Books tagged: farming

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Biochar: A Field Guide for Gardeners and Farmers
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This book is written in layman's terms for gardeners & farmers by leading soil scientists and horticulturalists. It explains how biochar contributes to healthy soil that is the foundation for human health and how, as a sustainable soil enhancer, biochar promotes healthy plant/crop growth by aiding soil microbiology in a natural way, helping the efficiency of water uptake and nutrient retention.
Gemma's WhiteCliff
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 188,970. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
After a chance meeting on the train with her favourite author, Gemma's life was about to change forever. This is a love story with a difference, and one you will not want to put down until the very last page. Set deep inside the Lancashire countryside, it is the perfect setting for this romance. So cuddle up and enjoy.
The Earth Friendly Zen Cookbook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The author's challenges as a person of limited ability (due to emphysema) to operate and manage a small farm as a lifestyle change. The notes will be of help to anyone wanting to make a similar change, or who is currently interested in or already doing permaculture, small holding mixed farming, food processing, and/or aquaponics, and who wants to do these things with minimal environmental impact.
The Chicken Project
Series: The Prodigal Sons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
William Koopman could never get off the family farm, while John Koopman had no other place to go. As adults, the two brothers find themselves living together again, to their dismay. John must not only straighten up his life, but provide for the one hundred and eighty baby chickens his father just bought home for John to raise on their farm. Related to the novel The Prodigal Sons (also an ebook).
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Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story is about a woman and her son who visit family at a sheep farm.
Extreme Green Organic Gardening
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Organic gardening is very popular today and this guide explains how to do it all from start to finish. Written for the beginner and novice, concepts and explanations around the entire process of preparation, seasonal considerations, soil amendments, ancient farming wisdom, planning, harvesting, and storage also address issues for the more seasoned gardener. Low-cost and no-cost tips included.
GOLF Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A golfing romance overlaid with a gruesome mystery.
The Empress Rose
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rose Voss isn't popular: people think her son is a terrorist and that hydroponics are good for nothing but marijuana, but she does know business. Bringing her struggling farm back from the dead and making a profit, while the Mom & Pop's around her withered away was a miracle- a miracle the town of Luscious, Missouri is desperate to have her repeat.
The Patron of the Arts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Will is the grandson of migrant workers in California. His escape from that life is his writing. When he gets his big break, he learns that his patron owns the rights to all his work. Can Will, and two friends find a second escape?
Black Diamond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Texas boy in the 1950's learns about beginnings, endings, and the wheel of life at an old man's Black Diamond watermelon stand. This story earned a prize from Writer's Digest.