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Gaia's Garden
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Permaculture a Designer's Manual
Bill Mollison
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Sandor Ellix Katz
            10 10     8 7 10   9       7 9 8      
Sepp Holzer's Permaculture
Sepp Holzer
9     9 8           9 8     10   9   8          
Building a Better World in your Backyard
Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop
      10       10 10     8       10   9 7          
The One-Straw Revolution
Masanobu Fukuoka
      8         8 9 9               9 9        
The Humanure Handbook
Joseph Jenkins
        10     10   9.5 10   10                 9    
The FoxFire Books!
      10 8         9                   8 10      
Mycelium Running
Paul Stamets
    8 10         10   10   10                      
Restoration Agriculture
Mark Shepard
9       9       10     9           9            
The Permaculture Student 1
Matt Powers
          9   9 9     7       9                
The $50 and Up Underground House Book
Mike Oehler - digital download
              10       8 9       9         9    
Edible Forest Gardens Volume 1 and 2
Dave Jacke and Eric Toensmeier
9     10 10       10               8.5              
The Resilient Gardener
Carol Deppe
          8.5 10     9 10                          
Botany in a Day
Thomas J Elpel
        8     10     9   8                      
The Resilient Farm and Homestead
Ben Falk
8       8         8         9                  
Nourishing Traditions
Sally Fallon
              10       9 10   10                  
Rocket Mass Heaters By Ianto Evans and Leslie Jackson
      9             10   9.5 9                    
The Art of Fermentation
Sandor Ellix Katz
            10       10     10 10                  
The Encyclopedia of Country Living
Carla Emery
                  10 9 9                        
Beyond the War on Invasive Species
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  8 7                                         10
Roots Demystified
Robert Kourik
9     9                           8            
Bioshelter Market Garden
Darell Frey
    7               9                   10      
Teaming With Microbes
Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis
    8   10                   9                  
Permaculture Design: A Step-By-Step Guide
Aranya
8 9             8                              
Edible Cities
Judith Anger, Dr. Immo Fiebrig and Martin Schnyder
  9             7 7                            
Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond
Brad Lancaster vols 1 and 2
        10       10   9                          
Desert or Paradise
Sepp Holzer
8             10 7                              
The Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable
Juliette de Baïracli Levy
  9                   8.5                        
The Wild Wisdom of Weeds - 13 essential plants for human survival
Katrina Blair
                          7   9                
Forest Gardening In Practice
Tomas Remiarz
9                                 8.5            
The Hand-Sculpted House
Ianto Evans
                          9.5               8    
Integrated forest gardening
Weiseman, Halsey and Ruddock
8       7                                      
The Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan
              10       10                        
Shanleya's Quest: A Botany Adventure for Kids Ages 9-99
Thomas Elpel
  9               8.5                            
The Permaculture Handbook, GARDEN FARMING for Town and Country
Peter Bane
        8       9                              
Lost Crops of Africa, Volume 2: Vegetables
the National Research Council
    8                                       8  
The Woodland Way
Ben Law
7.8                               7.5              
Fermented Vegetables
Kirsten and Christopher Shockey
                  9     10                      
Creating a Forest Garden
Martin Crawford
9 9                                            
Permaculture in Pots
Juliet Kemp
  9         8                                  
The Earth Sheltered Solar Greenhouse Book
Mike Oehler - digital download
                  9   9                        
Missing Microbes: how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues
Martin Blaser
                          10 7                  
The Carbon Farming Solution
Eric Toensmeier
  10 8                                          
How to Grow Perennial Vegetable
Martin Crawford
8                               7.5              
The Foragers Harvest
Samuel Thayer
8                                             10
Chicken tractor the permaculture guide to happy hens and healthy soil
Andy Lee and Pat Foreman
9                     7                        
Biodome Chronicles: Legacy,
Jesikah Sundin
          10   10                                
Perennial Vegetables
Eric Toensmeier
                    8   9                      
People and Permaculture
Looby Macnamara
8 9                                            
Permaculture in a Nutshell
Patrick Whitefield
9               8                              
No Dig Organic Home & Garden
Charles Dowding & Stephanie Hafferty
9 9                                            
The Natural Way of Farming
Masanobu Fukuoka
      10         7                              
Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties
Carol Deppe
    9             9.5                            
How to make a forest garden
Patrick Whitefield
8 9                                            
Lost Crops of the Incas
the National Research Council
    8.5                                       8  
Dry It - You'll Like It!
Gen MacManiman
9                 9                            
The Organic Seed Grower
John Navazio
8           9                                  
The Market Gardener
Jean-Martin Fortier
8                   8                          
Wild Edibles By Sergei Boutenko
      8       9                                
