Best Green Business Books
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1. Marijuana Grower's Handbook: Your Complete Guide for Medical and Personal Marijuana Cultivation
Author: by Ed Rosenthal
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This book will change the way you grow. Marijuana Grower’s Handbook shows both beginners and advanced growers how to grow the biggest most resinous, potent buds! This book contains the latest knowledge, tools, and methods to grow great marijuanaindoors and out.
Use the most efficient technology and save time, labor, and energy. Ed Rosenthal has been teaching people how to grow marijuana for more than 30 years. Let him help you cultivate bountiful buds and lots of them. With 500 pages of full-color photos and illustrations, the book delivers all the basics that a novice grower needs, as well as scientific research for the experienced gardener.
All aspects of cultivation are covered, from the selection of varieties, setting up of the garden, and through each stage of plant growth all the way to harvesting. Readers can link to Ed’s research for additional information, photos, and equipment updates.
Full-color photographs throughout clarify instructions and show the stunning results possible with Ed’s growing tips. “Marijuana may not be addictive, but growing it is.” Ed Rosenthal
2. Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered (Harper Perennial Modern Thought)
Author: by E. F. Schumacher
Small Is Beautiful is Oxford-trained economist E.F. Schumacher’s classic call for the end of excessive consumption. Schumacher inspired such movements as Buy Locally and Fair Trade, while voicing strong opposition to casino capitalism and wasteful corporate behemoths. Named one of the Times Literary Supplement’s 100 Most Influential Books Since World War II, Small Is Beautiful presents eminently logical arguments for building our economies around the needs of communities, not corporations.
3. The Urban Farmer: Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land
Author: by Curtis Stone
Strategies and techniques for making a living with intensive food production in small spaces There are 40 million acres of lawns in North America. In their current form, these unproductive expanses of grass represent a significant financial and environmental cost. However, viewed through a different lens, they can also be seen as a tremendous source of opportunity.
Access to land is a major barrier for many people who want to enter the agricultural sector, and urban and suburban yards have huge potential for would-be farmers wanting to become part of this growing movement. The Urban Farmer is a comprehensive, hands-on, practical manual to help you learn the techniques and business strategies you need to make a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your own backyard (or someone else’s).
Major benefits include: Low capital investment and overhead costs Reduced need for expensive infrastructure Easy access to markets. Growing food in the city means that fresh crops may travel only a few blocks from field to table, making this innovative approach the next logical step in the local food movement.
4. Clean Protein: The Revolution that Will Reshape Your Body, Boost Your Energy—and Save Our Planet
Author: by Kathy Freston
Join the Clean Protein revolution and lose weight, feel stronger, and live longer. Food and wellness experts Kathy Freston and Bruce Friedrich have spent years researching the future of protein. They’ve talked to the food pioneers and the nutrition scientists, and now they’ve distilled what they’ve learned into a strength-building plan poised to reshape your body and change your world.
Complete with delicious recipes and a detailed guide to food planning, Clean Protein explains everything you need to know in order to get lean, gain energy, and stay mentally sharp. You’ll finally understand in simple terms why protein is essential, how much you should get, and where to find the best sources of it.
Clean Protein is a powerful solution to excess weight and chronic health issues, and it’s a cultural revolution that will be talked about for decades.
5. Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment
Author: by Maxine Bedat
Portfolio (June 1, 2021)
A groundbreaking chronicle of the birth-and death-of a pair of jeans, that exposes the fractures in our global supply chains, and our relationships to each other, ourselves, and the planetTake a look at your favorite pair of jeans. Maybe you bought them on Amazon or the Gap; maybe the tag says “Made in Bangladesh” or “Made in Sri Lanka.” But do you know where they really came from, how many thousands of miles they crossed, or the number of hands who picked, spun, wove, dyed, packaged, shipped, and sold them to get to you?
The fashion industry operates with radical opacity, and it’s only getting worse to disguise countless environmental and labor abuses. It epitomizes the ravages inherent in the global economy, and all in the name of ensuring that we keep buying more while thinking less about its real cost.
In Unraveled, entrepreneur, researcher, and advocate Maxine Bdat follows the life of an American icon-a pair of jeans-to reveal what really happens to give us our clothes. We visit a Texas cotton farm figuring out how to thrive without relying on fertilizers that poison the earth.
