My Favorite Books on Sustainable Agriculture

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The list author says: "In writing my new book, "Reclaiming Our Food," I came across many wonderful books on the topic of sustainable agriculture. Some of my favorites are:"
How to Raise Goats
1.  How to Raise Goats by Carol A. Amundson
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Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food
2.  Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food by Pamela C. Ronald
$13.09   Used & New from: $8.30
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The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Managing Finances, Crops, and Staff - and Making a  Profit
3.  The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Managing Finances, Crops, and Staff - and Making a Profit by Richard Wiswall
$22.76   Used & New from: $19.34
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability
4.  Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability by David Holmgren
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Agriculture Course: The Birth of the Biodynamic Method (Classic Translation)
5.  Agriculture Course: The Birth of the Biodynamic Method (Classic Translation) by Rudolf Steiner
$23.40   Used & New from: $13.20
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Backyard Goat: An Introductory Guide to Keeping and Enjoying Pet Goats, from Feeding and Housing to Making Your Own Cheese
6.  The Backyard Goat: An Introductory Guide to Keeping and Enjoying Pet Goats, from Feeding and Housing to Making Your Own Cheese by Sue Weaver
$9.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food
7.  The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food by Ben Hewitt
$11.22   Used & New from: $0.39
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis
8.  Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis by Vandana Shiva
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm
9.  Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm by Darrell Frey
$22.76   Used & New from: $16.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Small-Scale Grain Raising: An Organic Guide to Growing, Processing, and Using Nutritious Whole Grains for Home Gardeners and Local Farmers, 2nd Edition
10.  Small-Scale Grain Raising: An Organic Guide to Growing, Processing, and Using Nutritious Whole Grains for Home Gardeners and Local Farmers, 2nd Edition by Gene Logsdon
$21.68   Used & New from: $16.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Salad Bar Beef
11.  Salad Bar Beef by Joel Salatin
$27.35   Used & New from: $23.09
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Urban Farming: Sustainable City Living in Your Backyard, in Your Community, and in the World
12.  Urban Farming: Sustainable City Living in Your Backyard, in Your Community, and in the World by Thomas J. Fox
$19.07   Used & New from: $8.08
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer
13.  The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer by Joel Salatin
$18.43   Used & New from: $10.49
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century
14.  The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century by Dickson D. Despommier
$17.02   Used & New from: $0.29
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Voodoo Vintners: Oregon's Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers
15.  Voodoo Vintners: Oregon's Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers by Katherine Cole
$14.35   Used & New from: $2.96
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind
16.  Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind by Gene Logsdon
$13.20   Used & New from: $8.90
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All
17.  Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All by Oran B. Hesterman
$17.74   Used & New from: $0.97
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability
18.  The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability by Lierre Keith
$13.33   Used & New from: $5.00
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (258 customer reviews)

The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming (New York Review Books Classics)
19.  The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming (New York Review Books Classics) by Masanobu Fukoka
$12.93   Used & New from: $7.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews)

Sepp Holzer's Permaculture: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening
20.  Sepp Holzer's Permaculture: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening by Sepp Holzer
$19.86   Used & New from: $17.64
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (104 customer reviews)

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!
21.  The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! by Carleen Madigan
$10.71   Used & New from: $4.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (340 customer reviews)

Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
22.  Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit by Barry Estabrook
$15.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews)

You Can Farm: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Start & Succeed in a Farming Enterprise
23.  You Can Farm: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Start & Succeed in a Farming Enterprise by Joel Salatin
$22.36   Used & New from: $17.70
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)

The Gardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Organic Food
24.  The Gardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Organic Food by Tanya Denckla
$18.34   Used & New from: $3.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat
25.  Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat by Tanya Denckla Cobb
$19.52   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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