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Making Better Buildings

‣ Making Better Buildings systematically describes the real-world implications of the most popular green and natural building materials and techniques, objectively presenting the pros, cons and overall viability of each. An indispensable resource.

Making Better Buildings

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The Thinking Beekeeper

‣ What's the buzz about the growing popularity of backyard beekeeping? Providing habitat for bees, pollinating your garden and producing honey for your family are some of the compelling reasons for taking up this exciting hobby. But conventional beekeeping requires a significant investment and has a steep learning curve. The alternative? ...

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Unlearn, Rewild

‣ Picture a world where humans exist, like all other living things, in balance. Where there is no separation between 'human' and 'wild'. Unlearn, Rewild boldly envisions such a world, probing deeply into the cultural constraints on our ability to lead truly sustainable lives and offering real, tangible tools to move toward another ...

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The New Sustainability Advantage (PDF)

‣ The New Sustainability Advantage shows how the benefits of the "triple bottom line" can increase a typical company's profit by at least 51 to 81% within five years, depending on the company's size and industry sector, while avoiding risks that could jeopardize its financial wellbeing.

Fully revised and updated, this 10th anniversary ...

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Creating Cohousing

‣ A man's home is his castle. But demographic and economic changes haveturned our castles into islands. How can we regain the elements of the traditional village – family, cooperation, community and a sense of belonging – within the context of 21st century life?

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Bioshelter Market Garden

‣ To ensure food security and restore the health of the planet, we need to move beyond industrial agriculture and return to the practice of small-scale, local farming. The Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm describes the creation of a sustainable food system through a detailed case study of the successful year-round organic ...

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Farm The City

Farm the City is an introduction to the principles, methods, and realities of starting an urban farm derived from the success of Sole Food Street Farms, one of the largest urban agricultural enterprises in North America. Covers navigating regulations and finding land, to crop planning, fundraising, marketing, and more.

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Building Community (PDF)

Building Community is a practical guide for local leaders working to build equitable, healthy, and sustainable communities. Featuring a chapter covering each of 12 Guiding Principles common to thriving communities, the book includes rich case studies and leaderships tools.

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Facing the Climate Emergency (PDF)

Facing the Climate Emergency addresses the fears of everyone who is alarmed about the climate crisis and yet feels powerless to stop it. Drawing on psychology, it shows readers how to use their feelings of fear, grief, and powerlessness to transform themselves into climate warriors and motivate collective change.

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Beyond Contempt

‣ Liberal contempt for Trump supporters is exacerbating the political and cultural rift tearing America apart. Beyond Contempt shows progressives how to communicate respectfully and effectively across the great political divide, defusing hostility, building trust, and, just maybe, discovering common ground.

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Beginning Seed Saving for the Home Gardener (PDF)

‣ Many people garden because they enjoy the independence of producing their own food. Yet for many, the how and why of producing seeds remains mysterious and even intimidating. This book explores how seed saving is not only easier than we think, but why it is essential for vibrant, independent, and bountiful gardens.

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Free, Fair, and Alive

Free, Fair, and Alive is a penetrating cultural critique, table-pounding political treatise, and practical playbook for "commoning" — free, self-organizing systems ranging from alternative currencies to open-source everything. It presents a bold and compelling alternative to the dead-end, predatory market-state system.

Free, Fair, and Alive

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DIY Mushroom Cultivation (PDF)

DIY Mushroom Cultivation is a full-color, illustrated guide to growing mushrooms at home. It offers a concise background on mushrooms, proven step-by-step instructions, and a simple method that will make your home or garden the perfect place for a fruitful mushroom cultivation practice.

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Are We Done Fighting? (PDF)

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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Democratic Rules of Order (EPUB)

‣ With over 20,000 copies sold, Democratic Rules of Order – 10th edition is the alternative to other unwieldy guides. Honed through thousands of meetings, it offers a complete set of easy-to-use, plain-language rules for governing democratic meetings of any size and complexity.

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The School Garden Curriculum (PDF)

The School Garden Curriculum provides an integrated K-8 framework and over 200 weekly lessons that weave science, permaculture, and environmental education into place-based, immersive learning. For teachers aiming to blend science and life skills while inspiring environmental stewardship.

