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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 57 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology by Mark Boyle
    The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology - by Mark Boyle

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786076007 | ISBN 10: 1786076004

    It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever.  No running water, no car, no electricity or any of the things it powers: the internet, phone, washing machine, radio or light bu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homesick: Why I Live In A Shed by Catrina Davies
    Homesick: Why I Live In A Shed - by Catrina Davies

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787478657 | ISBN 10: 1787478653

    The story of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home.  *LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE*   Aged thirty-one, Catrina Davies was renting a box-room in a house in Bristol, which she shared ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living Off The Grid: What to Expect While Living the Life of Ultimate Freedom and Tranquility by Gary Collins
    Living Off The Grid: What to Expect While Living the Life of Ultimate Freedom and Tranquility - by Gary Collins

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781570673733 | ISBN 10: 157067373x

    Set aside any worries that living off the grid means a life without comfort and convenience or that it will be too challenging for you and your family to handle. Author Gary Collins literally wrote the book on how to transition to a life off the grid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ecovillages Around the World: 20 Regenerative Designs for Sustainable Communities by Frederica Miller (Editor)
    Ecovillages Around the World: 20 Regenerative Designs for Sustainable Communities - by Frederica Miller (Editor)

    £16.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781844097432 | ISBN 10: 1844097439

    Including more than 300 full-color photographs and diagrams, this beautiful book highlights 20 best practice designs from ecovillages around the world to show how we can live lightly on the planet no matter where on earth we live. Features Findhorn i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Small is Necessary: Shared Living on a Shared Planet by Anitra Nelson
    Small is Necessary: Shared Living on a Shared Planet - by Anitra Nelson

    £19.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745334226 | ISBN 10: 0745334229

    Amidst crisis and fragmentation, the need for sociable, practical and sustainable housing is manifest.   Does small mean less? Not necessarily. In an era of housing crises, environmental unsustainability and social fragmentation, the need for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Dyer: A Guide to Natural Dyes & the Art of Patchwork & Stitch by Abigail Booth
    The Wild Dyer: A Guide to Natural Dyes & the Art of Patchwork & Stitch - by Abigail Booth

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857833952 | ISBN 10: 0857833952

    `By teaching you the foundations of natural dyeing, and guiding you through the simple stitch techniques, this book will allow you to dip in and out of projects while learning how to forage for and grow your own dye plants.'   In The Wild Dyer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Live Lagom: Balanced Living, The Swedish Way by Anna Brones
    Live Lagom: Balanced Living, The Swedish Way - by Anna Brones

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785037283 | ISBN 10: 1785037285

    Lagom has been described by Elle as ‘the more sustainable and enjoyable lifestyle we’ll all be wanting in 2017’.   Live Lagom is a practical lifestyle guide based on the Swedish philosophy of Lagom. Meaning "just the right amount", the c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Making Stuff & Doing Things: DIY Guides to Just About Everything by Kyle Bravo
    Making Stuff & Doing Things: DIY Guides to Just About Everything - by Kyle Bravo

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781621066477 | ISBN 10: 1621066479

    When you’re young, broke, and in search of a life of adventure, Making Stuff and Doing Things is the most useful book on the planet.  It’s been called “more important than the Bible.” It’s an indispensable handbook full of basic life s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace by Vandana Shiva
    Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace - by Vandana Shiva

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783607747 | ISBN 10: 1783607742

    A leading voice in the environmental movement, Vandana Shiva has played a key role in bringing the struggles for social and ecological justice to international attention.   Earth Democracy remains one of her key works, in which she addresses ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self Sufficiency: Soap Making by Sarah Ade
    Self Sufficiency: Soap Making - by Sarah Ade

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781504800372 | ISBN 10: 1504800370

    Our skin is our largest organ. We often think about how the things we put into our body affect us, but how much time do we take to consider how the things we put onto our body affect us? This timely book is packed full of helpful advice about how to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Natural Green Cleaning Book by Anness Publishing
    Natural Green Cleaning Book - by Anness Publishing

    £3.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781861473165 | ISBN 10: 1861473168

    This title features traditional methods for the eco-friendly household. It is a practical guide to cleaning with eco-friendly, natural products, featuring ideas for inside and outside the home and personal use. It features the five natural cleaners t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present and Future by Jennifer Farley Gordon Farley, and Colleen Hill
    Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present and Future - by Jennifer Farley Gordon Farley, and Colleen Hill

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780857851857 | ISBN 10: 0857851853

