[permaculture] book and resource list recommendations

Michelle Maggiore mmaggior at mindspring.com
Fri Oct 6 23:25:41 EDT 2006


A shout out to Keith for all the book and resource lists.....something to
forward to our local library.....purchase recommendations and ILL's These
books all sound fantastic, thanks for sharing.
Cheers, Michelle in Scottsville, VA
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>    1. Books and websites for cultural regeneration (Keith Johnson)
>    2. books on redesigning transportation for energy decscent
>       (Keith Johnson)
>    3. books and resources on food (from relocalization.net)
>       (Keith Johnson)
>    4. Free speech is becoming illegal in Australia, too. (Keith Johnson)
>    5. Fwd: Speakers at Local Solutions  in NYC Apr 27-29, 06
>       (Sean Maley)
>    6. new university (Charles de Matas)
>    7. Re: new university (Keith Johnson)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 12:09:58 -0400
> From: Keith Johnson <keithdj at mindspring.com>
> Subject: [permaculture] Books and websites for cultural regeneration
> To: BPG <bloomingtonpermacultureguild at lists.riseup.net>, Permaculture
> ibiblio <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>, openpermaculture
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> */The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power/ by Joel
> Bakan*
> Bakan, Joel. The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and
> Power. Toronto: Viking Canada (Penguin Group).
>
> */The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work,
> Leisure, Community and Everyday Life/ by Richard Florida*
> Florida, Richard. 2002. The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's
> Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life. New York, NY:
> Basic Books.
>
> */The Great U-Turn: De-industrializing Society/ by Edward Goldsmith*
> Goldsmith, Edward. 1988. The Great U-Turn: De-industrializing Society.
> Hartland, UK: Green Books.
>
> */No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies/ by Naomi Klein*
> Klein, Naomi. 2000. No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies. Toronto:
> Vintage Canada.
>
> */Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show
> Business/ by Neil Postman*
> Postman, Neil.1985. Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the
> Age of Show Business. New York: Penguin Books.
>
> */Toxic Sludge is Good For You/ by Sheldon Rampton & John Stauber*
> Rampton, Sheldon and John Stauber. 1995. Toxic Sludge is Good For You:
> Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry. Monroe: Common
> Courage Press.
>
> */Trust Us, We're Experts: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles
> with Your Future/ by Sheldon Rampton & John Stauber*
> Rampton, Sheldon and John Stauber. 2001. Trust Us, We're Experts: How
> Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future. New York:
> Penguin Putnam Inc.
>
> */The Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People Are Changing the World/
> by Paul H. Ray and Sherry Ruth Anderson*
> Ray, Paul H. and Sherry Ruth Anderson. 2001. The Cultural Creatives :
> How 50 Million People Are Changing the World. New York: Harmony Books.
> www.culturalcreatives.org
> <http://www.relocalize.net/www.culturalcreatives.org>
>
> */Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal/ by Eric
> Schlosser*
> Schlosser, Eric. 2001. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All
> American Meal. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.
> (www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com)
>
> */Graceful Simplicity: The Philosophy and Politics of the Alternative
> American Dream/ by Jerome M. Segal*
> Segal, Jerome M. Graceful Simplicity: The Philosophy and Politics of the
> Alternative American Dream. 1999. London: University of California Press.
>
>
>       Websites
>
> The creative class <http://www.creativeclass.org> - *A website exporing
> and supplementing the book by Richard Florida*
> */www.creativeclass.org/*
>
> Zenzibar <http://www.zenzibar.com> -- *A directory of alternative
> culture websites*
> */www.zenzibar.com/*
>
> Broken Pencil <http://www.brokenpencil.com> - *The online home for the
> magazine of zine culture and alternative arts*
> */www.brokenpencil.com/*
>
> -- 
> Keith Johnson
> Permaculture Activist Magazine
> PO Box 5516
> Bloomington, IN 47408
> (812) 335-0383
> http://www.permacultureactivist.net
> also Patterns for Abundance Design & Consulting
> also APPLE-Bloomington (Alliance for a Post-Petroleum Local Economy)
> It's a small world after oil.
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> From: Keith Johnson <keithdj at mindspring.com>
> Subject: [permaculture] books on redesigning transportation for energy
> decscent
> To: BPG <bloomingtonpermacultureguild at lists.riseup.net>, Permaculture
> ibiblio <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>, openpermaculture
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> */Divorce Your Car! Ending the love affair with the automobile/ (and
> live happily ever after!)
