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Developing Skill, Developing Vision: Practices of Locality at the Foot of the Alps
Cristina Grasseni
Condition: New

Many people feel that the impact of technology and the pressure of the market economy on alpine communities leads to a loss of biodiversity, authenticity and cultural diversity, affecting animal husbandry, local food production, social networks and traditions.

The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World
Amanda Little
Condition: Used, Very Good
£16.99   £4.99

Mary Roach meets Michael Pollan in this ambitious, dynamic and thought-provoking foray into the future of food

The End of Animal Farming: How Scientists, Entrepreneurs, and Activists Are Building an Animal-Free Food
Jacy Reese
Condition: New
£22.39   £5.99

A bold yet realistic vision of how technology and social change are creating a food system in which we no longer use animals to produce meat, dairy, or eggs. Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals brought widespread attention to the disturbing realities ...

The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World
Amanda Little
Condition: New
£16.99   £9.99

Mary Roach meets Michael Pollan in this ambitious, dynamic and thought-provoking foray into the future of food

A Practical Guide to the Feeding of Organic Farm Animals: Pigs, Poultry, Cattle, Sheep and Goats
Robert Blair
Condition: New
£24.95   £5.99

Authored by a renowned animal scientist with a peerless reputation in organic livestock nutrition, A Practical Guide to the Feeding of Organic Farm Animals aims to translate the science of feeding organic livestock and distil it into practical guidance for farmers and producers.

Keeping Chickens 9th Edition: Practical Advice for Beginners
Beate Peitz
Condition: New
£24.95   £6.99

The physical and behavioural attributes of domestic chickens are discussed in detail, advice on laying hens, breeding and raising chicks, housing, feeding, nutrition and health maintenance are covered, along with egg production, slaughter, collecting eggs and poultry meat products.

Roddy Llewellyn's Gardening Year: 12 Months of Inspiring Ideas for Your Garden
Roddy Llewellyn
Condition: New
£9.99   £1.99

An account of how Roddy Llewellyn created his new garden in the Oxfordshire countryside, with instructions showing how you can adapt the look for your garden.

Agri-Food and Rural Development: Sustainable Place-Making
Professor Terry Marsden
Condition: New
£25.99   £6.99

The agri-food and rural development world has experienced significant changes in recent years. The evolution towards globalized and highly complex food supply systems has been accompanied by growing competition, reduced state subsidies as well as concerns about quality, output and the environment. ...

ReWild: The Art of Returning to Nature
Nick Baker
Condition: New
£16.99   £3.99

ReWild is about learning how to observe, connect and discover nature for yourself. This book will show you how to reconnect with your inner beast by immersing yourself in a world where the wild things are.

The Farmer's Son
John Connell
Condition: New
£20.81   £6.99

For fans of James Herriot, a poignant memoir-and #1 Irish bestseller-about a wayward son's return home to his family's farm, and how he found a new beginning in an age-old world

Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps. Until, ...

Air Rifle Shooting for Pest Control and Rabbiting
John Bezzant
Condition: New
£19.95   £6.75

The air rifle is an effective weapon for the control of rabbits and vermin. This book covers many topics on this subject.

Backyard Ducks and Geese: A Practical Guide for the Enthusiast and the Smallholder
J C Jeremy Hobson
Condition: New
£10.99   £2.75

Topics covered include:

selecting the right breeds

housing, grass runs and ponds

feeding, breeding, hatching and rearing

health and hygiene

showing and exhibiting

ornamental waterfowl

Cattle Ailments
Eddie Straiton
Condition: New
£16.99   £11.45

This guide to the recognition and treatment of ailments in cattle features a clear, concise text built around a range of specially taken colour photographs.

Higgledy Piggledy: The Ultimate Pig Miscellany
Richard Lutwyche
Condition: New
£14.99   £2.99

Entertaining, informative, and packed with unusual facts. Illustrated in color throughout.

Popular Poultry Breeds
David Scrivener
Condition: Used, Like New
£25.00   £5.99

Examines forty popular breeds of chickens and bantams. This book describes special management and selective breeding requirements needed for certain breeds, even if they are not going to be entered into shows.

Turkeys: A Guide to Management
David C Bland
Condition: New
£9.99   £6.99

Turkeys were once viewed with some suspicion, being perceived as rather unpredictable, particularly when the stag birds display. However, this perception has changed over the years, as turkeys have become increasingly common at agricultural shows and have proved themselves as friendly creatures, enjoying the company of adults and children alike.

Backyard Beekeeping and Honey Production
Phil Rant
Condition: New
£10.99   £5.45

Bees are an essential part of our natural world and their importance in pollinating our food crops cannot be overstated. This title introduces newcomers to the fascinating and rewarding craft of beekeeping and honey production and sets out in simple terms the needs of this complex creature.

Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants: v. 7
Condition: New
£75.00   £29.99

Reproductive biology of farm animals is a critical discipline because it addresses the pressing global need for a safe, plentiful, reliable, and affordable supply of meat, milk and fibre. Faced with the need to produce more food for a growing human population while at the same time conserving resources ...

The Virgin Pig Keeper: A Pair of Pigs in the Garden
David Brown
Condition: New
£8.99   £2.99

David Brown, a retired Essex pig-farmer, gives friendly expert advice that will inform and entertain the virgin pig keeper on every aspect of their new hobby.

Voluntary Food Intake and Diet Selection of Farm Animals
Condition: New
£158.86   £34.99

Building on the first edition and its predecessor, 'The Voluntary Food Intake of Farm Animals,' Forbes has produced an up-to-date and more focused examination of developments in the understanding of voluntary food intake and new ideas and studies relating to diet selection. Chapters have been reorganized and updated.

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