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The Mini Farming Handbook
The Mini Farming Handbook
by Brett L. Markham
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Bestselling author Brett Markhams new handbook gives us the mini farming basics along with in-depth tips on vegetable gardening, fermenting, composting, and self-sufficiency in a handy new format and design. Includes: • Soil management and making... (read more)

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Homegrown & Handmade: A Practical Guide to More Self-Reliant Living
Homegrown & Handmade: A Practical Guide to More Self-Reliant Living
by Deborah Niemann
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Our food system is dominated by industrial agriculture and has become economically and environmentally unsustainable. The incidence of diet-related diseases, including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and heart disease, has skyrocketed to... (read more)

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Better Basics for the Home: Simple Solutions for Less Toxic Living
Better Basics for the Home: Simple Solutions for Less Toxic Living
by Annie Berthold Bond
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A compendium of practical information--recipes, tips, and guidelines--for building a simple, comfortable, healthy, environmentally safer lifestyle.... (read more)

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Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Med
Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Med
by Abigail R. Gehring
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The companion to the bestseller Back to Basics for country, urban, and suburban folks—now fully updated! Who doesnt want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the... (read more)

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The Earth-Friendly Home: Save Energy, Reduce Consumption, Shrink Your Carbon Footprint
The Earth-Friendly Home: Save Energy, Reduce Consumption, Shrink Your Carbon Footprint
by Creative Homeowner
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Almost everything we do results in the production of CO2, but simple steps in our daily lives can make a huge difference. Each individual can decrease his or her carbon footprint. The Earth-Friendly Home: Save Energy - Reduce... (read more)

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The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects: 76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the
The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects: 76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the
by Spike Carlsen
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Homesteaders, gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love these 76 DIY projects for practical outdoor items designed to help you live more sustainably and independently. Expert woodworker Spike Carlsen offers clear, simple, fully... (read more)

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Frugavore: How to Grow Organic, Buy Local, Waste Nothing, and Eat Well
Frugavore: How to Grow Organic, Buy Local, Waste Nothing, and Eat Well
by Arabella Forge
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More and more people are interested in eating well and in un-derstanding where their food comes from. But where do you start? Organic, free-range, local, or sustainable: the choices can be overwhelming—not to mention expensive. In Frugavore... (read more)

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How to Live a Low Carbon Life: The Individual's Guide to Tackling Climate Change
How to Live a Low Carbon Life: The Individual's Guide to Tackling Climate Change
by Chris Goodall
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Drastic reduction of carbon emissions is vital if we are to avoid a catastrophe that devastates large parts of the world. Governments and businesses have been slow to act - individuals need to take the lead now if we are to avoid climate chaos. Each... (read more)

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Mud Season
Mud Season
by Ellen Stimson
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In self-deprecating and hilarious fashion, Mud Season chronicles Stimson’s transition from comfy suburb to rickety Vermont farmhouse. When she decides she wants to own and operate the old-fashioned village store in idyllic Dorset, pop. 2,036, one... (read more)

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Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things
Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things
by Rick Smith
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Lourie and Smith expose the extent to which Americans are poisoned every day, from the simple household dust that is polluting their blood to the toxins in their urine that are created by run-of-the-mill shampoos and toothpaste.... (read more)

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Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe
Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe
by Sheri Koones
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The rising cost of fuel and the growing commit­ment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction. Showcasing the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build incredibly energy-efficient... (read more)

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The Organic Suburbanite: An Environmentally Friendly Way to Live the American Dream
The Organic Suburbanite: An Environmentally Friendly Way to Live the American Dream
by Warren Schultz
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Ask the tough questions. How can I cut down on energy use in my kitchen? What should I use to unclog the bathroom sink? Which cars create the least pollution? Should I or shouldn't I fertilize my lawn? These are just a few of the issues that families... (read more)

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Harvest: A Year in the Life of an Organic Farm
Harvest: A Year in the Life of an Organic Farm
by Nicola Smith
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If youre interested in where our food comes from, read Harvest, an intimate portrait of a small Vermont farm. Jennifer Megyesi and Kyle Jones put everything on the line—their ideals alongside their savings—to start Fat Rooster Farm... (read more)

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Go Green: How to Build an Earth-Friendly Community
Go Green: How to Build an Earth-Friendly Community
by Nancy H. Taylor
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The world is a better place because Nancy Taylor is in it. In this much-needed and most welcome book, Taylor provides simple, clear stories about powerful ways we can change our daily lives to leave the world of the future better than that of the past... (read more)

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The Concise Guide to Self-Sufficiency
The Concise Guide to Self-Sufficiency
by John Seymour
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Teaching all the skills needed to live independently in harmony with the land, from harnessing natural forms of energy and raising crops to keeping livestock and preserving foodstuffs, this new format of John Seymour's classic is still the most practical... (read more)

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Green Housekeeping
Green Housekeeping
by Ellen Sandbeck
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A must-have book for the twenty-first-century home..... (read more)

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Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life
Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life
by Jenna Woginrich
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Discovering the pleasures of a handmade life was a longtime dream for urban homesteader Jenna Woginrich. At 24 years old, living in an apartment in Knoxville, Tennessee, and working as a computer designer, Woginrich was nurturing her dream of learning to... (read more)

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United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement
United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement
by Kurt B. Reighley
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If you make your own bitters, dream of owning some chickens, and know what it means to "put up" food, odds are you'll fall in love with Kurt B. Reighley's field guide to the new American roots movement. Covering music, fashion, grooming (welcome back... (read more)

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Groundswell: Stories of Saving Places, Finding Community
Groundswell: Stories of Saving Places, Finding Community
by Alix Hopkins
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People long for a sense of community in today's fast-paced world, for connections to one another and to natural places of peace and beauty. Quietly, and for more than twenty years, a growing network of community trails, riverfront parks, forests, farms... (read more)

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Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-Friendly Life
Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-Friendly Life
by Sophie Uliano
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Are you confused by all the advice you hear and see daily on how to "go green"? Do you want to incorporate earth-friendly practices into your life, but you don't know where to start? Don't stress! Green guru Sophie Uliano has sorted through all the eco... (read more)

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