Suggested Resources

Resources

This is not an exhaustive list, but below is a collection of resources that we at Hundredfold have found to be very helpful.  We’d like this list to continue to grow, so If you have any favorite books or websites that you think should be added, please let us know.

Online

Alternative Energy

Community Development

Community Supported Agriculture

Green Building

Group Process

Intentional Communities

Organic Gardening

Permaculture

Sustainability

Offline Resources (you know, books)

Alternative Energy

  • Jago, Jeffery. Achieving Energy Independence – One Step at a Time. Gum Spring, Virginia: Dunimis Technology, 1999.
  • Kachadorian, James. The Passive Solar Home Book.  White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing, 1997.

Community Development

  • Norwood, Ken and Kathleen Smith. Rebuilding Community in America: Housing for Ecological Living, Personal Empowerment, and the New Extended Family. Berkley, CA.: Shared Living Resource Center, 1995.

Community Supported Agriculture

  • Gregson, Bob and Bonnie Gegson. Rebirth of the Small Family Farm: A Handbook for Starting a Successful Organic Farm Based on the Concepts of Community Supported Agriculture. Vashon Island, Washington: Island Meadow Farm, 1996.

Green Building

  • Chappell, Steve (Ed.). The Alternative Building Sourcebook for Traditional, Natural and Sustainable Building Products and Services. Brownfield, Maine: Fox Maple Press, 1998.
  • Del Porto, David and Carol Steinfield. The Composting Toilet System Book. Concord, Massachusetts: The Center for Ecological Pollution Prevention, 2000.
  • McClintock, Mike. Alternative Housebuilding. New York: Sterling Publishing, 1989.

Group Process

  • Kaner, Sam, Lenny Lind, Catherine Toldi, Sarah Fisk and Duane Berger. Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making. Gabriola Island, B.C. Canada: New Society Publishers, 1996.

Intentional Communities

  • Communities Directory: A Guide To Cooperative Living. Rutledge, Missouri: Fellowship for Intentional Community, 1996.
  • Hanson, Chris. The Cohousing Book. Building a Place for Community. Point Roberts, WA.:Hartley & Marks Publishers, 1996.
  • McCamant, Kathryn, and Charles Durrett, with Ellen Hertzman. Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves. Berkley, CA.: Ten Speed Press, 1994.

Organic Gardening

  • Bradley, Fern M., and Barbara Ellis, eds. Rodale’s All-New Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening. The Indispensable Resource for Every Gardener. Emmaus, PA.:Rodale Press, 1997.
  • Jeavons, John. How to Grow More Vegetables, 5th Ed. Berkley, CA.: Ten Speed Press, 1995.

Permaculture

  • Mollison, Bill. Permaculture: A Designers’Manual. Tyalgum, Australia: Tagari Publications, 1997.
  • Mollison, Bill and Reny Mia Slay. Introduction to Permaculture. Tyalgum, Australia: Tagari Publications, 1997.

Simple Living

  • Luhrs, Janet. The Simple Living Guide: A Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living. New York: Broadway Books, 1997.

Sustainability

  • Menzel, Peter. Material World: A Global Family Portrait. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1995.
  • Wackernagel, Mathis, and William Rees. Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth. Gabriola Island, B.C. Canada: New Society Publishers, 1996.