    Sustainable Fashion provides a unique and accessible overview of fashion ethics and sustainability issues of the past, present and future. This book is the first to situate today's eco-fashion movement in its multifaceted historical context, investig ... more

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  • Cover image of book Designing Sustainability: Making Radical Changes in a Material World by Stuart Walker
    Designing Sustainability: Making Radical Changes in a Material World - by Stuart Walker

    £29.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780415744126 | ISBN 10: 0415744121

    What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dwelling Portably: 1980-2012: Tips from the People Who Sparked The Tiny House Movement by Bert Davis
    Dwelling Portably: 1980-2012: Tips from the People Who Sparked The Tiny House Movement - by Bert Davis

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781621063070 | ISBN 10: 1621063070

    The first four Dwelling Portably books discounted in a snug box set sleeve, containing a wealth of knowledge, experience, and stories, collecting 1980-1989, 1990-1999, 2000-2008, and 2009-2012. Full of information about living without a permanent ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Self-Sufficient Gardener by John Seymour
    The New Self-Sufficient Gardener - by John Seymour

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409346784 | ISBN 10: 1409346781

    Feast on your own produce with the New Complete Self-Sufficient Gardener, the comprehensive illustrated guide to self-sufficiency. John Seymour's classic guide gives you the knowledge and expertise to create your own self-sufficient garden and prod ... more

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  • Cover image of book Make it Last: Prolonging and Preserving What We Love by Raleigh Briggs
    Make it Last: Prolonging and Preserving What We Love - by Raleigh Briggs

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781934620984 | ISBN 10: 193462098x

    Make It Last: Prolonging and Preserving What We Love bridges the gap between life in a disposable culture and the basic skills needed to save money and live more sustainably. This book teaches you how to extend the lives of the things you love by rep ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sustainability: A Cultural History by Ulrich Grober, translated by Ray Cunningham
    Sustainability: A Cultural History - by Ulrich Grober, translated by Ray Cunningham

    £14.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857840455 | ISBN 10: 0857840452

    From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be sustainable. But the words currency should not obscure its origins: sustainability is an age-old aspiration; a concept deeply rooted in human culture. Though in danger of abuse and ove ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self-sufficiency: Breadmaking by Kathryn Hawkins
    Self-sufficiency: Breadmaking - by Kathryn Hawkins

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780090412 | ISBN 10: 1780090412

    Making your own bread by hand is such a simple pleasure and a great starting point for anyone looking to become a little more self-sufficient.  Making bread can be therapeutic and creative and is achievable with even a basic level of culi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moneyless Manifesto: Live Well, Live Rich, Live Free by Mark Boyle
    The Moneyless Manifesto: Live Well, Live Rich, Live Free - by Mark Boyle

    £16.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781856231015 | ISBN 10: 1856231011

    That we need money to live like it or not is a self-evident truism. Right? Not anymore. Drawing on almost three years of experience as The Moneyless Man, ex-businessman Mark Boyle not only demystifies money and the system that binds us to it, he also ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Transition Companion by Rob Hopkins
    The Transition Companion - by Rob Hopkins

    £19.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781900322973 | ISBN 10: 1900322978

    In 2008, the bestselling The Transition Handbook suggested a model for a community-led response to peak oil and climate change. Since then, the Transition idea has gone viral across the globe, from universities and London neighbourhoods to Italian vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them by R. Cobleigh
    Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them - by R. Cobleigh

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906621179 | ISBN 10: 1906621179

    Dating from the Golden Age of American Farming, this is the original and very best sourcebook for making labour-saving devices. There are hundreds of ways to transform `junk` into useful gadgets and tools. With orginal illustrations. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self-Sufficiency: Grow Your Own by Ian Cooke
    Self-Sufficiency: Grow Your Own - by Ian Cooke

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847737748 | ISBN 10: 1847737749

    A simple and systematic guide to growing a selection of the tastiest fruit and vegetables.  The aim of the book is to start you off with some easy-to-grow produce such as carrots, onions, radishes, tomatoes and strawberries. Once you hav ... more

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  • Cover image of book Common Ground: The Sharing of Land and Landscapes for Sustainability by Mark Everard
    Common Ground: The Sharing of Land and Landscapes for Sustainability - by Mark Everard

    £23.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848139626 | ISBN 10: 1848139624

    Common Ground explores the shifting relationship between human society and the landscapes that bear it. Examining the changing understandings of the natural world and its management and exploitation, environmental activist Mark Everard presents solut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grow Your Food for Free (Well Almost) by Dave Hamilton
    Grow Your Food for Free (Well Almost) - by Dave Hamilton

    £14.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781900322898 | ISBN 10: 1900322897

