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Slow is Beautiful

Slow is Beautiful

New Visions of Community, Leisure, and Joie de Vivre

We're hammered, we're slammed, we're out of control. Happiness is on the decline in the most affluent country in the world and Americans are troubled by the destructiveness of a lifestyle devoted to money and status. Yet no-one seems to have a clue …

related subjects: Conscious Community
Small is Possible (EPUB)

Small is Possible (EPUB)

Life in a Local Economy

In an era when incomprehensibly complex issues like Peak Oil and Climate Change dominate headlines, practical solutions at a local level can seem somehow inadequate.

In response, Lyle Estill's Small is Possible introduces us to "hometown security," …

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Small is Possible (PDF)

Small is Possible (PDF)

Life in a Local Economy

In an era when incomprehensibly complex issues like Peak Oil and Climate Change dominate headlines, practical solutions at a local level can seem somehow inadequate.

In response, Lyle Estill's Small is Possible introduces us to "hometown security," …

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Small Stories, Big Changes (EPUB)

Small Stories, Big Changes (EPUB)

Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

A remarkable cast of characters inhabit the pages of this book. Meet Tim Toben, who developed a high rise with the lowest energy consumption of any building in the southeastern United States, was foreclosed upon, and lost millions in the process. …

Small Stories, Big Changes (PDF)

Small Stories, Big Changes (PDF)

Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

A remarkable cast of characters inhabit the pages of this book. Meet Tim Toben, who developed a high rise with the lowest energy consumption of any building in the southeastern United States, was foreclosed upon, and lost millions in the process. …

So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

All the Dirt on Living the Good Life

The “look before you leap” guide to the joys and pitfalls of the rural good life.

Dreams of self-sufficiency, independence, and tranquility continue to pull in a new generation of modern homesteaders. While growing your own food and being in …

Soil Sisters

Soil Sisters

A Toolkit for Women Farmers

Women in agriculture are sprouting up in record numbers, but they face a host of distinct challenges and opportunities. Blending What Color is Your Parachute-style career advice with sustainable agriculture practices viewed through a gender lens, …

Solar Electricity Basics (EPUB)

Solar Electricity Basics (EPUB)

A Green Energy Guide

Solar energy is an abundant resource. Once a curiosity, solar electric systems are becoming commonplace. As we transition away from finite and polluting fossil fuels, clean, reliable, and affordable renewable technologies such as solar electricity …

related subjects: Energy