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Green wizardry : conservation, solar power, organic gardening, and other hands-on skills from the appropriate tech toolkit

Author: John Michael Greer
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines basic concepts of ecology and practical techniques from composting and food preservation to solar water heating and alternative energy sources to create a sustainable lifestyle.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Greer, John Michael, author.
Green wizardry.:
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2013] ©2013
(CaOONL)20170056597
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Michael Greer
ISBN: 9780865717473 0865717478
OCLC Number: 849798331
Description: xix, 235 pages : portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword: A Time for WizardryPART ONE: PRINCIPLESLesson One: Introducing EnergyLesson Two: Introducing MatterLesson Three: Introducing InformationLesson Four: Thinking in SystemsLesson Five: Flows and FundsLesson Six: Efficiency and ResilienceResources for Part OnePART TWO: FOODLesson Seven: The Small GardenLesson Eight: Understanding SoilLesson Nine: Composting and MulchingLesson Ten: Keeping Them HealthyLesson Eleven: Season ExtendersLesson Twelve: Saving SeedsLesson Thirteen: Breeding New VarietiesLesson Fourteen: Wild HelpersLesson Fifteen: Home LivestockLesson Sixteen: The UnwantedLesson Seventeen: Storing the HarvestLesson Eighteen: Using the HarvestResources for Part TwoPART THREE: ENERGYLesson Nineteen: Using Less EnergyLesson Twenty: Caulking and WeatherstrippingLesson Twenty-one: InsulationLesson Twenty-two: Window CoveringsLesson Twenty-three: Conserving the DifferencesLesson Twenty-four: The Haybox PrincipleLesson Twenty-five: Solar Hot WaterLesson Twenty-six: Passive Solar HeatLesson Twenty-seven: Solar ElectricityLesson Twenty-eight: Wind PowerLesson Twenty-nine: Other Energy SourcesLesson Thirty: TransportationResources for Part ThreePART FOUR: WHOLE SYSTEMSLesson Thirty-one: Putting It TogetherLesson Thirty-two: The New Alchemy OptionLesson Thirty-three: The Down Home Funk OptionLesson Thirty-four: The Retrofit OptionLesson Thirty-five: The Way of DissensusLesson Thirty-six: The Long ViewResources for Part FourAfterword: Why It MattersNotesIndex
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