produce as much energy as they consume
and are carbon neutral.
Extracted by Ugo Bardi. Mineral treasures that took millions, or even billions,
of years to form are now being squandered
in just centuries—or sometimes just decades. Will there come a time when we
actually run out of minerals?
Straight from the Earth by Myra and
Marea Goodman. Vegetable-centric recipes from Earthbound Farm co-founder
Myra Goodman and her daughter.
The Sugar Season: A Year in the Life
of Maple Syrup—and One Family’s
Quest for the Sweetest Harvest by
Douglas Whynott. The author spent a
year in the New Hampshire maple syrup
trade, and here offers an inside look at the
effect of global warming on syrup production.
The New Greenmarket Cookbook:
Recipes and Tips from Today’s Finest
Chefs and the Stories Behind the
Farms That Inspire Them by Gabrielle Langholtz with GrowNYC. A cookbook dedicated to New York’s Greenmarket, the largest farmers market in the
Untamed: The Wildest Woman in
America and the Fight for Cumberland Island by Will Harlan tells the
true and inspiring story of a rugged island and the remarkable woman who has
spent decades defending it against those
who would develop it—including the
Carnegies, commercial shrimpers, and
A Farm Dies Once a Year by Arlo
Crawford. New Morning Farm has died
its annual death, and will slowly come
back to life as the land warms and the
seasons shift. Crawford’s memoir is the
story of a man reconnecting with his past
and a behind-the-scenes look at the re-alities of organic farming.
State of the World 2014: Governing
for Sustainability by the Worldwatch
Institute examines how leadership on
sustainability is not absent; it just often
comes from the bottom up rather than
the top down, and action is being driven
by local citizen’s, women’s, and grass-roots movements around the world.
The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change by Yoram Bauman, illus.
by Grady Klein, tackles climate change
from a new and innovative angle—humor
The Carnivore Way by Cristina
Eisenberg. The noted conservation scientist examines the relationship between
people and predators through the lens of
Blue Mind: The Surprising Science
That Shows How Being Near, In, On,
or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and
Better at What You Do by Wallace J.
Nichols, foreword by Celine Cousteau,
offers a practical approach to environmentalism based in hard science. Nichols
is a widely respected authority on the
connections between water and emotional, physical, and professional excellence.
The Carnivore’s Manifesto: Eating
Well, Eating Responsibly, and Eating
Meat by Patrick Martins with Mike
Edison, foreword by Alice Waters. A
revolutionary call to arms that will in-
spire, engage, and challenge anyone in-
terested in the way we eat today. Martins
is a distributor of locally raised meat
through his company, Heritage Foods
USA, which sends over 60,000 lbs. of
meat every week to New York’s top res-
taurants. He is also a founder of Slow
An Electronic Silent Spring: Facing
the Dangers and Creating Safe Limits by Katie Singer outlines the technical, biological, and legal aspects of elec-trosmog. It presents testimony from
leading scientists, policy makers and
citizens, and provides ways to reduce our
emissions and exposure.
A MODERN HISTORY
of an ANCIENT PLACE
“[A]n indispensable guide.”
— Publishers Weekly
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