> by Katie Alvord*
> Alvord, Katie. 2000. Divorce Your Car! Ending the love affair with the
> automobile. Gabriola Island, B.C.: New Society Publishers.
>
> */Green Urbanism: Learning from European Cities/
> by Timothy Beatley*
> Beatley, Timothy. 2000. Green Urbanism: Learning from European Cities.
> Washington, DC: Island Press.
>
> */Carfree Cities/ by J. H. Crawford with foreword
> by James Howard Kuntsler*
> Crawford, J. H. 2002. Carfree Cities. Utrecht: International Books.
>
> */Moving people, goods, and information in the 21st century : the
> cutting-edge infrastructures of networked cities/
> by Richard Hanley and the New York Academy of Sciences*
> Hanley, Richard and New York Academy of Sciences. 2004. Moving people,
> goods, and information in the 21st century : the cutting-edge
> infrastructures of networked cities. London; New York: Routledge.
>
> */The Death and Life of Great American Cities/
> by Jane Jacobs*
> Jacobs, Jane. 1961. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. [New
> York]: Random House.
>
> */Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over America and How We Can
> Take It Back/
> by Jane Holtz Kay*
> Kay, Jane Holtz. 1998. Asphalt Nation: How the Automobile Took Over
> America and How We Can Take It Back. Berkeley: University of California
> Press.
>
> */Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence/
> by Peter Newman*
> Newman, Peter and Jeffrey R. Kenworthy. 1999. Sustainability and Cities:
> Overcoming Automobile Dependence. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.
>
> */Smart Growth in North America: New Ways to Create Liveable Communities/
> by Bohdan S. Onyschuk, Michael G. Kovacevic & Peter Nikolakakos*
> Onyschuk, Bohdan S., Michael G. Kovacevic & Peter Nikolakakos. 2001.
> Smart Growth in North America: New Ways to Create Liveable Communities.
> Toronto : Canadian Urban Institute.
>
> */The Transit Metropolis: A Global Inquiry/
> by Robert Cervero*
> Cervero, Robert. 1998. The Transit Metropolis: A Global Inquiry.
> Washington, D.C.: Island Press.
>
> */The New Transit Town: Best Practices In Transit-Oriented Development/
> by Hank Dittmar & Gloria Ohland (Editors)with foreword by Peter Calthorpe*
> Dittmar, Hank and Gloria Ohland (Editors). 2004. The New Transit Town:
> Best Practices In Transit-Oriented Development. Washington, DC: Island
> Press.
>
> -- 
> Keith Johnson
> Permaculture Activist Magazine
> PO Box 5516
> Bloomington, IN 47408
> (812) 335-0383
> http://www.permacultureactivist.net
> also Patterns for Abundance Design & Consulting
> also APPLE-Bloomington (Alliance for a Post-Petroleum Local Economy)
> It's a small world after oil.
>
>
>
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> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 12:29:31 -0400
> From: Keith Johnson <keithdj at mindspring.com>
> Subject: [permaculture] books and resources on food (from
> relocalization.net)
> To: BPG <bloomingtonpermacultureguild at lists.riseup.net>,
> openpermaculture <permaculture at openpermaculture.org>, Permaculture
> ibiblio <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
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> Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch and the Transformation of
> World Food Production by Vaclav Smil, Cambridge, Massachussets: MIT Press.
>
>  From the Ground up: Rethinking Industrial Agriculture by Peter Goering,
> Helena Norberg-Hodge and John Page, London: Zed Books Ltd.
>
> Bringing the Food Economy Home: Local Alternatives to Global
> Agribusiness by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Todd Merrifield and Steven
> Gorelick, London: Zed Books Ltd.
>
> The Subsistence Perspective: Beyond the Globalized Economy by Veronika
> Bennholdt-Thomsen and Maria Mies, London: Zed Books Ltd.
>
> Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe and

> Anna Lappe, New York: Penguin Putnam Inc.
>
> Eat Here: Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket by Brian Halweil,
> New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
>
> Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Goods by Gary
> Paul Nabhan, Norton Paperbacks.
>
> Why Some Like it Hot: Food, Genes and Cultural Diversity by Gary Paul
> Nabhan, Washington D.C.: Island Press.
>
> -Slow Food-
>
> Slow Food: Collected Thoughts on Taste, Tradition, and the Honest
> Pleasures of Food by Slow Food Movement (Corporate Author), Carlo
> Petrini (Editor), Benjamin Watson (Editor) Slow Food Movement. 2001.
