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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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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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Thriving Beyond Sustainability (10 Edition)
Thriving Beyond Sustainability (10 Edition)
by Andres R. Edwards
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Every fifteen seconds on our Earth, a child dies from waterborne disease. Three times an hour, another species becomes extinct. Each day we consume eighty-five million barrels of oil and pump twenty-three million tons of carbon dioxide into an already... (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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Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
by Novella Carpenter
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If you've ever dabbled in community gardening or thought to yourself, "I could raise chickens!" then Farm City is a must read. Novella Carpenter brings heart and humor to her story of inner-city gardening.... (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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Growing a Feast: The Chronicle of a Farm-To-Table Meal
Growing a Feast: The Chronicle of a Farm-To-Table Meal
by Kurt Timmermeister
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The story of a feast two years in the making, from the farmer who harvested the vegetables, raised the animals, and prepared the meal. In Growing a Farmer, Kurt Timmermeister recounted the toil and joy of wrestling an empty plot of land on Vashon... (read more)

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40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead: A Hands-On, Step-By-Step Sustainable-Living Guide
40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead: A Hands-On, Step-By-Step Sustainable-Living Guide
by David Toht
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A companion volume to Backyard Homesteading, 40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead provides details on how to build more than 40 projects to enhance readers' sustainable living. Even if they are only moderately handy, theyll discover the tools... (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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Basic Country Skills: A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance
Basic Country Skills: A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance
by M John Storey
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REDISCOVER THE BASIC SKILLS OF COUNTRY LIFE! Whether it's making ice cream or sharpening an ax, cleaning a chimney or growing raspberries, you'll learn how to do it in this treasury of time-honored country wisdom. Illustrated step-by-step instructions... (read more)

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Homegrown Whole Grains: Grow, Harvest, and Cook Your Own Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rice, and More
Homegrown Whole Grains: Grow, Harvest, and Cook Your Own Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rice, and More
by Sara Pitzer
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A backyard field of grains? Yes, absolutely! Wheat and corn are rapidly replacing grass in the yards of dedicated locavores across the country. For adventurous homeowners who want to get in on the movement, Homegrown Whole Grains is the place to begin... (read more)

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Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World
Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World
by Joel Salatin
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From farmer Joel Salatin's point of view, life in the 21st century just ain't normal. In FOLKS, THIS AIN'T NORMAL, he discusses how far removed we are from the simple, sustainable joy that comes from living close to the land and the people we love... (read more)

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