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            Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment
             

            Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment (Paperback)

            Edited by Morton, Steve; Lindenmayer, David; Dovers, Stephen

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            A 'must read' follow-up to the highly successful Ten Commitments book.

            ISBN 9781486301676
            Published AU 1 Sep 2014
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Let'S Propagate!: A Plant Propagation Manual for Australia
             

            Let'S Propagate!: A Plant Propagation Manual for Australia (Paperback)

            By Stewart, Angus

            • RRP: $35.00
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            An indispensable guide to propagation for the home gardener and the nursery professional, from first principles to the latest techniques.

            ISBN 9781742375816
            Published AU 1 Feb 2012
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Eat Like a Fish: My adventures as a fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer

            Eat Like a Fish: My adventures as a fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Smith, Bren

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            'I used to be a commercial fisherman, chasing your dinner on the high seas for a living, but now I farm twenty acres of saltwater, growing a mix of sea greens and shellfish.' In Eat Like a Fish Bren Smith - a former commercial fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer - shares a ...bold new vision for the future of food: seaweed. Part memoir, part manifesto, through tales that span from his childhood in Newfoundland to his years on the high seas aboard commercial fishing trawlers, from pioneering new forms of ocean farming to surfing the frontiers of the food movement, Smith introduces the world of sea-based agriculture and advocates getting ocean vegetables onto our plates. There are thousands of edible varieties in the sea! Here he shows how we can transform our food system while enjoying delicious, nutritious, locally grown produce, and how restorative ocean farming has the potential to create millions of new jobs and protect our planet in the face of climate change, rising populations, and finite food resources. Also included are recipes from acclaimed chefs Brooks Headley and David Santos. Written with the humour and swagger of a fisherman telling a late-night tale, this is a monumental work of deeply personal food policy that will profoundly change the way we think about what we eat.
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            ISBN 9781760525255
            Published AU 5 Aug 2019
            Publisher Murdoch Books
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            The Edible Garden Cookbook & Growing Guide

            The Edible Garden Cookbook & Growing Guide (Paperback)

            By West, Paul

            • RRP: $39.99
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            River Cottage Australia host Paul West shows you how easy and rewarding it is to grow and cook some of your own food with the people you love.

            ISBN 9781760558109
            Published AU 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            On Eating Meat: The Truth About its Production and the Ethics of Eating it

            On Eating Meat: The Truth About its Production and the Ethics of Eating it (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Evans, Matthew

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            'Compelling, illuminating and often confronting, On Eating Meat is a brilliant blend of a gastronome's passion with forensic research into the sources of the meat we eat. Matthew Evans brings his unflinching honesty - and a farmer's hands-on experience - to the question of how to... be an ethical carnivore.' Hugh Mackay How can 160,000 deaths in one day constitute a 'medium-sized operation'? Think beef is killing the world? What about asparagus farms? Or golf? Eat dairy? You'd better eat veal, too. Going vegan might be all the rage, but the fact is the world has an ever-growing, insatiable appetite for meat - especially cheap meat. Former food critic and chef, now farmer and restaurateur Matthew Evans grapples with the thorny issues around the ways we produce and consume animals. From feedlots and abattoirs, to organic farms and animal welfare agencies, he has an intimate, expert understanding of the farming practices that take place in our name. Evans calls for less radicalisation, greater understanding, and for ethical omnivores to stand up for the welfare of animals and farmers alike. Sure to spark intense debate, On Eating Meat is an urgent read for all vegans, vegetarians and carnivores.
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            ISBN 9781760637699
            Published AU 1 Jul 2019
            Publisher Murdoch Books
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            Who's Minding the Farm?: In this climate emergency

            Who's Minding the Farm?: In this climate emergency (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Newell, Patrice

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            A vital account of how sustainable farming can address urgent issues such as climate change and water scarcity, health and nutrition, land stewardship, renewables vs. the coal industry, as well as meaningful and fulfilling rural employment. And a call to arms. You know who is min...ding the farm - our consumption and behaviours affect how soil is managed and what it produces. We all are. The big-picture challenges created by mass-produced agriculture are discussed, the devastation of the drought and other climate variables are unpacked, the new crops introduced and the impacts on biodiversity are unravelled. And, Patrice poses solutions and alternatives to some of the most confronting issues challenging those working on the land, and eating off it. She believes we can, and already do, produce enough good food for all populations to be well-nourished. We just need to manage it better.Patrice has invested heavily in sustainable and organic methods on her farm and travelled the world exploring best practice. Here she provides a window into the pleasures of inhabiting the land, and promotes an alternative way of thinking about value in life, no matter where you live. Elmswood Farm is quintessential Hunter Valley, but Patrice uses it as the springboard to discuss national concerns with global ramifications.
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            ISBN 9780143789390
            Published AU 18 Jun 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden
             

            The Backyard Orchardist: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruit Trees in the Home Garden (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Otto, Stella

            • RRP: $21.99
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            For every gardener desiring to add apples, pears, cherries, and other tree fruit to their landscape here are hints and solid information from a professional horticulturist and experienced fruit grower. The Backyard Orchardist includes help on selecting the best fruit trees and in...formation about each stage of growth and development, along with tips on harvest and storage of the fruit. Those with limited space will learn about growing dwarf fruit trees in containers.Appendices include a fruit-growers monthly calendar, a trouble-shooting guide for reviving ailing trees, and a resource list of nurseries selling fruit trees.
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            ISBN 9780963452030
            Released AU 1 Dec 1994
            Publisher NewSouth Books
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            Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers

            Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Moody, Ralph; Illustrated by Shenton, Edward

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            Ralph Moody was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. This book helps you experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there, early in the twentieth century, through his eyes. It also talks about auctions and roundups, family pic...nics, irrigation wars, tornadoes and wind storms, and adventures.
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            ISBN 9780803281783
            Released AU 30 Sep 1991
            Publisher University of New South Wales
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            Animal Welfare and Meat Production
             

            Animal Welfare and Meat Production (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            Edited by Gregory, Neville G.; Grandin, Temple

            • RRP: $107.99
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            Presents an understanding of the relationship between the welfare of major food animal species and their physiology, and the direct impact this has on meat quality. This book focuses on the research and developments and also looks into welfare in aquaculture.

            ISBN 9781845932152
            Released AU 12 Mar 2007
            Publisher Inbooks
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            Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 5th Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities

            Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 5th Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 5th Edition)

            By Simmons, Paula; Ekarius, Carol

            • RRP: $53.50
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            The updated 5th edition of the classic best-selling guide to raising sheep now features full-color photography and completely updated information for a new generation of small-scale farmers and homesteaders.

            ISBN 9781612129808
            Released AU 1 Aug 2019
            Publisher Storey Publishing LLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Storey's Guide to Raising
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