Below are a few recommended books. If you have any other must-read suggestions please send them our way for review.
The Unsettling of America: Culture & AgricultureLyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change
Wendell Berry contests that good farming is a cultural and spiritual discipline, and discusses that as a nation we are more estranged from the land then we have ever been before. Other noteworthy books include Our Only World and Letters to a Farmer. Read more here…
Dirt: the Erosion of Civilizations
An engaging natural and cultural history of soil from ancient civilizations to modern times, Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations explores the idea that we are―and have been―using up Earth’s soil.
The Soul of Soil: A Soil-Building Guide for Master Gardeners and Farmers
The Soul of Soil provides essential information about one of the most significant challenges for those attempting to grow organic vegetables: the creation and maintenance of healthy soil.
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Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change
Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change is the first book to explore the link between a warmer world and the explosion of what has become an everyday menace in the lives of millions: ticks. Read review or click here to read more.
Get an overview of common misconceptions about what Lyme disease is (hint: it’s more than just a tick bite and Borrelia infection). Discover the limitations of long-term antibiotic use, plus learn about natural therapies for healing symptoms (including pain, depression, insomnia). Read more.