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OUR BOOKS New Society Publishers has published over 600 titles as both print and ebooks. We are helping to build a positive, regenerative future with books for "thinkers" that tackle the problems and prospects facing humanity and books for "doers" that provide a toolkit of hands-on, practical solutions.

The Winter Market Gardener

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.

The Winter Market Gardener

$39.99 Available soon


Essential Cob Construction

Essential Cob Construction presents both hands-on and rigorous technical information on how to build code compliant, low-embodied carbon, and fire- and earthquake-resistant buildings from cob – a mix of clay, sand and straw. The definitive cob guide for engineers, architects, designers, contractors, and owner-builders.

Essential Cob Construction

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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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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 ...

The Two-Wheel Tractor Handbook

$39.99 Available soon


Escape from Overshoot
**Earth overshoot will end either by design or by disaster. Which future should we choose?**Earth is in overshoot. The cumulative impact of 8 billion humans combined with the relentless pursuit of economic growth in the name of "progress" has stressed the planet beyond its limits. We must act now.Surveying ...

Escape from Overshoot

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I Want a Better Catastrophe

‣Reeling from a crisis of hope, lifelong activist Andrew Boyd seeks out today's leading climate thinkers, from collapse-psychologist Jamey Hecht to Indigenous botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer. "If it's the end of the world, now what?" he asks, as he steers us through our climate angst in search of a "better catastrophe."

I Want a Better Catastrophe

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Compost Science for Gardeners

Compost Science for Gardeners demystifies the full range of composting methods and helps readers determine or select the best technique for their situation. This comprehensive, plain-language, science-based book covers everything from the inputs required to the beneficial impacts on the environment and soil health.

Compost Science for Gardeners

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Snuneymuxw History Written in Places and Space

‣This booklet seeks to promote appreciation of the history and culture of Snuneymuxw First Nation on Gabriola Island. In the spirit of syeyutsus (walking together), Traditional Knowledge Keeper and Snuneymuxw Elder Geraldine Manson, C'tasi:a, offers a deeper understanding of the Nation's ongoing relationship to the land.

Snuneymuxw History Written in Places and Space

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Homemade for Sale, Second Edition

Homemade for Sale, Second Edition is the authoritative guide to starting and running a home-based food business, now fully updated and expanded. From food product ideas and marketing, to profiles of successful cottage food and food freedom entrepreneurs, to navigating laws, get cooking and turn a hobby into a business.

Homemade for Sale, Second Edition

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Wild Plant Culture

Wild Plant Culture covers the ecological restoration of native edible and medicinal plant communities with a focus on Eastern North America. Integrating restoration practices, foraging, herbalism, rewilding, and permaculture, it provides tools to engage with wild plant communities in mutually beneficial relationships.

Wild Plant Culture

Paperback $39.99
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Practical No-Till Farming

Practical No-Till Farming is the ultimate guide to getting started with organic no-till growing methods. Coverage includes pros and cons of different no-till methods, customizing no-till for your farm, detailed how-to for each method, relative costs, handling pernicious weeds, and boosting soil health and crop yield.

Practical No-Till Farming

Paperback $34.99
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Earth for All

Earth For All is an antidote to despair. Combining the global economy, population, inequality, food, and energy in a state-of-the art computer model, a leading group of scientists and economists present a plan of five system-shifting steps to achieve prosperity for all within planetary limits in a single generation.

Earth for All

Paperback $19.99
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Inside Out

Inside Out provides a road map for organizational change. Written for leaders championing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in their workplace, its adaptive approach outlines the crucial steps towards dismantling institutional racism. An invaluable resource packed with practical tools and strategies.

Inside Out

Paperback $24.99
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Plant Science for Gardeners

Plant Science for Gardeners is the key to growing better plants. This easy introduction to plant biology and chemistry gives you the knowledge and confidence to analyze problems, find solutions, and make better decisions in the garden to optimize plant health and productivity. Learn the science and ditch the rules!

Plant Science for Gardeners

Paperback $22.99
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Coppice Agroforestry

Coppice Agroforestry is a comprehensive guide to resprout silviculture – coppicing, pollarding, shredding, and pleaching hardwood trees for firewood, building materials, furniture, basketry, and more. Covers coppice history, biology, ecology, products, woodland economics, and agroforestry system design and management.

Coppice Agroforestry

Paperback $59.99
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The Web of Meaning

‣Integrating modern science with traditional wisdom, The Web of Meaning investigates humanity's age-old questions—Who am I? Why am I? How should I live?—from a fresh perspective, laying down the foundation for a new worldview of interconnectedness that could foster sustainable flourishing on a thriving Earth.

The Web of Meaning (Paperback)

Paperback $24.99
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The Berry Grower

The Berry Grower is an innovative guide for small-scale growing and marketing of organic fruits and berries. Covers planning and strategy, organic soil care, profiles of profitable small fruits, cultivar selection, planting, organic weed and pest management, marketing strategies, and interviews with successful growers.

