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  • Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty

    How to harvest water and nutrients, select drought-tolerant plants, and create natural diversity Because climatic uncertainty has now become "the new normal," many farmers, gardeners and orchard-keepers in North America are desperately seeking ways to adapt their food production to become more resilient in the face of such "global weirding." This book draws upon the wisdom and technical knowledge from desert farming traditions all around the world to offer time-tried strategies for: Building greater moisture-holding capacity and nutrients in s...

    • ASIN: 1603584536
    • Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing Company

  • Sowing Seeds in the Desert: Natural Farming, Global Restoration, and Ultimate Food Security

    The earth is in great peril, due to the corporatization of agriculture, the rising climate crisis, and the ever-increasing levels of global poverty, starvation, and desertification on a massive scale. This present condition of global trauma is not "natural," but a result of humanity's destructive actions. And, according to Masanobu Fukuoka, it is reversible. We need to change not only our methods of earth stewardship, but also the very way we think about the relationship between human beings and nature. Fukuoka grew up on a farm on the island o...

    • ASIN: 1603585222
    • Brand: imusti

  • Food from the Radical Center: Healing Our Land and Communities

    "Informational and inspirational." —Booklist America has never felt more divided. But in the midst of all the acrimony comes one of the most promising movements in our country’s history. People of all races, faiths, and political persuasions are coming together to restore America's natural wealth: its ability to produce healthy foods. In Food from the Radical Center, Gary Nabhan tells the stories of diverse communities who are getting their hands dirty and bringing back North America's unique fare: bison, sturgeon, camas lilies, ancient gr...

    • ASIN: 161091919X

  • Mesquite: An Arboreal Love Affair

    In his latest book, Mesquite, Gary Paul Nabhan employs humor and contemplative reflection to convince readers that they have never really glimpsed the essence of what he calls “arboreality.” As a Franciscan brother and ethnobotanist who has often mixed mirth with earth, laughter with landscape, food with frolic, Nabhan now takes on a large, many-branched question: What does it means to be a tree, or, accordingly, to be in a deep and intimate relationship with one? To answer this question, Nabhan does not disappear into a forest but exposes ...

    • ASIN: 1603588302

  • Food, Genes, and Culture: Eating Right for Your Origins

    Vegan, low fat, low carb, slow carb: Every diet seems to promise a one-size-fits-all solution to health. But they ignore the diversity of human genes and how they interact with what we eat.In Food, Genes, and Culture, renowned ethnobotanist Gary Nabhan shows why the perfect diet for one person could be disastrous for another. If your ancestors were herders in Northern Europe, milk might well provide you with important nutrients, whereas if you’re Native American, you have a higher likelihood of lactose intolerance. If your roots lie in the Gr...

    • ASIN: 1610914929

  • The Dry-Land Farmer

    A farmer has tried his whole life to do the right thing, including at Pearl Harbor, where he was an unsung hero. Despite hardships, he hung on to the land and the farm, and it saved him and his family, though one terrible accident may take all that away and give up one more farm to fracking. Unless he can finish one more harvest....

    • ASIN: B01L6DKFM2

  • Cumin, Camels, and Caravans: A Spice Odyssey

    Gary Paul Nabhan takes the reader on a vivid and far-ranging journey across time and space in this fascinating look at the relationship between the spice trade and culinary imperialism. Drawing on his own family’s history as spice traders, as well as travel narratives, historical accounts, and his expertise as an ethnobotanist, Nabhan describes the critical roles that Semitic peoples and desert floras had in setting the stage for globalized spice trade. Traveling along four prominent trade routes―the Silk Road, the Frankincense Trail, the ...

    • ASIN: 0520267206
    • Brand: University of California Press
    • UPC: 884125139131

  • Where Our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine

    The future of our food depends on tiny seeds in orchards and fields the world over. In 1943, one of the first to recognize this fact, the great botanist Nikolay Vavilov, lay dying of starvation in a Soviet prison. But in the years before Stalin jailed him as a scapegoat for the country’s famines, Vavilov had traveled over five continents, collecting hundreds of thousands of seeds in an effort to outline the ancient centers of agricultural diversity and guard against widespread hunger. Now, another remarkable scientist—and vivid storyteller...

    • ASIN: 1610910036
    • Brand: Island Press

  • Cross-Pollinations: The Marriage of Science and Poetry (Credo)

    In this book, Nabhan describes the circumstances of several of important--even breakthrough--discoveries that came about through the cross-pollination of science and the arts. His stories mix the personal and scientific in an engaging way. When he found out in high school that he is color blind, an amazing teacher chided him to use his so-called problem to explore varieties of perception. Years later, Nabhan organized teams of color-blind and color-normal scientists to survey a plant thought to be endangered. The color-blind scientists' results...

    • ASIN: 1571312706
    • Brand: Brand: Milkweed Editions

  • Home Farming Revolution for Drylands - Black and White

    Developed out of Zoe Wilcox and Melanie Rubin's workshops at Mother Nature Gardens and Sacred Heart Backyard Farm, "The Home Farming Revolution for Drylands" is a step-by step guide to help you convert any plot of land into a micro-farm. Although the book focuses on techniques for the desert Southwest of the United States, the main concepts and principles are applicable anywhere. The benefits of creating home farms in our towns and cities are as plentiful as the bounty they produce. We need healthy food in order to be healthy. The United States...