> White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.
>
> In Praise of Slowness: How a Worlwide Movement is Challenging the Cult
> of Speed by Carl Honore 2004.  Toronto: Vintage Canada.
> <http://www.relocalize.net/resources/food#Contents>
> -Community Supported Agriculture-
>
> Farms of Tomorrow Revisited: Community Supported Farms Farm Supported
> Communities by Trauger Groh and Steven McFadden. Junction City, OR:
> Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association. (www.biodynamics.com
> <http://www.biodynamics.com>)
>
> DVDs
>
> The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil - Community Solutions
>
> The Future of Food -- by Deborah Koons Garcia
>
> Click here <http://www.relocalize.net/resources/outreach/screenings> to
> view resources for organizing screenings.
>
> Web
> General
>
> Slow Food International <http://www.slowfood.com>
> www.slowfood.com
>
> Organic Consumers Association <http://www.organicconsumers.org>
> www.organicconsumers.org
>
> National Center for Home Food Preservation
> <http://www.uga.edu/nchfp/index.html>
> www.uga.edu/nchfp
>
> EarthSave International <http://earthsave.org> - EarthSave promotes a
> shirt to a healthy plant-based diet.
> earthsave.org
>
> The Soil Association <http://www.soilassociation.org> - The UK's leading
> environmental charity promoting sustainable, organic farming and
> championing human health. Browse relevant info on organic, local
> produce, farmers markets and other related issues.
> www.soilassociation.org
>
> Local Harvest <http://www.localharvest.org/> - A network of local
> farmers, farmers markets, grocers, restaurants, and cooperatives across
> the United States www.localharvest.org
>
> Cooperative Grocers' Information Network <http://www.cgin.coop/> - A
> collaborative initiative formed by U.S. retail food coops to help them
> share information and resources   www.localharvest.org
>
> NEW!
> Click here <http://www.cgin.coop/manual.pdf> to download the PDF copy of
> an excellent guide by the Cooperative Grocers' Information Network on
> How to Start a Food Coop.
>
> -Community Food Security-
> Community Food Security Coalition <http://www.foodsecurity.org>
> www.foodsecurity.org
>
> FoodRoutes <http://foodroutes.org>
> www.foodroutes.org
>
> US National Farm to School Program <http://www.farmtoschool.org>
> www.farmtoschool.org
>
> List Serves
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> -- 
> Keith Johnson
> Permaculture Activist Magazine
> PO Box 5516
> Bloomington, IN 47408
> (812) 335-0383
> http://www.permacultureactivist.net
> also Patterns for Abundance Design & Consulting
> also APPLE-Bloomington (Alliance for a Post-Petroleum Local Economy)
> It's a small world after oil.
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 12:46:57 -0400
> From: Keith Johnson <keithdj at mindspring.com>
> Subject: [permaculture] Free speech is becoming illegal in Australia,
> too.
> To: Permaculture ibiblio <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>,
> openpermaculture <permaculture at openpermaculture.org>
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> http://www.freespeechoz.com/
>
> *Free Speech Oz came into being because of growing opposition in the
> Bellingen (NSW) and surrounding areas to the sedition provisions
> contained in the Australian federal government's Anti Terrorism Act 2005
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Anti-Terrorism_Bill_2005>. Now
> national and with an international readership, we are a non-violent
> group and therefore seek to express our opposition through peaceful
means.*
>
> We are a growing group of Australian citizens from various walks of life
> who hold the traditional democratic view that people have the right to
> speak out on issues and to criticise and oppose the government, if they
> so wish. We believe that governments do not have the right to arrest and
> prosecute people who express disaffection or ill will towards the
> government. A non-profit network, we are not affiliated to a political
> party nor do we align ourselves with any religious or other organization.
>
> -- 
> Keith Johnson
> Permaculture Activist Magazine
> PO Box 5516
> Bloomington, IN 47408
> (812) 335-0383
> http://www.permacultureactivist.net
> also Patterns for Abundance Design & Consulting
> also APPLE-Bloomington (Alliance for a Post-Petroleum Local Economy)
> It's a small world after oil.