6. The Cannabis Business Book: How to Succeed in Weed According to 50 Industry Insiders
Author: by Michael Zaytsev
“Cannabis business offers a once-in-a-lifetime, hybrid opportunity to simultaneously create generational wealth and positive social impact at the highest possible levels.” Michael Zaytsev, The Cannabis Business CoachEnsure your success by learning directly from 50 Cannabis industry leading pioneers as they share what it takes to earn High R.O.I.
In the ever-evolving Cannabis economy. Inspired by Napoleon Hill’s Think & Grow Rich, The Cannabis Business Book infuses its readers with the “high mindset” necessary to thrive in Cannabis business and beyond. Award-winning Cannabis entrepreneur and multiple time Amazon. Com bestselling author, Michael Zaytsev over delivers a potent concentration of wisdom from his own world-changing journey into Cannabis business as well as lessons from 50 of the Cannabis world’s highest achievers.
Discover the principles, strategies and tactics that transformed him from an idealistic 24-year-old with absolutely no knowledge of Cannabisexcept how to consume itinto one of the Cannabis industry’s most consistently innovative, inspiring and effective leaders known as The Cannabis Business Coach.
7. Branding Bud: The Commercialization of Cannabis
Author: by David Paleschuck
Never before has a book been compiled on cannabis brands and the consumers they appeal to. Once an underground commodity, with legalization in more and more states and countries, cannabis is now marketed under a variety of national brands, each with its own unique approach to targeting consumers.
The global legal cannabis market was valued at US$17. 7 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach US$73.6 billion in 2027. Celebrities, athletes, politicians, and large corporations alike are investing and competing in this fast-paced industry. But what makes a cannabis brand successful?
What techniques do companies use to brand and market their products? What segments have been established? In Branding Bud: The Commercialization of Cannabis, David Paleschuck answers these questions, digging deep into this evolving industry to uncover what both small companies and large corporations are doing to introduce their products to the hearts and minds of cannabis consumers.
The results of his exploration may surprise you. Branding Bud showcases the exciting range of products that cannabis consumers will be able to buy in a local dispensary once legalization comes to their state. The book offers a comprehensive overview and contextualization of this new segment, examining the multitude of emerging brands, their creative assets, and the strategies behind them, and the political, legal, and cultural aspects of cannabis that inform the brand landscape of today.
8. High on Design: The New Cannabis Culture
Author: by gestalten
Today, weed is en vogue and has evolved into a good-looking business. High on Design showcases the new brands, designs and creators behind this revolution. While cannabis is a recreational drug still strongly associated with Western subculture, it has recently become a huge industry.
Over the past few years, consuming the herb and using its derivatives have become legal in several countries, and a wave of entrepreneurs has come through, looking to generate and bank on a new generation of consumers. Through insightful texts, High on Design reflects on the novel aesthetics, people, and trends of contemporary cannabis culture, and provides a wider view of the phenomenon.
Addiction, crime, science, the marketing of weed as a booster of creativity and a medical aid, and the use of hemp in clothing are all considered.
9. Marijuana Hater's Guide to Making a Billion Dollars from Hemp: The Next Disruptive Industry
Author: by Matthew Harmon
You’re on the search for the next groundbreaking business opportunity- one that is time-tested yet still holds unlimited potential. It’s been here all alongif you know how to find it An emerging industry poised for incredible growth in the United States promises big benefits and bigger profits.
With the right strategy, you can cash in now. Successful entrepreneur and documentary filmmaker Matthew Harmon traveled the world researching the newly legalized super crop hemp and the unlimited opportunities it holds for investors, entrepreneurs, and farmers. In Marijuana Hater’s Guide to Making a Billion Dollars from Industrial Hemp, discover the potential of this transformative industry and your ability to grow your own lucrative hemp business with fascinating facts and insider information.
You’ll learn:Go deep into the myths, misconceptions and fascinating history of hemp and marijuana plants that taint perceptions today and how that’s an opportunity for you. Innovative industries featuring hemp products, from construction materials to nutritional food, for beginner investors to consider now.
10. Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals: 2nd Edition
Author: by Jeanine M. Davis
New Society Publishers
The most comprehensive, truly practical guide to the cultivation of woodland botanicals Not all saleable crops are dependent on access to greenhouses or sun-drenched, arable land. Shade-loving medicinal herbs can be successfully cultivated in a forest garden for personal use or as small-scale cash crops.
Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals is a complete guide to these increasingly popular botanicals, aimed at aspiring and experienced growers alike. In this fully revised and updated edition, authors Jeanine Davis and W. Scott Persons show how more than a dozen sought-after native species can generate a greater profit on a rugged, otherwise idle woodlot than just about any other legal crop on an equal area of cleared land.
With little capital investment but plenty of sweat equity, patience, and common sense, small landowners can preserve and enhance their treed space while simultaneously earning supplemental income. Learn how to establish, grow, harvest, and market: Popular medicinal roots such as ginseng, goldenseal, and black cohosh; Other commonly used botanicals including bloodroot, false unicorn, and mayapple The nutritious wild food, ramps, and the valuable ornamental galax.
11. The Better World Shopping Guide #6: Every Dollar Makes a Difference (Better World Shopping Guide: Every Dollar Can Make a Difference)
Author: by Ellis Jones
New Society Publishers
Small enough to fit in your pocket, this practical little book will help you change the world as you shop! While we strive to make our vote count every four years, few of us realize that our most immediate power to shape the world is squandered on a daily basis.
Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental change. In fact, it already has. The world that exists today is in large part a result of our purchasing decisions. The Better World Shopping Guide rates hundreds of products and services from A to F, so you can quickly tell the “good guys” from the “bad guys” and ensure your money is not supporting corporations that make decisions based solely on the bottom line.
Drawing on decades of meticulous research, this completely revised and updated sixth edition will help you find out who actually “walks the talk” when it comes to: Environmental sustainability Human rights Community involvement Animal protection Social justice Small enough to fit in a back pocket or handbag and organized in a user-friendly format, The Better World Shopping Guide helps you reward companies who are doing good, penalize those involved in destructive activities, and change the world as you shop!
12. Accountable: The Rise of Citizen Capitalism
Author: by Michael O'Leary
More than ever before, this is the book our economy needs. Dr. Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller FoundationUnwilling to settle for easy answers or superficial changes, O’Leary and Valdmanis push us all to ask more of our economic system.Senator Michael F.
BennetThis provocative book takes us inside the fight to save capitalism from itself. Corporations are broken, reflecting no purpose deeper than profit. But the tools we are relying on to fix themcorporate social responsibility, divestment, impact investing, and government controlrisk making our problems worse.
With lively storytelling and careful analysis, O’Leary and Valdmanis cut through the tired dogma of current economic thinking to reveal a hopeful truth: If we can make our corporations accountable to a deeper purpose, we can make capitalism both prosperous and good.
What happens when the sustainability-driven CEO of Unilever takes on the efficiency-obsessed Warren Buffett? Does Kellogg’sa company founded to serve a healthy breakfasthave a sacred duty to sell sugary cereal if that’s what maximizes profit? For decades, government has tried to curb CEO pay but failed.Why?
13. The Business of Botanicals: Exploring the Healing Promise of Plant Medicines in a Global Industry
Author: by Ann Armbrecht
From tulsi to turmeric, echinacea to elderberry, medicinal herbs are big businessbut do they deliver on their healing promiseto those who consume them, those who provide them, and the natural world?An eye-opener…. [Armbrecht] challenges ideas of what medicine can be, and how business practices can corrupt, and expand, our notions of plant-based healing.
The Boston Globe “So deeply honest, sincere, heartful, questioning, and brilliant…. [The Business of Botanicals] is an amazing book, that plunges in, and takes a deepening look at those places where people don’t often venture.”Rosemary Gladstar, author of Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs “For those who loved Braiding Sweetgrass, this book is a perfect opportunity to go deeper into understanding the complex and co-evolutionary journey of plants and people.” Angela McElwee, former president and CEO of Gaia Herbs Using herbal medicines to heal the body is an ancient practice, but in the twenty-first century, it is also a worldwide industry.