Books published by New Society Pub

The Wealth of Nature

New Society Pub | May 31, 2011 | 288 pages
John Michael Greer has re-thought economics, starting from its fundamental premises, giving it a basis in ecological reality rather than political fiction... The result is perhaps the most important and readable book on economics since Small Is Beautiful. Richard Heinberg, author of The End of... More Info

A Tiny Home to Call Your Own

New Society Publishers | October 2, 2018 | 144 pages
Unfetter and unclutter your life by learning how and why to transition to a tiny home Do you feel as though you're living in an expensive and ill-fitting home filled with too much stuff? Do you have too much space filled with too many things, constantly dealing with house maintenance and financial... More Info

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

New Society Publishers | February 26, 2019 | 336 pages
The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution is the no-till chemical-free growing roadmap, showing how no-till lowers barriers to starting a small farm, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, increases efficiency and profitability, and promotes soil health. This hands-on manual is specifically written for... More Info

A Finer Future

New Society Publishers | September 11, 2018 | 432 pages
Humanity is in a race with catastrophe and charting the course to a regenerative economy is the most important work facing the world. A Finer Future gathers the evidence and delivers the essential blueprint for an economy that works for people and the planet.  More Info

The Memory We Could Be

New Society Publishers | September 11, 2018 | 240 pages
The Memory We Could Be examines our relationship with nature and the unfolding climate crisis. It looks at how we got here, current impacts, and most importantly, how we can move away from fear and separation to build the memory of a more ecological and equitable world.  More Info

The Mediator's Toolkit

New Society Publishers | September 4, 2018 | 208 pages
The Mediator's Toolkit offers an array of methods for mediators to develop the skills to formulate and ask strategic questions that shift perspectives and result in successful mediated outcomes in any context.  More Info

The Aging of Aquarius

New Society Publishers | September 18, 2018 | 160 pages
The Aging of Aquarius takes readers on a journey to find a new identity and passion and purpose in retirement. From gardening clubs to political campaigning, to social investing and creative work, it offers inspiration, practical steps, and resources.  More Info

The Frugal Homesteader

New Society Publishers | October 9, 2018 | 192 pages
Equip your homesteading dreams with all the affordable DIY innovations, tips, and stories you need to successfully get you started growing your own food, connecting yourself and your kids with nature, and consuming less while producing more! A fun, inspirational, and educational guide to help you... More Info

Power From the Wind

New Society Publishers | April 1, 2009 | 256 pages
Faced with frequent power outages, skyrocketing energy costs, and constant reminders of the impacts of conventional energy sources, homeowners and businesses are beginning to explore ways to use energy more efficiently and to generate their own electricity to reduce fuel bills and their carbon... More Info

Being the Change

New Society Publishers | August 8, 2017 | 240 pages
Life on 1/10th the fossil fuels turns out to be awesome  More Info

The Empowerment Manual

New Society Publishers | November 15, 2011 | 304 pages
The author of the award-winning Webs of Power provides a guide and toolkit to understanding group dynamics, facilitating communication and dealing with difficult people so those in collaborative organizations can generate cooperation, be more efficient and attain success. Original. 10,000 first... More Info

New Carbon Architecture

New Society Publishers | November 1, 2017 | 160 pages
Soak up carbon into beautiful, healthy buildings that heal the climate  More Info

The Big Book of Nature Activities

New Society Publishers | June 17, 2016 | 384 pages
Get out! Seasonal activities, information, stories, games and observations to foster engagement with the natural world  More Info

Invest Like You Give a Damn

New Society Publishers | December 12, 2017 | 192 pages
It's time to make money and give a damn  More Info

Better World Shopping Guide #6

New Society Publishers | October 10, 2017 | 208 pages
Small enough to fit in your pocket, this practical little book will help you change the world as you shop!  More Info

The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook

New Society Publishers | September 12, 2017 | 240 pages
Maximize your water harvesting potential with efficient, cost-effective earthworks  More Info

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome

New Society Publishers | September 12, 2017 | 336 pages
Immerse Yourself in Nature and Nourish Your Microbiome for Optimal Health  More Info

A New Garden Ethic

New Society Publishers | October 10, 2017 | 192 pages
In a time of climate change and mass extinction, who we garden for matters more than ever  More Info

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 | August 20, 2019 | 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

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 | August 20, 2019 | 227 pages
Offers teaching strategies and activities to foster critical thinking about environmental issues for students in grades nine to twelve.  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

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

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

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