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The Color of Food

The Color of Food

Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming

Full colour throughout

Imagine the typical American farmer. Many people visualize sun-roughened skin, faded overalls, and calloused hands – hands that are usually white. While there's no doubt the growing trend of organic farming and homesteading …

Coming Back to Life

Coming Back to Life

The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

Deepening global crises surround us. We are beset by climate change, fracking, tar sands extraction, GMOs, and mass extinctions of species, to say nothing of nuclear weapons proliferation and Fukushima, the worst nuclear disaster in history. Many of …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership
Common Threads

Common Threads

Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art

Disposing of unwanted natural materials can be expensive and time-consuming, or it can present a tremendous opportunity for creating collaborative eco-art. Invasive species control, green waste management, urban gardening and traditional crafts can …

related subjects: Conscious Community
The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook

The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook

Hunting from the Heart

Wild meat, hunted in a responsible way, is one of the most healthful, sustainable foods possible. Depending on how it is done, hunting can be as local, intimate and humane as it gets. And aside from this, it demands the hunter enter a world of …

related subjects: Conservation & Ecology
Conceiving Healthy Babies

Conceiving Healthy Babies

An Herbal Guide to Support Preconception, Pregnancy and Lactation

Healthy babies don't just happen. The lifestyle of the prospective parents is a crucial factor in promoting fertility and ensuring a successful pregnancy. But the average North American diet is saturated with processed foods, and environmental …

related subjects: Health and Wellness
Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making

Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making

The CODM Model for Facilitating Groups to Widespread Agreement

For any group or organization to function effectively, it must be able to make decisions well. Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making is the first book to offer groups (and group facilitators) a clear and efficient path togenerating widespread agreement …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership
Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings - 10th Edition

Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings - 10th Edition

Save Money, Save the Earth

Increasing the energy efficiency of your home can save you money, help the environment, and enhance your comfort, but how do you decide which improvements are the most beneficial and cost-effective? Completely revised to incorporate the latest …

related subjects: Energy
Cordwood Building

Cordwood Building

A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art - Fully revised Second Edition

Cordwood masonry walls are low-cost, easy to build, aesthetically pleasing, and score high environmental points for making use of low-impact materials.

This fully revised 2nd edition of the most widely read and used book on cordwood construction …