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Nature/Environment/Food Justice

Wild Spectacle: Seeking Wonders in a World Beyond Humans By Janisse Ray Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781595349576
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Published: Trinity University Press - October 26th, 2021

Looking for adventure and continuing a process of self-discovery, Janisse Ray has repeatedly set out to immerse herself in wildness, to be wild, and to learn what wildness can teach us.


We Are Each Other’s Harvest: Celebrating African American Farmers, Land, and Legacy By Natalie Baszile Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780062932563
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Published: Amistad - April 6th, 2021

A WALL STREET JOURNAL FAVORITE FOOD BOOK OF THE EAR

From the author of Queen Sugar—now a critically acclaimed series on OWN directed by Ava Duvernay—comes a beautiful exploration and celebration of black farming in America. 


Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement (Justice) By Monica M. White, Ladonna Redmond (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Monica M. White, Ladonna Redmond (Foreword by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781469663890
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 1st, 2021

In May 1967, internationally renowned activist Fannie Lou Hamer purchased forty acres of land in the Mississippi Delta, launching the Freedom Farms Cooperative (FFC).


The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth By The Red Nation Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781942173434
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Published: Common Notions - April 20th, 2021

When the Red Nation released their call for a Red Deal, it generated coverage in places from Teen Vogue to Jacobin to the New Republic, was endorsed by the DSA, and has galvanized organizing and action. Now, in response to popular demand, the Red Nation expands their original statement filling in the histories and ideas that formed it and forwarding a


Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest By Suzanne Simard Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525656098
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest—a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery


Southeast Medicinal Plants: Identify, Harvest, and Use 106 Wild Herbs for Health and Wellness By CoreyPine Shane Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781643260075
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Published: Timber Press - November 9th, 2021

Wildcraft Your Way to Wellness

In Southeast Medicinal Plants, herbalist CoreyPine Shane is your trusted guide to finding, identifying, harvesting, and using 106 of the region’s most powerful wild plants. Readers will learn how to safely and ethically forage, and how to use wild plants in herbal medicines, including teas, tinctures, and salves.


Saving the Wild South: The Fight for Native Plants on the Brink of Extinction By Georgann Eubanks Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781469664903
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - October 19th, 2021

The American South is famous for its astonishingly rich biodiversity. In this book, Georgann Eubanks takes a wondrous trek from Alabama to North Carolina to search out native plants that are endangered and wavering on the edge of erasure.


The Heirloom Gardener: Traditional Plants and Skills for the Modern World By John Forti Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781604699937
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Published: Timber Press - June 22nd, 2021

“Part essay collection, part gardening guide, The Heirloom Gardener encourages readers to embrace heirloom seeds and traditions, serving as a well-needed reminder to slow down and reconnect with nature.” —Modern Farmer

Modern life is a cornucopia of technological wonders. But is something precious being lost?


1,001 Voices on Climate Change: Everyday Stories of Flood, Fire, Drought, and Displacement from Around the World By Devi Lockwood Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982146719
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - August 24th, 2021

Join journalist Devi Lockwood as she bikes around the world collecting personal stories about how flood, fire, drought, and rising seas are changing communities.

It’s official: 2020 will be remembered as the year when apocalyptic climate predictions finally came true.


Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South By Margaret Renkl Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781571311849
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 14th, 2021

Winner of the 2022 Southern Book Prize

Winner of the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

An Indie Next Selection for September 2021

A Book Marks Best Reviewed Essay Collection of 2021

A Literary Hub Most Anticipated Book of 2021


Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit By Lyanda Lynn Haupt Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316426480
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - May 4th, 2021

Deepen your connection to the natural world with this inspiring meditation, "a path to the place where science and spirit meet" (Robin Wall Kimmerer).

In Rooted, cutting-edge science supports a truth that poets, artists, mystics, and earth-based cultures across the world have proclaimed over millennia: life on this planet is radically interconnected.


Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship By Catherine Raven Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781954118003
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 6th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Winner of The PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award * Nautilus Book Awards Gold Winner * Shortlisted for the John Burroughs Medal * Finalist for the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize * Shortlisted for a Reading the West Book Award


Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures By Merlin Sheldrake Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525510321
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “brilliant [and] entrancing” (The Guardian) journey into the hidden lives of fungi—the great connectors of the living world—and their astonishing and intimate roles in human life, with the power to heal our bodies, expand our minds, and help us address our most urgent environmental problems.


Vesper Flights By Helen MacDonald Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802158673
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Published: Grove Press - July 13th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of H is for Hawk and winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction, comes a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.


All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson (Editor), Katharine K. Wilkinson (Editor) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593237083
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Published: One World - July 20th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.

“A powerful read that fills one with, dare I say . . . hope?”—The New York Times

 


Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West By Lauren Redniss Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399589737
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A powerful work of visual nonfiction about three generations of an Apache family struggling to protect sacred land from a multinational mining corporation, by MacArthur “Genius” and National Book Award finalist Lauren Redniss, the acclaimed author of Thunder & Lightning


Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781571311771
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 13th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller

A Washington Post Bestseller

A Los Angeles Times Bestseller

Named a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub

A Book Riot "Favorite Summer Read of 2020"

A Food Tank Fall 2020 Reading Recommendation


World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments By Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Fumi Nakamura (Illustrator) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313652
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

"Hands-down one of the most beautiful books of the year." --NPR

From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction--a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us.