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The Emergent Agriculture: Farming, Sustainability and the Return of the Local Economy

by Gary Kleppel & John Ikerd New Society Publishers (June 30, 2014)

Local, diverse and resilient – the new culture of food


Green Home Building: Money-Saving Strategies for an Affordable, Healthy, High-Performance Home

by Miki Cook & Doug Garrett New Society Publishers (August 18, 2014)

Build a truly green home for the same total net cost as the conventional alternative


Why I Walk: Taking a Step in the Right Direction

by Kevin Klinkenberg New Society Publishers (August 11, 2014)

Save money, live better, walk more!


The Farm Then and Now: A Model for Sustainable Living

by Douglas Stevenson New Society Publishers (March 31, 2014)

From commune to ecovillage — an in-depth look at the past, present and future of the world’s best-known intentional community


The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-scale Organic Farming

by Marie Bilodeau, Jean-Martin Fortier & Severine von Tscharner Fleming, The Greenhorns New Society Publishers (February 17, 2014)

Grow better not bigger with proven low-tech, human-scale, biointensive farming methods


Earthen Floors: A Modern Approach to an Ancient Practice

by Sukita Reay Crimmel & James Thomson New Society Publishers (April 21, 2014)

Down and dirty – a complete step-by-step guide to making, installing, and living with beautiful, all-natural earthen floors


Bokashi Composting: Scraps to Soil in Weeks

by Adam Footer New Society Publishers (December 16, 2013)

The safe, clean, and convenient way to compost all your food scraps.


American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival

by Giles Slade New Society Publishers (October 21, 2013)

Seeking higher ground – how rising global temperatures will lead to unprecedented waves of human migration


Grow a Sustainable Diet: Planning and Growing to Feed Ourselves and the Earth

by Cindy Conner New Society Publishers (February 17, 2014)

Row by row – maximize your harvest and feed your soil by developing a customized plan for your garden


Raising Goats Naturally: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More

by Deborah Niemann New Society Publishers (September 23, 2013)

Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer and more


Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution

by Sarah Simpson & Heather McLeod New Society Publishers (October 14, 2013)

From seed to loaf—everything you need to know to build community with grain.


Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

by Victoria Redhed Miller New Society Publishers (October 21, 2013)

Hatching a sustainable life with heritage poultry


Green Wizardry: Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, and Other Hands-On Skills From the Appropriate Tech Toolkit

Landscape Urbanism and its Discontents: Dissimulating the Sustainable City

by Andrés Duany & Emily Talen New Society Publishers (May 17, 2013)

Landscape Urbanism vs. the New Urbanism—negotiating the relationship between cities and the natural world.


EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

by Lauren Mandel New Society Publishers (April 26, 2013)

From roof to table – urban food has reached new heights.


Earth Repair: A Grassroots Guide to Healing Toxic and Damaged Landscapes

by Leila Darwish New Society Publishers (May 31, 2013)

Resistance is fertile – bioremediation techniques to heal the earth.


Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth

by Bill Powers & Art Berman New Society Publishers (June 14, 2013)

What the frack – exploding the myth of the natural gas “one hundred-year supply.”


Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres

by Pam Dawling New Society Publishers (January 25, 2013)

Growing for 100 – the complete year-round guide for the small-scale market grower.


Making Better Buildings: A Comparative Guide to Sustainable Construction for Homeowners and Contractors

by Jen Feigin & Chris Magwood New Society Publishers (February 24, 2014)

Sustainable building from the ground up – the pros and cons of the latest green and natural materials and technologies


Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget Homesteading Solutions

by Oscar H. Will & Karen K. Will New Society Publishers (January 25, 2013)

Off-the-wall solutions for real farmstead problems


Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together

by Sylvia Bernstein New Society Publishers (October 11, 2011)

Grow fish and get your greens at the same time with this definitive do-it-yourself guide


Essential Natural Plasters

by Michael Henry & Tina Therrien New Society Publishers (June 26, 2018)

Natural plasters made of clay, lime, and other materials mixed with sand are beautiful building finishes. Fun to work with, low-impact, and allowing infinite creativity, they are high performance and provide...


Essential Earthbag Construction

by Kelly Hart New Society Publishers (May 01, 2018)

  • Author is a leading sustainability architect and natural builder and author of the Green Home Building series
  • He is the founder greenhomebuilding.com, earthbagbuilding.com and dreamgreenhome.com
  • Earthbag structures...


Climate-Wise Landscaping

by Sue Reed & Ginny Stibolt New Society Publishers (April 17, 2018)

  • Sue Reed has 30 years experience as an ecological landscape architect, Ginny Stibolt is a botanist, science advocate and garden writer.
  • Ginny Stibolt blogs at www.greengardeningmatter.com
  • Contains hundreds...


The Ever Curious Gardener

by Lee Reich New Society Publishers (April 03, 2018)

Curious why caressing your cucumber plants will help them bear more fruit? Or why you should grow oranges from seed even if the fruit is inedible? Or why trees need to sleep and how to help them?

Join acclaimed...


Essential Cordwood Construction

by Rob Roy New Society Publishers (December 18, 2017)

Cordwood construction – log-ends set in insulated mortar – is an economical, low-impact building method proven in beautiful, centuries-old buildings. Distilling decades of best practices, Essential Cordwood...


The Modern Homesteader's Guide to Keeping Geese

by Kirsten Lie-Nielsen New Society Publishers (September 25, 2017)

Well-raised geese are the ultimate homesteading companion, providing weed control, eggs, entertainment, and acting as “security” over your other animals. The Modern Homesteader’s Guide to Keeping Geese...


The Aquaponic Farmer

by Adrian Southern & Whelm King New Society Publishers (October 09, 2017)

The Aquaponic Farmer is the only complete practical guide to understanding, constructing, and operating a family-farm scale commercial cold-water aquaponic system for raising trout and vegetables. It details...


