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The ALL NEW Don't Think of an Elephant!
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Completely revised and updated to tackle today’s issues, the 10th Anniversary Edition not only explains what framing is and how it works but also reveals why, after a brief stint of winning the framing wars in the 2008 elections, the Democrats have gone back to losing them, and what can be done about it.

In this powerful new volume, George Lakoff delves into the issues that will dominate the midterm elections in 2014, the coming presidential elections, and beyond. He examines the current progressive and conservative frames on climate change, inequality, immigration, education, abortion, marriage, healthcare, national security, energy, and more. He explores why some issues have been difficult to frame, guides readers on how to frame complex issues without losing important context, and drives home the important differences between framing and spin.


Desert or Paradise
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Through years of consultation with other countries, Holzer has developed a core philosophy for reconnecting mankind with nature even in arid or otherwise "lost-cause" regions. Holzer's latest book is a guide to the construction of large water reservoirs in arid, rainfall-dependent regions, with examples from Greece, Turkey, Spain, and Portugal. Holzer also outlines his ten points of sustainable self-reliance and how these methods can help feed the world, such as the need to regulate the water budget, eliminate factory livestock farming, and more.

Edible Forest Gardens (2 volume set)
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Edible Forest Gardens is the authoritative text on edible landscaping featuring a step-by-step guide to designing your own aesthetic yet productive environment using vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs for a combination of ornamental and culinary purposes

Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist
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Have your yard and eat it to with Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist — a how-to manual for the budding or experienced gardener. Easy-to-follow designs and more than 200 color photos and drawings explain the process of transforming your hard into a flourishing, edible landscape. Specifically, the book covers: herb spirals, food forests, raised-bed gardens, earthen ovens, uncommon fruits, outdoor mushroom cultivation, and much more.

Edible Perennial Gardening
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In Edible Perennial Gardening, Anni Kelsey has researched the little-known subject of edible perennials and has selected her favorite varieties. She explains how to source and propagate different vegetables, which plants will work together well in polycultures, and what you can plant in small, shady, or semi-shady beds, as well as in sunny areas. This book covers basic principles, forest gardening and natural farming, growing in polycultures, how to chose suitable leafy greens, alliums, roots, tubers, and herbs, site selection and preparation, building fertility, and low maintenance management strategies.

Farming the Woods
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To many people, forests are primarily reserved for timber and firewood harvesting. Farming the Woods invites a remarkably different perspective: that a healthy forest can be maintained while growing a wide range of food, medicinal, and other non-timber products. Farming the Woods covers in detail how to cultivate, harvest, and market high-value non-timber forest crops such as American ginseng, shiitake mushrooms, ramps (wild leeks), maple syrup, fruit and nut trees, ornamental ferns, and more. A must-read for farmers and gardeners interested in incorporating aspects of agroforestry, permaculture, forest gardening, and sustainable woodlot management into the concept of a whole-farm organism.

Food Not Lawns
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Gardening can be a political act. Creativity, fulfillment, connection, revolution -- it all begins when we get our hands in the dirt.

Gaia's Garden, Second Edition
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The first edition of Gaia's Garden sparked the imagination of America's home gardeners, introducing permaculture's central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. This extensively revised and expanded second edition broadens the reach and depth of the permaculture approach for urban and suburban growers.

Getting Started in Permaculture
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Over 50 practical projects to create productive gardens using mainly recycled materials

Grass, Soil, Hope
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Grass, Soil, Hope tackles an increasingly crucial question: What can we do about the seemingly intractable challenges of climate change, global hunger, water scarcity, environmental stress, and economic instability? Soil scientists maintain that a mere two percent increase in the carbon content of the planet’s soils could offset 100 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. Is it even possible? Yes, says author Courtney White: Not just possible, but essential for the long-term health and sustainability of our environment and economy.

Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land
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Gary Paul Nabhan is one of the world's experts on the agricultural traditions of arid lands. For this book he has visited indigenous and traditional farmers in the Gobi Desert, the Arabian Peninsula, the Sahara Desert, and Andalusia, as well as the Sonoran, Chihuahuan, and Painted deserts of North America, to learn firsthand their techniques and designs aimed at reducing heat and drought stress on orchards, fields, and dooryard gardens. This practical book also includes colorful "parables from the field" that exemplify how desert farmers think about increasing the carrying capacity and resilience of the lands and waters they steward. It is replete with detailed descriptions and diagrams of how to implement these desert-adapted practices in your own backyard, orchard, or farm.

The Heal Your Gut Cookbook
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In this visually stunning cookbook, GAPS Diet experts Hilary Boynton and Mary G. Brackett offer more than 200 straightforward, nutrient-dense, and appealing recipes designed to heal your gut and thereby manage the illnesses that stem from it. The Heal Your Gut Cookbook is a must-have if you are following the GAPS Diet, considering the GAPS Diet, or simply looking to improve your digestive health and—by extension—your physical and mental well-being.

The Holistic Orchard
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Many people want to grow fruit on a small scale but lack confidence -- fearing that they'll mangle their trees and waste their time and money. But growing fruit is something virtually anyone with space and desire can do, and The Holistic Orchard demystifies the basic skills everybody should know, from grafting to seed saving to backyard breeding.

Holistic Orcharding with Michael Phillips DVD
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In this video, orchardist and award-winning author Michael Phillips leads viewers through the seasons in his own orchard, demonstrating basic horticultural skills like grafting and pruning, but also revealing groundbreaking and field-tested strategies for growing apples and other tree fruits not just organically, but holistically.

How to Make a Forest Garden
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A how-to guide to growing a garden based on the model of a natural woodland forest.

Integrated Forest Gardening
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One of the essential practices of permaculture is to develop perennial agricultural systems that thrive over several decades without expensive and harmful inputs. Integrated Forest Gardening is the first, and most comprehensive, guide about plant guilds ever written, and covers in detail both what guilds are and how to design and construct them. This book will benefit all readers interested in permaculture, from permaculture designers and professional growers, to backyard growers new to the concept.

Letting in the Wild Edges
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In this beautifully illustrated book, Glennie Kindred inspires us to celebrate the bounties of our wild native plants and find a richer relationship with the natural world around us. Season by season, we are shown how to grow and manage native edible and medicinal plants in our gardens or on the wild edges of the land. Included are foraging tips and many recipes for making kitchen medicines and delicious food from our finds.

Natural Beekeeping with Ross Conrad (DVD)
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This filmed workshop follows Ross Conrad through the dos and don'ts of natural beekeeping, and offers practical information -- including details on apitherapy, the use of bee products in medicinal healing -- every aspiring beekeeper needs to know.


Natural Beekeeping, Revised and Expanded Edition
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Best practices for keeping honeybees healthy and productive with strategies for controlling mites, selective breeding for resistant bees, and more -- now in full color with updated information.


Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation
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In Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation, Tradd Cotter not only offers readers an in-depth exploration of best organic mushroom cultivation practices; he shares the results of his groundbreaking research and offers myriad ways to apply your cultivation skills and further incorporate mushrooms into your life—whether your goal is to clean up industrial pollution or settle down with a cold Reishi-infused homebrew ale. Cotter takes “organic” one step further by introducing an entirely new way of thinking—one that looks at the potential to grow mushrooms on just about anything, just about anywhere, and by anyone.

Paradise Lot
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When Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates moved into a duplex in a run-down part of Holyoke, Massachusetts, the tenth-of-an-acre lot was barren ground and bad soil, peppered with broken pieces of concrete, asphalt, and brick. The two friends got to work designing what would become not just another urban farm, but a "permaculture paradise" replete with perennial broccoli, paw paws, bananas, and moringa -- all told, more than two hundred low-maintenance edible plants in an innovative food forest on a small city lot. The garden -- intended to function like a natural ecosystem with the plants themselves providing most of the garden's needs for fertility, pest control, and weed suppression -- also features an edible water garden, a year-round unheated greenhouse, tropical crops, urban poultry, and even silkworms.

Perennial Vegetable Gardening with Eric Toensmeier (DVD)
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In this DVD -- a culmination of workshops recorded in Mexico, Florida, and Massachusetts -- plant specialist Eric Toensmeier introduces gardeners to more than 100 species of little-known, underappreciated plants. Ranging beyond the usual suspects (asparagus, rhubarb, and artichoke) to include such delights as ground cherry, ramps, air potatoes, the fragrant spring tree, and the much-sought-after, antioxidant-rich wolfberry (also known as the goji berry), Toensmeier explains how to raise, tend, harvest, and cook with plants that yield great crops and culinary satisfaction. Toensmeier also takes viewers on a plant-by-plant tour of his garden in Massachusetts.

Perennial Vegetables
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In Perennial Vegetables the adventurous gardener will find information, tips, and sound advice on less common edibles that will make any garden a perpetual, low-maintenance source of food.

Permaculture
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David Holmgren brings into sharper focus the powerful Permaculture concept he pioneered with Bill Mollison in the 1970's, drawing together 25 years worth of ideas into twelve simple design principles. Explains the foundations of sustainable design and culture.

Permaculture in Pots
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In these times of soaring food prices, growing food in cities is becoming the big urban trend. As demand far outstrips supply for growing-space allotments, Permaculture in Pots shows you how to get started with whatever space you have available—appealing to those who feel powerless to meet their own subsistence needs through lack of growing space.

The Permaculture Kitchen
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The Permaculture Kitchen is a cookbook for gardeners who love to eat their own produce and anyone who supports their local farmer’s market. The book includes “on the fly” recipes, recipes for thirty-minutes or less meals, as well as tips on creating dishes from leftovers. You will learn how to make stocks, soups, sauces, pizza, curries, grills, pilafs, pilafs and paellas, gourmet salads, preserves, and more.

Rainwater Harvesting Vol. 1, Second Edition
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The first volume of a three-volume guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for your home, landscape, and community. This book enables you to assess your on-site resources, gives you a diverse array of strategies to maximize their potential, and empowers you with guiding principles to create an integrated, multi-functional water-harvesting plan specific to your site and needs.

The Resilient Farm and Homestead
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Based on research and development in earthworks, perennial crops, cold-climate rice production, and nutrient-dense food/medicine from the Whole Systems Research Farm, The Resilient Farm and Homestead is a manual for developing durable, beautiful, and highly functional human habitat systems fit to handle an age of rapid transition.

Sepp Holzer's Permaculture
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In this book, Sepp Holzer shares the skill and knowledge acquired over his lifetime. He covers every aspect of his farming methods, not just how to create a holistic system on the farm itself, but how to make a living from it. Holzer writes about everything from the overall concepts, down to the practical details.

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock
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With information on building soil fertility, replacing purchased feed, and working with poultry in the garden.

The most comprehensive guide to date on raising organic poultry for the backyard farmer, homesteader, and professional grower. Harvey Ussery offers a comprehensive and practical whole-systems, integrative approach to animal husbandry, including growing your own feed, brooding at home, and poultry as weed managers in the garden.


Sowing Seeds in the Desert
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This revolutionary book presents Fukuoka’s plan to rehabilitate the deserts of the world using natural farming, including practical solutions for feeding a growing human population, rehabilitating damaged landscapes, reversing the spread of desertification, and providing a deep understanding of the relationship between human beings and nature. Fukuoka’s message comes right at the time when people across the world seem to have lost their frame of reference, and offers us a way forward.


Top-Bar Beekeeping
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Top-Bar Beekeeping provides complete information on hive management and other aspects of using these innovative hives. All home and hobbyist beekeepers who have the time and interest in keeping bees should consider the natural, low-stress methods outlined in this book. It will also appeal to home orchardists, gardeners, and permaculture practitioners who look to bees for pollination as well as honey or beeswax.


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