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Agriculture Library Index

Agriculture Library Index
HOME PAGE Sovereignty Library Health Library List Of New Titles Added Recently Health begins in the soil. Welcome To The Holistic Agriculture Library Albrecht, William A. "Loss Of Soil Organic Matter And Its Restoration". Soils and Men: USDA Yearbook of Agriculture. Once each year over many decades the United States Department of Agriculture published a yearbook. Albrecht, William A. Explains that much of the apparency of moisture stress is subsoil infertility. Albrecht, William A. One of the most important agriculture-health books ever written. Albrecht, William A. Find here what probably is Albrecht's single most important statement connecting soil fertility with animal and human health, a chapter from Nutrition and Physical Degeneration Albrecht wrote, articles he wrote for Lets Live magazine, etc. Baker, C. This broad, world-wide survey was primarily done from a biodynamic point of view and with considerable acknowledgment for the contribution of Sir Albert Howard. Balfour, Lady Eve.

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Free eBooks Archive - Permaculture Media Blog See also: On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau - Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1849. It argues that people should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that people have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War. Plants For A Future: Survey and Research Project on 'The Field' - A report is now available of the recently completed survey and research project on the 'The Field', the experimental site of Ken and Addy Fern ( Plants For A Future founders) in Cornwall, where they carried out research and provided information on edible and otherwise useful plants suitable for growing outdoors in a temperate climate.

very small scale ..for home eating..grain planting and protein production Loved those links..found this information very very helpful A bushel of wheat makes about fifty 1-pound loaves of bread. Two ears of corn make enough cornmeal for a meal's worth of corn muffins. The grain expands as it cooks with water, and so gives more food to eat than you would think the uncooked grain represented. From Alchemy to Ecotechnology Comments by James Borges, with excerpts from Viktor Schauberger‘s “The Dethronement Of Science” (Implosion Magazine, May 1955, No. 50), as originally printed in Journal of Borderland Research (2004 annual) The tradition of Borderland Sciences is based on the methods used in antiquity before the Dark Ages of Civilization. It was the science that raised the Pyramids in Egypt and in Mexico. It was the science that is hinted at in the Vedas. It was the science that brought about a Golden Age of humanity in all areas of the world.

The Biodynamic Farm Body, Part 1 - Organic Gardening – MOTHER EARTH NEWS Over at Sun Dog Farm things are moving at a hare's pace. The Spring crops are sprinting for the finish line while the Summer crops swell and spread utilizing the bountiful rains and heavy sunlight. I do my best to live in the moment, to smell the Mimosa blooms and gaze at the Chestnut Tassels before their notes and textures are lost to the dreamlike presence of memories.

Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life By Deep Ecology Hub / This article summarizes the ideas of Daniel Quinn, first written about in The Story of B, which was a sequel to Ishmael. The longer, original essay can be read here, and comes highly recommended, especially if you find yourself disagreeing with the summary below. Most disagreements we've read about have turned out to be misunderstandings, so please check the original before coming to conclusions. The Great Forgetting refers to the wealth of knowledge that our culture lost when we adopted our new civilized lifestyle.

Guide To Setting Up An Edible Rooftop Garden Here is our new how-to guide "Guide to Setting up Your Own Edible Rooftop Garden"!!! Get our new publication (now available in English)! The Rooftop Garden Project team has written a step-by-step guide to assist you in the creation and horticultural and social success of your own rooftop garden. The guide is written for groups, individuals and establishments that would like to create an urban edible rooftop garden for educational, social, therapeutic or environmental reasons but may not have access to the necessary space to do so in the soil. Our objective is to facilitate the process of creation of these edible, natural urban oases so that more and more people will learn about rooftop gardening to discover its benefits. You can download for FREE by clicking on the link below!

Seed Balls: how to grow trees without really trying While we started off experimenting with annual and ground cover species seed balls, to date I’ve been most impressed by how useful they’ve proved to help us establish trees in unlikely areas. As I’ve mentioned before, we’ve been trying to figure out how to establish trees and increase biomass on the rocky, soil-deprived parts of Milkwood without breaking our backs or our hearts. And I think seed balls might hold the key. Scarified Black Wattle (Acacia mearnsii) seeds, ready to be seed balled Seed ball making: adding sieved red clay from the hill Ecological Land Co-op wins planning permission at appeal Planning permission has finally been granted to Greenham Reach Small-holdings as part of the Ecological Land Co-operative (ELC) in Devon after a four year journey. The three residential smallholdings are to be made accessible to people who want to work on the land but normally would not be able to afford the high price of land. They will be built as part of the ELC's aim to save land from being intensively managed. The ELC buy land that has been, or is at risk of being, intensively managed, and convert it into affordable land for people who have the skills to manage the area ecologically. This enables more environmental farming and provides jobs and homes.

12 Ways to Learn More About Biodynamics If you haven't yet, first check out What is Biodynamics? When you’re ready to learn more, here are some recommended ways to delve further into biodynamics: Take a class or workshop One of the best ways to learn the basics or deepen your knowledge is through participating in a workshop led by an experienced biodynamic educator. To find out about current offerings, view the Biodynamic Association’s list of educational centers and training programs and interactive calendar of events across North America and beyond.

Natural Beekeeping Resources: best books - Milkwood - Courses + Skills for Real LifeMilkwood – Courses + Skills for Real Life December 21, 2011 | Beekeeping, Natural Beekeeping, Resources | 3 Comments | Author: Kirsten Bradley The super-organism of the honeybee (apis mellifera) is not only awe-inspiring, it’s worth understanding. Both for your own personal gratification, and for the pollination of your nation. This list is a part of the notes we provide to students at the Natural Beekeeping courses we run with Tim Malfroy.