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FAB Library

If you would like to borrow any of the books listed below, please e-mail info@fabr.ca or drop by the FAB Office at 19 Reynolds Rd, Lansdowne. 

Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global Agribusiness; H. Norberg-Hodge & T. Merrifield

Artisans and Cooperatives: Developing Alternative Trade for the Global Economy; K. Grimes

Slow Food: The Case For Taste; C. Petrini

Second Nature: A Gardener's Education; M. Pollan

The Experience of Place; T. Hiss

Sheds: The Do-It-Yourself Guide for Backyard Builders; D. Stiles

When Corporations Rule the World; D. Korten

Shooting the Hippo: Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths; L. McQuaig

Rooted in the Land; W.Vitek 

The Great Good Place: Cafes, Community Centres, Salons, Stores, Bars and How They Get You Through the Day.; R. Oldenburg

The Small Community: Foundation of Democratic Life; A. Morgan

Standing by Words; W. Berry

Reclaiming the Commons: Community Farms and Forests in New England; B. Donahue

Sand County Almanac; A. Leopold

All That We Share: A Field Guide to Commons - Economy, Environment, Internet, Democracy; J. Walljasper

Groundswell: Stories of Saving Places, Finding Community, A. Hopkins

The Nature of Co-operation; J. Craig

Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth; D. Bollier

The Holy Earth; B., H. Liberty

Creating a World that Works for All; S. Abdullah

The GIft of Good Land: essays; W. Berry

Hope, Human and Wild: True Stories of Living Lightly on the Earth; B. McKibben

Village Democracy; John Papworth

Fields Without Dreams: Defending the Agrarian Idea; V. Hanson

Deep Design: Pathways to a Livable Future; D. Wann

The Covenant of the Wild; S. Budiansky

Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future; B. McKibben

The Ecology of Hope: Communities Collaborate for Sustainability; T. Bernard and J. Young

Nature's Economy: The Roots of Ecology; D. Worster

Dwellers in the Land: The Bioregional Vision; K. Sale

The Doubly Green Revolution; G. Conway

Silent Spring; R. Carson

Innovation Inspired by Nature Biomimicry; J. Benyus

The Growth Illusion: How Economic Growth Has Enriched a Few, Impoverished the Many, and Endangered the Planet; R. Douthwaite

The Essential Agarian Reader: The Future of Culture, Community and the Land; N. Wirzba

Saving Nature's Legacy: Protecting and Restoring Biodiversity; A. Cooperrider

Eco-Economy; L. Brown

Flight From the City; R. Borsodi

The Age of Ecology: The Environment on CBC Radio's Ideas; D. Cayley

Earth Conference One: Sharing a Vision for Our Planet; A. Vittachi

Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World; A. Weisman

The Bioneers: A Declaration of Interdependence; K. Ausubel

The Bill McKibben Reader: The Pieces from an Active Life; B. McKibben

Essays: What Are People For?; W. Berry

Another Turn of the Crank; W. Berry

Family Farming: A New Economic Vision; M. Strange 

Bringing it to the Table: On Farming and Food; W. Berry

Trauma Farm: A Rebel History of Rural Life; B. Brett 

Food Wars: The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets; T. Lang

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things; W. McDonoigh

The Town that Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food; B. Hewitt

Slow Food Nation: Why our Food Should be Good, Clean and Fair; C. Petrini

Locavore: From Farmers' Fields to Rooftop Gardens - How Canadians are Changing the Way We Eat; S. Elton

Tree Talk: The People and Politics of Timber; R. Rapheal

Stonyground: The Making of a Canadian Garden; D. Chambers

Cold-Climate Gardening: How to Extend Your Growing Season by at Least 30 Days; L. Hill

The Country Journal Book: Vegetable Gardening; N. Bubel

Perennials: All Season Planning and Planting an Ever-Blooming Garden; D. Green

The Case Against the Global Economy: And For a Turn Toward the Local; J. Mander

Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World is Possible; J. Cavanaugh

The Taste for Civilization: Food, Politics and Civil Society; J. A. Flammang

The Dream of the Earth; T. Berry

Life, Monday & Illusion; M. Nickerson

Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the 20th Century; JR McNeil 

Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth; N. Wackernagel

The Ecology of Eden; E. Eisenberg

New Roots for Agriculture; W. Jackson

Small Town and Mass Society: Class, Power and Religion in a Rural Community; A. Vidich

Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh; H. Nordberg-Hodge

Conservancy: The Land Trust Movement in America; R. Brewer

Natural Landscaping; J. Diekelmann

Small is Possible: Life in a Local Economy; L. Estill

Local Food: How to Make it Happen in Your Community; T. Pinkerton

Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods; G. Nabhan

The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses are Beating the Global Competition; M. Shuman

The Experience of Place; T. Hiss

Phantom Parks: The Struggle to Save Canada's National Parks; S. Rick

The Road of a Naturalist; D. C. Peattie

The Primal Place; R. Finch

From The Land; N. Pittman

The Permaculture Garden; G. Bell

The Unconscious Civilization; J. R. Saul

The Local Politics of Global Sustainability; H. Daly, R. Constanze and T. Prugh

Altars of Unhewn Stone; W. Jackson

The Technological Society; J. Ellul

Five Acres and Independence; M.G. Kains

The Turning Point: Science, Society, and The Rising Culture; F. Capra

The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability; P. Harmond

Plowman's Folly and A Second Look; E. Faulkner

The Soul of Soil: A Guide to Ecological Soil Managment; G. Gershuny and J. Smillie

Good News for A Change: Hope for a Troubled Planet; D. Suzuki and H. Dressel

The Straw Bale House; A. S. Steen, B. Steen and D. Bainbridge

Building Sustainable Communities: Tools and Concepts for Self-Reliant Economic Change; G. Benello, S. Turnbull and W. Morehosue

Fostering Sustainable Behaviour: An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing; D. McKenzie-Mohr, W. Smith

Toward Sustainable Communities: Resources for Citizens and Their Governments; M. Roseland

The Gaia Atlas of Planet Management; N. Myers

For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment and a Sustainable Future; H. E. Daly

Agri-Culture: Reconnecting People and Nature; J. Pretty

Farming in Nature's Image: An Ecological Approach to Agriculture; J. Soule, J. Piper

From Mondragon to America: Experiments in Community Economic Development; G. Macleod

The Sustainability Revolution: Portrait of a Paradigm Shift; A. Edwards

Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age; M. Shuman

New Age Business: Community Corporations That Work; G. MacLeod

Beyond Growth; H. E. Daly

Greening Business: Managing for Sustainable Development; J. Davis

The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience; R. Hopkins

Designing the Green Economy: The Postindustrial Alternative to Corporate Globalization; B. Milani

Partnerships in Communities: Reweaving the Fabric of Rural America; J. Richardson

Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All; O. Hesterman

The Grafter's Handbook; R.J. Garner

The Woodlot Management Handbook: Making the Most of Your Wooded Property for Conservation, Income or Both; S. Hilts and P. Mitchell

Feeding People is Easy; C. Tdge

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