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Why I Walk

Why I Walk

Taking a Step in the Right Direction

A recent survey shows that members of Gen Y are walking 37 percent more than they were a decade ago, biking 122 percent more and taking public transit 100 percent more. Still, the legacy of the car culture persists. Raised on the notion that driving …

related subjects: Health and Wellness
Widening Circles

Widening Circles

A Memoir

In this absorbing, and sometimes thrilling memoir, well-known eco-philosopher, Buddhist scholar, and deep ecology activist /teacher Joanna Macy recounts her adventures of mind and spirit in the key social movements of our era. Macy's autobiography …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership
Wild Foresting (PDF)

Wild Foresting (PDF)

Practicing Nature's Wisdom

There is an emerging revolution in wild forest relationships. Wild foresting has evolved from ecoforestry, going far beyond merely having a minimum impact on the world, to sustaining and promoting forest health, and biological and cultural …

related subjects: New Economies
Wild Mushrooms

Wild Mushrooms

From Forest to Table

Wild mushrooms have been part of the human diet for centuries, and add a tasty, healthful kick to any meal. But how to overcome fear and uncertainty when foraging? Once you know what to look for, the thousands of good guys and handful of deadly …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
Win-Win Games for All Ages

Win-Win Games for All Ages

Cooperative Activities for Building Social Skills

Together Sambhava and Josette Luvmour created and developed Natural Learning Rhythms-a family-oriented approach to human development. They are co-founders of EnCompass, the first holistic learning center for the whole family. Their previous titles …

related subjects: Education & Parenting
Wind Power Basics

Wind Power Basics

A Green Energy Guide

Humans have harnessed wind power for centuries. It is the fastest growing source of energy in the world, and by the year 2020 it is projected to supply at least 12 % of global electrical demand.

Wind Power Basics provides a clear understanding of …

related subjects: Energy
Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest

Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest

Cool-Season Crops for the Year-Round Gardener - Fifth Edition

Many gardeners can supply a significant amount of their own food during the plentiful summer harvest. But the key to substantial savings on your food bill is putting fresh, homegrown produce on your table every month of the year. And in the mild, …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
Winter Harvest Cookbook (EPUB)

Winter Harvest Cookbook (EPUB)

How to select and prepare fresh seasonal produce all winter long

Anyone can include more local food in their diet at the peak of summer, but what do you do when the tomatoes are done and the first greens of spring are months away? The Winter Harvest Cookbook takes a seasonal approach to eating, even during the …

related subjects: Food & Gardening