The simple technologies & strategies you’ll need to survive and prosper in the era of Peak Everything, unemployment, and Climate Change. An abundance and variety of beautiful material, references, & urls. This is a CD of 63 color slides. Play in your computer, set for PDF full screen slideshow.
A solar-heated insulated greenhouse that makes its own climate, protected from storms, droughts, floods, and temperature extremes – and predators. It is ideal for cultivating mushrooms in its moist, warm environment year ’round. At the same time, organic greens and vegetables can be grown in compact Square Foot Garden raised beds to produce 5X more veggies than regular gardens, requiring 1/5th the water, 1/5th the weeding, and only minutes of care per day. Five pages of drawings, directions, and references.
How to make truly low-cost, instant high-rise growbeds using leaves, grass clippings, and compost. Combined with Square Foot Gardening, these two methods are capable of eliminating world hunger. Beautifully illustrated with hand drawings, 244 pp.
by Paul Stamets. A manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. Growing mushrooms is one of the best things we can do for the environment. Here you’ll ﬁnd out how to revitalize wastelands, decompose toxic waste sites, reduce silt from streambeds, and remove pathogens from agricultural watersheds. Detailed myco-restoration of forests and the latest medicinal and nutritional properties of mushrooms. For the conscious cultivator and gardener. Heavily illustrated, 340 pp.
Intensive courses in organic gardening, natural building, ecovillage design, Peak Oil, and more. A whole-systems immersion experience in ecovillage living, hands-on practice and courses. Wide access to information, tools, and resources, with on-site & off-site consulting and outreach. For information on these courses call 931-964-4474. ECOVILLAGE TRAINING CENTER, The Farm, PO Box 90, Summertown, TN 38483-0090 USA.
by Emil Mondoa M.D and Mindy Kitei. A revolutionary book about long-chain sugars that are essential to our nervous and immune systems. The body synthesizes these sugars, except for eight essential polysaccharides that must come from food. The highest sources of these essential sugars are mushrooms. Authoritative guide from a physician who treats intractable diseases. 262 pp. softcover.
A batch water heater you can build in a few weekends. Install it on the rooftop or at ground level. Plumb to a regular water heater, or connect to it with a garden hose. Plans include an outdoor solar shower cabaña, ideal for poolside, remote cabin, or campground. 20 pp., detailed illustrations.
by Mel Bartholomew. Grow your organic greens and veggies in 1/5 of the space, using 1/5 of the water, 1/5 the weeding, and with 1/5 the work! The book shows how to create instant raised-bed gardens without ever having to dig up the ground again. A perennially best-selling book, this earth-saving treasure was on National Public Television for 8 years. Heavily illustrated in color, high-quality paperback, 272 pp.
by Albert K. Bates. A densely written and researched book, it’s the true reality show of the planet, the one in which you and I are actors, too. Thrilling and mind-blowing, a child could understand it, but some politicians may find it beyond their ken. Low-tech, practical solutions to climate change, soil depletion, overpopulation, and world unemployment. It’s about how to regreen the planet and save us from global warming and mass starvation. Lots of pictures!
by Albert K Bates. Who knew petrocollapse could be so tasty? A hopeful and humorous look at the next 30 years to the world beyond petroleum, by a pioneer futurist and ecovillage innovator. 237 pp.