Cows Save The Planet
Judith D Schwartz
      7                   9                    
Weeds and What They Tell Us
Ehrenfried E Pfeiffer
8     9                                        
The Hands-On Home
Erica Strauss
          9.5                   10                
Dairy Farming: The Beautiful Way
Adam Klaus
      8               8.5                        
The Earth Care Manual
Patrick Whitefield
9 9                                            
The Power of Pulses
Dan Jason
            8                                  
Saving Seeds As If Our Lives Depended on It
Dan Jason
            9                                  
The Woodland Year
Ben Law
  9                                            
Becoming Vegan - the complete reference to plant-based nutrition
Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina
  8                                            
Trees for Gardens, Orchards & Permaculture
Martin Crawford
9                                              
The Biotime Log
Maddy Harland
                              9                
Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation
Tradd Cotter
        9                                      
Mycelial Mayhem - Growing Mushooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting
David and Kristin Sewak
  8                                            
I'm Right and You're an Idiot
James Hoggan
  9                                            
Food from your Forest Garden
Martin Crawford and Caroline Aitken
8                                              
Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking
Gianaclis Caldwell
                          10                    
How to read the Landscape
Patrick Whitefield
9                                              
The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
Nina Teicholz
                          10                    
Endgame Volume 1: The Problem of Civilization
Derrick Jensen
    8.5                                          
Earth Ponds (Third Edition)
Tim Matson
8                                              
The Permaculture City
Toby Hemenway
              10                                
Modern Arboriculture
Alex Shigo
        10                                      
Edible Perennial Gardening
Anni Kelsey
8                                              
Lost Crops of Africa, Volume 3: Fruits
the National Research Council
    8                                          
Permaculture for agroecology: design, movement, practice, and worldview
Rafter Sass Ferguson
    8.5                                          
Early Retirement Extreme
Jacob Lund Fisker
              10                                
Your Farm in the City: An Urban Dweller's Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals
          7.5                                    
The Art of Natural Cheesemaking
David Asher
            9                                  
Invasive Plant Medicine
Timothy Lee Scott
                            9                  
In the Charcuterie
Taylor Boetticher & Toponia Miller
            9                                  
Botany for Gardeners
Brian Capon
    8.5                                          
Lost Crops of Africa, Volume 1: Grains,
the National Research Council
    8                                          
Backyard Dairy Goats
Kate Downham
          9                                    
Practical Pole Building Construction
Leigh Seddon
        7                                      
Woodland Craft
Ben Law
9                                              
Small-Scale Grain Raising
Gene Logsdon
                  9                            
Field and Laboratory Investigations in Agroecology
Stephen R Gliessman
    8                                          
Fields of Farmers
Joel Salatin
      9                                        
Indigenous African soil enrichment as a climate-smart sustainable ...
Solomon Dawit et al
    8                                          
Getting Started in Permaculture
Ross & Jenny Mars
                8                              
A Weaver's Garden
Rita Buchanan
                            8                  
Grow or Die: The Good Guide to Survival Gardening
David the Good
            8                                  
The Farmers’ Handbook – Volumes One to Five
Chris Evans and Jakob Jespersen
          10                                    
Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
Brett L. Markham
          8                                    
Companion Plants and How to Use Them
Helen Philbrick and Richard B. Gregg
9                                              
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo
            9                                  
Create an Oasis With Greywater
Art Ludwig
                    9                          
The Permaculture Kitchen
Carl Legge
  8                                            
Root Cellaring
Mike and Nancy Bubel
                  8                            
Guide to Wild Foods
Christopher Nyerges
      9                                        
The Vegan Book of Permaculture
Graham Burnett
  8                                            
Home Cheese Making: recipes for 75 homemade cheeses
Ricki Carrol
                          10                    
A Handbook of Native American Herbs By Alma R. Hutchens
      9                                        
The Food Lover's Garden
Jenni Blackmore
                              7                
Half Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life
Edward O. Wilson
    9                                          
Seed to Seed
Suzanne Ashworth
            9                                  
Garden Myths: The Good, The Bad and The Unbelievable
Robert Kourik
          8.5                                    
The School Garden Curriculum
Kaci Rae Christopher
              10                                
Push the Zone
David the Good
            10                                  
