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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
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
How to Survive Civilization - Reconstruction By Way of the Soil By G. T. Wrench
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They have already come to learn that this age, so distinguished for its scientific progress and its widespread knowledge has, in spite of these advantages, completely failed in its promise of peace... More > and prosperity. Even in such vital social problems as feeding and employment, it has failed and failed signally. We are to-day no longer whole or healthy physically or mentally. We seem to have broken away from the great primary fact of our existence, namely, that we are first and foremost terrene animals, and, until we regain that fact and put it into practice, we cannot expect our social and individual lives to be whole. Our civilization, threatened with destruction as we know it to be, has to be healed -- another word meaning whole -- and to be healed it has to be overhauled and reconstructed in its relation to the soil that provides it with the means of existence. Upon this basis of conservation, stable civilizations have been and can be built.< Less
How to Survive Civilization - Reconstruction by Way of the Soil By G. T. Wrench
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They have already come to learn that this age, so distinguished for its scientific progress and its widespread knowledge has, in spite of these advantages, completely failed in its promise of peace... More > and prosperity. Even in such vital social problems as feeding and employment, it has failed and failed signally. We are to-day no longer whole or healthy physically or mentally. We seem to have broken away from the great primary fact of our existence, namely, that we are first and foremost terrene animals, and, until we regain that fact and put it into practice, we cannot expect our social and individual lives to be whole. Our civilization, threatened with destruction as we know it to be, has to be healed -- another word meaning whole -- and to be healed it has to be overhauled and reconstructed in its relation to the soil that provides it with the means of existence. Upon this basis of conservation, stable civilizations have been and can be built.< 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