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The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food / Janisse Ray

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Material Type
Book
Author
Ray, Janisse, 1962-
Publication Info.
White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., 2012.

Details

Description
xv, 217 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes broadcaster's (resources) and index
Contents
More gardens, less gas -- A brief history of industrial agriculture -- Me growing up -- Sycamore -- What is broken -- A rind is a terrible thing to waste -- Losing the Conch cowpea -- Hooking up -- Sylvia's garden -- Keeping preacher beans alive -- Oakreez -- The poet who saved seed -- The anatomy of inflorescence: a quick lesson -- Red earth -- Pilgrimage to Mecca -- The pollinator -- The bad genie is out of the bottle -- Tomato man -- How to save tomato seeds -- Sweet potato queen -- Keener corn -- Getting the conch back -- Winning the mustaprovince -- Basic seed saving -- Seeds will make you a thief -- Gifts -- Seed banking -- Grassroots resistance -- Public breeding, private profit -- Breed your own -- Wheat anarchists -- A vanishing plant wisdom -- Stop walking around doing nothing -- Last stand.
Subject
Seeds -- United States.
Vegetables -- Heirloom varieties -- United States.
Fruit -- Heirloom varieties -- United States.
Vegetables -- Seeds -- United States.
Fruit -- Seeds -- United States.
Gardening -- United States -- Anecdotes.
ISBN
9781603583060 paperback $17.95
1603583068 paperback
9781603583077 ebook
1603583076 ebook