Gallery: 10 Green Living Books That Make Great Last Minute Gifts

 

Canning & Preserving by Ashley English

Canning can seem daunting, but Ashley English's guide will make you a pro. Learn to save the bounty of summer throughout the winter and make delicious treats.

Edible Front Yard by Ivette Soler

Housing Reclaimed by Jessica Kellner

Urban Homestead by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen

Canning & Preserving by Ashley English

Simply Organic by Jesse Ziff Cool and France Ruffenach

Unhappy Hipsters by Molly Jane Quinn and Jenna Talbott

Worldchanging by Alex Steffen

Sew Eco by Ruth Singer

Yes is More by Bjarke Ingles

Design Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney

Edible Front Yard by Ivette Soler

It may be winter by you can start planning your front yard makeover now. Lessons from Ivette Soler’s book will help you transform your front yard (if you have one) into a food growing machine.

Housing Reclaimed by Jessica Kellner

Editor of Natural Home & Garden Magazine Jessica Kellner makes her book debut with Housing Reclaimed, which explores innovative housing methodologies for nonconventional home builders and how reclaimed and salvaged materials can help us reduce our costs.

Urban Homestead by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen

Homesteading is a lost art, but we can get those skills back and learn to be more self-reliant even while living in an urban environment and Urban Homestead is your go-to-guide.

Canning & Preserving by Ashley English

Canning can seem daunting, but Ashley English’s guide will make you a pro. Learn to save the bounty of summer throughout the winter and make delicious treats.

Simply Organic by Jesse Ziff Cool and France Ruffenach

Cooking in season with local ingredients is way more sustainable and responsible, but with the proliferation of produce from around the world, it’s hard to know what is actually in season. Simply Organic lets you know what, when and how to cook it all up.

Unhappy Hipsters by Molly Jane Quinn and Jenna Talbott

Unhappy Hipsters is your guide to home design and decor for the hipster age. Figure out the perfect color of concrete for your floors and learn how children and pets can change the look of your home.

Worldchanging by Alex Steffen

Luckily Worldchanging is living on, and their quintessential guide has been updated and revised to include the latest trends, technologies, and solutions in sustainable living.

Sew Eco by Ruth Singer

For your savvy and talented friends, this guide can help them transform eco-friendly and vintage fabrics into gorgeous handmade clothes.

Yes is More by Bjarke Ingles

In case you didn’t know, Bjarke Ingels of BIG is an aspiring comic book artist and his book Yes Is More is probably one of the more interesting architecture books out there. Add this to your favorite architect’s library and give them street cred with graphic novel aficionados.

Design Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney

One of our favorite books of the year is Grace Bonney’s Design Sponge at Home – the new home decorating guide combined with enough DIY projects to keep you busy all year long.

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