Mortgage Free! Innovative Strategies for Debt-Free Home Ownership
Rob Roy
                                9              
Prepper's Natural Medicine ... for when there is no doctor
Cat Ellis
                          10                    
The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice and Sustainability
Lierre Keith
                          8                    
Building a Low Impact Roundhouse (4th ed)
Tony Wrench
    7                                          
The Scything Handbook
Ian Miller
            9                                  
Permaculture Design Deck
Delvin Solkinson
              10                                
Homegrown Linen: transforming flaxseed into fibre
Raven Ranson
          10                                    
Mudgirls Manifesto: Handbuilt Homes, Handcrafted Lives
The Mudgirls
          9                                    
The Beekeeper's Bible
Richard A. Jones and Sharon Sweeny-Lynch
                        9                      
Creating a Life Together
Diana Leafe Christian
                                9              
Year-Around Harvest
Linda Gilkeson
            7                                  
The Permaculture Research Handbook, edited
Pippa Chapman, Rosie Sinfeld and Chris Warburton-Brown
    8.5                                          
Around the World in 80 Plants
Stephen Barstow
                                              10
Farming the Woods
Steve Gabriel and Ken Mudge
8                                              
The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking - how to craft real, cultured, non-dairy cheese
Karen McAthy
  8                                            
Paradise Lot By Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates
      8                                        
Permaculture and Climate Change Adaptation
Thomas Henfrey and Gil Penha-Lopes
  8                                            
Sowing Seeds in the Desert
Masanobu Fukuoka
      9                                        
Making Small Farms Work
Richard Perkins
9                                              
Possum Living
Dolly Freed
                  8                            
Pests of the West
Whitney Cranshaw
      6                                        
Building Natural Ponds
Robert Pavlis
        9                                      
Secret Garden of Survival: How to Grow a Camouflaged Food Forest
Rick Austin
          7                                    
Small is Successful: Creating sustainable livelihoods on ten acres or less
Larch Maxey
    8                                          
Herbal ABC's: The Foundation of Herbal Medicine
Dr. Sharol Tilgner
          9                                    
Straw Bale Building Details
CASBA
      10                                        
Teaming With Nutrients
Jeff Lowenfels
    7.5                                          
Country Wisdom and Know-How
the editors of Storey Publishing
        7                                      
Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques
Jenny Hall and Iain Tolhurst
9.8                                              
The Bio-integrated farm
Shawn Jadrnicek and Stephanie Jadrnicek
8.5                                              
How to permaculture your life
Ross Mars
8.5                                              
The Manual of Seed Saving
Andrea Heistinger
            7                                  
Agroecology: the Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems
Stephen R. Gleissman
    8.5                                          
Green Wizardry
John Michael Greer
  9                                            
The Alternative Kitchen Garden an A-Z
Emma Cooper
                8                              
Market Farming Success
Lynn Byczynski
8                                              
Building Soil: A down to earth approach,
Elizabeth Murphy
    7                                          
Elegant Simplicity
Satish Kumar
              10                                
Energy Revolution
Howard Johns
  9                                            
7 Ways to Think Differently
Looby Macnamara
  9                                            
Nature's Garden
Samuel Thayer
9                                              
Farmer Phil's Permaculture (Picture book)
          8.5                                    
Seed Libraries: And Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People
Cindy Conner
            8                                  
The New Wild - Why Invasive Species Will Be Nature's Salvation
Fred Pearce
    5                                          
Why People Need Plants
Carlton Wood and Nicolette Habgood
  8                                            
Radical Mycology
Peter McCoy
                                  9            
Studying Invertebrates
C. Philip Wheater & Penny A. Cook
    9                                          
The Adventures of Pip
Enid Blyton
  9                                            
Managing trees in Scotland’s open habitats for lichens, bryophytes and fungi
John Douglass, ...
    8                                          
Eating on the Wild Side
Jo Robinson
                                  9            
Thinkers of the Jungle
Willie Smits
  8                                            
Form and Fabric in Landscape Architecture
Catherine Dee
        6                                      
Natural Solutions: Natural Recipes for Health, Body, Home and Garden
Jackie French
  9                                            
You Can Make the Best Hot Tub Ever: Relax! Warm Your Bones! Get to Know the Sky ~
Becky Bee
                            7                  
Do It Yourself 12 Volt Solar Power (2nd Edition)
Michel Daniek
    8                                          
Grow a Salad in Your City Apartment E-book - By Rosemary Hansen
          9.25                                    
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fermented Foods
Wardeh Harmon
                                               
