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Permaculture design course free

jeepers! I feel so crazy stupid right now! this doesnt have anything to do with a book, but it has everything to do with educating ourselves more and more about permaculture, so I thought it would be…Continue

Tags: course, design, permaculture

Started by Andrew Greaves Jul 21, 2016.

Local Phoenix books 1 Reply

I see that there are a lot of good books about permaculture, can anyone tell me if there are any specific to the Phoenix area? Specifically choosing, growing and cooking foods?Continue

Started by David Schwinghamer. Last reply by Judy Tobar Sep 3, 2012.

Tour de Coops and Book Club Group

Call for Coops and an invitation for Book Club Group to have a presence at one of the coops! The tour is educational as well as fun, and we want to expose the group to a large audience. If you have…Continue

Started by Matthew Newton May 11, 2012.

Potluck Wed April 28th - Food, Fun and Food Inc. Playing! 3 Replies

Hi All, in an effort to revive discussion around the Book Club's future please join me in a potluck at my house at 6:30pm, Wednesday April 28th.  We'll be watching Food Inc when the sun goes down…Continue

Started by Liz & Dan. Last reply by Liz & Dan Apr 27, 2010.

Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer 1 Reply

I've just started reading this book by Novella Carpenter. It's a cute story of a woman who loves city life, its culture, crowds and energy, but just can't get push out her upbringing by two…Continue

Started by Raymond. Last reply by Dana Oct 17, 2009.

Online Sustainability Book CLub 6 Replies

Welcome to the new, improved (I hope:) sustainabillity book club. I do hope that many of our 39 members will be ready, willing, and able to participate in our online book discussions. If you are not…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Judy Tobar Feb 19, 2009.

Sustainability Book Club - BIG CHANGES! 5 Replies

Due to a lack of interest in the book club plus the fact that I have to drive 200 miles round trip to get to the Downtown Market I will be bowing out of the "facilitator" position effective…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Lindy Ross Barnes Dec 24, 2008.

Sustainability Book Club Needs You! 5 Replies

If any permie members are interested in reading book reviews – rather than having to read the entire book – here are a few I have found:Blue Gold book review:…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Lindy Ross Barnes Nov 30, 2008.

November Book Club Meeting

Today's meeting of the Sustainability Book Club was attended by only two members: Judy Tobar and Lindy Barnes. Judy and I spent a little time discussing the defense of real food. We discussed how we…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes Nov 8, 2008.

Sustainability Book Club 11/08/08 1 Reply

Hello Bibliophiles, Just a reminder that we will be discussing "In Defense of Food" by Michael Pollan this coming Sat. Please come prepared with thoughts of just why food needs to be defended and how…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Judy Tobar Nov 5, 2008.

October Sustainability Book Club 1 Reply

As many of you already know the book for October is "Blue Gold". The book is about water and its importance to life on this planet and what we are doing to destroy our fresh, potable water. It is…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Lindy Ross Barnes Oct 7, 2008.

November Sustainability Book Club

Greetings sustainability bibliophiles,Our book choice for November (2nd Saturday, 11/08/08) is In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan.At this time the book is only available in hard cover. If you would…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes Oct 4, 2008.

Next Book Club? 1 Reply

When is the next book discussion?thanks,CherylContinue

Started by Cheryl Roberts. Last reply by Lindy Ross Barnes Sep 26, 2008.

Book Selections: Month by Month 5 Replies

As you already know the selection for August is Food not Lawns. As of this writing it looks as though the Toolbox for Sustainable Cities book will be the selection for September. There are 5 votes…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Melissa Magyar Sep 4, 2008.

Book Club News 10 Replies

Greetings Book Clubbers:Here is the way things are stacking up for our book club:I have made arrangements through Changing Hands and they are ready, willing and happy to handle our book orders as…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Lindy Ross Barnes Aug 12, 2008.

Book Club Information 5 Replies

Hello Book Clubbers:I am waiting as I write this to hear back from Changing Hands bookstore regarding a set process for obtaining the 10% discount they offered us. I am also waiting to hear if we…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Lindy Ross Barnes Jul 20, 2008.

What other book clubs are reading and discussing. . . 1 Reply

For those of you interested in discussions of "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" you might like to read the brief discussion summary on the following link:…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by Lindy Ross Barnes Jul 15, 2008.

Free Book!! 1 Reply

Did you know "animal, vegetable, miracle" is available for free download at the Phoenix Public Library??!! I wish I would have before I bought it. Just do a search for it on the site and there it…Continue

Started by Ben Ruesga. Last reply by Chloe Rhea Beauford Jun 27, 2008.

I'm on a high :-D 11 Replies

I attended the downtown market for the first time today. I saw the PHX Permie Booth, I attended the first book discussion, and absolutely best of all I was able to put names with faces as I met…Continue

Started by Lindy Ross Barnes. Last reply by tenacity Jun 18, 2008.

TCarmichael

A Desert Gardener's Companion - Kim Nelson

I picked up A Desert Gardener's Companion by Kim Nelson at the library.It is organized by month, with lists of activities and instructions about what should be done that month. Also, she lists some…Continue

Started by TCarmichael Jun 13, 2008.

 

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