of Wendell Berry’s caliber could convey it with such conviction and eloquence. Long before Whole Foods organic produce was available at your local supermarket, Berry was farming with the purity of food in mind. ...

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

Posted: 21/12/2012

Author Barbara Kingsolver and her family abandoned the industrial-food pipeline to live a rural life—vowing that, for one year, they’d only buy food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, Animal, ...

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Gourmet Bird Food Recipes: For Your Cockatiel, Parrot, and Other Avian Companions (Pet Care Books)

Posted: 21/12/2012

This is a cookbook for people who really love their pet birds, and want to feed them healthy and delicious food. It's important to introduce variety into your bird's diet, and this cookbook will help you do just that. Sections include Breads and Pastries, Vegetable and Fruit Dishes, Potatoes and ...

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