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Letter to a Vegetarian Nation

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Letter to a Vegetarian Nation is an evidenced based challenge to the anti-livestock narrative. It turns out that livestock when properly managed, are not only good for the environment, they are essential to maintaining civilization in the absence of industrial-chemical agriculture.
ebook, First, 139 pages
Published January 2016
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Clivemichael
Feb 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: farmers, permaculturists ranchers
Sensible solutions for sequestering carbon and restoring equilibrium to our ailing ecosystems. It is well researched and presented without the usual hyperbole and drama often found in the "latest answer" to the challenges we face. Provides excellent, rational arguments refuting the prevailing dogma from the vegetarian/vegan proponents with numerous historical and current examples. Quite accessible writing style, short illustrated chapters backed up with reference links, tables and photographs. R ...more
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Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
In Letter to a Vegetarian Nation: We Need Livestock for Sustainable Food Production and Environmental Restoration, Sheldon Frith provides an excellent and comprehensive introduction to the way in which regenerative agriculture and holistically managed livestock can restore a healthy soil food web, regenerate land, reverse desertification, facilitate sustainable crop production and reverse global warming. He explains and documents this in a very accessible way – you don’t need to be a farmer or h ...more
Wendy Nicholson
Feb 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I highly recommend this book to everyone! Before I read it, I only had a limited understanding of sustainable agriculture and how it related to what food I ate. Now, I am thoroughly convinced that the only way for us to sustain our species on a global scale is to stop desertification and heal the soil through properly managed livestock. Sheldon's key points are clear and easy to understand. I bought the pdf version first and was able to easily use the links he provided to do further research on ...more
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