Consulting the Genius of the Place

Consulting the Genius of the Place

An Ecological Approach to A New Agriculture

eBook - 2011
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Locavore leaders such as Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, and Barbara Kingsolver all speak of the need for sweeping changes in how we get our food. A longtime leader of this movement is Wes Jackson, who for decades has taken it upon himself to speak for the land, to speak for the soil itself. Here, he offers a manifesto toward a conceptual revolution: Jackson asks us to look to natural ecosystems--or, if one prefers, nature in general--as the measure against which we judge all of our agricultural practices. Jackson believes the time is right to do away with annual monoculture grains, which are vulne.
Publisher: New York : Counterpoint, 2011
ISBN: 9781582438481
158243848X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (285 pages)

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