Sustainability Books

Staff Pick Logo
Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781419729539
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Abrams Press - May 29th, 2018

In Grocery, bestselling author Michael Ruhlman offers incisive commentary on America's relationship with its food and investigates the overlooked source of so much of it--the grocery store.


The War on Bugs: The Secret History of Agricultural Chemicals, the Farmers Who Resisted, and the Birth of the Organic Movement, 2nd Edi Cover Image
By Will Allen, Vandana Shiva (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603587938
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 24th, 2018

In the early nineteenth century as the American population grew rapidly, demands on crop output increased. Seeing an opportunity to play upon fears from market demand, chemical companies declared war on the vile, profit-sucking, output-wreaking, arch-nemesis of the average American farmer: bugs.


This Land Is Our Land: How We Lost the Right to Roam and How to Take It Back Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780735217843
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Plume Books - April 10th, 2018

Private property is everywhere. Almost anywhere you walk in the United States, you will spot "No Trespassing" and "Private Property" signs on trees and fence posts. In America, there are more than a billion acres of grassland pasture, cropland, and forest, and miles and miles of coastlines that are mostly closed off to the public.


Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know(r) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780190866105
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 1st, 2018

"This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." - New York Magazine

"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." - The Daily Beast

"A must-read." - The Guardian


Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250142085
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 3rd, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


The Seasons Alter: How to Save Our Planet in Six Acts Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631494123
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - April 17th, 2018

As the icecaps melt and the sea levels rise around the globe--threatening human existence as we know it--climate change has become one of the most urgent and controversial issues of our time. For most people, however, trying to understand the science, politics, and arguments on either side can be dizzying, leading to frustrating and unproductive debates.


Letter to a Young Farmer: How to Live Richly Without Wealth on the New Garden Farm Cover Image
By Gene Logsdon, Wendell Berry (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781603588065
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 5th, 2018

For more than four decades, the self-described "contrary farmer" and writer Gene Logsdon has commented on the state of American agriculture.


Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781603587969
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - March 13th, 2018

A Financial Times "Best Book of 2017: Economics"

800-CEO-Read "Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs"


The Death and Life of the Great Lakes Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393355550
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 10th, 2018

Winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Awar Midwest Booksellers Choice Award Winne "Nimbly splices together history, science, reporting and personal experiences into a taut and cautiously hopeful narrative.... Egan's book is bursting with life (and yes, death)." --Robert Moor, New York Times Book Review


Brave New Arctic: The Untold Story of the Melting North (Science Essentials) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691173993
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Princeton University Press - March 22nd, 2018

An insider account of how researchers unraveled the mystery of the thawing Arctic


The New Farm: Our Ten Years on the Front Lines of the Good Food Revolution Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419731082
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Abrams Press - March 13th, 2018

After years of working at the ends of the earth in human rights and development, Brent Preston and his wife were die-hard city dwellers. But when their second child arrived, the shine came off urban living.


Tomatoland, Third Edition: From Harvest of Shame to Harvest of Hope Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781449489533
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 3rd, 2018

Three-time James Beard Award-winner Barry Estabrook's completely revised third edition of his hard-hitting 2011 expos , Tomatoland, includes a new foreword by Eric Schlosser and four new chapters with startling updates.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs