Authors

Nicky Scott

Nicky Scott is a former Chairman of the Community Composting Network and is the Coordinator of the Devon Community Composting Network. He has helped in the development of the “Scotty’s Hot Box” and the “RiDan” composter, both now widely used for composting food waste. He is the author of How to Make and Use Compost:…

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James McSweeney

James McSweeney is a composting consultant and educator. Through his work at the Highfields Center for Composting and current consultancy, Compost Technical Services, James has worked with hundreds of composters, large and small, on everything from site planning, design, and management to compost heat recovery and livestock feeding systems. He coauthored Growing Local Fertility: A Guide to…

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Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel

Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel is an Instagram proponent (11.5k followers) of plant-based whole-food eating successfully and sustainably. She developed the symptoms of inflammatory arthritis – so badly she could hardly walk down stairs – while following what she had been told was a healthy diet and lifestyle. Appalled by the side effects she suffered with…

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James McSweeney

James McSweeney is a composting consultant and educator. Through his work at the Highfields Center for Composting and current consultancy, Compost Technical Services, James has worked with hundreds of composters, large and small, on everything from site planning, design, and management to compost heat recovery and livestock feeding systems. He coauthored Growing Local Fertility: A…

Books by James McSweeney

Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel

Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel is an Instagram proponent (11.5k followers) of plant-based whole-food eating successfully and sustainably. She developed the symptoms of inflammatory arthritis – so badly she could hardly walk down stairs – while following what she had been told was a healthy diet and lifestyle. Appalled by the side effects she suffered with…

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Michael Foley

After twenty years in academia, Michael Foley began farming first in southern Maryland, and then in Willits, California, where he, his wife, and oldest daughter currently operate the small, diversified Green Uprising Farm. Foley is cofounder of the School of Adaptive Agriculture (formerly the Grange Farm School), a farmer training and education program where he…

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Michael Ableman

Michael Ableman, the cofounder and director of Sole Food Street Farms, is one of the early visionaries of the urban agriculture movement. He has created high-profile urban farms in Watts, California; Goleta, California; and Vancouver, British Columbia. Ableman has also worked on and advised dozens of similar projects throughout North America and the Caribbean, and…

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John Abrams

John Abrams is co-founder and president of South Mountain Company, a design/build and renewable energy company on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. In 1987, South Mountain Company was restructured to become employee-owned, and so began the adventure that led Abrams to write his first book, The Company We Keep: Reinventing Small Business for People, Community, and Place.…

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Philip Ackerman-Leist

Philip Ackerman-Leist, author of Rebuilding the Foodshed and Up Tunket Road, is a professor at Green Mountain College, where he established the college’s farm and sustainable agriculture curriculum, directs its Farm & Food Project, and founded its Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems, the nation’s first online graduate program in food systems, featuring applied…

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John Adams

Permaculture magazine has been in print since 1992, during which time John Adams has been writing articles about his various DIY projects. This is a collection of his most popular projects plus a selection of our favorite readers’ DIY submissions.

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