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> Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2006 10:25:05 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Sean Maley <semaley at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [permaculture] Fwd: Speakers at Local Solutions  in NYC Apr
> 27-29, 06
> To: permaculture <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
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> --- Philip Botwinick <marshall_philip at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2006 12:51:44 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: Philip Botwinick <marshall_philip at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: [permaculture] Speakers at Local
> > Solutions to the Energy Dilemma in NYC Apr 27-29, 06
> > To: Sean Maley <semaley at yahoo.com>
> >
> > Sean,
> >
> > We have the video and there are tapes for sale. We
> > need to regroup and put together a plan for selling
> > the tapes and getting the video to DVD. There is
> > over 120 hours of the conference that has to be
> > edited down to a managable size of about 10 hours.
> >
> > Do you know anyone who would be interested in this
> > project? They could submit a proposal to me
> > regarding pricing, time, ect.
> >
> > Phil
>
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> Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 23:36:31 +0000
> From: "Charles de Matas" <cdematas at hotmail.com>
> Subject: [permaculture] new university
> To: permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org
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> Keith,
>          Thank you very very much for the link to the Wa Samaki website.
> It's quite possible that I may not have heard anything about it from local
> sources and missed it completely.  But I'll certainly get in touch with
them
> and register for the design course in January.  It's is a wonderful
> opportunity for me, and I will not want to miss it.  I will get my brother
> to come along also, and I'll try to see if I can sponsor some young person
> who is interested in that kind of thing.
>     The name Hugh Skinner is familiar.  I think I have one of his books.
He
> sometimes writes articles in the press, seems to be an anthropologist or
> something.  Had no idea he was into permaculture until now, but I would be
> eager to learn from him at the design course.
>    Finally got some time to start my letter to the Minister of Science,
> technology and tertiary education.  When I'm finished I'll show it to a
guy
> who works near to me that I know from biodynamic association meetings, and
> ask him to sign jointly.  The new university is the best idea the
government
> has had for years, and I'm hoping that the minister has the wisdom to do
> something which will make a very positive impact on the country.
>
> Charles
> T&T
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> Message: 7
> Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 20:32:17 -0400
> From: Keith Johnson <keithdj at mindspring.com>
> Subject: Re: [permaculture] new university
> To: permaculture <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>, openpermaculture
> <permaculture at openpermaculture.org>
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> You're quite welcome, Charles. It's great when global communications can
> inform about local events even better than the local sources. Please
> share the opportunity as broadly, and as locally, as you can. A larger
> class will multiply the reward and effect.
> I sent your letter to Peter Bane who is looking forward to working in
> the tropics again. Let us know what kind of response you receive from
> the Science Minister. Does the University have a website yet?
> Keith
> PS Y'all. Know some people who would like to learn about tropical
> Permaculture in a very lovely place on the planet?  Tell them about:*
> January 5-20, 2007 - The First Ever Permaculture Design Course for
> Trinidad - Tobago hosted by **Wa Samaki Ecosystems
> <http://www.wasamakipermaculture.org/>
> http://www.wasamakipermaculture.org/
> Earlier registration makes it easier for the hosts to prepare.
> Thank you very much.
> K
> *
> Charles de Matas wrote:
> > Keith,
> >          Thank you very very much for the link to the Wa Samaki website.
> > It's quite possible that I may not have heard anything about it from
local
> > sources and missed it completely.  But I'll certainly get in touch with
them
> > and register for the design course in January.  It's is a wonderful
> > opportunity for me, and I will not want to miss it.  I will get my
brother
> > to come along also, and I'll try to see if I can sponsor some young
person
> > who is interested in that kind of thing.
> >     The name Hugh Skinner is familiar.  I think I have one of his books.
He
> > sometimes writes articles in the press, seems to be an anthropologist or
> > something.  Had no idea he was into permaculture until now, but I would
be
> > eager to learn from him at the design course.
> >    Finally got some time to start my letter to the Minister of Science,
> > technology and tertiary education.  When I'm finished I'll show it to a
guy
> > who works near to me that I know from biodynamic association meetings,
and
> > ask him to sign jointly.  The new university is the best idea the
government
> > has had for years, and I'm hoping that the minister has the wisdom to do
> > something which will make a very positive impact on the country.
> >
> > Charles
> > T&T
> >
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> Keith Johnson
> Permaculture Activist Magazine
> PO Box 5516
> Bloomington, IN 47408
> (812) 335-0383
> http://www.permacultureactivist.net
> also Patterns for Abundance Design & Consulting
> also APPLE-Bloomington (Alliance for a Post-Petroleum Local Economy)
> It's a small world after oil.
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