Food TyrantsFight for Your Right to Healthy Food in a Toxic World

Food Tyrants tell us why our basic right to healthy food is at risk. And what we can do about it.

Written in an astute, engaging style, armed with examples from her own homesteading lifestyle, small farmer, homesteader, and self-sufficiency guru Nicole Faires’s Food Tyrants gives you the tools to fight the intangible battles, as well as the practical ones. Understand basic soil care principles and organic strategies to grow your own food, as well as urban farming policy and municipal bylaw changes.  Armed with knowledge of the history of food security, you will have a clear picture on the issues and why growing food is a responsibility of the many, and not the few.


Nicole Faires is an adventurer, self-proclaimed eccentric, wife, and mother of three girls. She grew up in a semi-nomadic homeschooling family and spent her early years in rural Montana on a hobby farm where she raised chickens, grew her own food, learned to crochet, read out-of-print books by Masanobu Fukuoka, and dreamed of the Amish. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Homesteading and The Ultimate Guide to Permaculture and continues to seek new adventures and local food with her family in beautiful British Columbia.  Follow her on Twitter @NicoleFaires or visit her at