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Toward Sustainable Communities, Fifth Edition
**The go-to guide for those seeking a comprehensive approach to sustainable community development, from the neighborhood to the regional level**'Toward Sustainable Communities' is the definitive guide to the what, the why, and most importantly, the how of creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, and prosperous ...

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Childhood Unplugged
**Ditch the devices and bring back the magic of being a kid**Screens are everywhere. Children spend an average of 7.5 hours on digital devices every day with profoundly negative consequences. While some tech may “amplify” real life experience (online music lessons or Zoom calls with faraway family, for ...

Childhood Unplugged

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Pawpaws

Pawpaws is an in-depth guide to growing and marketing North America's forgotten native fruit at small commercial orchard scale. Coverage includes selecting cultivars, orchard planning, propagating, organic growing, pest management, harvesting, marketing, and value-added products.

Pawpaws

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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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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 ...

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Microhydro

‣ Hydroelectricity is the world's largest-and cleanest-source of renewable energy. But despite lively interest in renewables generally, there is an information vacuum about the smallest version of the technology dubbed "the simplest, most reliable and least expensive way to generate power off grid."

Highly illustrated and practical, ...

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Facing the Climate Emergency, Second Edition (PDF)

Facing the Climate Emergency offers a cure to climate anxiety. With the skill of a psychologist and the passion of an activist, Salamon helps readers process fear and grief and find their place in the climate movement. The second edition of this beloved book highlights the critical role of disruptive protest.

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Essential Earthbag Construction

Essential Earthbag Construction is an illustrated guide to building with earth-filled polypropylene bags, a low-impact, highly durable method of construction. It includes material specifications, installation, design guidance, foundations, wall plastering, basic utilities, seismic reinforcement, maintenance, and the variety of uses.

Essential Earthbag Construction

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Seed Libraries (PDF)

‣ 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 ...

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Mobilizing the Green Imagination (PDF)

‣ Dysfunctional cities, catastrophic climate change, ever-deepening distance from nature-today we see environmental disaster everywhere we look. In Mobilizing the Green Imagination, philosophical provocateur Anthony Weston urges us to move beyond ever more desperate attempts to "green" the status quo, toward entirely different and ...

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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?

Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities is an ...

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Civilizing the State

Civilizing the State explores the disintegration of the liberal state in the face of rising polarization and corporate power. Drawing on international examples of democratic citizen-powered alternatives, it offers a vision of a partner state that could enable equity and economic democracy, driven by civil society.

Civilizing the State

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Indigenomics (Audiobook)

Indigenomics lays out the tenets of the emerging Indigenous economy, built around relationships, multigenerational stewardship, and care for all. Includes voices of leading First Nations business leaders. Powerful reading for business leaders, policymakers, and economists.

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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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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 Prefab Straw Bale Construction (PDF)

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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Craft Distilling

‣ From mashing and fermenting to building a small column still, Craft Distilling explains how to safely and legally produce high-quality alcohol at home. Packed with recipes and techniques, this unique resource also examines the licensing process and advocates for fair regulations for hobby distillers.

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Green Wizardry

‣ Merlin, Gandalf, Voldemort-these well-known sorcerers from popular culture are famed for their amazing spells and spectacular magical powers. In ancient times however, a wizard was actually a freelance intellectual whose main stock in trade was good advice, supported by a thorough education in agriculture, navigation, political ...

Green Wizardry

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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 ...

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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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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? ...

The Thinking Beekeeper

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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.

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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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Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle (EPUB)

Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle reveals the carbon cost of everything we do and shows how to slash your own carbon footprint by 80% to 2.5 tonnes per year by choosing a life of quality over quantity, and sufficiency over efficiency, as we race to save our only home from catastrophic heating.

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Power from the Wind - 2nd Edition

‣ Skyrocketing energy costs and constant reminders of the impacts of conventional energy sources are making homeowners and businesses look at different ways to use energy more efficiently and to generate their own electricity to reduce fuel bills and their carbon footprint.

Power From the Wind is the completely revised and updated ...

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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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Earth-Sheltered Houses

‣ The time-tested, easy-to-learn construction techniques described in Earth-Sheltered Houses will give readers to confidence with their own building projects, backed up by a resources section that lists all the latest products such as waterproofing membranes, types of rigid insulation and drainage products.

