Environmentalism/Green

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Liz Carlisle, author of Lentil Underground, with David Oien

Author Liz Carlisle and subject David Oien of the Lentil Underground

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome Liz Carlisle and David Oien! Liz will read from her book The Lentil Underground, and the book's main character David Oien will speak about his experience as a pioneer organic farmer.

Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781592409204
Availability: Special Order
Published: Avery Publishing Group - January 22nd, 2015

WI Book Festival

A Room of One's Own is once again pleased to be a part of the Wisconsin Book Festival! You will find amazing Wisconsin authors reading and signing books all over town, including here at Room and at the beautiful new Downtown Central Library!

Michael Pollan!

The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375760396
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Published: Random House Trade - May 28th, 2002

Follow the history of four plants' "domestication" alongside humans!


The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143038580
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Published: Penguin Books - August 28th, 2007

A snapshot look at our food industry today-- and how it came to be that way. Brings the grocery store into fresh perspective!


Food Rules: An Eater's Manual Cover Image
$13.00
ISBN: 9780143116387
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Published: Penguin Books - December 29th, 2009

A succinct, noncontroversial guide on how to eat better (beyond his mantra "Eat Food, Not Too Much, Mostly Plants.")


Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781594204210
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Published: Penguin Press - April 23rd, 2013

All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew

This is a great resource for beginners and experienced gardeners alike. Great tips for maximizing your space--this is my go-to gardening book.

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All New Square Foot Gardening: The Revolutionary Way to Grow More in Less Space Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781591865483
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Published: Cool Springs Press - February 15th, 2013

Mardi Jo Link, author of Bootstrapper

A Room of One's Own welcomes Mardi Jo Link to read from her poignant, irreverent, and hilarious new memoir about survival and self-discovery.

Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307596918
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 11th, 2013

Isthmus Green Day

Isthmus Green Day is annual event that celebrates sustainability, healthy living and community by uniting organizations, speakers, businesses and activities. This eco-celebration features the best eco-friendly for-and-non-profit businesses and organizations; qualified, knowledgeable and entertaining speakers and green professionals; plus fun, sustainable activities for the whole family.

Circle M Community Supported Agriculture Farm Share Sign-ups!

A Room of One's Own is once again proud to partner with Circle M Farm, a local, organic CSA farm, as a pick-up point for members to receive boxes of fresh produce and other local delights!
For more information about Circle M's program, check out their CSA Membership page and consider signing up!

The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet

Learn more than you ever thought about trees and one unusual crusader for the last of the biggest trees on Earth.

The Man Who Planted Trees is both a fascinating investigation
into the world of trees and the inspiring story of one man’s quest to
help save the planet.

The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400069064
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Spiegel & Grau - April 17th, 2012

Wisconsin Book Festival

Every year, A Room of One's Own proudly partners with the Wisconsin Book Festival to host readings in our store and provide books for events all around the city. To find a full schedule of events, locations, and times, please check the WI Book Festival website!

Atina Diffley, author of Turn Here, Sweet Corn

Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780816677719
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Minnesota Press - April 4th, 2012

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