THE ART OF THE COMMONPLACE
THE ORGANIC FARMING SOURCEBOOK
TENDING THE EARTH Traditional, Sustainable Agriculture in India
Pages: 315/ PB/2007
Traditional agricultural in India is among the oldest and most advanced in the history of world. It has proved its sustainability over the millennia, and rates high in all aspects of total productivity, self reliance, diversity, and the depth of its indigenous knowledge. The wisdom and innovativeness of traditional farming and culture are the best guide we have to regaining the path of sustainable justice and sanity. Anyone who nurtures hope for the future of earth and her inhabitants must read it.
THE EARTHWORM BOOK
Sultan Ahmed Ismail
Pages: 101/ PB/2005
The book contains practical information about the place of earthworms in local ecosystem, the various types of earthworm presents in the soil, their anatomy, and the economics of composting and vermiwash production and the application of these in organic farming from vegetables to crops.
Throughout the book Dr Ismail stresses .The importance of working with nature and describes the hazards of disturbing the ecosystem in the nature of biotechnology and advanced farming practices. He also firmly advocates use of local earthworms in preference to exotic species.
THE ONE STRAW REVOLUTION
Pages: 214/ PB/2009
Few books written in our soulless times have succeeded in transforming people’s minds, spirits and lives as completely as Masanobu Fukuoka’s One Straw Revolution. This book- an all time classic is a clarion call to all of us to abandon modern agriculture and its destructive methods and poisonous practices and to return to our far richer heritage of working closely and simply with the land.
THE VISION OF NATURE FARMING
Pages: 217/ PB/2010
The acclaimed `Gandhi’ of Natural Farming speaks with conviction and wisdom grown from seven decades of personal experience. This book relates Sawe’s way of farming and teachings rooted in his deep understanding of the symbiotic relationships in Nature. Much of the explana- tion is in Sawe’s own lucid and down-to-earth idiom.
BIODYNAMIC FARMING AND GARDENING
Pages: 211/ PB /2008
Biodynamic farming is an ecological, self-supporting farming system which has no adverse environmental effects. It promotes soil enrichment and conservation. In this revised and updated edition of his pioneering book, Grasp & Nettle, Peter Procter succinctly outlines the application of biodynamic methods to a wide range of farming and gardening conditions.