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Essential Rammed Earth Construction (PDF)

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.

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So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

‣ The dream of rural living can be romantic and rewarding, it is also packed with challenges. So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader? offers an in-depth "look before you leap" examination of what you need to consider before moving "back to the land."

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Essential Composting Toilets (PDF)

Essential Composting Toilets is a streamlined, illustrated manual that takes a practical approach to system selection criteria, design, installation, and operation, while meeting universal health and safety objectives.

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The Clean Money Revolution (EPUB)

‣ By 2050, $50 trillion will change hands in North America in the largest generational wealth transfer ever. It will remake the world and be the biggest money-making opportunity in history.

“Business as usual,” founded on exploitation and environmental ruin, is over. Climate catastrophe, reactionary politics, and widening inequity ...

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The Clean Money Revolution

The Clean Money Revolution is part memoir of an inspiring thought leader's journey from presidential campaigner to pioneering investor, part insider's guide to businesses remaking the world, and part manifesto for a new vision of profit, power, and purpose.

The Clean Money Revolution

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The Power Manual (PDF)

‣ The Power Manual explores major concepts of power, with a focus on the dynamics of domination and liberation. The first part weaves together leading thinking on power and looks at how it is deployed and transformed in society. The back end provides practical workshop exercises for learning how to shift power relations.

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The Power Manual

‣ The Power Manual explores major concepts of power, with a focus on the dynamics of domination and liberation. The first part weaves together leading thinking on power and looks at how it is deployed and transformed in society. The back end provides practical workshop exercises for learning how to shift power relations.

The Power Manual

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Mudgirls Manifesto

‣ A tale of rebel women, grassroots self-governance, and community-building in the face of the machine. Part incendiary political and economic tract, part practical yet irreverent guide to building sensible cob and earthen homes for real people, Mudgirls Manifesto is about respecting the earth and each other, and crafting meaningful lives.

Mudgirls Manifesto

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Intrinsic Hope (PDF)

‣ Maintaining hope is difficult in a world falling apart. Intrinsic Hope offers a powerful antidote to despair, showing how to free ourselves from the false hope that the world will conform to our expectations and how to cultivate "intrinsic hope," a positive approach based on trusting life. Presents 6 mindful habits for hopeful living.

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Essential Cordwood Building

‣ Cordwood building – log-ends set in insulated mortar – is an economical, low-impact building method. Essential Cordwood Building is the first fully illustrated, step-by-step guide for design, material specification, construction, detailing, maintenance, and code compliance of cordwood. For both the DIYer and professional builder.

Essential Cordwood Building

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The Aquaponic Farmer (PDF)

‣ 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.

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The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse (EPUB)

‣ 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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The Scything Handbook

‣ Dreading the weekly lawn mow? Need to whack the weeds in your orchard? Cringing at the drudgery and incessant blare of the mower? Imagine instead long sweeps of an elegant scythe cutting your grass and pesky weeds in blissful, meditative silence.

That is the power of the "scythe revolution" sweeping North America.

Written by a master ...

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The Permaculture Transition Manual

‣ Caught between climate change and a fossil fuel-driven economy that demands ever more growth, the world faces a great transition €”by design or disaster €”away from fossil fuels to a less energy intensive future.

But what proven tools are available to aid in making a successful, deliberate transition to a resilient, sustainable future?

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Essential Prefab Straw Bale Construction

Essential PrefabStraw Bale Construction is an illustrated guide to pre-manufactured bale walls. This manual covers the properties, applications, specifications, code-compliance and climate data, with step-by-step instructions and budgeting information for this development in sustainable building.

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The Big Book of Nature Activities (PDF)

‣ The average child can identify over 300 corporate logos, but only 10 native plants or animals. This is a comprehensive guide for parents and educators to help youth develop a deeper appreciation of the natural world. This amazing compendium is packed with seasonal games, crafts, skills, stories and observations to make outdoor learning fun!

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Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

Mastering Basic Cheesemaking is a complete, hands-on guide to making cheese and other fermented dairy products at home. These clear, easy-to-follow, instructions from one of North America's foremost cheesemaking instructors are all you need to create delicious, nourishing and beautiful classic cheeses and dairy delights.

Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

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Coming Back to Life

Coming Back to Life has helped people transform denial, despair and grief in the face of the social and ecological challenges of our time. This new, completely updated edition repositions the classic work within the context of deepening global crises and the cognitive, spiritual and perceptual revolutions occurring all around us.

Coming Back to Life

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Seeing Red

‣ Anger is a natural human emotion, but if it isn't managed properly its effects can be devastating. Seeing Red is a curriculum designed to help elementary and middle-school aged students better understand their anger so they can make healthy and successful choices and build strong relationships. This completely revised and updated ...

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Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

‣ Commoning was a way of life for most of our ancestors. In Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, author Heather Menzies journeys to her roots in the Scottish Highlands, where her family lived in direct relation with the land since before recorded time.

Beginning with an intimate account of unearthing the heritage of the commons ...

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Catch the Fire

‣ Community, youth, non-profit, education, entrepreneurial, and religious organizations all have exciting ambitions, but they often lack the creative skills to impact people on a deep level. Catch the Fire is a complete guide to using arts and empowerment techniques to bring greater vitality and depth to working with groups of youth ...

Catch the Fire

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The Mediator's Handbook (PDF)

The Mediator's Handbook presents a time-tested, step-by-step model for helping people work through conflict from first contact through reaching a lasting resolution. The Toolbox section details the skills mediators need to understand conflict,facilitate the process, and help participants make decisions.

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The Permaculture Handbook

‣ Permaculture is a way to apply ecological design principles to food, housing, and energy systems, making growing fruits, vegetables and livestock more productive and sustainable. The Permaculture Handbook is an illustrated guide to practical, small-scale permaculture with case studies of three successful farmsteads and market gardens.

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The Urban Food Revolution (PDF)

‣ Our reliance on industrial agriculture has resulted in a food supply riddled with hidden environmental, economic and health care costs and beset by rising food prices. With only a handful of corporations responsible for the lion's share of the food on our supermarket shelves, we are incredibly vulnerable to supply chain disruption.

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Aquaponic Gardening

‣ A combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponics is an innovative method for growing fish and plants together in an integrated ecosystem. Aquaponic Gardening provides everything you need to know to create a complete home aquaponics system which will yield healthy, fresh, delicious food all year round.

Aquaponic Gardening

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Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making

Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making combines knowledge of communication techniques with insight into conflict resolution and group dynamics. This step-by-step guide presents an efficient method any business or group can use to generate agreement on decisions with member participation in an atmosphere of true collaboration.

Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making

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Fostering Sustainable Behavior (PDF)

‣ To attain a sustainable future, we must change many of our everyday actions. This completely revised and updated edition of Fostering Sustainable Behavior shows how community-based social marketing is key to overcoming barriers and resistance and creating new social norms.

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Eco-yards (PDF)

‣ Many urban yards are essentially unproductive patches of grass, requiring constant attention for no return. Through sustainable, organic landscaping, these small or large plots of land can become part of the solution to today's environmental challenges.

Eco-yards supports the vision of a healthy, abundant planet in which beautiful, ...

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Gardening When It Counts

Discover forgotten low-input food gardening methods for surviving uncertain times ahead. Gardening When It Counts helps readers rediscover traditional methods to produce healthy food.

Gardening When It Counts

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The Joy of Conflict Resolution (PDF)

The Joy of Conflict Resolution helps readers better understand their conflicts through the lens of the "drama triangle" of victims, villains and heroes. Accessible, engaging and light-hearted, it provides proven and practical skills for moving beyond confrontation to resolve conflicts collaboratively.

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Hollyhock Cooks

‣ Imagine a educational retreat center nestled in the tall forest of an island paradise where the sea laps at the beach below. Now add the most delicious food imaginable, created by a host of talented artist-cooks using vegetables and flowers gathered from the center's lush gardens, and presented with delicate care. Then think of ...

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The Token

‣ In The Token: Common Sense Ideas for Creating Diversity in Your Organization, your new token Black friend, Crystal Byrd Farmer, acts as the bridge between majority white organizations that are dedicated to social justice and affirmative action and the diverse people in community they want to recruit.

The Token

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