Have you heard of Book of the Week? It’s our weekly email newsletter that brings you all the best news and info out of the Acres U.S.A. bookstore. Signing up is free, and it comes with a number of perks that book lovers and those interested in ecological, sustainable agriculture, will appreciate.
Why are we mentioning this now? Because next week – Monday, September 26 through Friday, September 30 – we are celebrating International Podcast Day by having a sale on all the books within our Tractor Time Podcast Authors Collection. And all Book of the Week members will get access to this sale!
Here’s How It Works:
When you sign up for the free Book of the Week newsletter (sign up here) – you will immediately receive a 20% discount code for the Acres U.S.A. bookstore that you can use at any time. This isn’t anything new – this is the standard thank-you discount for anyone who signs up for Book of the Week at any time!
Next – you will be added to our Book of the Week list, which means every Wednesday you will receive an email containing:
- A weekly discount on our featured Book of the Week
- A link to a free excerpt of that Book of the Week
- Links to similar and recommended titles
Third – next week you’ll receive an email with a special discount code for 15% off of our Tractor Time Podcast Authors Collection! Only Book of the Week members will receive this discount, so be sure to sign up before next week to get in on the savings!
Already a member of Book of the Week? That’s great! Keep an eye out for our special email next week with your podcast collection discount.
Tractor Time Podcast Authors
Here’s a glimpse at some of the popular books and authors who are a part of our Tractor Time Podcast Author Collection:
Fred Provenza – Nourishment
Fred Provenza is professor emeritus of Behavioral Ecology in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University. At Utah State, Provenza directed an award-winning research group that pioneered an understanding of how learning influences foraging behavior and how behavior links soils and plants with herbivores and humans. He has been a frequent speaker at Acres U.S.A. events, including delivering a keynote presentation at the 2021 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show.
Provenza’s book Nourishment presents his research on animal food choices, and his theory on how similar choices can improve human health.
David Montgomery and Anne Biklé – What Your Food Ate
David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé are an unstoppable husband-and-wife duo! They are both accomplished in their fields – Anne is a biologist, science writer, and public speaker, David is a MacArthur Fellow and professor of geomorphology at the University of Washington.
They have both published several books, and their newest has just come out in 2022. What Your Food Ate marshals evidence from recent and forgotten science to illustrate how the health of the soil ripples through to that of crops, livestock, and ultimately us.
Nicole Masters – For the Love of Soil
New Zealand born Nicole Masters is an independent agroecologist, systems thinker, author and educator. She has a formal background in ecology, soil science and organizational learning studies in New Zealand. Nicole is recognized as a knowledgeable and dynamic speaker on the topic of soil health, and has become a frequent expert at Acres U.S.A. events.
Her book For the Love of Soil delivers solutions to rewind the clock on the increasingly critical crisis of soil degradation around the world.
John Kempf – Quality Agriculture
John Kempf is a leading crop health consultant and designer of innovative soil and plant management systems. He has taught at many Acres U.S.A. events, and will be at the 2022 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show this Dec 5-8 in Covington, KY.
In Quality Agriculture, John interviews a group of growers, consultants, and scientists who describe how to think and farm differently in order to produce exceptional results in the field. Their remarkable insights will challenge you, encourage you, and inspire gratitude and joy for the rewards of working with natural systems.