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Magnifeco

Magnifeco

Your Head-to-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty

In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh—the worst garment industry accident in recorded history—the words "fashion disaster" acquired a new and much more sinister meaning. Commentators suggested that the tragedy was …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
Making a Living While Making a Difference

Making a Living While Making a Difference

Conscious Careers in an Era of Interdependence

Making a Living While Making a Difference is a timely and highly informative guide to a working life built on principled choices and an entrepreneurial attitude. ItÂ’s “about” greener enterprises and technologies, socially responsible …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
Making Better Buildings

Making Better Buildings

A Comparative Guide to Sustainable Construction for Homeowners and Contractors

From foundation to finish, a wealth of information is available on sustainable construction methods - entire volumes have been published on individual green and natural building techniques. But with so many different ideas to choose from, there is …

Making Home

Making Home

Adapting Our Homes and Our Lives to Settle in Place

Other books tell us how to live the good life -- but you might have to win the lottery to do it. Making Home is about improving life with the real people around us and the resources we already have. While encouraging us to be more resilient in the …

related subjects: Resilience
The Making of an Elder Culture

The Making of an Elder Culture

Reflections on the Future of AmericaÂ’s Most Audacious Generation

The Summer of Love. Vietnam. Woodstock. These are the milestones of the baby boomer generation Theodore Roszak chronicled in his 1969 breakthrough book The Making of a Counter Culture. Part of an unprecedented longevity revolution, those boomers …

related subjects: Social Responsibility
The Market Gardener

The Market Gardener

A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming

Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in Eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than 200 families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market …

Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

The Fun and Fundamentals of Making Cheese at Home

Full colour throughout

The craft of home cheesemaking is exploding in popularity. However most “beginner” books are essentially loosely-organized collections of recipes which lack a progressive approach to teaching the fundamentals of this …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
The Mediator's Handbook

The Mediator's Handbook

Revised & Expanded fourth edition

The popular Mediator's Handbook presents a time-tested, adaptable model for helping people work through conflict. Extensively revised to incorporate recent practice and thinking, the accessible manual format lays out a clear structure for new and …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership