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Organic Marin Recipes From Land to Table
Organic Marin Recipes From Land to Table
A wonderful and complete cookbook that begins with 16 local farm stories and then offers a collection of 50 recipes featuring the use of sustainable ingredients from...


Sweet Alternative  More Than 100 Recipes Without Gluten, Dairy, and Soy by Ariana Bundy
Sweet Alternative More Than 100 Recipes Without Gluten, Dairy, and Soy by Ariana Bundy
We found this to be a beautiful collection of dessert recipes with particular appeal to those who have a sweet tooth but can’t eat gluten, dairy, or soy. Bundy takes...


The Green Book The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet—One Simple Step at a Time
The Green Book The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet—One Simple Step at a Time
This book, which was printed on 100% recycled paper, gives statistics regarding the amount of trees that would have been used if it had been printed on virgin, nonrecycled...


Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-Friendly Life—By Sophie Uliano with foreword by Julia Roberts
Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-Friendly Life—By Sophie Uliano with foreword by Julia Roberts
This is a charming, cleverly designed book, and Julia Roberts’ foreword addresses from the start the “what can I do and where can I start” issue that our reviewer felt...


Living Green A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability—By, Greg Horn
Living Green A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability—By, Greg Horn
This book demonstrates simple steps you can make to live a more “green” lifestyle, displaying the simple steps an individual can take to live a more-sustainable life....


Ready, Set, Go Organic!
Ready, Set, Go Organic!
As we continue to engage in a healthier lifestyle, the book “Ready, Set, Go Organic,” by Kelley Ann Lovelace is a great way for us to communicate a positive image of...


The Omnivore’s Dilemma
The Omnivore’s Dilemma
For anyone who likes science and environmental writing, this is a surefire pleaser. Here The New York Times bestselling author Michael Pollan explores four distinct food...


An Inconvenient Truth DVD
An Inconvenient Truth DVD
Everyone should watch this—period. This poignant movie paints a stunning portrait of global warming and our future. Using scientific facts and data in plain language,...


The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market
The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market
Don’t be fooled by the title—this is an excellent book for anyone who loves shopping the farmers’ market for locally grown produce—regardless of your location. This market...


Fresh Choices
Fresh Choices
Fresh Choices is more than a cookbook. It is a refreshing take on the choices we make on our quest for good food and their connection to modern-day food production. Taking...


The Earth Dinner
The Earth Dinner
Douglas Love with Organic Valley presents the very fun and informative “Earth Dinner Creativity Cards,” which includes a deck of 49 Creativity Cards. These cards are a...


The Omnivore's Dilemma
The Omnivore's Dilemma
In The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals , Michael Pollan reveals that in our quest for cheap food, Americans have gradually been transformed into...


Juice Fasting and Detoxification
Juice Fasting and Detoxification
Juice Fasting and Detoxification by Steve Meyerowitz is great reference for first-timers and veterans alike. It answers the what, how, why and when questions for the...


MaryJane Butters' Book
MaryJane Butters' Book
MaryJane’s Ideabook Cookbook, Lifebook for the farmgirl in all of us, is the perfect choice for anyone who wants to get in touch with her inner “farmgirl”—even if she’s...


The Organic Food Guide
The Organic Food Guide
The Organic Food Guide serves as an excellent entrée into the world of eating organic food. It has been written in Sproutman’s easy-to-read, friendly, and conversational...


Cooking Free
Cooking Free
Thanks to Carol Fenster, author of Cooking Free, people with allergies or sensitivities to sugar, eggs, dairy, and gluten now have a cookbook all to themselves! Each of the...