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Books about the environment from BC.
The Flour Peddler

The Flour Peddler

A Global Journey into Local Food
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

In 2008, a small-scale flour miller from British Columbia's Sunshine Coast created a handmade bike mill to attract a dedicated farmers' market following. Chris Hergesheimer wanted to challenge the belief that there is only one way - the big way - to grow, process and market grain and flour. For Chris and his family, it wasn't about profit, but connecting a community to its food producers for better health, lower impact on the environment, and the kind of flapjacks only fresh-milled flour can mak …

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The Flour Peddler

The Flour Peddler

A Global Journey into Local Food from Canada to South Sudan
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

In 2008, a small-scale flour miller from British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast created a handmade bike mill to attract a dedicated farmers’ market following. Chris Hergesheimer wanted to challenge the belief that there is only one way—the big way—to grow, process and market grain and flour. For Chris and his family, it wasn’t about profit, but connecting a community to its food producers for better health, lower impact on the environment, and the kind of flapjacks only fresh-milled flour c …

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Ground-Truthing

Ground-Truthing

Reflections on the Indigenous Rainforests of BC's North Coast
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : essays

Candid, poetic and forensic, Derrick Stacey Denholm's GROUND-TRUTHING walks the reader slowly and nimbly through the tangle of social, ecological and economic slash piles that dominate BC's North Coast. Having lived and worked for twenty-five years as both a forestry field worker and a multidisciplinary artist, Denholm brings a rare perspective to how we can work productively and participate ethically in a life that maintains respect for the wild. GROUND-TRUTHING explores a diverse terrainof com …

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Ground-Truthing

Ground-Truthing

Reimagining the Indigenous Rainforests of BC's North Coast
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Derrick Stacey Denholm has spent twenty-five years as a forestry field worker, planting trees, marking cutblock boundaries and timber-cruising. In Ground-Truthing, he combines this experience with his perspective as a poet and artist to guide us through the tangle of social, ecological and economic slash piles that dominate BC’s North Coast. Scientists, poets, loggers, activists, mushroom hunters–Ground-Truthing explores this diverse terrain of communities and cultures in its search for an a …

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A World for My Daughter

A World for My Daughter

An Ecologist's Search for Optimism
edition:Paperback

As an ecologist, Alejandro Frid is haunted by the irrevocable changes that humans are forcing upon Earth-the loss of ancient forests, the demise of large predators, shifts in the chemistry and circulation patterns of the atmosphere and more. Feeling completely discouraged by his research on endangered species and various forms of ecological meltdown, Alejandro accepts defeat and simply escapes from this world without a future by retreating to Earth's few remaining wild places. Then Twyla Bella, …

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Skeena

edition:Paperback
tagged : nature

An elegy to and celebration of British Columbia's second-longest river, one at the centre of contemporary conversations about resource extraction and northern geographies, SKEENA is an assemblage of voices, stories and histories both about the river and from the river's perspective. As a single poetic narrative spanning more than eighty pages, this second collection of poetry by award-winning poet Sarah de Leeuw follows a Canadian tradition of long poems, weaving together poetic renderingof the …

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The Shark and the Albatross

The Shark and the Albatross

A Wildlife Filmmaker Reveals Why Nature Matters to Us All
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

“A must for all those who enjoy insights into the natural world.” –Alexander McCall Smith

 

The daring and thoughtfully-rendered adventures of a filmmaker who travels to the ends of the earth to document animal lives.

 

For twenty years John Aitchison has been traveling the world to film wildlife for a variety of international TV shows, taking him to far-away places on every continent. The Shark and the Albatross tells the story of these journeys of discovery, and Aitchison’s encounters wi …

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The Shark and the Albatross

The Shark and the Albatross

A Wildlife Filmmaker Reveals Why Nature Matters to Us All
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

“A must for all those who enjoy insights into the natural world.” –Alexander McCall Smith

 

The daring and thoughtfully-rendered adventures of a filmmaker who travels to the ends of the earth to document animal lives.

 

For twenty years John Aitchison has been traveling the world to film wildlife for a variety of international TV shows, taking him to far-away places on every continent. The Shark and the Albatross tells the story of these journeys of discovery, and Aitchison’s encounters wi …

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