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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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The bestselling author of The End of Nature issues an impassioned call to arms for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the... (read more)

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The Sustainable Kitchen: Passionate Cooking Inspired by Farms, Forests and Oceans
The Sustainable Kitchen: Passionate Cooking Inspired by Farms, Forests and Oceans
by Stu Stein
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The Sustainable Kitchenbrings home the thrill of tasting fine cuisine made from the best seasonal ingredients grown locally. Designed for people who want to make food choices that promote the economic, environmental and social health of their communities,... (read more)

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The Urban Farm Handbook: City-Slicker Resources for Growing, Raising, Sourcing, Trading, and Preparing What You Eat
The Urban Farm Handbook: City-Slicker Resources for Growing, Raising, Sourcing, Trading, and Preparing What You Eat
by Annette Cottrell
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Is that...a goat in your garage? It might be if you've been reading The Urban Farm Handbook: City-Slicker Resources for Growing, Raising, Sourcing, Trading, and Preparing What You Eat. In this comprehensive guide for city-dwellers on how to wean... (read more)

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Growing Roots: The New Generation of Sustainable Farmers, Cooks, and Food Activists
Growing Roots: The New Generation of Sustainable Farmers, Cooks, and Food Activists
by Katherine Leiner
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Growing Roots: The New Generation of Sustainable Farmers, Cooks, and Food Activists is about a new revolution in food that involves young people who are living sustainable lives that revolve around healthy, natural food. The book introduces us to farmers... (read more)

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The Necessary Revolution: How Individuals and Organizations Are Working Together to Create a Sustainable World
The Necessary Revolution: How Individuals and Organizations Are Working Together to Create a Sustainable World
by Peter M Senge
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Imagine a world in which the excess energy from one business would be used to heat another. Where buildings need less and less energy around the world, and where “regenerative” commercial buildings - ones that create more energy than they use... (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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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Urban Homesteading (Complete Idiot's Guides)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Urban Homesteading (Complete Idiot's Guides)
by Sundari Elizabeth Kraft
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How to save money, time, and the environment-on the urban frontier. With The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Urban Homesteading anyone can learn how to live sustainably and responsibly-and save money and time-in any urban environment. Expert urban... (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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Homes That Heal (and Those That Don't): How Your Home May Be Harming Your Family's Health
Homes That Heal (and Those That Don't): How Your Home May Be Harming Your Family's Health
by Athena Thompson
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Media reports focus increasingly on the declining health of children in industrialized countries. Asthma, autism, learning and behavior problems, and cancer are all on the rise. At the same time, there is consistent news about poor indoor air quality... (read more)

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Stone Work
Stone Work
by John Jerome
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With grace, style, and gentle, self-deprecating wit, John Jerome describes the back-breaking but soul-mending task of building a stone wall on his New England farm. The job begins on a whim-he decides to move one from his woods for the sheer pleasure of... (read more)

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Getting Green Done: Hard Truths from the Front Lines of the Sustainability Revolution
Getting Green Done: Hard Truths from the Front Lines of the Sustainability Revolution
by Auden Schendler
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“Going green is easy and profitable.” Thats the common refrain from sustainability gurus. In reality, though, many green-leaning businesses, families, and governments are fiddling with the small stuff while the planet burns. Why? Because... (read more)

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Barnheart: The Incurable Longing for a Farm of One 's Own
Barnheart: The Incurable Longing for a Farm of One 's Own
by Jenna Woginrich
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Symptoms of Acute Barnheart: Endless hours spent baking bread, studying chicken coop plans, gathering eggs, browsing seed catalogs, weeding the vegetable garden, attending sheepdog trials, dreaming about heritage-breed livestock, and longing incessantly... (read more)

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Renovations: A Father and Son Rebuild a House and Rediscover Each Other
Renovations: A Father and Son Rebuild a House and Rediscover Each Other
by John Marchese
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Renovations is more than the sum of its parts. It's a sensitive portrait of a father-son relationship. It's a funny, thoughtful account of dealing with the challenges of midlife. It's also an inside look at modern home renovations. And the end result is... (read more)

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What Can I Do?
What Can I Do?
by Lisa Harrow
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Concern for the health of our planet led award-winning actress Lisa Harrow and her husband, internationally renowned whale biologist Roger Payne, to create the performance piece "Lessons from Copernicus. But Lisa and Roger found that, following... (read more)

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Foxfire 5 (Foxfire)
Foxfire 5 (Foxfire)
by Eliot Wigginton
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The fifth Foxfire volume includes rain-making, blacksmithing, bear hunting, flintlock rifles, and more.... (read more)

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Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100-Mile Diet
Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100-Mile Diet
by Alisa Smith
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The remarkable, amusing and inspiring adventures of a Canadian couple who make a year-long attempt to eat foods grown and produced within a 100-mile radius of their apartment. When Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon learned that the average ingredient in a... (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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Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal
Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal
by Ava Chin
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In this touching and informative memoir about foraging for food in New York City, Ava Chin finds sustenance…and so much more. Urban foraging is the new frontier of foraging for foods, and it’s all about eating better, healthier, and more... (read more)

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Cooking Green: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint in the Kitchen--The New Green Basics Way
Cooking Green: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint in the Kitchen--The New Green Basics Way
by Kate Heyhoe
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Choosing local, organic foods benefits your health and the planets. But how you cook is as important as what you cook: cooking itself is an under-reported yet substantial greenhouse gas creator. Now, Kate Heyhoe shows you how to think like an... (read more)

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The Urban Farmer's Handbook
The Urban Farmer's Handbook
by Paul Peacock
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There is a huge social change with more and more people wanting to live a simple, more self-sufficient, make it yourself life. With lawns and flower gardens being turned over to vegetable production and keeping chickens being adopted by suburbia with the... (read more)

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