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BOOKS

Title: Agriculture fact book 1998
Published: Washington, D.C. : USDA, Office of Communications , 1998

Summary: A quick reference tool for information about U.S. agriculture, rural America, food, nutrition, and programs of the U.S.D.A.

Call Number: 50 AGR
Subjects: Agribusiness , Environmental protection , Farm income , Farm labor , Farm life , Government policy and programs , Land use , Marketing , Marketing law , Nutrition , Rural development

Title: At nature's pace : farming and the American dream
Author: Gene Logsdon
Published: New York, NY : Pantheon Books , 1994 1st paperback ed.

Summary: Essays on the decline of rural society and the need for agricultural reform. The author explains the biological and economic crises that threaten farmers, their land and the urban communities that depend on them, and discovers growing agricultural awareness and evidence of positive change in exploring Amish communities, and others working with alternative agricultural methods.

ISBN: 0679758445
Call Number: 80 LOG
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Amish farms , Farm life , Sustainable agriculture

Title: Collected poems, 1957-1982 :
Author: Wendell Berry
Contributors:
Second Author:
Published: New York, NY : North Point Press , c1984
Series:

Summary: This book contains nearly two hundred of the author's poems reflecting his love of farming, family and community.

ISBN: 0865471975
Call Number: 80.12 BER
Subjects: Farm life , Quality of life

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Epitaph for a peach : four seasons on my family farm
Author: David Mas Masumoto
Published: New York, N.Y. : HarperSanFrancisco , c1995

Summary: A California peach farmer, attempting to farm in a more natural way relates his experiences through the seasons along with observations about contemporary agriculture.

ISBN: 0062510258
Call Number: 64.4 MAS
Subjects: Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Farm life , Peaches

Title: Three farms : making milk, meat, and money from the American soil
Author: Mark Kramer
Published: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , c1987

Summary: An updated version of an earlier work, the author, in setting to understand why there are so many abandoned farms and ruined farmers and what forces are shaping agriculture, describes three farms at work: a small independent dairy farm, a subsidized hog farm, and a huge corporate farm.

ISBN: 0674889363
Call Number: 80 KRA
Subjects: Agribusiness , Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Dairy production , Family farms , Farm life , Farmers , Incorporated farms

BOOKLETS

Title: Facilitator's guide for a whole farm planning systems case study : the Frantzen family's farm planning workbook
Contributors: Douglas B. Johnson ... [et. al.]
Published: Madison, WI : Quality of Life Project of the Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ; Program on Agricultural Technology Studies at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison , c1997

Summary: This guide for leading a workshop on whole farm planning is a case-study of one family's approach to the planning process on their farm in Northeastern Iowa, including how the challenge of operating the farm are balanced with overall quality of life. Designed to be used with an accompanying workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 82 FAC
Subjects: Family farms , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Group meeting skills , Holistic management , Quality of life

Title: Facilitator's guide for choices in agricultural technology and quality of life
Contributors: Douglas B. Johnson ... [et. al.]
Published: Madison, WI : Quality of Life Project of the Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ; Program on Agricultural Technology Studies at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison , c1997

Summary: This facilitator's guide is for a workshop that explores how choices in agricultural technology can affect quality of life on the farm. Designed for use with a workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 80.12 FAC
Subjects: Farm life , Group meeting skills , Quality of life

Title: Rebirth of the small family farm : a handbook for starting a successful organic farm based on the concept of community supported agriculture
Author: Bob Gregson
Contributors:
Second Author: Bonnie Gregson
Published: Vashon Island, WA : IMF Associates , c1996 1st ed.
Series:

Summary: The authors share their experiences in the creation and operation of Island Meadow Farm outside of Seattle, including a description and function of the farm, start-up requirements, key factors to success, equipment and supplies, setting up on the land, marketing strategy, crop selection and planning, starting plants, and operating a subscription farm.

ISBN: 0965223302
Call Number: 85.1 GRE
Subjects: Beginning farming , Community supported agriculture (CSA) , Farm life , Organic farming , Quality of life , Small farms

VIDEOS

Title: The farmer's wife
Contributors: a co-production of David Sutherland Productions Inc. and Frontline/WGBH TV in association with the Independent Television Service
Published: Waban, MA : David Sutherland Productions Inc. , c1998

ISBN: 0780624831
Publishers Number: B5967
Call Number: 80.12 FAR
Subjects: Family life , Farm life , Farmers , Rural sociology

AUDIOCASSETTES

Title: Back to basics : programs & products for self-reliance
Author: Kathleen Lamont
Published: Waynesville, NC : Kathleen Lamont

Summary: This six tape set includes two tapes on organic gardening, covering soil building, composting, seeds, starts, harvesting, storing, season extension, raised beds, pest control, and beekeeping. There are two tapes on food storage, including canning, freezing, dehydrating, sprouting, root cellaring, and vacuum sealing. There are two tapes on self-sufficient homesteading, including selection of land, finding water, alternative energy sources, herbal medicine and farm animals.

Publishers Number: POB 1138
Call Number: 80.13 LAM
Subjects: Farm life , Food storage and preservation , Homesteading , Organic gardening , Self-sufficiency


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