Must-Have "Green" Books

Green BooksMust-Have Books To Bring Out The Greenness In Everyone. Brought to you by Nightbird Books on Dickson in Fayetteville.

All Natural by Nathanael Johnson — The title says it all: A Skeptic’s Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier.

Sharing The Harvest by Elizabeth Henderson — To an increasing number of American families the CSA (community supported agriculture) is the answer to the globalization of our food supply. The premise is simple: create a partnership between local farmers and nearby consumers, who become members or subscribers in support of the farm. The groundbreaking first edition helped spark a movement and, with this revised edition, “Sharing the Harvest” is poised to lead the way toward a revitalized agriculture.

Homeowner’s Energy Handbook by Paul Scheckel — Energy expert Scheckel offers practical solutions for adapting solar, wind, wood gasification, biogas, and micro hydro power systems for home use, complete with step-by-step instructions. Whether to live completely off the grid or just save some money on fuel bills, this guide has the knowledge and skills to do it.

Plenty by Alisa Smith — One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally.

The Green Workplace by Leigh Stringer — Stringer explains how managers can implement “green” changes smoothly and efficiently. In solving key problems, she shows companies how a green business reduces costs, increases productivity, improves recruiting and retention, and increases shareholder value, in addition to benefiting the environment.

Your Green Home by Alex Wilson — Essential information for homebuyers wanting to design and build a new green home.

Forks Over Knives by Del Sroufe, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Julieanna Hever — A whole-foods, plant-based diet has never been easier or tastier 300 brand-new recipes for cooking the “Forks Over Knives” way, every day.

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