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  1. Bill Mollison (Author),‎ David Holmgren (Author),‎ Earle Barnhart (Introduction) Permaculture One presents unique strategies for creating a food-producing system specifically suited to your needs, whether you garden in your backyard or engage in full-scale farming. By carefully designing a system around functional relationships between plant and animal species you can create...
  2. Franklin W. Martin. Current systems for development of the world's resources are explotive and can be seen to be destroying the environment for people as well as for plants and animals in order to obtain short term benefits. This book examines the challenges and solutions to keep the land productive and viable.
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  3. Shawn Jadrnicek (Author),‎ Stephanie Jadrnicek (Author) The Bio-Integrated Farm is a twenty-first-century manual for managing nature’s resources. This groundbreaking book brings “system farming” and permaculture to a whole new level. Author Shawn Jadrnicek presents new insights into permaculture, moving beyond the philosophical foundation to practical...
  4. Toby Hemenway Second Edition The first edition of Gaia's Garden, sparked the imagination of Americas home gardeners, introducing permacultures central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. This extensively revised and expanded second edition...
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  5. The Community-Scale Permaculture Farmdescribes not only the history of the D Acres project, but its evolving principles and practices that are rooted in the land, its inhabitants, and the joy inherent in collective empowerment. For almost twenty years, D Acres of New Hampshire has challenged and...
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  6. Brad Lancaster The award-winningRainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 2nd Edition: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life and Landscape, is the first book in a three-volume guide that teaches you how to conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for...
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  7. Darryl Benjamin et al Nearly a century ago, the idea of “local food” would have seemed perplexing, since virtually all food was local. Food for daily consumption―fruits, vegetables, grains, meat, and dairy products―was grown at home or sourced from local farms. Today, most of the food consumed in the United States...
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  8. The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition With 821 million people still hungry (FAO et al., 2018), it is clear that the global agriculture and food systems are not meeting the world’s demand for food. This tension is likely to be exacerbated as food systems will continue to face multi-dimensional, complex and mounting challenges...
  9. H. et al. Schreppers Proper management of trees and forests is necessary to make resources sustainable. Trees ñ or rather: woody plants in general ñ play an important part in traditional farming systems in the tropics, not just as food and cash crops but also as suppliers of fuelwood and fodder. Farmers are also...
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  10. (UNEP) United Nations Environment Programme, (UNCTAD) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development This study examines the relationship between organic agriculture and food security in Africa, particularly East Africa, which is where the CBTF has been implementing a project on organic agriculture since 2004. Organic agriculture is a holistic production system based on active agroecosystem...
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