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The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide (PDF)

‣ 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.

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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.

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The Two-Wheel Tractor Handbook
**Small but mighty – a comprehensive guide to the use of two-wheel tractors for gardeners, homesteaders, landscapers, and farmers**More affordable than four-wheel tractors and infinitely more versatile than single- purpose power equipment such as rototillers, two-wheel tractors are an ideal solution for ...

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The Better World Shopping Guide: 7th Edition

The Better World Shopping Guide, 7th Edition, rates hundreds of products and services from A to F so you can quickly tell the "good guys" from the "bad guys." Drawing on decades of meticulous research, and with a greater emphasis on climate impacts, this updated seventh edition shows who actually "walks the talk".

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What's Up With White Women?

What's Up with White Women? is a guide for white women to strengthen their anti-racism practices. A powerful model using self-reflection and real-life stories of white women's experiences with sexism and white privilege gives them the tools to cultivate genuine partnerships with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.

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Transformative Learning

Transformative Learning presents a "learn-by-doing" pedagogy informed by ecology and developed over thirty years at Schumacher College that integrates head, heart, and hands into multi-disciplinary education for living in harmony with others and the Earth.

Transformative Learning

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Let's Talk Race

‣ Racial equity begins with meaningful interracial conversations. Pulling no punches, Let's Talk Race: A Guide for White People explores why white people struggle to talk about race, why we need to talk about race to energize social action, and how to create the safe spaces for these conversations to take place.

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Growing Figs in Cold Climates (PDF)

Growing Figs in Cold Climates is a complete full-color, illustrated guide to growing figs in cold climates. Written by gardening expert Lee Reich, coverage includes pruning techniques, cultivar selection for different climates, overwintering, pests, harvesting, and small-scale commercial production.

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Renewal (PDF)

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.

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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.

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The Modern Homesteader's Guide to Keeping Geese

‣ While chickens preen in the spotlight, geese are the historic unsung heroes of small farms and homesteads. Providing weed control, large eggs, and entertainment, and acting as "security" over other animals, geese are the ultimate modern homesteading companion.

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Essential Light Straw Clay Construction (PDF)

‣ 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 Scoop on Poop (PDF)

‣ Flush it and forget it is the plumbing mantra of the industrialized world. Most people just want sewage to go away, preferably without having to see, smell, or worse yet, touch it. But crap has a bad rap. Human waste is a valuable resource we can use to support food production. Blackwater, urine, and are actually rich in organic ...

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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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The Art of Focused Conversation (PDF)

‣ Communication within many organizations has been reduced to email, electronic file transfer, and hasty sound bytes at hurried meetings. The Art of Focused Conversation convincingly restores this most human of attributes to prime place within businesses and organizations, and demonstrates what can be accomplished with focused conversation.

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

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

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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Grocery Story

Grocery Story makes a compelling case for how food co-ops, as alternatives to corporate grocery giants, are spurring the creation of delicious local food economies and stronger communities, while changing the global food system for the better.

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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.

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The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook (PDF)

‣ In the face of drought and desertification, well-designed water harvesting earthworks such as swales, ponds, and dams are the most effective way to channel water into productive use. The result can be increased food production, higher groundwater levels, reduced irrigation needs, and enhanced ecosystem resilience.

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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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Making Better Buildings (PDF)

‣ 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.

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Earth Repair (PDF)

‣ 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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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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Serious Microhydro
Waterpower is the largest source of renewable energy in the world today, and microhydro is a mature, proven technology that can provide clean, inexpensive, renewable energy with little or no impact on the environment.

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The Artisan Herbalist (PDF)

‣ From urban apartments to wild countryside, The Artisan Herbalist teaches how to identify, grow, harvest, forage, and craft 38 herbs into an assortment of teas, tinctures, creams, and salves to be used at home, shared with friends, or sold at market.

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Human Permaculture (PDF)

Human Permaculture is a forward-thinking guide that adapts permaculture principles for complete life redesign to align with the planet's available resources. Offering step-by-step instructions, it explores permaculture concepts, personal niches, efficient teamwork, and our vital links with the natural world.

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The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution (PDF)

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution is the no-till chemical-free growing roadmap, showing how no-till lowers barriers to starting a small farm, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, increases efficiency and profitability, and promotes soil health. This hands-on manual is specifically written for natural and small-scale farmers.

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The Year-Round Hoophouse (PDF)

‣ Growing in hoophouses reduces the impact of increasingly unpredictable climate on crops, mitigates soil erosion, extends growing seasons, and strengthens regional food supply. The Year-Round Hoophouse teaches how to site, design, and build a hoophouse and successfully grow abundant produce all year in a range of climates.

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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 Secret Life of Your Microbiome

‣ Written with pace, clarity, and humor by world-renowned scientists in immunology, nutrition, and environmental health, The Secret Life of Your Microbiome makes the irrefutable case that our health and happiness depends on the health of our personal biodiversity and the biodiversity around us, and shows how we can nurture this nature.

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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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Catch the Fire (PDF)

‣ 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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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Building Your Permaculture Property (PDF)

Building Your Permaculture Property combines an engineer and a farmer's professional and practical experience in ecological consulting and regenerative agriculture to lead you - the land steward - through a clear five-step process to design and develop a resilient and abundant property anywhere in the world.

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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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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."

So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

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The EcoNest Home

‣ An EcoNest is not just a home-it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology. This unique approach to construction combines light straw clay, timber framing, earthen floors, natural plasters, and other natural techniques with the principles of Building Biology to create a handcrafted living ...

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The Pet Poo Pocket Guide (PDF)

‣ Eighty-three million dogs and ninety-six million cats call the US home. Dogs alone produce enough waste to fill more than 1,091 football fields 1 foot deep in a single year. Add billions of plastic pick-up bags to the mix, and season well with tons of litter box waste. Scoop a hefty portion into local landfills and seal it tightly ...

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Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget Homesteading Solutions (PDF)

‣ Fueled by a failing economy and a passionate desire for a return to simpler times, a new wave of homesteaders is seeking the good life, and the kind of true satisfaction that can only be built, not bought. Many of these modern pioneers are cash poor, but rich in energy and creativity. Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget ...

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The New Sustainability Advantage (EPUB)

‣ 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.

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Solar Home Heating Basics (PDF)

‣ As fossil fuel supplies dwindle, home heating will be one of the major challenges in temperate and cold climates. The reserves of natural gas used to heat the majority of North American buildings are rapidly being depleted. This latest Green Energy Guide helps readers who want to slash their energy bills and reduce their dependence ...

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Creating Cohousing (PDF)

‣ 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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Making Shift Happen

Making Shift Happen teaches you how to use the same behavioral strategies corporations use to sell you stuff you don’t need – but to help the planet instead. Learn what drives human decision-making, and how to design and implement effective behavior change strategies that move people to take environmental action.

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Soil Science for Gardeners (EPUB)

Soil Science for Gardeners is an easy-to-read, practical guide to the science behind a healthy soil ecosystem and thriving plants. The book debunks common myths, explains soil science basics, and provides the reader with the knowledge to create a personalized soil fertility improvement program for better plants.

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Keeping Bees with a Smile (PDF)

‣ 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.

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