Sustainability Books

Healing Earth: An Ecologist's Journey of Innovation and Environmental Stewardship Cover Image
By John Todd, Janine Benyus (Foreword by), Matt Beam (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781623172985
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Published: North Atlantic Books - January 29th, 2019

A true pioneer and respected elder in ecological recovery and sustainability shares effective solutions he has designed and implemented.


The Invisible Killer: The Rising Global Threat of Air Pollution- and How We Can Fight Back Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781612197838
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Published: Melville House - March 19th, 2019

An urgent examination of one of the biggest global crises facing us today--air pollution--looking at the drastic worsening of the problem, and what we can do about it.

"Fascinating, readable, and terrifying in equal measure." —Mark Lynas, author of Six Degrees


The Little Book of Going Green: Really Understand Climate Change, Use Greener Products, Adopt a Tree, Save Water, and Much More! Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781510741737
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Published: Skyhorse - March 19th, 2019

“We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.” —Barbara Wood

The Little Book of Going Green aims to shed light on the ways humans are harming the environment, from pollution and deforestation to industrial production and farming methods.


The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution: High-Production Methods for Small-Scale Farmers Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780865718845
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Published: New Society Publishers - March 5th, 2019

Learn how to use natural no-till systems to increase profitability, efficiency, carbon sequestration, and soil health on your small farm.


Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land Cover Image
By Leah Penniman, Karen Washington (Foreword by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781603587617
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - October 30th, 2018

In 1920, 14 percent of all land-owning US farmers were black. Today less than 2 percent of farms are controlled by black people--a loss of over 14 million acres and the result of discrimination and dispossession.


A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved Its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603587051
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - November 9th, 2017

Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely.


This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393356458
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 20th, 2018

The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, and yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a farm, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in Nebraska, in hopes of passing it on to their four children.


The Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681779058
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 11th, 2018

Winner of the Nautilus Book Award Grand Prize

A Library Journal "Best Book of the Year"

A Medium "100 Books You Must Read"

An enlightening global journey reveals the inextricable links between Indigenous cultures and their lands--and how it can form the foundation for climate change resilience around the world.


A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781541724105
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Published: PublicAffairs - January 8th, 2019

The first book to offer a proven, fast, inexpensive, practical way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and prevent catastrophic climate change.


Craft Weed: Family Farming and the Future of the Marijuana Industry Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780262038867
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Published: Mit Press - November 13th, 2018

How the future of post-legalization marijuana farming can be sustainable, local, and artisanal.


Eating Tomorrow: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781620974223
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Published: New Press - February 5th, 2019

"A powerful polemic against agricultural technology."
--Nature

A major new book that shows the world already has the tools to feed itself, without expanding industrial agriculture or adopting genetically modified seeds, from the Small Planet Institute expert


The Food Sharing Revolution: How Start-Ups, Pop-Ups, and Co-Ops are Changing the Way We Eat Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781610918862
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Published: Island Press - November 15th, 2018

Marvin is a contract hog farmer in Iowa. He owns his land, his barn, his tractor, and his animal crates. He has seen profits drop steadily for the last twenty years and feels trapped. Josh is a dairy farmer on a cooperative in Massachusetts. He doesn’t own his cows, his land, his seed, or even all of his equipment.


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