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Elegant Simplicity

Elegant Simplicity provides a philosophy of life that weaves together simplicity of material life, thought, and spirit and distills Satish Kumar's five decades of wisdom into a guide for pursuing a life that prioritizes the ecological integrity of Earth, social equity, and personal happiness.

Elegant Simplicity

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The Aging of Aquarius

The Aging of Aquarius takes readers on a journey to find a new identity and passion and purpose in retirement. From gardening clubs to political campaigning, to social investing and creative work, it offers inspiration, practical steps, and resources.

The Aging of Aquarius

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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 ...

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Permaculture for the Rest of Us (PDF)

‣ Jenni Blackmore presents a highly personal, entertaining account of how permaculture can be practiced in adverse conditions. Permaculture for the Rest of Us describes how to retrofit even the smallest homestead, illustrating the fundamental principles of this sometimes confusing concept in a humorous, reader-friendly way.

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Earthen Floors (PDF)

‣ 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.

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The Mediator's Handbook

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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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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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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Independence Days (PDF)
Hard times aren't just coming, they are here already. The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to being poor, and from poor to hungry. At the same time, the idea of eating locally is shifting from being a fringe activity for those who can afford it to an essential element of getting ...

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Facing the Climate Emergency, Second Edition (EPUB)

Facing the Climate Emergency offers a cure to climate anxiety. With the skill of a psychologist and the passion of an activist, Salamon helps readers process fear and grief and find their place in the climate movement. The second edition of this beloved book highlights the critical role of disruptive protest.

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The Winter Market Gardener (PDF)

The Winter Market Gardener is a guide to year-round vegetable production. Based on years of experimentation in techniques, tools, and cultivars, it presents planting, care, and harvesting details for dozens of winter crops that earn money and provide the highest quality, most delicious produce for local markets.

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Essential Green Roof Construction (PDF)

Essential Green Roof Construction is a comprehensive, in-depth guide to building simple green roofs for houses and small buildings. Packed with detailed photos, illustrations, case studies, and code compliance advice, it offers clear step-by-step instructions necessary to create your own living roof.

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Goats Giving Birth

Goats Giving Birth presents stories, lessons, and reflections from over 600 goat births with insights into the differences between normal births, necessary C-sections, and incidents that may turn deadly serious, giving you the confidence to handle all goat birthing situations.

Goats Giving Birth

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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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A New Garden Ethic

‣ As human-made climate change and mass extinction impacts the world's ability to function, we will be called upon to garden the planet more actively. Native plants will play a critical role in helping us know and appreciate wildness, while waking us to global wildlife stewardship and cultivating equality among ourselves.

A New Garden Ethic

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The Emergent Agriculture

‣ Long embraced by corporations who are driven only by the desire for profit, industrial agriculture wastes precious resources and spews millions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere each year, exacerbating climate change and threatening the very earth and water on which we depend. However, this dominant system, from which ...

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Pure Poultry (PDF)

‣ Houdan. Nankin. Indian Runner. Narragansett. These may sound like exotic place names or unusual varieties of produce, but each actually refers to one of the many hundreds of lesser-known poultry breeds which tempt the livestock owner who's prepared to venture into less familiar territory. Providing an alternative to commercial breeds ...

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Food Security for the Faint of Heart (PDF)

‣ Where would you find your groceries if your supermarket's shelves were suddenly empty? The threat of earthquakes, trucker strikes, power outages or a global market collapse make us vulnerable like never before. With spiralling fuel prices and unstable world economies, individuals and communities are demanding more control over their ...

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Resilient Agriculture, Second Edition

Resilient Agriculture, Second Edition explores the latest science on climate risk and resilience through the adaptation stories of award-winning farmers and ranchers to explore the powerful solutions offered by agriculture and food systems designed to restore the natural, human, and social resources that sustain us.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change (EPUB)

How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change provides tools and strategies for parents to explain the climate emergency to their children, maintain hope in the face of crisis, and galvanize positive action by encouraging today's children to follow their passions in pursuit of a livable world.

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The Food Forest Handbook (PDF)

‣ A food forest is a productive landscape developed around a mix of trees and perennials. Rooted in permaculture principles, this integrated approach to gardening incorporates a variety of plants such as fruit and nut trees, shrubs, vines, and perennial herbs and vegetables. Food forests can help increase biodiversity, protect valuable ...

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