EDIBLE WILD PLANTS, Eastern/Central North America
                                               
Fertile Edges: Regenerating Land, Culture and Hope
Maddy Harland
                                               
Passive Annual Heat Storage
John Hait
                                               
Nature-Based Therapy
Nevin J. Harper, Kathryn Rose & David Segal
                                               
Everyone Wins! 3rd Edition
Josette Luvmour & Ba Luvmour
                                               
Raising Dough: The Complete Guide to Financing a Socially Responsible Food Business
Elizabeth U
                                               
Traditional Country Craftsmen
J. Geraint Jenkins
                                               
Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening
Will Bonsall
                                               
Solar Gas: How to Make Your Own Auto and Heating Fuel for Pennies a Gallon ~
David Hoye
                                               
Growing Food in a Hotter Drier Land : Lessons From Desert Farmers On Adapting to Climate Uncertainty
                                               
Grasses: An Identification Guide
Lauren Brown
                                               
USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning 2015 Revision
The USDA
                                               
The Rocket Powered Oven: how to build your own super-efficient cooker
                                               
The Runaway Dandelion; Adventures In SustainAbility
Jill Regensburg
                                               
The Medicinal Herb Grower
Richo Cech
                                               
Toolbox for Sustainable City Living
Scott Kellogg and Stacy Pettigrew
                                               
Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making
Allan Savory and Jody Butterfield
                                               
The New Holistic Herbal
                                               
The Crosscut Saw Manual
Warren Miller
                                               
Sustainable Energy - without the hot air
David MacKay
                                               
Renewal: How Nature Awakens Our Creativity, Compassion, and Joy
Andrés Edwards
                                               
Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide to over 200 Natural Foods
T Elias
                                               
Builder's Greywater Guide
Art Ludwig
                                               
Permaculture Guide to Reed Beds
Feidhlim Harty
                                               
You Alone in the Maine Woods
Gareth Anderson
                                               
A Tiny Home to Call Your Own
Patricia Foreman
                                               
The Food Forest Handbook
Darrell Frey and Michelle Czolba
                                               
The Permaculture Market Garden
Zach Loeks
                                               
The Wildcrafting Brewer
Pascal Baudar
                                               
Craft Distilling: Making Liquor Legally at Home
Victoria Redhed Miller
                                               
Your Erroneous Zones
Dr Wayne W. Dyer
                                               
The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved
Sandor Ellix Katz
                                               
The Third Plate
Dan Barber
                                               
Edible Landscaping With a Permaculture Twist
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Septic Tank Options and Alternatives
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Holy Shit - Managing Manure to save Mankind
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The Unsettling of America
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This table is an enormously beneficial resource, thanks to all involved. So many new additions to my library.

Is it ok if I suggest books that I've found eminently useful?
Geoff Lawton recommended on Youtube: 'Gertrud Franck (Companion Planting: Successful Gardening the Organic Way)'
It's a little dry with a lot of reflections on space-utilization, but the home-garden scale and no-nonsense descriptions suit my purposes quite well.

I can also recommend Permaculture: Principles & Pathways Beyond Sustainability by David Holmgren.
It's not a practical guide, but uses theory and symbols to expand your conceptual vocabulary around permaculture.

Finally, Biochar for Environmental Management by Johannes Lehmann & Steven Joseph
This is an incredibly dense, dry technical review of biochar studies up to 2015.
It ranges from biochar microscopy to global impacts of future biochar markets to case studies.
It's not a practical guide, it's quite inaccessible, but it's excellent food for thought for an environmentally-minded policy wonk (like me).
Foreword and Chapter 1 are free on it's website.
 
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