Books published by New Society Pub

Green Home Building

New Society Publishers | September 9, 2014 | 384 pages
Build a truly green home for the same total net cost as the conventional alternative  More Info

Home Sweet Zero Energy Home

New Society Publishers | January 3, 2012 | 208 pages
This practical guidebook to zero energy homes focuses on real costs and savings, exploring such topics as site selection and passive design, heating and cooling, and financial resources and incentives. Original.  More Info

The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy

New Society Publishers | July 5, 2011 | 352 pages
Presents information on how to improve a home's energy efficiency and switch to renewable energy resourses to provide electricity, hot water, heat, and cooling for a home.  More Info

Solar Water Heating--Revised & Expanded Edition

New Society Publishers | July 1, 2010 | 256 pages
A complete array of solar water heating solutions.  More Info

Spit That Out!

New Society Publishers | September 13, 2016 | 176 pages
Asbestos in crayons and lead paint on toy cars?! Eco-chic mom Paige Wolf helps overloaded parents navigate today s toxic world"  More Info

Creating a Life Together

New Society Publishers | January 1, 2003 | 272 pages
An intentional community is a group of people who have chosen to live or work together in pursuit of a common ideal or vision. An ecovillage is a village-scale intentional community that intends to create, ecological, social, economic, and spiritual sustainability over several generations. The 90s... More Info

Soil Sisters

New Society Publishers | January 26, 2016 | 256 pages
The first practical, hands-on guide for female farmers  More Info

Permaculture for the Rest of Us

New Society Publishers | October 13, 2015 | 192 pages
Adventures on the road to real-world self-sufficiency  More Info

Magnifeco: Your Head-To-Toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-Toxic Beauty

New Society Publishers | August 1, 2015 | 240 pages
Non-toxic beauty products and eco-fashion to help you be magnifeco!  More Info


New Society Pub | June 1, 2015 | 240 pages
Live. Create. Sustain.  More Info

Resilient Agriculture

New Society Publishers | May 5, 2015 | 288 pages
Creating agile, sustainable foodsheds to feed a warming world  More Info

The Big Swim

New Society Pub | April 1, 2015 | 192 pages
Humorous, touching, and thought-provoking--how the climate crisis changed one woman's life.  More Info

Homemade for Sale

New Society Pub | April 1, 2015 | 240 pages
The authoritative guide for launching a successful home-based food enterprise, from idea and recipe to final product.  More Info

Uprooting Racism

New Society Publishers | September 27, 2011 | 352 pages
Challenges mainstream opinions about the decline of racism, outlining a framework for understanding institutional racism while explaining how white activists can intervene in interpersonal and organizational situations to minimize discrimination against marginalized members of society. Original.  More Info

The Joy of Missing Out

New Society Publishers | January 16, 2015 | 208 pages
Drawing on historical data, typewritten letters, chapter challenges and personal accounts, a timely resource helps readers find balance in a wired world by inviting them to explore a new way of living and rethink their relationships with the technology in their lives. Original. 10,000 first... More Info

The Climate Challenge

New Society Pub | April 24, 2017 | 307 pages
It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the urgency of global climate change. But when author Guy Dauncey assembles the world's best solutions in one place, as he does in The Climate Challenge, a vision emerges of a sustainable energy revolution. He opens the door to a century of exciting change,... More Info

Common Threads

New Society Publishers | November 11, 2014 | 288 pages
A guide to creating community-based art installations using green waste, invasive species and natural materials  More Info

Coming Back to Life

New Society Publishers | November 1, 2014 | 352 pages
Deepening global crises surround us. We are beset by climate change, fracking, tar sands extraction, and pipelines traversing pristine land, to say nothing of Fukushima, the worst nuclear disaster in history. Many of us feel called to respond to these threats to life on our planet, but we are... More Info

Teaching Green -- The Elementary Years

New Society Publishers | May 1, 2005 | 256 pages
A complete resource for teaching green to young people from kindergarten through grade five.  More Info

Eat Your Greens

New Society Publishers | October 14, 2014 | 352 pages
Turn over a new leaf with these nutritional powerhouses for your kitchen garden  More Info

The High School Years

New Society Publishers | April 24, 2017 | 227 pages
Offers teaching strategies and activities to foster critical thinking about environmental issues for students in grades nine to twelve.  More Info

Educating for Action

New Society Publishers | September 9, 2014 | 240 pages
An inspiring instructional handbook for transforming idealism into social change  More Info

The Emergent Agriculture

New Society Publishers | October 1, 2014 | 192 pages
Local, diverse and resilient – the new culture of food  More Info

Why I Walk

New Society Publishers | September 9, 2014 | 144 pages
Save money, live better, walk more!  More Info

Seeing Red

New Society Publishers | July 8, 2014 | 128 pages
A unique, proven approach to anger management for elementary and middle-school aged children  More Info

Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

New Society Publishers | May 13, 2014 | 240 pages
An engaging and intimate journey of personal and political discovery.  More Info

Think Like a Commoner

New Society Publishers | March 4, 2014 | 192 pages
A new world based on fairness, participation, accountability is closer than you think…if you learn to think like a commoner  More Info

The Market Gardener

New Society Publishers | March 4, 2014 | 224 pages
Grow better not bigger with proven low-tech, human-scale, biointensive farming methods  More Info

Making Better Buildings

New Society Pub | February 1, 2013 | 400 pages
Sustainable building from the ground up - the pros and cons of the latest green and natural materials and technologies  More Info

Bokashi Composting

New Society Pub | January 1, 2014 | 224 pages
Supercharge your composting with the bokashi method  More Info

Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution

New Society Pub | September 10, 2013 | 240 pages
From seed to loaf ? everything you need to know about growing grain locally  More Info

Sharing Is Good

New Society Pub | November 12, 2013 | 208 pages
Society is at a crossroads. We can either continue on the path of consumption at any cost, or we can make new choices that will lead to a happier, more rewarding life, while helping to preserve the planet for future generations. Unfortunately, we can't all afford to install solar panels or buy a... More Info

American Exodus

New Society Pub | November 12, 2013 | 304 pages
Some scientists predict the sea will rise one and a half meters before 2100, but rapidly melting polar ice caps could make the real amount much higher. In the coming century, intensifying storms will batter our coasts and droughts and heat events will be annual threats. All this will occur as... More Info

Browsing Nature's Aisles: A Year of Foraging for Wild Food in the Suburbs

New Society Pub | October 15, 2013 | 240 pages
Mud clams, knotweed, and plants that bite back ? one family's adventures in suburban foraging  More Info


New Society Pub | September 10, 2013 | 384 pages
A practical guide for radical change  More Info

Green Wizardry

New Society Pub | September 10, 2013 | 304 pages
Tested skills for thriving in the age of limits  More Info

Cold, Hungry and in the Dark

New Society Pub | May 14, 2013 | 336 pages
What the frack ? exploding the myth of the natural gas ?one hundred-year supply.”  More Info

Small Stories, Big Changes

New Society Pub | April 16, 2013 | 240 pages
Voices from the vanguard of environmental change.  More Info

Earth Repair

New Society Pub | June 11, 2013 | 336 pages
Resistance is fertile ? bioremediation techniques to heal the earth.  More Info

The Five Stages of Collapse

New Society Pub | July 2, 2013 | 240 pages
A user's guide to economic, political, social and cultural collapse.  More Info

Supply Shock

New Society Pub | April 16, 2013 | 400 pages
The steady state revolution? navigating the end of economic growth.  More Info

Eat Up

New Society Pub | April 16, 2013 | 288 pages
From roof to table ? urban food has reached new heights.  More Info

Living Room Revolution

New Society Pub | April 16, 2013 | 224 pages
Let's talk! Coming together to create a new culture of caring, and collaboration.  More Info

Financing Our Foodshed

New Society Pub | February 12, 2013 | 288 pages
Bringing money home - real people and real stories from the Slow Money movement  More Info

Plowing With Pigs

New Society Pub | March 5, 2013 | 272 pages
Off-the-wall solutions for real farmstead problems  More Info

Sustainable Market Farming

New Society Pub | February 5, 2013 | 400 pages
Growing for 100 ? the complete year-round guide for the small-scale market grower.  More Info

The Thinking Beekeeper

New Society Pub | January 1, 2013 | 288 pages
Give bees a chance ? the complete how-to and why-to for keeping bees in top-bar hives  More Info

Toward Sustainable Communities

New Society Pub | July 17, 2012 | 384 pages
Helps citizens and their governments apply the concept of sustainable development in their communities. Original.  More Info

Food Security for the Faint of Heart

New Society Pub | September 1, 2008 | 192 pages
Simple techniques for securing your food supply in an insecure world.  More Info

The carbon charter

New Society Pub | July 1, 2009 | 145 pages
An indispensable guide to charting your city's green future.  More Info