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Food Worth Fighting For

Created by Josh Sutton

This book takes a look at some of the food riots of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and other food related social conflict in the UK and tells the story of those involved. Using words and …
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food justice
sustainable food movement
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Restoring Heritage Grains

 The Culture, Biodiversity, Resilience, and Cuisine of Ancient Wheats
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sustainable agriculture
heritage wheat varieties

Farming for the Future: Organic and Agroecological Solutions to Feed the World

How many scientists does it take to debunk the myth that we need more food to feed the world? In the past decade, hundreds of scientists and experts have made it clear: Feeding the world is not about increasing how many bushels of grain we can …
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sustainable agriculture
organic farming
agroecology
building sustainable food systems

Another Way of Living: The Story of Reston, VA

Visionary American urban planner Robert Simon believed that building community is more important than creating buildings.
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Building Community
reimagining cities
built environment

Foundations of Restoration Ecology

The practice of ecological restoration, firmly grounded in the science of restoration ecology, provides governments, organizations, and landowners a means to halt degradation and restore function and resilience to ecosystems stressed by climate …
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ecology
ecological restoration

Beyond the War on Invasive Species

A Permaculture Approach to Ecosystem Restoration
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permaculture
invasive species
ecological restoration

Rising to the Challenge: the Transition Movement and People of Faith

"Beautifully written, personal and inspiring, the book points a way forward out of despair to connection and action rooted in deep connection to the sacredness of Earth." Starhawk.
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Transition
community resilience
faith based sustainability
faith responses to climate change

America’s Walking Renaissance

America’s Walking Renaissance is a journey across the US, taking a look at walkable cities of all shapes and sizes and providing resources and information on the growing walking movement. The book highlights the hard work being done by …
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Health
walking
public space

Teleseminar: Just Transition with Mateo Nube of Movement Generation

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Social justice
building resilient communities
just transition

Soil Culture: bringing the Arts down to earth

A richly illustrated 120-page book encompassing all aspects of this extraordinarily ambitious 3-year project is now available.
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soil
art as social change

I'm Right and You're an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up

The most pressing environmental problem we face today is not climate change. It is pollution in the public square, where a smog of adversarial rhetoric, propaganda and polarization stifles discussion and debate, creating resistance to change and …
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Culture & Behavior
Discourse

Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System

Facing the Anthropocene offers a unique synthesis of natural and social science that illustrates how capitalism’s inexorable drive for growth, powered by the rapid burning of fossil fuels that took millions of years to form, has driven our …
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climate change
alternative economics
Anthropocene

The Economics of Local Food Systems

A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments and Choices
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Local Food Shift
building resilient food systems

A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity

 During the year of 2015 a small community formed on an emerging ecovillage in Gippsland, Australia, and challenged themselves to explore a radically ‘simpler way’ of life based on material sufficiency, frugality, permaculture, …
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Simplicity
voluntary simplicity
simple living
permaculture
ecovillages
building resilient communities

Grass-Fed Nation: Getting Back the Food We Deserve

Modern agriculture has locked us into an unhealthy, vicious circle, with degraded foods pouring from an overstretched, impoverished landscape. There’s a simple remedy: the grass-fed movement. 
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Health
grass-fed livestock

Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment

From the author of Foodopoly, a major new critique of fracking, including an anatomy of the industry and how we can stop its dangerous, widespread practices.
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Fracking
Pollution
oil industry
Shale Oil & Gas

Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for One Hundred Percent Clean Energy

In Our Renewable Future, energy expert Richard Heinberg and scientist David Fridley explore the challenges and opportunities presented by the shift to renewable energy.
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Renewable Energy
Our Renewable Future

Fossil Fuels on Trial

A resource offered in the spirit of raising awareness on the global climate crisis that did not have to be – fostered by the fossil fuel industry’s deliberate deception in the name of financial gain.
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Fossil Fuels
climate change
fossil fuel companies
faith responses to climate change
climate justice

The Untold Success Story: Agroecology in Africa

The success stories from all over the African continent have farmers—including many women farmers—in the driver's seat of their own development. Agroecology is not a one-size-fits-all set of practices. Rather, its techniques are …
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sustainable agriculture
agroecology
African agriculture

The Land for our Food: Movie

The Land for our Food is a documentary movie produced by the Access to Land network and directed by Julio Molina. The video takes us on the journey of Gavin Bridger, a grower from the Community Supported Agriculture project of Farnham Local Food …
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accessing agricultural land
access to land

Resilience and Resistance: Building Sustainable Communities for a Post Oil Age

Resilience and Resistance: Building Sustainable Communities for a Post Oil Age, is a collection of original, as well as previously-published essays that center around the author’s perspective on what communities need to do in order to both …
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relocalization
community resilience.
big oil
post oil future
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