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The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition
The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition
by Bill Mollison
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During the many years it was out of print, The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition garnered something of a cult following, while high demand and limited availability drove its price into the hundreds. Thanks to the good folks at Tagari... (read more)

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Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture (2nd Edition)
Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture (2nd Edition)
by Toby Hemenway
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Gaia's Garden has been an indispensable reference for gardeners who want to turn their yards into ecosystems that work with nature to create gardens that are beautiful, beneficial (to insects, birds, and people), and self-sustaining. This second edition... (read more)

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Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
by Raleigh Briggs
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Proof that good things come in small packages, Make Your Place packs a wealth of DIY know-how into a pocket-sized paperback. Hand-written and illustrated by Raleigh Briggs, this compendium of tutorials for non-toxic cleaning, natural body care, and... (read more)

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Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea
Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea
by Alice Waters
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Join bestselling author and Chez Panisse co-owner Alice Waters as she chronicles the transformation of a neglected urban schoolyard into a thriving organic garden and kitchen classroom, where students participate in all aspects of growing, harvesting... (read more)

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
by Barbara Kingsolver and Camille Kingsolver and Steven L. Hopp
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After 25 years in the Arizona desert, in 2004, Kentucky-bred Barbara Kingsolver moved back to the Appalachians, to a Virginia farm just hours from her childhood home. Family called. "Returning," she explains in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, "would allow my... (read more)

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)
by Barbara Kingsolver and Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver
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After 25 years in the Arizona desert, in 2004, Kentucky-bred Barbara Kingsolver moved back to the Appalachians, to a Virginia farm just hours from her childhood home. Family called. "Returning," she explains in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, "would allow my... (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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Builders of the Pacific Coast
Builders of the Pacific Coast
by Lloyd Kahn
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As the founding editor-in-chief of Shelter Publications, Inc. and the former editor of the Whole Earth Catalog, Lloyd Kahn boasts a long history of stellar publications, and his latest is no exception. Builders of the Pacific Coast showcases some of the... (read more)

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Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the 21st Century
Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter: Scaling Back in the 21st Century
by Lloyd Kahn
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The house I grew up in (with my sister, my two parents, a constant but ever-changing assortment of critters, and all the associated clutter one might expect) was 800 sq. ft. In a word: tiny. But the homes in Lloyd Kahn's Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter give... (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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Jenna Woginrich's Made from Scratch is charming, practical, eye-opening, and empowering. From beekeeping to butter churning, it's a wonderful primer, and Woginrich's enthusiasm and humor are inspiring. Plus, she's definitely convinced me to get some... (read more)

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The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City
The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City
by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen
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From the creators of the urban homestead blog HomeGrownEvolution.com comes this thorough and accessible manual to self-sufficient city living. Whatever your desired skill — beekeeping, dumpster diving, greywater, vermiculture, lacto-fermentation... (read more)

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Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food
Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food
by Wendell Berry
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One of the most prolific and celebrated authors on the subjects of sustainable agriculture and mindful eating, Wendell Berry has influenced the likes of Wes Jackson, Barbara Kingsolver, Gene Logsdon, Barry Lopez, and Michael Pollan, to name a few. Fans... (read more)

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Edible: A Celebration of Local Foods
Edible: A Celebration of Local Foods
by Tracey Ryder and Carol Topalian
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Much of Edible is almost a travelogue to U.S. sustainable staycations. U.S. and a bit of Canada: Hello, Granville Island, Vancouver! It's fun to read about your own area and dream of future visits away. In the meanwhile, Edible is packed with rustic and... (read more)

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Local Flavors: Cooking & Eating from America's Farmers' Markets
Local Flavors: Cooking & Eating from America's Farmers' Markets
by Deborah Madison
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Over the years, Deborah Madison has taught us that what is fresh is always better than what is being shipped in. She focuses on this edict in Local Flavors by offering up recipes which make use of seasonal farmers markets. Chapters are deftly arranged by... (read more)

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Cooking in the Moment: A Year of Seasonal Recipes
Cooking in the Moment: A Year of Seasonal Recipes
by Andrea Reusing
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Cooking in the Moment is a vibrant seasonal recipe collection paired with lush photos and insightful commentary. James Beard Award nominee Andrea Reusing hit this one out of the park; it's a must have for every farmers market fanatic.... (read more)

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The Ethical Gourmet
The Ethical Gourmet
by Jay Weinstein
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Like many, I want to eat well and yet have as little harmful impact on my environment as possible. Thanks to Weinstein I feel so much better informed about the choices I can make, and have had my eyes opened to factors I hadn't stopped to consider (the... (read more)

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Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
by Mark Bittman
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Do you want to lead a healthier, more sustainable life? If so, let Food Matters be your common-sense guide to slimming your waistline and your carbon footprint. Bittman examines the energy and calories it takes to produce a meal before it even lands on... (read more)

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Green Barbarians: Live Bravely on Your Home Planet
Green Barbarians: Live Bravely on Your Home Planet
by Ellen Sandbeck
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Ellen Sandbeck, author of Eat More Dirt and Green Housekeeping, brings us a thorough guide to living more healthfully with less stress, less money, and less impact on our planet. Green Barbarians is an amusing and refreshing handbook that includes... (read more)

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Green Remodeling: Changing the World One Room at a Time
Green Remodeling: Changing the World One Room at a Time
by David R Johnston
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This book is an inspired encyclopedic guide for the environmentally conscious builder, broken down into three parts "Getting Started," "Changing the World One Room at a Time," and "Everything You Need to Know (and More)." From simple "green" remodeling... (read more)

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The Locavore Way: Discovering the Delicious Pleasures of Eating Fresh, Locally Grown Food
The Locavore Way: Discovering the Delicious Pleasures of Eating Fresh, Locally Grown Food
by Amy Cotler
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There's more to mindful eating than the "natural foods" aisle of the grocery store, but if that's the farthest you've ever ventured, you may not know where to begin. Not to worry. In The Locavore Way, Amy Cotler demystifies the steadily growing locavore... (read more)

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