Barnyards and Birkenstocks: Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other

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Product Details

Price
$28.95  $26.92
Publisher
Washington State University Press
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.7 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780874223224

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About the Author

Washington attorney and Stuart Consulting Principal Don Stuart believes public policies can assure a healthy, sustainable environment yet still enhance economic prosperity for businesses. Currently, he advises groups regarding advocacy and political action. He has served as American Farmland Trust's Pacific Northwest regional director and as executive director for the Washington Association of Conservation Districts. He holds a B.S. and a law degree from the University of Washington.

Reviews

"This book is a valuable resource for farmers, environmentalists, academics, policymakers, students, and regulators."

--Peter Goldmark, Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands


"The author is uniquely qualified to comment on the conflicts and common interests of farmers and environmentalists from long experience on both sides. People will find Stuart's insights on the two camps extremely useful in tailoring programs effectively."

--Dennis Canty, Pacific Northwest Regional Director, American Farmland Trust and Guide to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers coauthor.


"Barnyard and Birkenstocks provides practical tips and advice on working towards the common goal of a flourishing and healthy environment."

--AgInfo Network


"An in-depth account of the positive developments in farmer-environmentalist collaborations. Lessons Stuart learned are valuable for citizens and policy makers."

--Journal of Multidisciplinary Research


"An important and significant contribution to local, regional, and national discussions."

--Midwest Book Review