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The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide

‣ A rocket mass heater is an earthen masonry heating system which provides clean, and efficient warmth for your home, while using 70-90% less fuel than a woodstove. Fully illustrated, The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide combines comprehensive design, construction and installation instructions with maintenance and troubleshooting advice.

The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide

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Bokashi Composting

‣ Bokashi composting relies on anaerobic fermentation in a closed system to recycle food waste in your kitchen, garage or apartment. The bokashi method is quick and easy, pest-free, and results in a nutrient rich finished product. From scraps to soil, Bokashi Composting is a complete, do-it-yourself guide to this amazing process.

Bokashi Composting

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Creating a Life Together

‣ An intentional community is a group of people who have chosen to live or work together in pursuit of a common ideal or vision. An ecovillage is a village-scale intentional community that intends to create, ecological, social, economic, and spiritual sustainability over several generations.

The 90s saw a revitalized surge of interest ...

Creating a Life Together

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Keeping Bees with a Smile

‣ The second edition of bestselling Keeping Bees with a Smile shows beginner and practicing beekeepers how to attract local bee swarms, keep bees healthy and productive, build simple bee-friendly hives, and harvest honey without stressing bees. Chock-full of techniques for natural beekeeping.

Keeping Bees with a Smile

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Your Edible Yard

Your Edible Yard is the comprehensive how-to guide to turn your yard into a beautiful, bountiful feast. With dozens of color photographs and watercolor illustrations, and landscaping designs for gardeners with any amount of space, it covers everything from design to harvesting instructions/recipes.

Your Edible Yard

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From No-knead to Sourdough

‣ Allows home bakers of any experience level to find their own "comfort zone" with bread-making. From simple no-knead yeast breads to breads using pre-ferments and sourdough starters, anyone can make bread on their own schedule, using equipment they already have, and ingredients that are readily available, and truly enjoy the process!

From No-knead to Sourdough

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Backyard Bounty - Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition (PDF)

‣ Backyard Bounty is the completely revised and expanded 2nd edition of the best-seller. A complete guide to year-round gardening on the West Coast, this encyclopedic reference includes greatly expanded information on pests, diseases, and working with an unstable climate. The perfect guide to enjoying fresh, home-grown produce all year.

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Pure Charcuterie

‣ Create beautiful cured meats at home, revel in the delicious combination of craft and thrift, and discover creativity and empowerment through charcuterie practice. Meredith Leigh makes a case for meat preservation both as a means of artistic expression and flavorful eating, in a beautiful, accessible guide for the everyday cook.

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The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse (PDF)

‣ Passive solar greenhouse design including material selection, building methods and how to store thermal energy. Case studies provide real-life inspiration, with guidance for building a durable, energy-efficient greenhouse. Variations include underground and aquaponic greenhouses and integrating solar panels to grow off-grid, year-round.

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Mycelial Mayhem

‣ Most supermarket mushrooms are bland and boring; products of an industrial process which typically relies on expensive equipment and harmful pesticides. Many people would like to add more flavorful and diverse fungi to their diets, but lack the knowledge or confidence to gather their own. Do-it-yourself cultivation is a fun, exciting ...

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Stepping Lightly (PDF)

‣ While the voluntary simplicity movement has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, it is still often stereotyped as being mainly concerned with a thrifty lifestyle. But simple living has much deeper implications than just cleaning closets or selling off a second car. In Stepping Lightly, Mark Burch considers the deeper rewards ...

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Raising Goats Naturally, 2nd Edition

‣ Incorporating dairy goats into a diversified homestead can aid in greater self-sufficiency. Responding to questions and concerns from readers from all over North America and beyond, this revised and expanded edition will help readers raise goats to produce milk, cheese, meat, and more, without relying on drugs or the factory farm model.

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Essential Light Straw Clay Construction

‣ Light straw clay is a code compliant high-performance, low-impact building material with insulation and moisture handling qualities. This illustrated guide to light straw clay for stud, timber, pole and other framing styles covers material specifications, best use, mixing, installation, retrofits, code compliance, finishing and maintenance.

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The Color of Food

‣ The Color of Food sheds light on the issues that lie at the intersection of race and farming. It challenges the status quo of agrarian identity for people of color, honoring a history richer than slavery and migrant labor. By sharing and celebrating their stories, this collection reveals the remarkable face of the American farmer.

The Color of Food

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Earth Repair

‣ Millions of acres of land have been contaminated by pesticides, improperly handled chemicals, dirty energy projects, toxic waste, and other pollutants in the United States and Canada. This toxic legacy impacts the environment, our health, our watersheds, and land that could otherwise be used to grow healthy local food and medicines. ...

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Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest (PDF)

‣ Many gardeners can supply a significant amount of their own food during the plentiful summer harvest. But the key to substantial savings on your food bill is putting fresh, homegrown produce on your table every month of the year. And in the mild, forgiving climate of the maritime Pacific Northwest, it can be easier than you might ...

