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Books Worth Reading


Books Worth Reading

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We recommend reading How Food Shapes Our Lives by Carolyn Steel

A book that dares to dream about what a Sustainable Future is like... "The backdrop of doom-and-gloom isn’t the whole picture at all,” Porritt affirms. “There’s just so much happening.”

Urban Permaculture! Why, how, and where edcityb.jpg (430×562)

Delicious ideas that can lower your foodprint and taste good, too!

Keep your home clean, green & healthy. "The Naturally Clean Home"

The Age of Stupid is a 90-minute film about climate change, set in the future. Not a book, but quite thought provoking!

"The least obvious part of the system, its function or purpose, is often the most crucial determinant of the ssytem's behavior."

"an alternative that supports economic viability and healthy ecosystems by modifying consumption patterns and implementing a more equitable social network."

"…in the time that defines one’s life, the relationship one has to the earth is the constant and true gauge that determines the integrity of one’s culture, the meaning of one’s culture, the meaning of one’s existence, and the peacefulness of one’s heart."

“(The Lakota) knew that man’s heart away from nature becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans too.” -Chief Luther Standing Bear

"...the image of nature as a nurturing mother contain ethical implications (and) also carr(y) with it an associated value system."

Sustainability + Innovation: Harnessing Wind, improving lives

Meatless for Meat Lovers, Holiday Style: Kim O’Donnel Talks Turkey Without the Bird

The role of faith in the built and natural environment

Sounds like a delicious read!

Kick your plastic habit.

A friend says, "I saw the movie and have now stopped eating meat!" Read it OR view it!

urban ag - the wave of the future, taken from the past...

Where do good ideas come from? Some ideas...

Farmer Jane by Temra Costa

new food book!

By our Friend Oran Hesterman. A great read about how we CAN grow a healthy, sustainable food system for ALL

If there is one book you are willing to read for the planet, this just may be it! An inspiring vision of a future that is already under construction and in need of more construction workers.

Our students read it - give it a try!

Another look at growth