The Berry Grower

Paperback $39.99
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The Book of Nature Connection

The Book of Nature Connection is packed with fun activities for using our senses to connect to nature in a deep and nourishing way. From "extenda-ears" and acorn whistles to camouflage games and scent scavenger hunts, enjoy over 70 diverse and incredible sensory nature activities for all ages.

The Book of Nature Connection

Paperback $24.99
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The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils

The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils is a full-color, illustrated guide to growing, foraging, and pressing over 40 nut and seed crops to produce high-quality oils for culinary and other uses. Coverage includes growing, harvesting, processing, pressing methods and equipment, storage, and use.

The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils

Paperback $29.99
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Essential Green Roof Construction

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.

Essential Green Roof Construction

Paperback $39.99
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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

Paperback $19.99
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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.

What's Up with White Women?

Paperback $19.99
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A Brief History of the Earth's Climate

A Brief History of the Earth's Climate is an accessible, illustrated, myth-busting guide to the natural evolution of the Earth's climate over 4.6 billion years, how and why human-caused global warming and climate change is different and more dangerous, and how to counter skeptics and deniers with sound science.

A Brief History of the Earth's Climate

Paperback $19.99
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Growing Figs in Cold Climates

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.

Growing Figs in Cold Climates

Paperback $24.99
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We're All Climate Hypocrites Now

We're All Climate Hypocrites Now reimagines what it means to be a "good environmentalist." Moving past carbon footprints, self-confessed eco-hypocrite Sami Grover takes a tongue-in-cheek approach, skewering those pointing fingers, celebrating those trying, and offering practical pathways to actually make a difference.

We’re All Climate Hypocrites Now

Paperback $19.99
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Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle

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.

Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle

Paperback $19.99
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Power

Power traces how humans have come to overpower the earth's natural systems and to oppress one another, with catastrophic consequences. We must rapidly re-learn the lessons of power self-limitation rooted in evolution and human history if we are to stave off ecological and social collapse and enjoy a thriving future.

Power

Paperback $24.99
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Homestead Cows

Homestead Cows is a comprehensive guide to raising cattle, from a single milk cow to a small farm herd. Offers detailed planning rooted in practical experience, covering breed selection, herd size, whole farm management with cattle, safe handling, finances, housing, health, reproduction, processing, and more.

Homestead Cows

Paperback $24.99
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The Web of Meaning

‣Integrating modern science with traditional wisdom, The Web of Meaning investigates humanity's age-old questions—Who am I? Why am I? How should I live?—from a fresh perspective, laying down the foundation for a new worldview of interconnectedness that could foster sustainable flourishing on a thriving Earth.

The Web of Meaning

Hardback $34.99
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Growing Conifers

Growing Conifers is a beautifully photographed, comprehensive guide for cultivating, gardening, and landscaping with conifers. It covers ecological benefits, science-based placement, cultivar descriptions and selection, growing requirements, landscape maintenance, and climate benefits of evergreens.

Growing Conifers

Paperback $39.99
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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

Paperback $29.99
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The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking, Second Edition

‣Expanded & updated with over 150 color photos, The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking, 2nd Edition is the acknowledged bible of vegan cheesemaking bible. Includes 8 new cheesemaking recipes, working with white & blue molds, nut, kefir, legumes, and other culture preparation, rind smoking, and a new section on cooking with vegan cheese.

The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking, Second Edition

Hardback $49.99
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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

Paperback $22.99
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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.

Let's Talk Race

Paperback $19.99
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The Artisan Herbalist

‣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.

The Artisan Herbalist

Paperback $29.99
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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.

Making Shift Happen

Paperback $49.99
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Building Your Permaculture Property

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.

Building Your Permaculture Property

Paperback $49.99
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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.

Resilient Agriculture, Second Edition

Paperback $34.99
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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

Paperback $14.99
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The Edible Ecosystem Solution

The Edible Ecosystem Solution explores how humans benefit from edible ecosystem abundance, the immense opportunities in society for landscape change, and how anyone can build their own 25-square-foot edible ecosystem as a launch pad for community land transition and cultural transformation.

The Edible Ecosystem Solution

Paperback $39.99
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The Chinese Greenhouse

The Chinese Greenhouse is the only complete guide to designing, building, and operating high-performance, earth-sheltered, solar-heated, intelligently glazed, and insulated passive greenhouses, allowing you to grow a variety of vegetables year-round—even in cold climates—in soil or aquaponics grow beds.

The Chinese Greenhouse

Paperback $34.99
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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".

The Better World Shopping Guide: 7th Edition

Paperback $14.99
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Indigenomics

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.

Indigenomics

Paperback $21.99
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Human Permaculture

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.

Human Permaculture

Paperback $29.99
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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

Paperback $19.99
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change

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.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change

Paperback $17.99
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DIY Sourdough

DIY Sourdough is the essential beginner's guide to crafting simple whole grain sourdough starters, breads, snacks, and more that can be incorporated into your weekly routine. Packed with tips and tricks for consistent, nutritious, and delicious results.

DIY Sourdough

Paperback $19.99
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Soil Science for Gardeners

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.

Soil Science for Gardeners

Paperback $21.99
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