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Mycelium Running
Mycelium Running
by Paul Stamets
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More mushrooms, less pollution! Yes, you heard right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment and mushroom expert Paul Stamets explains how in MYCELIUM RUNNING, a groundbreaking manual for saving the world through... (read more)

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Making It
Making It
by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen
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If you have ever wondered how to grow vegetables in an apartment, build a chicken coop, homebrew beer, or make your own soap from scratch — this book is for you. The essential guide to becoming a producer instead of a consumer, Making It is full of... (read more)

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Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
by William McDonough and Michael Braungart
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"An eco-sustainable manifesto. The next Industrial Revolution will be Green!"... (read more)

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Peace at Heart: An Oregon Country Life
Peace at Heart: An Oregon Country Life
by Barbara Drake
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In 1987, Barbara Drake and her husband sold their home in Portland and moved to a farm in western Oregon's Yamhill Valley. In Peace at Heart, Drake reflects on ten years of country living and on the happiness that this rural landscape has brought her... (read more)

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Good Life (89 Edition)
Good Life (89 Edition)
by Scott Nearing
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Green Wizardry: Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, and Other Hands-On Skills from the Appropriate Tech Toolkit
Green Wizardry: Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, and Other Hands-On Skills from the Appropriate Tech Toolkit
by John Michael Greer
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TESTED SKILLS FOR THRIVING IN THE AGE OF LIMITS Wanted: real wizards. Must be capable of guiding their communities through difficult times by exercising practical skills and applying down-to-earth knowledge of how things work… A magical career... (read more)

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Country Wisdom and Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
Country Wisdom and Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
by Storey Books
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Fascinating projects, trusted advice and nearly 1,000 b&w illustrations and photographs crowd every page of this unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living.... (read more)

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Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World
Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World
by Ross Chapin
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Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating Small Scale Community in a Large Scale World introduces an antidote to faceless, placeless sprawl — small scale neighborhoods where people can easily know one another, where empty nesters and single householders with... (read more)

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Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 2nd Edition: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain Into Your Life and Landscape
Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 2nd Edition: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain Into Your Life and Landscape
by Brad Lancaster
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The award-winning Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 2nd Edition: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life and Landscape, is the first book in a three-volume guide that teaches you how to conceptualize, design, and implement... (read more)

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The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability -- Designing for Abundance
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability -- Designing for Abundance
by William McDonough and Michael Braungart
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From the authors of Cradle to Cradle, we learn whats next: The Upcycle The Upcycle is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle, one of the most consequential ecological manifestoes of our time. Now, drawing on the lessons ... (read more)

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Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste
Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste
by Bea Johnson
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In Zero Waste Home, Bea Johnson shares the story of how she simplified her life by reducing her waste. Today, Bea, her husband, Scott, and their two young sons produce just one quart of garbage a year, and their overall quality of life has changed for... (read more)

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Sugarhouse: Turning the Neighborhood Crack House Into Our Home Sweet Home
Sugarhouse: Turning the Neighborhood Crack House Into Our Home Sweet Home
by Matthew Batt
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An improbably funny account of how the purchase and restoration of a disaster of a fixer-upper saves a young marriage When a season of ludicrous loss tests the mettle of their marriage, Matthew Batt and his wife decide not to call it quits. They set... (read more)

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DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: 25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle
DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: 25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle
by Betsy Matheson
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Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities--including independent water, heat, and electricity--growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the... (read more)

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Stuff: The Secret Lives of Everyday Things
Stuff: The Secret Lives of Everyday Things
by John C. Ryan and Alan T. Durning
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If you don't know your stuff, you don't know your world. Stuff: The Secret Lives of Everyday Things takes you to the places and people you touch every day-when you sip your coffee, tie your shoes, click your mouse, or step on the gas. Once you follow a... (read more)

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Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow an Intentional Community
Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow an Intentional Community
by Diana Lea Christian
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-244) and index.... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
by Carla Emery
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The essential resource for modern homesteading, growing and preserving foods, and raising chickens, The Encyclopedia of Country Living includes how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animals, make sausage, can peaches, milk a goat... (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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Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
by Bill McKibben
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"Masterfully crafted, deeply thoughtful and mind-expanding."--Los Angeles Times In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. Deep Economy makes the... (read more)

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Possum Living: How to Live Well without a Job and with (Almost) No Money
Possum Living: How to Live Well without a Job and with (Almost) No Money
by Dolly Freed
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In the late seventies, at the age of eighteen and with a seventh-grade education, Dolly Freed wrote Possum Living about the five years she and her father lived off the land on a half-acre lot outside of Philadelphia. At the time of its publication in... (read more)

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Just Enough: Lessons in Living Green from Traditional Japan
Just Enough: Lessons in Living Green from Traditional Japan
by Azby Brown
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The world has changed immeasurably over the last thirty years, with more, bigger, better being the common mantra. But in the midst of this constantly evolving world, there is a growing community of people who are looking at our history, searching for... (read more)

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