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Food Security for the Faint of Heart

Food Security for the Faint of Heart

Where would you find your groceries if your supermarket's shelves were suddenly empty? The threat of earthquakes, trucker strikes, power outages or a global market collapse make us vulnerable like never before. With spiralling fuel prices and …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
Fostering Sustainable Behavior

Fostering Sustainable Behavior

An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing (Third Edition)

We are consuming resources and polluting our environment at a rate that is outstripping our planet's ability to support us. To create a sustainable future, we must not only change our own actions, we must educate and encourage those around us to …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
Freedom to Learn

Freedom to Learn

Creating a Classroom Where Every Child Thrives

Disinterested students and behavioral problems are all too common in schools. Yet results show that behavior charts and other reward-and-punishment systems simply don't work. Teachers are burning out and students are failing. But what can be done?

related subjects: Education & Parenting
From Container to Kitchen

From Container to Kitchen

Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Pots

More and more people are recognizing the need for nutritious, local, sustainable food, but organic options can be costly, and the produce sections of most supermarkets are packed with fruits and vegetables that have racked up more frequent flier …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
From No-knead to Sourdough

From No-knead to Sourdough

A Simpler Approach to Handmade Bread

Is there any food that evokes pleasant memories and warm feelings more than bread? It's the most basic of foods, yet many of us are intimidated by the prospect of making our own. "Artisan" bread, craft bakeries, and wood-fired pizza are gaining …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
The Frugal Homesteader

The Frugal Homesteader

Living the Good Life on Less

Achieve your back-to-the-land dreams without breaking the bank 

Build your homesteading dreams with all the affordable DIY innovations, tips, and stories you need to successfully launch you on a path to self-sufficiency. Raise and grow your own food, …