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Guilbeault, Nina

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Summary: A Harvard-trained sociologist (and vegan), exploring the history of the vegan movement and its present-day tensions, grapples with the most fundamental questions of all: Is there a truly ethical way to eat?, which results in an eye-opening portrait of how social change happens, with profound implications for our plates--and our planet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2024

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Brown, Gabe

Summary: "Gabe Brown didn't set out to change the world when he first started working alongside his father-in-law on the family farm in North Dakota. But as a series of weather-related crop disasters put Brown and his wife, Shelly, in desperate financial straits, they started making bold changes to their farm. Brown, in an effort to simply survive, began experimenting with new practices he'd learned...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2018

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Johnson, Daniel

Summary: "Envision a brighter future with this STEM-based subset of True Books.Thanks to the development of agriculture, our Earth can feed the almost 8 billion people that call it home. But the challenge facing us today is how to make the practice of large-scale farming sustainable. We have learned how to use alternative energies - like solar and wind power - to run our farms. We have also learned how...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 338.1 JOH

Volk, Josh

Summary: "From Josh Volk, author of the best-selling Compact Farms, these inventive tools and step-by-step instructions for making and modifying them, help small, diversified farms simplify and streamline their operations for less wear and tear on human workers and for greater efficiency overall." -- publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 681.763 VOL

Markoff, John

Summary: "From one of our greatest chroniclers of technology and society, the definitive biography of iconic serial visionary Stewart Brand, from the Merry Pranksters and the generation-defining Whole Earth Catalog to the marriage of environmental consciousness and hacker capitalism and the rise of a new planetary culture-the story behind so many other stories. Stewart Brand has long been famous if you...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRAND, STEWART MAR

Chiras, Daniel D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 690.837 CHI

Schaeffer, John

Summary: Covers power, conservation, and gear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 621.47 SCH

Orenstein, Peggy

Summary: The COVID pandemic propelled many people to change their lives in ways large and small. To keep herself engaged and cope with a series of seismic shifts in family life, lifelong knitter Peggy Orenstein set out to make a garment from the ground up: learning to shear sheep, spin and dye yarn, then knitting herself a sweater. Orenstein shares her year-long journey as daughter, wife, mother,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2023

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 921 ORE

Gianferrari, Maria

Summary: Bread, milk, wool, fruits, and vegetables: things that fill our day to day lives. But where, and who, do they come from? Across wheat fields and city rooftop gardens, mushroom beds and maple forests, Thank a Farmer traces the food and clothing that a family uses back to the people who harvested and created them. With Maria Gianferrari's informed and poetic text and monumental artwork from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 630 GIA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GIA

Summary: When it's Bingo's turn to take Bob Bilby the puppet home, will they put down their screens and devices to have fun times? This book retells the Bluey episode, Bob Bilby. Once again, Blue Heelers Bingo and Bluey use their limitless energy to explore their world in unpredictable and humorous ways.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers Licenses, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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Marzluff, John M.

Summary: An ornithologist's personal look at farming practices that finds practical solutions for sustainable food production compatible with bird and wildlife conservation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.55 MAR

Brisson, Pat

Summary: As a family sits down to enjoy a meal, thoughts of those who provide the food, from farmers who plant and tend seeds to store clerks who sell groceries, fill each one with gratitude.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House, Publishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRI

Lowrie, Melissa

Summary: "A book of tips and tricks from seasoned professionals for making plants happy in their homes and styling advice from the designers who created that signature Terrain look"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 2022

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9 LOW

Redding, Anna Crowley

Summary: "Part scientific explanation, part biography, this nonfiction picture book explores the life of the fabled apple tree that inspired Newton's theory of Gravity-from a minor seed to a monumental icon that has inspired the world's greatest minds for over three and a half centuries"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 634 RED

Soule, Deb

Summary: "A guide to growing and harvesting healing plants, with advice on how to create herbal preparations and in-depth discussions of the properties and uses of various plants"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2021

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Veit, Quentin F.

Summary: "Part memoir, part how-to manual, The Bumpy Road paints a vivid picture of life on the farm during the Great Depression. The author, recounting stories from his boyhood, brings to life the everyday trials and tribulations of his family and neighbors as they struggle to survive under daunting economic conditions. The hard work they put in was a given (to them), and their solutions to everyday...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Willow Bend Press 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B VEIT VEI

Gillis, Bonnie Louise

Summary: "Includes 50 Recipes for Food, Handcrafted Gifts, Household and Body Care Products and Natural Remedies with Fresh, Dried and Essential Oil Lavender"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sasquatch Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9 GIL

Hay Hinsdale, Emily L.

Summary: Your plants speak to you! Once you understand what they're saying, you will be able to help them thrive. Healthy plants are a boon to any environment: they can enliven your peace or mood, and it has been shown that nurturing plants is great for our mental health. But keeping a plant healthy can be a mystery. What does it mean if your plant has brown tips? Rotting roots? Yellow leaves? What Is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Element 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9 HAY

Lewis, Gary

Summary: "Ground covers are an essential part of any garden-they suppress weeds, mask problem areas, and knit different parts of the garden together. Yet only a handful of old standbys are commonly used, resulting in dull, unimaginative landscapes. In reality, there are thousands of exciting, garden-worthy plants that make excellent ground covers-people just don't know about them. This comprehensive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2022

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Sahai, Supriya

Summary: "This brand-new series highlights some of the major contributions women have made in the world of science. Did you know that the technology behind cell phones was based on an idea developed during World War II by the Hollywood star Heddy Lamar to prevent the enemy intercepting radio messages? The computer and other electronic devices have changed life dramatically over the last 70 years-and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 SAH

Brundle, Joanna

Summary: Explores various STEM jobs available to students who want to work in the field of technology, looking at what each job is like and what skills are necessary for success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 602.3 BRU

Gumpert, David E.

Summary: "Do Americans have the right to privately obtain the foods of our choice from farmers, neighbors, and local producers, in the same way our grandparents and great grandparents used to do?Yes, say a growing number of people increasingly afraid that the mass-produced food sold at supermarkets is excessively processed, tainted with antibiotic residues and hormones, and lacking in important...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.19 GUM

Kimball, Kristin.

Summary: From author Kristin Kimball, "the story of the two love affairs that interrupted the trajectory of my life: one with farming--that dirty, concupiscent art--and the other with a complicated and exasperating farmer.".

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 631.584 KIMBALL, KRISTIN Kim

Steinkopf, Lisa Eldred

Summary: "Bloom is the only modern guide to cultivating flowering houseplants that includes insider secrets to encourage these beautiful plants to bloom and thrive"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9 STE

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