New Carbon Architecture

by Bruce King New Society Publishers (November 27, 2017)

It’s time to move past “green buildings,” which alone aren’t enough to halt climate change. The New Carbon Architecture explores how biomimicry-inspired innovations in architecture and construction –...


The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook

by Douglas Barnes New Society Publishers (September 18, 2017)

The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook covers the functions and appropriate siting, design, and construction of nine types of earthworks, including swales, dams, ponds, and hügelkultur beds, to maximize water...


The Retro Future

by John Michael Greer New Society Publishers (August 21, 2017)

Industrial society is trying to "progress" without bothering to ask whether any sane person would want to live in the world that progress is creating. When every upgrade has more bugs and fewer benefits than...


The Secret Life of Your Microbiome

by Susan Prescott & Alan Logan New Society Publishers (August 07, 2017)

Written with pace, clarity, and humor by world-renowned scientists in immunology, nutrition, and environmental health, The Secret Life of Your Microbiome makes the irrefutable case that our health and happiness...


Essential Sustainable Home Design

by Chris Magwood New Society Publishers (July 31, 2017)

Essential Sustainable Home Design walks homebuilders through designing an environmentally friendly home, starting with key concepts, principles, and a project vision. Covering what makes a building green, a...


Essential Light Straw Clay Construction

by Lydia Doleman New Society Publishers (June 05, 2017)

Light straw clay – straw mixed with clay slip – is a code compliant high-performance, low-impact building material with excellent insulation and moisture handling qualities. This highly illustrated step-by-step...


The Retro Future

by John Michael Greer New Society Publishers (August 21, 2017)

Industrial society is trying to “progress” without bothering to ask whether any sane person would want to live in the world that progress is creating. When every upgrade has more bugs and fewer benefits than...


The Secret Life of Your Microbiome

by Susan Prescott & Alan Logan New Society Publishers (August 07, 2017)

Written with pace, clarity, and humor by world-renowned scientists in immunology, nutrition, and environmental health, The Secret Life of Your Microbiome makes the irrefutable case that our health and happiness...


Power from the Wind

by Dan Chiras New Society Publishers (May 01, 2017)

Power from the Wind is the completely revised and updated edition of the go-to guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy systems. Written with the homeowner layperson in...


Building Natural Ponds

by Robert Pavlis New Society Publishers (April 10, 2017)

Building Natural Ponds is the first book to walk through the steps required to design and build a natural pond without the need of pumps, filters, and nasty chemicals. Coverage includes pond ecosystems and natural...


Shrinking the Technosphere

by Dmitry Orlov New Society Publishers (November 28, 2016)

The harmful side of even relatively benign technology is plain to see, but is hardly ever discussed. This book is critical of many aspects of technology, but it intends to evaluate each aspect of technology...


Essential Building Science

by Jacob Deva Racusin New Society Publishers (December 05, 2016)

Poor heat and moisture handling are enemies of durability, comfort and high-performance house design. Essential Building Science provides a highly visual, non-technical introduction to the fundamentals of building...


The Permaculture Market Garden

by Zach Loeks New Society Publishers (February 06, 2017)

Author Zach Loeks brings together his passion for sustainable permaculture food production systems and beautiful, vibrant illustrations to provide a highly visual guide to the smooth integration of permaculture...


The Farmer's Office

by Julia Shanks New Society Publishers (August 29, 2016)

Starting and running a farm makes one into both a farmer and an entrepreneur, and to be ecologically and financially sustainable, farmers must understand basic accounting and bookkeeping in order to manage their...


The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse

by Lindsey Schiller & Marc Plinke New Society Publishers (October 24, 2016)

Comprehensive coverage of passive solar greenhouse design including material selection, building methods and how to store thermal energy using a variety of simple and innovative strategies. Over a dozen case...


Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook

by John Schaeffer New Society Publishers (October 20, 2014)

What book would you want if you were stranded on a desert island? Widely regarded as the "bible" of off-grid living, Real Goods Solar Living Source Book might be your best choice. With over six hundred thousand...


The Thinking Beekeeper

by Christy Hemenway New Society Publishers (December 25, 2012)

What's the buzz about the growing popularity of backyard beekeeping? Providing habitat for bees, pollinating your garden, and producing honey for your family are some of the compelling reasons for taking up...


The Home Energy Diet

by Paul Scheckel New Society Publishers (May 01, 2005)

With rising energy costs, homeowners are beginning to examine the energy efficiency of their own homes, asking questions about where energy comes from and how much it costs, how to choose new appliances and...


Earth-Sheltered Houses

by Rob Roy New Society Publishers (March 01, 2006)

An earth-sheltered, earth-roofed home has the least impact upon the land of all housing styles, leaving almost zero footprint on the planet.

Earth-Sheltered Houses is a practical guide for those who want to...


Earthbag Building

by Kaki Hunter & Donald Kiffmeyer New Society Publishers (June 01, 2004)

Over 70 percent of Americans cannot afford to own a code-enforced, contractor-built home. This has led to widespread interest in using natural materials—straw, cob, and earth—for building homes and other...


A Nation of Farmers

by Sharon Astyk & Aaron Newton New Society Publishers (May 01, 2009)

“Astyk and Newton have written an important book with an unusual message: We need millions of new farmers…as soon as possible. You could not find two more reasonable, intelligent, sincere, and passionate...


Green Building Products, 3rd Edition

by Alex Wilson & Mark Piepkorn New Society Publishers (January 01, 2008)

Interest in sustainable, green building practices is greater than ever. Whether concerned about allergies, energy costs, old-growth forests, or durability and long-term value, homeowners and builders are looking...