Resources

 
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This space is dedicated to what inspires me, what I’m learning, what I’m reading, and to the folks you should know.

This page is always growing.




Recommended Reading

Zero Waste | Sustainability | Social Justice | Activism | Mindfulness

  • Emergent Strategy Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by adrienne maree brown

  • Sustainability: A History By Jeremy L. Caradonna

  • Recycling Reconsidered: The Present Failure and Future Promise of Environmental Action in the United States by Samantha MacBride

  • Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things Book by Michael Braungart and William McDonough

  • The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability-Designing for Abundance Paperback - Michael Braungart and William McDonough

  • EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want -By Frances Moore Lappé

  • Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash Kindle Edition by Edward Humes

  • Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature - By Janine M. Benyus

  • Biomimicry in Organizations - Business management inspire by nature - By Fausto Tazzi, Clnzia De Rossi, Meaghan Toohey

  • Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States by Carl A. Zimring

  • The Global Business Environment: Challenges and Responsibilities 4th ed. 2017 Edition by Janet Morrison

  • Toxic Communities: Environmental Racism, Industrial Pollution, and Residential Mobility by Dorceta Taylor

  • Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global Justice (Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy) by Laura Westra and Bill Lawson

  • Design For Repair by Derrick Mead

  • The Waste Makers by Vance Packard, Bill McKibben

  • Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash Book by Elizabeth Royte

  • Waste and Want Book by Susan Strasser

  • Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal Book by Tristram Stuart

  • The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Book by Paul Connett

  • Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth Cline

  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

  • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer

  • Joyful Militancy Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times by Nick Montgomery and carla bergman 

  • The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo

  • Meditation for Beginners by Jack Kornfield

  • Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness by Jon Kabat-Zinn 

  • The Sexual Politics of Meat A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory by Carol J. Adams

  • Veganism in an Oppressive World A Vegans of Color Community Project Edited by Julia Feliz Brueck


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Food Empowerment Project is a volunteer-based non-profit organization whose mission statement is "to create a more just and sustainable world by recognizing the power of one's food choices." The organization was founded in 2006 by lauren Ornelas, who continues to lead it.

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The long anticipated workbook from Layla F. Saad’s

Part education, part activation, the Me And White Supremacy Workbook is a first-of-its-kind personal anti-racism tool for people holding white privilege to begin to examine and dismantle their complicity in the oppressive system of white supremacy.

*I’m starting this workbook with a few friends in mid-March 2019


Farm Sanctuaries

Colorado | Luvin Arms Sanctuary

Washington| The Surf and Turf Sanctuary

Texas | Rowdy Girl Sanctuary

New York | The Farm Sanctuary