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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.

Feed Us with Trees
**A new and ancient story about perennial nut trees, our ecological role as humans, and the future of food**We’re thinking about agriculture all wrong. 'Feed Us with Trees' breaks down the stories trapping us in today’s ruinous food system and destroying our ecological health—and reminds us that all over ...

Feed Us with Trees

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The End of Education as We Know It
**It's time for a whole new way of doing school**People are born systems-thinkers. Education has the power to encourage our innate connection with the complex world, yet instead our schools focus on creating a workforce educated just enough to feed the capitalist workforce pipeline. Reminiscent of and ...

The End of Education as We Know It

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The Garden Tool Handbook
**Level up your growing with the right tool for every job**Searching for effective, economical ways to level up your growing? 'The Garden Tool Handbook' is the essential guide to choosing the right hand tool for the right job at the right time, and maximizing quality, efficiency, and profitability on your ...

The Garden Tool Handbook

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The Algae Farmer
**Master practical algae cultivation techniques and launch your small-scale algae business**'The Algae Farmer' is a practical, hands-on guide to this unique, emerging form of aquaculture, covering every aspect of home or micro-industrial scale cultivation for market.Algae supply over 70% of the world's ...

The Algae Farmer

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Microfarms
**New from the best-selling author of 'The Market Gardener' \- a revolutionary approach to small-scale local agriculture**'Microfarms' is a comprehensive guide to establishing and maintaining profitable small-scale vegetable farms, utilizing organic, low-tech, and highly effective crop production methods that ...

Microfarms

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The Seed Farmer
**Save seeds, save money, and increase profit from your small-scale farm or market garden**'The Seed Farmer' is required reading for any grower who cares about being part of a truly sustainable local food system.Whether you’re interested in growing your own seeds for on-farm use, or scaling up for retail ...

The Seed Farmer

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Food Science for Gardeners
**Everyone's guide to using the power of science to produce healthier and tastier fruits and vegetables**From garden to fork, 'Food Science for Gardeners' is everyone's guide to optimizing the quality of garden produce and preparing the most delicious and nutritious food possible.Beginning with a high-level ...

Food Science for Gardeners

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The Art of Focused Conversation, Second Edition
**The essential, bestselling guide to designing and leading useful and effective group conversations, now completely revised and updated.**'The Art of Focused Conversation' is the quintessential theoretical and practical guide to group communication and participatory decision-making. Incorporating over ...

The Art of Focused Conversation, Second Edition

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The Regeneration Handbook
**Leadership for the Great Transition—a changemaker’s toolkit for cultivating personal and community resilience**'The Regeneration Handbook' offers an abundance of insights, stories, tools, practices, and resources for experienced and aspiring changemakers to step into their full power at this time of unprecedented ...

The Regeneration Handbook

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Snuneymuxw Mulstimuxw
**Hul’q’umi’num place names, sites of significance, cultural history, and origin stories of the Snuneymuxw First Nation**Place names are powerful, and their significance extends far beyond words. Learning and embracing the original Indigenous phrases used to describe the world around us acknowledges the ...

Snuneymuxw Mulstimuxw

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The Solutionary Way
**Forges a path away from polarization toward ethical problem solving and a more humane, equitable, and healthy society**From tackling poverty, to protecting wild spaces, to improving the strength of our communities, deep polarization in our society often prevents us from working collaboratively to solve ...

The Solutionary Way

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Foraging as a Way of Life
Nourish your family from nature's pantry. 'Foraging as a Way of Life' documents twelve months of wildcrafting, featuring five different plants each month for a full year of abundant local and seasonal eating. Enhance your sense of self-sufficiency while increasing food security, protecting habitat, and ...

Foraging as a Way of Life

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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 ...

Toward Sustainable Communities, Fifth Edition

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The Story of Upfront Carbon
**When you look at the world through the lens of upfront carbon, everything changes**We must cut carbon emissions to mitigate climate change. But emissions are not produced just by driving your car or heating your home. "Upfront carbon" refers to all emissions involved in making your car or building your ...

The Story of Upfront Carbon

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Runaway Climate
**With tipping points and extreme global warming looming, the key to understanding our climate future lies in our distant past**With rising emissions, we are on track to cause rapid global warming with devastating consequences. But how bad could climate change get and what might it do to planet Earth and ...

Runaway Climate

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How We Gather Matters
**Grow your audience, shrink your footprint, change the world**Events can help educate, inspire, and connect us to our community, but all too often they escalate into resource-intensive glorifications of excess and exclusivity. 'How We Gather Matters' is an invitation to reimagine the modern events industry ...

How We Gather Matters

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The Farmer's Office, Second Edition
**The no-nonsense, practical guide for farm-preneurs to grow a successful farm business – completely revised and updated**You launched your farm because you love working the land and producing food. Yet to succeed you also need to think like an entrepreneur. 'The Farmer's Office, Second Edition' is your ...

The Farmer's Office, Second Edition

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The Story is in Our Bones
**It's time to rewild ourselves and our dominant worldviews to build earth-centered communities for all.**The dominant cultural worldview is based upon extraction and exploitation practices that have brought us to the precipice of social, environmental, and climate collapse. Braiding poetic storytelling, ...

The Story is in Our Bones

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Microbe Science for Gardeners

‣Microscopic organisms are as important to plant growth as water and light. Microbe Science for Gardeners highlights the essential role of microbes in plant biosystems and health, provides practical how-to gardening advice for enhancing plant microbiomes and preventing disease, and debunks common gardening myths.

Microbe Science for Gardeners

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Facing the Climate Emergency, Second Edition

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.

Facing the Climate Emergency, Second Edition

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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