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Guidance

Impotence and inaction take the cake in an age filled with information and entertainment saturation. Although more information, these resources have empowered us to try new things, restrict redundant lifestyles, and try to be better ecological and communal citizens.

Education/Inspiration:
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – Barbara Kingsolver: Food Education, Humor, and Simple Solutions
  • In Defense of Food – Michael Pollan (or any of his books): Food Education, Humor, and Simple Solutions
  • Food, Inc. (2008) – Robert Kenner: Awful Food Industry
  • Fresh (2009) – Ana Sofia Joanes: Awful Food Industry
  • Dirt! The Movie (2009) – Bill Benenson, Gene Rosow: Soil Depletion, Human Ecological Integration
  • Gasland (2010) – Josh Fox: Hydrofracking Woes
  • Forks over Knives (2011)- Lee Fulkerson
  • Best Speech You Will Ever Hear – Gary Yourofsky: Respect for Sentience
  • Nature Bats LastGuy Mcpherson: Climate Chaos
  • Four Horsemen: The Survival Manual – Ross Ashcroft and Mark Braund: Financial Oppression, Industrial Age Ending
 Cooking/Health/Food Aides:
  • Wild Fermentation -Sandor Katz: Empowering Fermented Food Recipes and Education
  • Nourishing Traditions – Sally Fallon: Food Recipes & Education
  • Artisan Breads in Five Minutes – Jeff Hertzberg
  • Put em up! – Sherri Brooks Vinton: Intro. to Canning
  • Dr. Pitcairn’s New Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats – Richard H. Pitcairn and Susan Hubble Pitcairn
 Permaculture/Resilient Food Production/Homesteading:
  • One Straw Revolution – Masanobu Fukuoka
  • The Resilient Farm and Homestead – Ben Falk & Falk’s Talk: Highly Recommened
  • The Vegetable Gardener’s Guide to Permaculture – Christopher Shein
  • Gaia’s Garden: A Guide To Home-Scale Permaculture – Chelsea Green
  • The SmallScale Poultry Flock – Harvey Ussery
  • The Backyard Homestead – Carleen Madigan
Tiny House: DIY: Design:
  • Brady Design StudioColin Brady: Materialized our vision and exceeded our hopes with a website and logo design that allows us to clearly share and communicate with the public. Thank you, Colin!