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Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster

Classes, Workshops and Certification

OAEC (Occidental Arts & Ecology Center)
15290 Coleman Valley Rd. Occidental, CA 95465
707 874 1557

Regenerative Design Institute (RDI)
451 Mesa Rd. Bolinas, CA 94924
415 868 9681

Urban Permaculture Institute
San Francisco

Greywater Action - For a Sustainable Water Culture
how to bring the water from your washing machine, etc. into your garden – classes, publications, actions, philosophy

Sustainable Homes & Living

Home Power magazine - generally easy to read do-it-yourself articles about: solar systems, wind energy, hydro power, rainwater harvesting, etc.

Grid Alternatives - volunteer to install a photovoltaic (solar)  system for a low-income household.
1171 Ocean Ave #200
Oakland, Ca.
510 731 1310

Solar Living Institute - classes in solar design & installation and sustainable living: greywater, permaculture, etc.