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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.

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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Worms at Work

‣ Worms play a vital role in soil health, soil fertility and the yield of a garden. Designed as a easy-to-use handbook, Worms at Work is a guide to creating and harnessing the power of vermicompost. Intended for the beginning gardener and experienced farmer alike, all that is required is a healthy appreciation for healthy, happy soil!

Worms at Work

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Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

‣ John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education, a bestseller for 25 years, continues to advocate for the unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in a changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it's poised to continue to shake the world of institutional education for many more years.

Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

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Dark Age America

‣ After decades of missed opportunities, the door to a sustainable future has closed, and the future we face is the unraveling of today's industrial civilization in the face of uncontrolled climate change and resource depletion. The questions we need to ask now focus on what comes next.

Dark Age America

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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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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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The Senior Cohousing Handbook-2nd Edition

‣ No matter how rich life is in youth and middle age, the elder years can bring on increasing isolation and loneliness as social connections lessen, especially if friends and family members move away.

Senior cohousing fills a niche for this demographic-the healthy, educated and proactive adults who want to live in a social and environmentally ...

The Senior Cohousing Handbook-2nd Edition

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Finding Community

‣ Finding community is as critical as obtaining food and shelter, since the need to belong is what makes us human. The isolation and loneliness of modern life have led many people to search for deeper connection, which has resulted in a renewed interest in intentional communities. These intentional communities or ecovillages are an ...

Finding Community

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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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Renewal

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.

Renewal

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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

‣ 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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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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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 ...

Heal Local

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Homemade for Sale

‣ From pies to preserves, budding food entrepreneurs are realizing their dreams of earning a living from their home kitchen. Homemade for Sale is the complete guide to conceiving and launching your own cottage food start-up, covering everything from development and marketing to best business practices and planning for the future.

Homemade for Sale

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The Big Book of Nature Activities

‣ 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!

The Big Book of Nature Activities

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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 ...

Unlearn, Rewild

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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

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Nature-Based Therapy

Nature-Based Therapy is a practical guide for those working in educational and therapeutic settings. It addresses the disconnection between humans and their ecological home, and offers successful theories and practices undertaken with children, youth, and families.

Nature-Based Therapy

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Are We Done Fighting?

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.

Are We Done Fighting?

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Shrinking the Technosphere

‣ Over the past two centuries we have witnessed a wholesale replacement of most of the previous methods of conducting both business and daily life with new, technologically advanced, more efficient methods.

What exactly is progressive or efficient about this new arrangement is hardly ever examined in depth: if the new ways of doing ...

Shrinking the Technosphere

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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?

For ...

The Permaculture Transition Manual

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The Farmer's Office

‣ Starting and running a farm makes one into both a farmer and an entrepreneur, and to be ecologically and financially sustainable, farmers must understand basic accounting and bookkeeping in order to manage their growing business. The Farmer's Office gives farmers the tools they need for a successful farm business.

The Farmer's Office

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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.

The Mediator's Handbook

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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.

Earth-Sheltered Houses

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Doing Democracy

‣ Citizen activism has achieved many positive results. But the road to success for social movements is often complex, usually lasting many years, with few guides for evaluating the precise stage of a movement's evolution to determine the best way forward.

Doing Democracy provides both a theory and working model for understanding and ...

Doing Democracy

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The Retro Future

‣ To most people paying attention to the collision between industrial society and the hard limits of a finite planet, it's clear that things are going very, very wrong. We no longer have unlimited time and resources to deal with the crises that define our future, and the options are limited to the tools we have on hand right now.

This ...

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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 ...

The Scything Handbook

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Grow a Sustainable Diet

‣ It's not just how you grow – what you grow and where you grow are the root of truly sustainable food production. Develop a garden plan based on biointensive techniques and permaculture principles to produce the maximum amount of calories and nutrients in the space you have, while cultivating cover and compost crops to enhance soil fertility.

Grow a Sustainable Diet

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Reinventing Collapse

‣ The United States is in steep decline. Plagued by runaway debt, a shrinking economy and environmental catastrophes to rival Chernobyl, the US has been retracing the trajectory of the Soviet Union in the early 1980's toward national bankruptcy and political dissolution. By comparing a collapse that has run its course to one that ...

Reinventing Collapse

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Earthbag Building

‣ This highly illustrated guide includes all the tools, tricks, and techniques for building with bags filled with earth – or earthbags. The authors' "flexible form rammed earth technique" creates precision walls for constructing homes, outbuildings, garden walls, and much more.

Earthbag Building

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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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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

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Ecological Footprint

‣ Ecological overshoot is shaping the 21st century. In Ecological Footprint, Mathis Wackernagel advises us to run our economies on regeneration, rather than by liquidating the planet. He explains the key tool for the job – Footprint and biocapacity accounting – and how it applies to companies, cities, and countries.

Ecological Footprint

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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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A Tiny Home to Call Your Own

‣ Do you feel as though you're living in an expensive and ill-fitting home filled with too much stuff? A Tiny Home to Call Your Own examines the hows and whys of tiny-home living, and will help you assess whether it's the right for you by examining all aspects of tiny house living and exploring and array of living spaces.

A Tiny Home to Call Your Own

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The Mediator's Toolkit

The Mediator's Toolkit offers an array of methods for mediators to develop the skills to formulate and ask strategic questions that shift perspectives and result in successful mediated outcomes in any context.

The Mediator's Toolkit

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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 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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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 ...

Invest Like You Give a Damn

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Simply Imperfect

‣ Wabi-sabi is about appreciating the simple and letting go of the superficial – the perfect antidote for a society in recovery from a decades-long consumerist binge. In 2004 The Wabi-Sabi House helped popularize this ancient Japanese philosophy in North America. Simply Imperfect is a fully revised and updated edition of The ...

Simply Imperfect

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The Art of Focused Conversation

‣ 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.

The Art of Focused Conversation

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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.

Farm The City

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Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors

‣ Some of the most polluted places on earth are where we spend 90% of our time: inside our homes. Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors is the definitive guide to what makes these plants special, focusing on how they can beautify your home, clean airborne pollutants, and help you and your family live longer, healthier, happier lives.

Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors

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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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From No-knead to Sourdough

‣ Allows home bakers of any experience level to find their own "comfort zone" with bread-making. From simple no-knead yeast breads to breads using pre-ferments and sourdough starters, anyone can make bread on their own schedule, using equipment they already have, and ingredients that are readily available, and truly enjoy the process!

From No-knead to Sourdough

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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 ...

Power from the Wind - 2nd Edition

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Power from the Sun - 2nd Edition

‣ Written for the layman, this is the fully revised and updated guide for individuals and businesses interested in generating their own electricity using the Sun. Practical and accessible, it provides a basic understanding of electricity, wiring, and solar energy, and guides the reader through site assessment and determining the type ...

Power from the Sun - 2nd Edition

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