City of Refuge
Book Review By Betty Seaman

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Title: City of Refuge Author: Starhawk Publishers: Califia Press Where to Get It: Here!   Using permaculture and bravery to heal a torn society in a not-so-distant future. I wanted to gift my husband a copy of Starhawk’s The Fifth Sacred Thing recently. I searched our local bookstore in the fiction aisle and was led to a much smaller section of the store labeled SCI-FI-FANTASY. “This can’t be […]

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The Permaculture Student 1
Book Review by Christina Mavaro

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Title: The Permaculture Student 1 Author: Matt Powers Publishers: PowersPermaculture123 Where to Get it: Here!   A new teaching curriculum helps teachers, students, and parents learn permaculture in a fun and productive way. “More must be done to teach the basic ecological principles that underpin all natural systems and sustain the resources that can provide an enlightened society in perpetuity. There […]

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Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts
Book Review by Deano Martin

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  Title: Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts Author: Philip Rutter, Dr. Susan Wiegrefe, Brandon Rutter-Daywater Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Where to get it: Here! Review:  Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts is devoted to the idea that hazelnuts can be used for anything that soybeans are used for, and more, whilst avoiding the detrimental affects of conventional, industrial agriculture. It looks at the current state of the hazelnut industry, […]

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7 Ways to Think Differently
Book Review by Burra Maluca

  Title: 7 Ways to Think Differently  Author: Looby Macnamara Publisher: Permanent Publications Where to get it: Here! Review:  Every time I pick up one of Looby’s books, I’m intrigued by the title but a little dubious about whether the book itself is going to apply to me. This one was no different. “Thinking differently? I’m good at thinking differently. It’s thinking […]

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