    Dont like spending money in garden centres? Think you can make it yourself for a fraction of the price or find a cheaper option? Dave Hamilton shows you how. By recycling and reusing materials creatively and making the most of what you have, you can ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living by Mark Boyle
    The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living - by Mark Boyle

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781851687879 | ISBN 10: 1851687874

    Imagine a year without spending or even touching money. Former businessman Mark Boyle did just that and here is his extraordinary story. Going back to basics and following his own strict rules, Mark learned ingenious ways to eliminate his bills ... more

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  • Cover image of book Governing for Sustainable Urban Development by Yvonne Rydin
    Governing for Sustainable Urban Development - by Yvonne Rydin

    £35.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844078196 | ISBN 10: 1844078191

    Achieving urban sustainability is amongst the most pressing issues facing planners and governments. This book is the first to provide a cohesive analysis of sustainable urban development and to examine the processes by which change in how urban areas ... more

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  • Cover image of book Local Sustainable Homes: How to Make Them Happen in Your Community by Chris Bird
    Local Sustainable Homes: How to Make Them Happen in Your Community - by Chris Bird

    £14.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781900322768 | ISBN 10: 1900322765

    Local Sustainable Homes is a timely guide to creating low-impact homes in your community. It is packed with inspiring case studies of low-carbon buildings, from retrofitted old houses to new eco-villages.  While politicians talk about sustain ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sucking Eggs: What Your Wartime Granny Could Teach You About Diet, Thrift and Going Green by Patricia Nicol
    Sucking Eggs: What Your Wartime Granny Could Teach You About Diet, Thrift and Going Green - by Patricia Nicol

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099521129 | ISBN 10: 0099521121

    A clever, colourful, comparative history showing us that, when it comes to being green, resourceful and eco-friendly, our grannies can show us the way...  Recycling, composting, buying locally-sourced food and vintage clothing, checking air m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Common Ground in a Liquid City: Essays in Defense of an Urban Future by Matt Hern
    Common Ground in a Liquid City: Essays in Defense of an Urban Future - by Matt Hern

    £14.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781849350105 | ISBN 10: 1849350108

    If we want to preserve what's still left of the natural world, we need to stop using so much of it. And cities are the best chance we have left for a sustainable future ... but only if they remain vibrant, dynamic spaces that are unfolded by millions ... more

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  • Cover image of book Worms and Wormeries by Mike Woolnough
    Worms and Wormeries - by Mike Woolnough

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781904871705 | ISBN 10: 1904871704

    Around the world Wormeries are coming more and more into the spotlight as governments strive to reduce the level of household waste ending up in landfill sites and look to make better use of the resources that we have available. On a personal level i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Essential Guide to Back Garden Self-Sufficiency by Edited by Careen Madigan
    The Essential Guide to Back Garden Self-Sufficiency - by Edited by Careen Madigan

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781604691030 | ISBN 10: 1604691034

    Nothing tastes better than homegrown produce and there's nowhere better to grow it than your own back garden. Whether you're interested in a small patch of gourmet asparagus and strawberries, a few eggs to make your own omelettes or full-scale self-s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chaos Point: The World at the Crossroads by Ervin Laszlo
    The Chaos Point: The World at the Crossroads - by Ervin Laszlo

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780749940256 | ISBN 10: 0749940255

    We have a choice: Breakdown or Breakthrough. In The Chaos Point revered author and systems theorist Ervin Laszlo tells us that we are at a critical juncture in history, a 'decision-window' where we face both the danger of global collapse and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Building with Straw Bales: A  Practical Guide for the UK and Ireland by Barbara Jones
    Building with Straw Bales: A Practical Guide for the UK and Ireland - by Barbara Jones

    £21.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781900322515 | ISBN 10: 190032251x

    Strawbale building is a radically different approach to construction. Pioneered in the USA over a hundred years ago and established in the UK in the 1990s, the technique is now entering the mainstream used by firms who see its value in terms of cos ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Urban Hen: A Practical Guide to Keeping Poultry in a Town or City by Paul Peacock
    The Urban Hen: A Practical Guide to Keeping Poultry in a Town or City - by Paul Peacock

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781905862276 | ISBN 10: 190586227x

    Thousands of backyard poultry keepers are signing up all over the country, experiencing afresh the joys of their first hen, their first egg, their happy chuckle in the morning garden. Keeping poultry in the city brings with it not only joys but respo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sufficient: A Modern Guide to Sustainable Living by Tom Petherick
    Sufficient: A Modern Guide to Sustainable Living - by Tom Petherick