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Your Indoor Herb Garden

Your Indoor Herb Garden is a comprehensive guide to the techniques and equipment for successfully growing culinary and medicinal herbs indoors. Written by a Master Gardener with five decades of experience in herb growing, it also includes coverage of herb harvesting, use, and lore and history.

Your Indoor Herb Garden

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Essential Rammed Earth Construction

Essential Rammed Earth Construction covers design, building science, tools, and step-by-step building methods for building with rammed earth - and, gravel, and clay or lime/cement binder packed into forms - in any climate with an emphasis on cold climates.

Essential Rammed Earth Construction

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Worms at Work

‣ Worms play a vital role in soil health, soil fertility and the yield of a garden. Designed as a easy-to-use handbook, Worms at Work is a guide to creating and harnessing the power of vermicompost. Intended for the beginning gardener and experienced farmer alike, all that is required is a healthy appreciation for healthy, happy soil!

Worms at Work

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Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

‣ John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education, a bestseller for 25 years, continues to advocate for the unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in a changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it's poised to continue to shake the world of institutional education for many more years.

Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

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The Farmer's Office

‣ Starting and running a farm makes one into both a farmer and an entrepreneur, and to be ecologically and financially sustainable, farmers must understand basic accounting and bookkeeping in order to manage their growing business. The Farmer's Office gives farmers the tools they need for a successful farm business.

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The Market Gardener (EPUB)

‣ As local organic agriculture continues to flourish, a cohort of young professional growers are leading the way with innovative ideas about farming. The Market Gardener provides hands-on information about growing for CSA and farmers markets. Based on low-tech, high-yield methods of production, this is a modern, micro-scale farming handbook.

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Sustainable Market Farming

Sustainable Market Farming is a comprehensive manual for farmers raising organic crops sustainably on a few acres. Targeted at serious growers, this practical book provides profiles of a full range of crops, information about new, efficient techniques and farm-specific business skills to help ensure a successful, profitable enterprise.

Sustainable Market Farming

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The Empowerment Manual (PDF)

‣ A Transition Town group involved in preparations for peak oil and climate change; an intentional community, founded with the highest ideals; a nonprofit dedicated to social change-millions of such voluntary groups exist around the world. These collaborative organizations have the unique potential to harness their members' ideals, ...

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Nature-Based Therapy (PDF)

Nature-Based Therapy is a practical guide for those working in educational and therapeutic settings. It addresses the disconnection between humans and their ecological home, and offers successful theories and practices undertaken with children, youth, and families.

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Are We Done Fighting? (EPUB)

Are We Done Fighting? provides research, practical activities, and inspirational stories of success for cultivating inner change and spreading peace at the community level and beyond. Essential for everyone working to build understanding as an antidote to the politics of hate and division.

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The Frugal Homesteader

‣ Equip your homesteading dreams with all the affordable DIY innovations, tips, and stories you need to successfully get you started growing your own food, connecting yourself and your kids with nature, and consuming less while producing more! A fun, inspirational, and educational guide to help you save money while living off the land.

The Frugal Homesteader

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The New Carbon Architecture

‣ "Green buildings" that slash energy use and carbon emissions are all the rage, but they aren't enough. The hidden culprit is embodied carbon — the carbon emitted when materials are mined, manufactured, and transported — comprising some 10% of global emissions. With the built environment doubling by 2030, buildings are a carbon ...

The New Carbon Architecture

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Uprooting Racism - 4th Edition

‣ There's a long tradition of white people opposing racism-but there are also many excuses we give for not getting involved. Now in a fully updated 4th edition, Uprooting Racism is the supportive, practical go-to guide for helping white people work with others for equal opportunity, democracy, and justice in these divisive and angry times.

Uprooting Racism - 4th Edition

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Essential Sustainable Home Design (PDF)

Essential Sustainable Home Design walks homebuilders through designing an environmentally friendly home. Covering what makes a building green, a criteria matrix to guide design, material, and systems decisions, working with code officials, and choosing sustainable materials to keep the project goals on track from start to finish.

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Building Natural Ponds (PDF)

Building Natural Ponds is the first book to walk through the steps required to design and build a natural pond without the need of pumps, filters, and nasty chemicals. Coverage includes pond ecosystems and natural algae control, planning, design, aesthetics, and siting, maintenance and troubleshooting, and large ponds and pools.

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The Food Lover's Garden

‣ Foodie meets gardener in this deliciously accessible, easy-to-use guide to growing, cooking, and preserving twenty-some popular, easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs. The Food Lover's Garden takes the budding gardener from planting, growing, and harvesting, to preparation of delicious, nutritious, and affordable meals.

The Food Lover's Garden

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Essential Hempcrete Construction (PDF)

Essential Hempcrete Construction is an illustrated guide to this affordable, renewable method, from procurement to finish. This indispensable manual covers material properties, applications, specifications, code-compliance and climate data, rounded out by step-by-step instructions and budgeting information.

