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Becoming Native to This Place - cover

Becoming Native to This Place

Wes Jackson

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky

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Summary

In this essay collection, one of the foremost voices in sustainable agriculture sets out a new approach to farming and community engagement. 
 
In these six compelling essays, Wes Jackson lays the foundation for a new farming economy grounded in nature's principles and located in dying small towns and rural communities. Exploding the tenets of industrial agriculture, Jackson seeks to integrate food production with nature in a way that sustains both. 
 
Jackson’s radical vision is directly at odds with a modern consumer culture that deprives us of any meaningful connection to our natural and social environments. His essays, anchored in his work with The Land Institute, offer an authentic and practical approach to topics that often fail to escape the realm of theory.
Available since: 04/23/2014.
Print length: 144 pages.

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