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As you know, there has been book promotions going on for the past few months. A lot of them were on the permaculture forum. However, we would like to get book promo going for other forums as well. Here is a list of the forums and some books I thought about. I would appreciate if people could give suggestions.

Biodynamic: Secrets of the Soil by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird
woodland: The Woodland Way by Ben Law
fukuoka: The One-Straw Revolution by Masanobu Fukuoka
fungi:
pigs
cattle:
  • Grass-Fed Cattle: How to Produce and Market Natural Beef by Julius Ruechel
  • Comeback Farms: Rejuvenating Soils, Pastures and Profits with Livestock Grazing Management by Greg Judy

  • rabbits
    ducks and geese
    predators: Livestock Guardian Animal by Janet Vorwald Dohner
    mason bees:
  • Mason Bees for the Backyard Gardener by Sherian A. Wright
  • Managing Blue Orchard Bees for Pollinating Almonds in Fresno County, CA by Gerald Bodily

  • honey bees: Beekeeper's Bible by Richard A. Jones and Sharon Sweeney-Lynch
    nibblers
    Wofati and Earth Berm:
    Building a Low Impact Roundhouse by Tony Wrench
    straw bale house
    grey water: Create an Oasis with Greywater by Art Ludwig
    composting toilet: The Composting Toilet System Book by David Del Porto and Carol Steinfeld
    earthen floor:
    roundwood timber framing: Roundwood Timber Framing by Ben Law
    passive solar:
    rainwater catchment: Water Storage by Art Ludwig
    ponds:
    earthworks Permaculture: A Designers' Manual by Bill Mollison
    conservation
    solar
    hydro Microhydro: Clean Power from Water: by Scott Davis and Corrie Laschuk
    wind:
    biogas
    toxin-ectomy
    frugality
    Compact Living: How to Design Small Interior Space by Michael Guerra
    financial strategy:
  • Early Retirement Extreme by jacob lund fisker
  • Mortgage Free by rob roy

  • food preservation: The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz
    cooking: Nourishing Traditions by sally fallon and Mary Enig
    vegan: Vegan Rustic Cooking Through the Seasons by Diana White
    paleo: The Vegetarian Myth by Keith Lierre
    food choice:
    Meat: A Benign Extravagance by Simon Fairlie
    Eat More Raw: A Guide to Health and Sustainability by Steve Charter
    ancestral skills The People of Cascadia by Heidi Bohan
    hunting and fishing
    survival
     
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    not sure if youre looking for more stuff to add to the promotion list for different forums, but since i see a few that will not get any promotions from this list (and therefore not as much traffic to said forums)

    could we get any for the fungi forum from either of these lists:
    http://www.grannysstore.com/Wildflowers_and_Edibles/Mushroom_Identification.htm
    or
    http://fungi.com/shop/mushroom-books/identification-guides.html
    or of course one of stamets books would be cool

    and for survival forum, how about something from these guys:
    books: http://www.hopspress.com/Books/index.html
    DVD's: http://www.hopspress.com/Videos/index.html
     
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    A possible experiment: what if we had six people get onto a skype conference call and come up with a list? Would there be interest in such a thing?
     
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    IF my silly computer will allow me to download skype (its so finicky with some things) than sure, though im not entirely sure how much i'd have to contribute to said list other than the aforementioned... unless something tickles my brain in conversation that is
     
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    You could open a thread in the sub-forum asking for the best resource in each topic. Then you'd get the attention of the people who frequent those topics the most and would have the best advice.
     
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    Paul Stamets, Mycelium Running. This is an amazing book and an amazing topic. He has a chapter in one of his books about Mycology and Permaculture. He is a genius and is doing amazing things to help our world. He lives in the state of Washington. Shouldn't be hard to get to, although I'm sure he's super busy.
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    We might already have a glut of cooking/food choice authors, but here's another: Cynthia Lair.

    As assistant professor and Culinary Curriculum Director for Bastyr University, author Cynthia Lair is dedicated to educating people about the benefits of whole foods and their role in developing healthy children, young adults and families. Her cookbooks, Feeding the Whole Family and Feeding the Young Athlete exemplify this. She is also the host of the online cooking show Cookus Interruptus, believing that education is best when accompanied with humor.

     
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