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The Aquaponic Farmer

The Aquaponic Farmer

A Complete Guide to Building and Operating a Commercial Aquaponic System

Aquaponic farming — raising fish and vegetables together commercially — is the most promising innovation for a sustainable, profitable, localized food system. Until now, systems have largely focussed on warm-water fish such as tilapia. A lack of …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
Aquaponic Gardening

Aquaponic Gardening

A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together

Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazinglyproductive way to …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
The Art of Focused Conversation

The Art of Focused Conversation

100 Ways to Access Group Wisdom in the Workplace

Communication within many organizations has been reduced to email, electronic file transfer, and hasty sound bytes at hurried meetings. More and more, people appear to have forgotten the value of wisdom gained by ordinary conversations. The Art of …

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The Art of Natural Building - Second Edition - Completely Revised, Expanded and Updated

The Art of Natural Building - Second Edition - Completely Revised, Expanded and Updated

Design, Construction, Resources

The popularity of natural building has grown by leaps and bounds, spurred by a grassroots desire for housing that is healthy, affordable and environmentally responsible. While there are many books available on specific methods such as strawbale …

The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking

The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking

How to Craft Real, Cultured, Non-Dairy Cheese

Full colour photos throughout

As plant-based, dairy-free diets continue to expand in popularity for health and ethical reasons, cheese often becomes the "last hurdle."

Much of what passes for non-diary "cheese" lacks the quality and depth of …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
The Art of Social Enterprise

The Art of Social Enterprise

Business as if People Mattered

The current business-for-profit model rewards short-term thinking, narrow self-interest, and a social-and-environmental-costs-be-damned attitude. Non-profits, while more focused on the greater good, tend to be inherently resource-challenged and rely …

related subjects: New Economies