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Food & Farm Systems

Farms with a future: Creating and growing a sustainable farm business
Rebecca Thistlewaite
The book discusses positive ideas that can help make any farm enterprise vibrant and financially profitable. Profiles of more than a dozen representative farms help round out the invaluable information and encourage farmers to embrace their inner entrepreneur.
Rebuilding the foodshed: How to create local, sustainable and secure food systems
Philip Ackerman-Leist
The book seeks to help describe and promote local food systems and discusses how local food systems impact various topics such as food justice, food security, biodiversity, energy conservation, and environmental stewardship.
Agroecology: The Science of Sustainable Agriculture (2nd ed.)
Miguel A. Altieri
This book incorporates new insights and concepts in the hope of helping guide agricultural students, researchers, and practitioners to a deeper understanding of the ecology of agricultural systems.
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