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Is it Organic? By Mischa Popoff
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The inside story of who destroyed the organic industry, turned it into a socialist movement and made million$ in the process, and a comprehensive history of farming, warfare and Western civilization... More > from 1645 to the present.< Less
Organic Roots – Inspiration from the founders of the modern organic farming movement By Priya Vincent
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Eating is our strongest link to the earth that sustains us. The choices we make about what we eat are ones that have a powerful impact on the earth. This collection of writing from the founders of... More > the modern organic farming movement explores the why and how of food production. Writing during the first half of the 20th century, these forward looking individuals saw the beginnings of modern industrial farming and the harm that it could inflict on the earth and the health of its people. They warned about unsound practices and the problems they created as well as providing a wealth of information about sustainable alternatives. They had much to say about nurturing our links with the earth through understanding how our choices either destroy or conserve the natural cycles on which our life depends. Hoping to reach everyone who cared about their food and how it was produced, these extracts are as relevant and inspiring today as they were when they were written.< Less
Organic Roots – Inspiration from the founders of the modern organic farming movement By Priya Vincent
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Eating is our strongest link to the earth that sustains us. The choices we make about what we eat are ones that have a powerful impact on the earth. This collection of writing from the founders of... More > the modern organic farming movement explores the why and how of food production. Writing during the first half of the 20th century, these forward looking individuals saw the beginnings of modern industrial farming and the harm that it could inflict on the earth and the health of its people. They warned about unsound practices and the problems they created as well as providing a wealth of information about sustainable alternatives. They had much to say about nurturing our links with the earth through understanding how our choices either destroy or conserve the natural cycles on which our life depends. Hoping to reach everyone who cared about their food and how it was produced, these extracts are as relevant and inspiring today as they were when they were written.< Less
The Land in Our Hands - Burley-Demeritt Farm in Lee, NH: Its History By Martha Butterfield
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The story of the Burley-Demeritt Farm in Lee, NH spans over 250 years and is told in six sections with over 260 photos and illustrations. The farm was owned by seven generations of the Burley,... More > Furber and Demeritt families before it was purchased by the University of New Hampshire in 1969 and is now operated by UNH as an organic dairy farm. Part I covers its history, dating back to the early 1700's. Parts II and III feature 86 short stories about Della Demeritt's memories of growing up on the Farm in the early 20th century and her children's remembrances of living there in the 1940’s. Part IV covers UNH's continuing involvement with the Farm's operation and ongoing efforts by the surrounding community to restore the deteriorating farmhouse. Part V provides a brief section on the genealogy of the three families connected with the Farm's history. Part VI describes the history of the Burley-Demeritt Farmhouse, including a layout of its rooms with numerous photos of its interior as it existed in 2010.< Less
A History of Clarksburg and Deerfield Township By Barbara Cleary
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A History of Clarksburg and Deerfield Township features 200+ years of facts and memories of the businesses, organizations, events, and families that have called Clarksburg, Ohio home, since the... More > country's inception. The book includes detailed facts and figures from the late 1700's to present day and hundreds of never seen before photographs of the small Ohio farming village and its surrounding Township.< Less
Red Bird, Green Bird: How Birds Help Us Grow Healthy Gardens By Harry Gossard, Scott Harry
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"How Birds Help Us Grow Healthy Gardens — and Farms and Orchards and Backyards and Neighborhoods." A retitled, completely reset edition of the 1912 classic Some Ohio Birds by Harry... More > Gossard and Scott Harry. Details the ecological and economic impacts of 91 common species — the insect pests they eat, the good they do farmers and gardeners, how we can help them, and more — and describes their abundance nearly 100 years ago. It should interest both birdwatchers and farmers and gardeners, especially organic ones. The Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station, which Gossard and Harry worked for at the time, published the original version.< Less
Red Bird, Green Bird: How Birds Help Us Grow Healthy Gardens By Harry Gossard, Scott Harry
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"How Birds Help Us Grow Healthy Gardens — and Farms and Orchards and Backyards and Neighborhoods." A retitled, completely reset edition of the 1912 classic Some Ohio Birds by Harry... More > Gossard and Scott Harry. Details the ecological and economic impacts of 91 common species — the insect pests they eat, the good they do farmers and gardeners, how we can help them, and more — and describes their abundance nearly 100 years ago. It should interest both birdwatchers and farmers and gardeners, especially organic ones. The Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station, which Gossard and Harry worked for at the time, published the original version.< Less
Generations of Struggle By Dr. David Shapiro
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An Organizer's Personal Account of Organizing Labor and Poor Communities to Change America, 1950-1985
Rachel's Promise By John Doskocil
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The book starts with a brief history of the title character's grandparents. Part two traces Rachel's beginnings on a farm in Wisconsin to her move out west to homestead, eventually starting her own... More > business. In between she goes to college and starts an organization promoting women's rights. She meets many interesting people and learns many valuable lessons along the way.< Less
The Woodstock 94 Story By Dr. John T. Whiting
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The Woodstock 94 Story provides a comprehensive history of the 25th Anniversary Woodstock Music and Arts Festival which attracted an estimated 400,000 to the Winston Farm in Saugerties, New York. ... More > This history is captured in writing and by 100s of photographs by the author who served as a media consultant and freelance photographer for major TV and print organizations assigned to cover the concert. For some, Woodstock represented an opportunity to recapture a unique time in their past, for others it was a new adventure. The Woodstock 94 Story chronicles the 25th Woodstock Anniversary of the historical Woodstock Music Festival beginning with the months that preceded the concert, the actual concert as seen by the author and friends who camped out on the Winston Farm site for the duration of the concert, and the days following. The Woodstock 94 Story is a must read for anyone interested in the Woodstock Music Festival and the impact that this extraordinary event had on American music history.< Less