Book Review: The Art and Science of Grazing: How Grass Farmers Can Create Sustainable Systems for Healthy Animals and Farm Ecosystems

By Sarah Flack, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016 Review by Samantha Klinck Reading this book is like attending a personal workshop designed for your farm. In her fantastic book, The Art and Science of Grazing, Sarah Flack gives the reader the information they need to properly manage pastures and grazing on the farm for the betterment […]

Book Review: Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for fun, profit and companion planting

By David and Kristen Sewak, New Society Publishers, 2016 Review by Barbara Otrysko The authors’ stated aim was to write a beginners book on mushroom cultivation for two reasons. Firstly, they found that although there are many references on growing mushrooms, most are intimidating for beginners because of their in-depth technical nature. Secondly, they found […]

Book Review: Street Farm: Growing Food, Jobs, and Hope on the Urban Frontier

By Michael Ableman, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016 Review by Sally Luce In this remarkable book, farmer/activist Michael Ableman tells the captivating story of the creation of Sole Food, a community farm started in 2009 in the parking lot of the Astoria Hotel in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Sole Food’s aims are to provide meaningful employment for […]

Book Review: Demystifying Food from Farm to Fork

By Robin Guard When you hold strong convictions about something, it does no harm to study the views of someone who does not agree with you. If you are strong in your faith, you may end up even stronger.  Or you may modify your ideas. Most of us who believe strongly in organic growing have […]

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