    • ASIN: 0615631738
    • Brand: Brand: Home Farming Revolution Press

  • Gathering the Desert

    Winner of the John Burroughs Association’s John Burroughs Medal for natural history writing and a Southwest Book Award from the Border Regional Library Association To the untrained eye, a desert is a wasteland that defies civilization; yet the desert has been home to native cultures for centuries and offers sustenance in its surprisingly wide range of plant life. Gary Paul Nabhan has combed the desert in search of plants forgotten by all but a handful of American Indians and Mexican Americans. In Gathering the Desert readers will discover tha...

    • ASIN: 0816510148
    • Brand: Brand: University of Arizona Press

  • Ethnobiology for the Future: Linking Cultural and Ecological Diversity (Southwest Center Series)

    Ethnobiology holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many because of its dedication to celebrating the knowledge and values of some of the most distinctive cultural practices in some of the most distinctive places on Earth. Yet we live in a world of diminishing natural and linguistic diversity. Whether due to climate change or capitalism, homogeneity is trumping the once-resplendent heterogeneity all around us. In this important new collection, Gary Paul Nabhan puts forth a call for the future not only of ethnobiology but for the entir...

    • ASIN: 0816532745
    • Brand: Univ of Arizona Pr

  • Useful Trees and Shrubs in Dryland Permaculture

    The reason I wrote this book is simple. There are so many of us in permaculture who still have trouble remembering which leaves, seeds, seed pods, flowers, and general tree shapes belong to some of the important Nitrogen Fixers and other trees that are often used in dryland permaculture. I also included several trees that most permaculture folks like to use due to their usefulness in producing foods, medicines, and for attracting beneficial insects. For those of you who don’t yet know, a Nitrogen Fixer is a tree or plant that has little nodul...

    • ASIN: 0692936416

  • Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation

    As biological diversity continues to shrink at an alarming rate, the loss of plant species poses a threat seemingly less visible than the loss of animals but in many ways more critical. In this book, one of America's leading ethnobotanists warns about our loss of natural vegetation and plant diversity while providing insights into traditional Native agricultural practices in the Americas. Gary Paul Nabhan here reveals the rich diversity of plants found in tropical forests and their contribution to modern crops, then tells how this diversity is ...

    • ASIN: 0816522596
    • Color: Multicolor
    • Brand: Brand: University of Arizona Press

  • Arab/American: Landscape, Culture, and Cuisine in Two Great Deserts

    The landscapes, cultures, and cuisines of deserts in the Middle East and North America have commonalities that have seldom been explored by scientists—and have hardly been celebrated by society at large. Sonoran Desert ecologist Gary Nabhan grew up around Arab grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins in a family that has been emigrating to the United States and Mexico from Lebanon for more than a century, and he himself frequently travels to the deserts of the Middle East. In an era when some Arabs and Americans have markedly distanced themse...

    • ASIN: 0816526591

  • Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land : Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty

    How to harvest water and nutrients, select drought-tolerant plants, and create natural diversity Because climatic uncertainty has now become "the new normal," many farmers, gardeners and orchard-keepers in North America are desperately seeking ways to

    • UPC: 22041580

  • Baladi : A Celebration of Food from Land and Sea

    Joudie Kalla, author of the bestselling Palestine on a Plate, introduces readers to more of the Middle Easts best kept secretPalestinian

    • UPC: 256261408

  • The Urban Farmer : Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land

    Farming is taking root in our cities. With only a small capital investment, and without the need to own land, you can become part of this growing movement. The Urban Farmer will help you learn

    • UPC: 46227979
    • Rating: 5.0

  • The Fate of Food : What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

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    • UPC: 905686737

  • Jane Butel's Hotter Than Hell Cookbook : Hot and Spicy Dishes from Around the World

    Fully revised for a new generation of chefs and home cooks.Using popular spicy ingredients from the Southwest to the Far East, Jane Butel's Hotter than Hell serves up imaginative dishes that range from mild to

    • UPC: 55478109

  • Hotter Than a Pepper Sprout : A Hillbilly Poet's Journey From Appalachia to Yale to Writing Hits for Elvis, Johnny Cash & More

    Award winning songwriter, musician, author, playwright, poet, visual artist, and Appalachian Renaissance man Billy Edd Wheeler is best known for penning "Jackson," which was popularized by Johnny Cash and June Carter with their Grammy-winning recording

    • UPC: 386438216

  • Promised Lands : Growing Up Absurd in the 1950s and '60s

    Promised Lands

    • UPC: 53394469
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Growing a Farmer : How I Learned to Live Off the Land

    Former urbanite Timmermeister offers an intimate look at the life and livelihood of a modern-day

    • UPC: 16603451
    • Rating: 3.833

  • Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land - eBook

    How to harvest water and nutrients, select drought-tolerant plants, and create natural diversityBecause climatic uncertainty has now become "the new normal," many farmers, gardeners and orchard-keepers in North America are desperately seeking ways to adapt

    • UPC: 322760714

  • Growing up in the Land of Tattooed Men - eBook

    Growing up in the Land of Tattooed Men serves as an account of one young mans impressions, observations and judgments as he experiences both the immediate and the farreaching effects of the Vietnam War. The

    • UPC: 374243430

  • Gary Nabhan on "Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land - Lessons from Desert Farmers" (8/30/2013)

    Growing Food In A Hotter Drier Land

    Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty

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