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781862058514 | ISBN 10: 1862058512

    Sufficient is a book to inspire, educate and encourage a process of change towards a simple, gentle and sustainable way of living. Many of us want to make a shift in our lives by slowing down and consuming less, embracing artisan foods and championin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Transition Timeline: For a Local, Resilient Future by Shaun Chamberlin
    The Transition Timeline: For a Local, Resilient Future - by Shaun Chamberlin

    £12.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781900322560 | ISBN 10: 1900322560

    The Transition Timeline lightens the fear of our uncertain future, providing a map ofwhat we are facing and the different pathways available to us. It describes four possible scenarios for the UK and world over the next twenty years, ranging from Den ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-sufficiency by Piers Warren, illustrated by Tessa Pettingell
    How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-sufficiency - by Piers Warren, illustrated by Tessa Pettingell

    £7.95   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781900322171 | ISBN 10: 190032217x

    How to Store Your Garden Produce – the key to self-sufficiency is the modern guide to storing and preserving your garden produce, enabling you to eat home-grown goodness all year round.   The easy to use reference section provides applicabl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Soil Not Oil: Climate Change, Peak Oil and Food Insecurity by Vandana Shiva
    Soil Not Oil: Climate Change, Peak Oil and Food Insecurity - by Vandana Shiva

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781848133150 | ISBN 10: 1848133154

    Climate change will dramatically alter how we live and is already affecting the lives of the world's most vulnerable people.   In Soil Not Oil, bestselling author Vandana Shiva connects the food crisis, peak oil, and climate change to show th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bender Heaven: The UK Traveller
    Bender Heaven: The UK Traveller's Good Home Guide - by Laugh

    £5.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781904263692 | ISBN 10: 1904263690

    A bender is the British traveller's abode of choice. Built from little more than a tarpaulin and some thin hazel poles, people live in these snug, warm eco-homes the length and breadth of Britain.   Despite this, however, many people have nev ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience by Rob Hopkins
    The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience - by Rob Hopkins

    £17.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781900322188 | ISBN 10: 1900322188

    We live in an oil-dependent world, and have got to this level of dependency in a very short space of time, using vast reserves of oil in the process without planning for when the supply is not so plentiful. Most of us avoid thinking about what happ ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Live Off-Grid: Ever Wanted to Unplug from the Rat Race? by Nick Rosen
    How to Live Off-Grid: Ever Wanted to Unplug from the Rat Race? - by Nick Rosen

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780553818192 | ISBN 10: 0553818198

    The word 'off-grid' refers to places or people without mains water, power or phone line. Off-grid locations can range from private islands to tree-houses; the people living there might be back-packers, international business travellers or hippies; th ... more

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  • Cover image of book 21st Century Smallholder: From Window Boxes to Allotments by Paul Waddington,
    21st Century Smallholder: From Window Boxes to Allotments - by Paul Waddington,

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781905811168 | ISBN 10: 1905811160

    Achieving genuine self-sufficiency of the kind described in John Seymour's classic guide is sadly beyond the vast reach of the urban majority today. Few have the space, and for those few there are comprehensive guidebooks. But where do the rest of us ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Self-Sufficiency Specialist by Alan and Gill Bridgewater
    The Self-Sufficiency Specialist - by Alan and Gill Bridgewater

    £4.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781845379254 | ISBN 10: 184537925x

    With frequent warnings about water and energy shortages, and the potential dangers of pesticides and genetically modified foods, many people nurture a dream of living a self-sufficient lifestyle. With these people in mind, this comprehensive yet ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating by Barbara Kingsolver
    Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating - by Barbara Kingsolver

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780571233571 | ISBN 10: 0571233570

    Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver's riveting new book will open your eyes in a hundred different ways to an old truth: you are what you eat.'This is the story of a year in which we made every attempt to feed ourselves animals and vegetables whos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eco-Centres and Courses: Over 150 places which offer practical courses and fun days out by Terena Plowright
    Eco-Centres and Courses: Over 150 places which offer practical courses and fun days out - by Terena Plowright

    £12.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781903998908 | ISBN 10: 1903998905

    Would you like to: * learn how to install a solar panel on your roof? * take your children to a wildlife workshop? * learn how to keep bees, or make cider? * see wind and hydro power in action? * learn how to safeguard seed varieties for th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living the Good Life: Changing the World from Your Own Backyard by Linda Cockburn
    Living the Good Life: Changing the World from Your Own Backyard - by Linda Cockburn

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781905005291 | ISBN 10: 1905005296

