Climate change, peak oil, and economic instability aren't just future social problems-they jeopardize our homes and families right now. Our once-abundant food supply is being threatened by toxic chemical agriculture, rising food prices, and crop shortages
Getting out the boats : a primer on hard times -- Actions as activism : the new home front and the riot for austerity -- Time to pick up your hat -- Meet the real economy -- Making ends meet -- Talking population with the old men -- The permaculture of family -- Raising kids in a new world : family life and education -- Little house in the suburbs -- The beauty and necessity of the low-energy home -- The bountiful home : grow and preserve what you need -- The hand that stirs the pot, rules the world -- Health care -- Abundance, democracy, joy -- Appendix one. Things you can do to get ready for peak oil, climate change and difficult times -- Appendix two. The best books about nearly everything.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st September 2008
Publisher: New Society