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Permaculture: Principles & Pathways Beyond Sustainability
Permaculture: Principles & Pathways Beyond Sustainability
by David Holmgren
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David Holmgren brings into sharper focus the powerful and still evolving Permaculture concept he pioneered with Bill Mollison in the 1970s. It draws together and integrates 25 years of thinking and teaching to reveal a whole new way of understanding and... (read more)

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The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage
The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage
by Ianto Evans
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Are you ready for the Cob Cottage? This is a building method so old and so simple that it has been all but forgotten in the rush to synthetics. A cob cottage,cobb, however, might be the ultimate expression of ecological design, a structure so attuned to... (read more)

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Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
by Alan Weisman
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Los Llanos--the rain-leached, eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia--are among the most brutal environments on Earth and an unlikely setting for one of the most hopeful environmental stories ever told. Here, in the late 1960s, a young Colombian... (read more)

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The Passive Solar House: The Complete Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home with CDROM
The Passive Solar House: The Complete Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home with CDROM
by James Kachadorian
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Revised and Expanded Edition-Includes CD-ROM with Custom Design SoftwareFor the past ten years The Passive Solar House has offered proven techniques for building homes that heat and cool themselves, using readily available materials and methods familiar... (read more)

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The Cob Builders Handbook
The Cob Builders Handbook
by Becky Bee
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Cob (an old English word for lump) is old-fashioned concrete, made out of a mixture of clay, sand, and straw. Becky Bee's manual is a friendly guide to making your own earth structure, with chapters on design, foundations, floors, windows and doors... (read more)

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When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency
When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency
by Matthew Stein
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There's never been a better time to "be prepared." Matthew Stein's comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills--from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills--prepares you to embark on the path toward... (read more)

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The Natural House: A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes
The Natural House: A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes
by Daniel D Chiras
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Permaculture is a verbal marriage of "permanent" and "agriculture." Australian Bill Mollison pioneered its development. Key features include:use of compatible perennials;non-invasive planting techniques;emphasis on biodiversity;specifically adaptable to... (read more)

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The Carbon-Free Home: Thirty-Six Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit
The Carbon-Free Home: Thirty-Six Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit
by Stephen Hren and Rebekah Hren
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You've read the stories and watched the documentaries. So you're convinced — burning fossil fuels leads to global climate change; supplies of fossil fuels are diminishing in quantity and increasing in price. You've fretted and worried, but still go... (read more)

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The Solar House: Passive Solar Heating and Cooling
The Solar House: Passive Solar Heating and Cooling
by Daniel D Chiras
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-265) and index.... (read more)

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Serious Straw Bale: A Home Construction Guide for All Climates
Serious Straw Bale: A Home Construction Guide for All Climates
by Paul Lacinski
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In 1994, when Chelsea Green published The Straw Bale House, the response from many people was a loud, "Huh?!" Those days are gone. With more than 100,000 copies sold, and straw bale projects underway in most regions of North America, we've entered a... (read more)

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A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity
A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity
by Willia Coperthwaite
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William Coperthwaite is a teacher, builder, designer, and writer who for many years has explored the possibilities of true simplicity on a homestead on the north coast of Maine. In the spirit of Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, and Helen and Scott... (read more)

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Permaculture in a Nutshell
Permaculture in a Nutshell
by Patrick Whitefield
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Permaculture is a creative approach to abundant and fulfilling lifestyles. It is for everyone wishing to live sustainable and tread more lightly on the Earth. Permaculture is an ecologically sound approach to providing for our needs, including our food... (read more)

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The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
by Greg Pahl
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National Tour, Radio Satellite Tour, Off-the-Book-Page Coverage, On-line Advertising, Consumer Mail Campaign, Green Living Organization Outreach. $20,000 promotional budget.... (read more)

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Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food
Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food
by Joel Salatin
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Holy Cows and Hog Heaven is written by an honest-to-goodness-dirt-under-the-fingernails, optimistic clean good farmer. His goal is to:Empower food buyers to pursue positive alternatives to the industrialized food system.Bring clean food farmers and their... (read more)

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Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard Into a Garden and Your Neighborhood Into a Community
Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard Into a Garden and Your Neighborhood Into a Community
by H C Flores
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Gardening can be a political act. Creativity, fulfillment, connection, revolution--it all begins when we get our hands in the dirt. Food Not Lawns combines practical wisdom on ecological design and community-building with a fresh, green perspective on an... (read more)

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The New Ecological Home: A Complete Guide to Green Building Options
The New Ecological Home: A Complete Guide to Green Building Options
by Daniel D Chiras
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For anyone interested in building for a sustainable future, Chiras provides a wealth of up-to-date and practical information on green building techniques, materials, products and cutting-edge technologies.... (read more)

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Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste, Tradition, and the Honest Pleasures of Food
Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste, Tradition, and the Honest Pleasures of Food
by Carlo Petrini
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Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste, Tradition, and the Honest Pleasures of Food is an anthology for cooks, gourmets, and anyone who is passionate about food and its impact on our culture. Drawn from five years of the quarterly journal "Slow" (only... (read more)

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The Earth Care Manual
The Earth Care Manual
by Patrick Whitefield
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The long-awaited exploration of permaculture specifically for cooler Northern Hemisphere climates is finally here! Already regarded as the definitive book on the subject, The Earth Care Manual is accessible to the curious novice as much as it is... (read more)

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The Beauty of Straw Bale Homes
The Beauty of Straw Bale Homes
by Athena Steen
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While enthusiasts of straw bales praise the exceptional energy efficiency of bale buildings, and the wise use of resources involved in utilizing an agricultural byproduct as an affordable construction material, the real reason straw bales have excited... (read more)

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The Basics of Permaculture Design
The Basics of Permaculture Design
by Ross Mars
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The Basics of Permaculture Design, first published in Australia in 1996, is an excellent introduction to the principles of permaculture, design processes, and the tools needed for designing sustainable gardens, farms, and larger communities.Packed with... (read more)

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