    How one family changed their world from their own backyard.  Imagine not needing money. Not for bills - there are none. Not for food - you grow or make it all yourself. Not for transport - you have a bike. For six months, Linda Cockburn's f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Growing Eco-communities; Practical Ways to Create Sustainability by Jan Martin Bang
    Growing Eco-communities; Practical Ways to Create Sustainability - by Jan Martin Bang

    £20.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780863155970 | ISBN 10: 0863155979

    In his first book Ecovillages, Jan Martin Bang explained the principles and practicies of setting up a sustainable community, including difficult decisions about management, design and architecture, farming and food, water, sewage, energy sources and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook: Recipes for Changing Times by Albert Bates
    The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook: Recipes for Changing Times - by Albert Bates

    £16.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780865715684 | ISBN 10: 0865715688

    Over the coming years we will need to move from a global culture addicted to cheap, abundant petroleum to a culture of compelled conservation, whether through government directive or market forces. The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook provi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Food For Free by Richard Mabey
    Food For Free - by Richard Mabey

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780007247684 | ISBN 10: 0007247680

    The original Food For Free was first published in 1972. A guide to over 200 types of food that can be gathered in the wild in Britain, it explores the history and folklore of the foods as well as explaining how we identify them and the best ways to ... more

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  • Cover image of book EcoCities: Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature by Richard Register
    EcoCities: Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature - by Richard Register

    £21.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780865715523 | ISBN 10: 0865715521

    Most of the world's population now lives in cities. So if we are to address the problems of environmental deterioration and peak oil adequately, the city has to be a major focus of attention. EcoCities is about re-building cities and towns based ... more

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  • Cover image of book Schumacher Briefings 12: Ecovillages - New Frontiers for Sustainability by Jonathan Dawson
    Schumacher Briefings 12: Ecovillages - New Frontiers for Sustainability - by Jonathan Dawson

    £6.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781903998779 | ISBN 10: 1903998778

    In recent years, ecovillages - local communities which aim to minimise their eclogical impact but maximise human wellbeing and happiness - have proliferated worldwide. They incorporate a wealth of radical ideas and approaches which can be traced back ... more

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  • Cover image of book Community Gardens: A Celebration of the People, Recipes and Plants by Penny Woodward & Pam Vardy
    Community Gardens: A Celebration of the People, Recipes and Plants - by Penny Woodward & Pam Vardy

    £21.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781864470963 | ISBN 10: 1864470968

    Revel in the richness and diversity of these inner-city community gardens, and let the people who use them be your guides to: the many fascinating and unusual edible plants they grow and use their stories, touching on the events that brought thes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where I Lived, and What I Lived For by Henry David Thoreau
    Where I Lived, and What I Lived For - by Henry David Thoreau

    £4.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141023977 | ISBN 10: 014102397x

    Thoreau's account of his solitary and self-sufficient home in the New England woods remains an inspiration to the environmental movement - a call to his fellow men to abandon their striving, materialistic existences of 'quiet desperation' for a simpl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ecovillages: A Practical Guide to Sustainable Communities by Jan Martin Bang
    Ecovillages: A Practical Guide to Sustainable Communities - by Jan Martin Bang

    £20.00   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780863154805 | ISBN 10: 0863154808

    The Ecovillages movement is a worldwide network of communities which strive to integrate a supportive social environment with a low-impact way of life. Examples include Kibbutz, Camphill communities and others based on frameworks such as Permaculture ... more

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  • Cover image of book Food For Free (Collins Gem Edition) by Richard Mabey
    Food For Free (Collins Gem Edition) - by Richard Mabey

    £4.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007183036 | ISBN 10: 0007183038

    Richard Mabey's masterpiece in a handy backpack size. A guide to over 100 edible plants, berries, mushrooms, seaweed and shellfish - all beautifully illustrated. Advice on when to gather, what to pick and how to cook it. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Country Wisdom & Know-how: Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the Land by Storey Books
    Country Wisdom & Know-how: Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the Land - by Storey Books

    £13.95   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781579123680 | ISBN 10: 1579123686

    8,167 useful skills and step-by-step instructions, including: baking basic bread, breeding livestock, , bee-keeping, growing the best tomatoes, pickling and preserving, putting up stone walls, quilting, selling your crafts weaving country baskets and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living by Fritjof Capra
    The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable Living - by Fritjof Capra

    £11.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780006551584 | ISBN 10: 0006551580

    All of life - from the most primitive cells, up to human societies, corporations and nation-states, even the global economy - is organised along the same basic patterns and principles. In this book, Fritjof Capra, acclaimed author of the bestsel ... more

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