Roots of Change: Nebraska's New Agriculture (Our Sustainable Future)

By: Ridder BA, Mary

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Among the vast corporate and smaller family-sized farms and agribusinesses of Nebraska, the old pioneering spirit of entrepreneurship is rising again, this time in the form of sustainable and organic growers, cooperatives, artisans, and visionaries--those who seek to enhance the quality of life and ensure its future on the farm, in the community, and throughout the world. Mary Ridder profiles these enterprises in "Roots of Change," a project that took her down Nebraska's highways and byways for more than two years as she sought out, interviewed, and photographed producers of meats and wines, makers of wood products, ethanol visionaries, the patrons of a community-owned grocery story, the folks behind the state's first year-round, locally produced food market, and the owners of a sheep's milk dairy turned soap business. The result is a map of the future for those who wish to regain control of, and add profit to, the products of their land and their labor.

Title: Roots of Change: Nebraska's New Agriculture (Our Sustainable Future)

Author Name: Ridder BA, Mary

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Bison Books:

ISBN Number: 0803290136

ISBN Number 13: 9780803290136


Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0803290136Z2

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