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Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style
Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style
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Matheson slyly steers us toward consumer goods and services that minimize our earth-stomping human footprint. She's brave enough to say 'buy less of everything, ' and even the politically fraught 'buy nothing.' Matheson's genius is to make this seem not... (read more)

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The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America's Emerging Battle Over Food Rights
The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America's Emerging Battle Over Food Rights
by David Gumpert
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Beginning in 2006, the agriculture departments of several large states-with backing from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration-launched a major crackdown on small dairies producing raw milk. Replete with undercover agents, sting operations, surprise... (read more)

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Tales from the Sustainable Underground: A Wild Journey with People Who Care More about the Planet Than the Law
Tales from the Sustainable Underground: A Wild Journey with People Who Care More about the Planet Than the Law
by Stephen Hren
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Activists striving for any type of social change often find themselves operating on the fringes of legal and social norms. Many experience difficulties when their innovative ideas run afoul of antiquated laws and regulations that favor a big business... (read more)

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How to Live a Low-Carbon Life: The Individual's Guide to Stopping Climate Change
How to Live a Low-Carbon Life: The Individual's Guide to Stopping Climate Change
by Chris Goodall
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Ordinary people taking action in their daily lives might just save the planet. Goodall explains how easy it is to aid our threatened world-climate by reducing our personal carbon dioxide emissions.... (read more)

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Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills
Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills
by Una Mcgovern
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This charming book is an engaging introduction to a range of traditional crafts and activities. Almost one hundred skills are described and illustrated, from trout-guddling to lacemaking, beekeeping to drystone walling. Whether wanting to learn a new... (read more)

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Bothered by My Green Conscience: How an Suv-Driving, Imported-Strawberry-Eating Urban Dweller Can Go Green
Bothered by My Green Conscience: How an Suv-Driving, Imported-Strawberry-Eating Urban Dweller Can Go Green
by Franke James
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"I just picked up Bothered by my Green Conscience by Franke James and read it cover to cover in one 20-minute sitting. It is a funny, moving, and inspiring read even though it deals with a topic that usually depresses the hell out of me; climate change.... (read more)

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Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us about Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth
Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us about Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth
by Vicki Robin
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The bestselling coauthor of Your Money or Your Life chronicles her quest to eat food produced within 10 miles of her home. Taking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling author and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food... (read more)

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The Painted Garden Cookbook: An Illustrated Collection of Homegrown Recipes
The Painted Garden Cookbook: An Illustrated Collection of Homegrown Recipes
by Mary Woodin
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No matter how small your pot or patch of grass, gardeners can discover anew the hidden potential of the fruits of their labor. This cookbook offers over 120 lush recipes, making the best use of all types of fresh-from-the-earth produce: including common... (read more)

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We the Eaters: If We Change Dinner, We Can Change the World
We the Eaters: If We Change Dinner, We Can Change the World
by Ellen Gustafson
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The implausible truth: Over one billion people in the world are hungry and over one billion are overweight. Far from complete opposites, hunger and obesity are in fact different manifestations of the same problem: Its increasingly difficult to find and... (read more)

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Fair Food (11 Edition)
Fair Food (11 Edition)
by Oran B. Hesterman
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Our food system is broken, and its endangering whats most precious to us: our environment, our health, our soil and water, and our future. In recent years, a host of books and films have compellingly documented the dangers. But advice on what to do about... (read more)

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Good Green Jobs in a Global Economy: Making and Keeping New Industries in the United States (Urban and Industrial Environments)
Good Green Jobs in a Global Economy: Making and Keeping New Industries in the United States (Urban and Industrial Environments)
by David J Hess
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andlt;Pandgt; andlt;Iandgt;Good Green Jobs in a Global Economyandlt;/Iandgt; is the first book to explore the broad implications of the convergence of industrial and environnmental policy in the United States. Under the banner of andquot;green jobs... (read more)

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Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability
Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability
by Lyle Estill
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A remarkable cast of characters inhabit the pages of this book. Meet Tim Toben, who developed a high rise with the lowest energy consumption of any building in the southeastern United States, was foreclosed upon, and lost millions in the process. Gary... (read more)

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Farmers' Market Favorites
Farmers' Market Favorites
by Gooseberry Patch
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Friendly chatter, cheery farm stands, bushels of produce, baskets of fruit and Mason jars overflowing with just-picked blooms. The farmers' market is in full swing! With everything in sight locally grown, there's just no better place to find the absolute... (read more)

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For Hunger-Proof Cities: Sustainable Urban Food Systems
For Hunger-Proof Cities: Sustainable Urban Food Systems
by Mustafa Koc
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The 20th century witnessed a massive growth in urban populations. In 1990, one-third of the world's people lived in cities of one million or more. As a result, hunger and malnutrition are on the increase worldwide, as the global food system fails to... (read more)

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The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices
The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices
by Michael Brower
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From one of the most prestigious nonprofit organizations devoted to environmental issues comes a clear, practical, and rational overview of the relationship between consumers and the environment. Paper or plastic? Bus or car? Old house or new? Cloth... (read more)

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The Scavengers' Manifesto
The Scavengers' Manifesto
by Anneli Rufus
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Destined to become the bible for a bold new subculture of eco-minded people who are creating a lifestyle out of recycling, reusing, and repurposing rather than buying new. An exciting new movement is afoot that brings together environmentalists... (read more)

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Permaculture Pioneers: Stories from the New Frontier
Permaculture Pioneers: Stories from the New Frontier
by Kerry Dawborn
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Permaculture is much more than organic gardening. Arguably it is one of Australia's greatest intellectual exports, having helped people worldwide to design ecologically sustainable strategies for their homes, gardens, farms and communities. This book... (read more)

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Whole Larder Love: Grow Gather Hunt Cook
Whole Larder Love: Grow Gather Hunt Cook
by Rohan Anderson
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For anyone interested in local, sustainable, fresh, organic, humane, or slow food, comes Whole Larder Love, showing you how to hunt, fish, forage, and grow your own food and how to prepare it. Going beyond farm-to-table to encompass garden, forest, field,... (read more)

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Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely
Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely
by National Geographic
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Paper or plastic? Organic or conventional? In a world that is rapidly going "green," how does the average person make decisions that are smart for the family—and good for the planet? The Green Guide is here to help, with the concepts and choices for... (read more)

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The Organic Food Shopper's Guide: What You Need to Know to Select and Cook the Best Food on the Market
The Organic Food Shopper's Guide: What You Need to Know to Select and Cook the Best Food on the Market
by Jeff Cox
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Why Should You Choose Organic Foods? Organic food has never been more popular, and for good reason: it tastes better, it's more nutritious, and it's better for the environment. This handy guide shows you how to select the freshest, tastiest varieties and... (read more)

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