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The Urban Farmer

‣ Farming is taking root in our cities. With only a small capital investment, and without the need to own land, you can become part of this growing movement. The Urban Farmer will help you learn the crops, techniques and business strategies you need to make a good living growing food intensively right in your own backyard.

The Urban Farmer

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Seed Libraries

‣ Historically, seed companies were generally small, often family-run businesses. Because they were regionally-based, they could focus on varieties well-suited to the local environment. A Pacific Northwest company, for example, would specialize in different cultivars than a company based in the Southeast. However the absorption of ...

Seed Libraries

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The Five Stages of Collapse

‣ In the face of political impotence, looming resource depletion, and catastrophic climate change, many of us have become reconciled to an uncertain future. However, popular perception of how this future might actually unfold varies wildly from "a severe and prolonged recession," to James Howard Kunstler's "Long Emergency", to ...

The Five Stages of Collapse

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The Happiness Policy Handbook (Audiobook)

The Happiness Policy Handbook provides a concise background on happiness studies and science, coupled with practical tools for formulating and integrating happiness policy at all levels of government. Essential reading for policymakers focused on making happiness and well-being the purpose of government.

The Happiness Policy Handbook (Audiobook)

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The Ethical Meat Handbook, Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

‣ In this 2nd edition of The Ethical Meat Handbook author Meredith Leigh argues that by assuming responsibility for our food and the route by which it gets there, animals can be an optimal source of food, fiber, and environmental management. Featuring 100+ recipes, and discussions around responsible meat production and economics.

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Ecological Footprint (PDF)

‣ Ecological overshoot is shaping the 21st century. In Ecological Footprint, Mathis Wackernagel advises us to run our economies on regeneration, rather than by liquidating the planet. He explains the key tool for the job – Footprint and biocapacity accounting – and how it applies to companies, cities, and countries.

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I'm Right and You're an Idiot - 2nd Edition

‣ This fully updated 2nd edition grapples with the desperate state of current public discourse. Through interviews and wisdom from outstanding thinkers, it shows that deliberately polluted conversations can discourage people from taking action on critical issues, and demonstrates how we can become more powerful communicators.

I'm Right and You're an Idiot - 2nd Edition

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Renewal

Renewal explores the science behind why being in nature makes us feel alive and helps us thrive. Backed by cutting-edge research in cognitive science, Edwards weaves stories that reveal nature's genius, its effect on our lives, and how cultivating an emotional bond with nature benefits us and the natural world.

Renewal

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An Economy of Wellbeing

An Economy of Well-being examines the stories and examples of what individuals, families, businesses, non-profit enterprises, communities, and financial institutions can and are doing to implement an economic lifestyle that is based on achieving a flourishing life of well-being and enduring happiness.

An Economy of Wellbeing

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Invest Like You Give a Damn

‣ You give a damn, right?

You want your money to do good, but your pension is riddled with oil and defense companies. Besides, investing is a pain in the ass. It's tedious, and most sustainable and responsible investing books are as much fun as a root canal. You're fighting the urge to bury your head in the sand. What to do?

There is ...

Invest Like You Give a Damn

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The Aquaponic Farmer

‣ The Aquaponic Farmer is a complete practical guide to understanding, constructing, and operating a family-farm scale commercial cold-water aquaponic system for raising trout and vegetables. It details a commercial Deep Water Culture system, with step-by-step design, construction, and management principles, based on actual production numbers.

The Aquaponic Farmer

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Worms at Work (EPUB)

‣ Worms play a vital role in soil health, soil fertility and the yield of a garden. Designed as a easy-to-use handbook, Worms at Work is a guide to creating and harnessing the power of vermicompost. Intended for the beginning gardener and experienced farmer alike, all that is required is a healthy appreciation for healthy, happy soil!

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Homegrown & Handmade - 2nd Edition

‣ Food recalls, dubious health claims, scary and shocking ingredients in health and beauty products. Our increasingly industrialized supply system is becoming more difficult to navigate, more frightening, and more frustrating, leaving us feeling stuck choosing in many cases between the lesser of several evils.

Author Deborah Niemann ...

Homegrown & Handmade - 2nd Edition

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Heal Local

‣ Most of us understand the value of eating and buying local. Taking back our food, goods, and services from multinational corporations and sourcing them from small growers, producers, artisans, and entrepreneurs benefits our families, our environment, and our communities. Heal Local argues that "100-mile healthcare" can be equally ...

Heal Local

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Earthen Floors

‣ This fully-illustrated manual covers the history, use and maintenance of earthen floors and features a guide to installing this durable, cost-effective alternative from scratch. Constructed natural materials, this beautiful, sealed, nontoxic flooring option is suitable for nearly any home and makes a perfect project for the DIY enthusiast.

Earthen Floors

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