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The emergent agriculture : farming, sustainability and the return of the local economy

Author: G S Kleppel; John E Ikerd
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written from the vantage point of a farmer-ecologist, The Emergent Agriculture is a fascinating conversation about the future of food. Arguing that industrial food production is incompatible with the realities of nature, science and ethics, this collection of fourteen lyrical essays makes the case for a locally based food system.
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Additional Physical Format: Kleppel, G.S. (Gary S.).
Emergent agriculture.:
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2014] ©2014
(CaOONL)20149023227
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G S Kleppel; John E Ikerd
ISBN: 9780865717732 0865717737 0865717494 9780865717497
OCLC Number: 871789504
Description: xxvi, 165 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : On the cusp of a revolution --
Farming : An emerging paradigm --
Sustainability --
The local economy --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Gary Kleppel ; foreword by John Ikerd.

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