Sustainable agriculture

    Last Horsemen

    By Charles Bowden

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    A century ago, power on farms was provided by one and a half million heavy horses, the pride of rural Britain. Today, heavy horses in the countryside are a distant memory, except Sillywrea Farm in Northumberland. Thsi book provides a glimpse of a unique way of life and a reminder...

    Plant Stress Physiology

    Hardback £78.46

    This book provides a timely update on the recent progress in our knowledge of all aspects of plant perception, signalling an adaptation to a variety of environmental stresses. It covers in detail areas such as drought, salinity, temperature and pH extremes, waterlogging, oxidative stress and pathogens.

    Organic Futures

    By Brian Gareau

    Hardback Save £2.04 = £27.96

    An exploration of the lived experience of small-scale organic farmers in New England that unpacks how they balance their ideals with economic realities

    Miraculous Abundance

    By Charles Herve-Gruyer

    Paperback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    Translation of: Permaculture: guaerir la terre, nourrir les homes. Actes Sud, A2016.

    Hop Grower's Handbook

    By Laura Ten Eyck

    Paperback £18.96

    With information on siting, planting, tending, harvesting, processing, and brewing It's hard to think about beer these days without thinking about hops. The runaway craft beer market's convergence with the ever-expanding local foods movement is helping to spur a local-hops renaissance. The demand from craft brewers for local ingredients to...

    Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Paperback Save £1.62 = £25.37

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has...

    The Ecology of Agricultural Landscapes: Long-Term Research on the Path to Sustainability

    Hardback Save £5.34 = £59.66

    The latest volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research series, presenting two decades of research on the sustainability of temperate, row-crop ecosystems in the Midwestern United States.

    Changing the Food Game

    By Lucas Simons

    Paperback Save £1.77 = £26.22

    Changing the Food Game shows how our unsustainable food production system cannot support our population growth and argues it can only be solved by effective market transformation to achieve sustainable agriculture and food production. Provocative and eye-opening, it presents a game-changing solution to revolutionise the industry.

    Flower Farmer's Year

    By Georgie Newbery

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Grow your own gorgeous flowers that fill your house with scent. Look after the planet by reducing your blooms' air miles.

    Integrated Forest Gardening: The Complete Guide to Polycultures and Plant Guilds in Permaculture Systems

    By Daniel Halsey

    Paperback £22.25

    Permaculture is a movement that is coming into its own, and the concept of creating plant guilds in permaculture is at the forefront of every farmer's and gardener's practice. One of the essential practices of permaculture is to develop perennial agricultural systems that thrive over several decades without expensive and...

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