Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability (Food, Health, and the Environment)

Popularized by such best-selling authors as Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, and Eric Schlosser, a growing food movement urges us to support sustainable agriculture by eating fresh food produced on local family farms. But many low-income neighborhoods and communities of color have been systematically deprived of access to healthy and sustainable food. These communities have been actively pre

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John Bryan's substantive revision to his original magnum opus published in 1989-selected by the American Horticultural Society as one of the 75 great American gardening books- provides expanded coverage of some 230 genera and a staggering number of species, varieties, and cultivars. Genera are treated with detail appropriate to their importance, with information on history, classification, culture

American Horticultural Society Plant Propagation: The Fully Illustrated Plant-by-Plant Manual of Practical Techniques

AHS Plant Propagation is a comprehensive, essential guide to increasing the numbers of a huge range of plants. An extensive introduction explains the botany and plant physiology behind the science of propagation, and the encyclopedic A - Z section presents all the appropriate techniques for more than 1,000 different kinds of plants. Specialized groups such as orchids, ferns, palms, grasses, and ro

The Development of American Agriculture: A Historical Analysis

In this survey of the history of American agriculture from 1607 to the present, Willard Cochrane provides an analysis of US agricultural development. Cochrane first offers a general history of agriculture in America, then continues with an extensive examination of the structural, political, and economic forces that have shaped American agriculture through the years. Finally, a thought-provoking

American Horticultural Society Practical Guides: Containers

Introducing a new series of practical guides on important gardening topics. A new generation of gardening reference titles, the AHS Practical Guides present the practical know-how of the American Horticultural Society in compact, attractive guides that address specific gardening topics. From popular plants and plant groups to garden design and planning solutions, these books answer every garden