New Green Books: From Jennifer Roberts, Louisa Harding and More

This month's reading recommendations from Natural Home.

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The Barefoot Home by Marc Vassallo
(Taunton, 2006)
Showcase of homes that capture informal living at its best.

Chew on This by Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson
(Houghton Mifflin, 2006)
A version of Fast Food Nation (how fast food impacts human health, the land and farm animals) for teenagers.

Chicken Coops by Judy Pangman
(Storey, 2006)
Nearly 50 designs for chicken coops, from basic to high style.

Good Green Kitchens by Jennifer Roberts
(Gibbs Smith, 2006)
How to design and decorate a kitchen using eco-friendly materials.

Natural Knits for Babies and Moms by Louisa Harding
(Interweave, 2006)
Patterns for knitting stuffed animals and baby and maternity clothing using organic yarn.

Reinventing Community by David Wann
(Fulcrum Books, 2006)
Firsthand glimpses into cohousing communities.

Serve God, Save the Planet by J. Matthew Sleeth, M.D.
(Chelsea Green, 2006)
A doctor reflects on adopting a less materialistic lifestyle and builds bridges between environmentalists and Christians.

Simply Green Parties by Danny Seo
(Collins, 2006)
Resourceful ideas for the perfect celebration, using household and recycled items.

The Way We Eat by Peter Singer and Jim Mason
(Rodale, 2006)
Why conscientious food choices matter.

Weather Makers by Tim Flannery
(Atlantic Monthly Press, 2006)
A zoologist discusses climate change and offers some solutions.

Your Green Home by Alex Wilson
(New Society, 2006)
Ideas on everything from renewable energy to healthy materials.