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Farms and Farming -

Related categories: Food & Cooking / Environment & Animal Rights /
Related booklists: Sustainability & Self-Sufficiency, Food Industry and the Politics of Food, Eating Meat,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Bittersweet Brexit: The Future of Food, Farming, Land and Labour by Charlie Clutterbuck
    Bittersweet Brexit: The Future of Food, Farming, Land and Labour - by Charlie Clutterbuck

    £19.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780745337708 | ISBN 10: 0745337708

    *Selected as one of openDemocracy's Best Political Books of 2017*   Although widely criticised and hugely wasteful, The Common Agricultural Policy did at least afford British farmers a degree of support. Post-Brexit, that support will vanish - ... more

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  • Cover image of book Six Steps Back to the Land: Why We Need Small Mixed Farms and Millions More Farmers by Colin Tudge
    Six Steps Back to the Land: Why We Need Small Mixed Farms and Millions More Farmers - by Colin Tudge

    £17.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857841230 | ISBN 10: 0857841238

    Colin Tudge coined the expression “Enlightened Agriculture” to describe agriculture that is “expressly designed to provide everyone, everywhere, with food of the highest standard, nutritionally and gastronomically, without wrecking the rest of the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Food for Everyone Forever: A People
    Good Food for Everyone Forever: A People's Takeover of the World's Food Supply - by Colin Tudge

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9788895604138 | ISBN 10: 889560413x

    Everyone who is ever likely to be born on to this planet could be fed to the highest standards of nutrition and gastronomy — and this could be done without cruelty, or destroying our fellow creatures. By 2050 we will need to feed 9.5 billion people — ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fear of Farming by Caroline Wickham-Jones
    Fear of Farming - by Caroline Wickham-Jones

    £16.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781905119325 | ISBN 10: 1905119321

    The environmental crisis is one of the most pressing concerns to face the population of the world today. The debate centres on the way in which our current problems are of recent making and how we might fix them. But in reality the issue is far more ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gristle: From Factory Farms to Food Safety (Thinking Twice About the Meat We Eat) by Moby and Miyun Park
    Gristle: From Factory Farms to Food Safety (Thinking Twice About the Meat We Eat) - by Moby and Miyun Park

    £13.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781595581914 | ISBN 10: 159558191x

    Where’s the beef? In the news, that’s where. More than ever, meat is making the headlines and growing numbers of people are becoming more informed and passionate about what they eat. The facts are compelling: contamination cases are on the rise, obes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Soil Not Oil: Climate Change, Peak Oil and Food Insecurity by Vandana Shiva
    Soil Not Oil: Climate Change, Peak Oil and Food Insecurity - by Vandana Shiva

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781848133150 | ISBN 10: 1848133154

    Climate change will dramatically alter how we live and is already affecting the lives of the world's most vulnerable people.   In Soil Not Oil, bestselling author Vandana Shiva connects the food crisis, peak oil, and climate change to show th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spotted Pigs and Green Tomatoes: A Year in the Life of Our Farm by Rosie Boycott
    Spotted Pigs and Green Tomatoes: A Year in the Life of Our Farm - by Rosie Boycott

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747590316 | ISBN 10: 0747590311

    What's a city girl doing in the country? After leaving the editorship of the Daily Express, Rosie Boycott wasn't sure what to do next. A terrible car accident forced her to rethink her life, turning her in a direction she would never have previously ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Global Food Economy: The Battle for the Future of Farming by Anthony Weis
    The Global Food Economy: The Battle for the Future of Farming - by Anthony Weis

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781842777954 | ISBN 10: 1842777955

    The Global Food Economy examines the human and ecological cost of what we eat.  The current food economy is characterized by immense contradictions. Food mountains, bountiful supermarkets and rising levels of obesity stand in stark contrast t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Farm: The Story of One Family and The English Countryside by Richard Benson
    The Farm: The Story of One Family and The English Countryside - by Richard Benson

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780141012940 | ISBN 10: 0141012943

    After two hundred years of farming in Yorkshire, the Benson family were forced to sell up. They found - like so many other farmers - that big business was wiping out a way of life they had known for generations. Farming had not come naturally to Rich ... more

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