Library Books

Transition Black Isle has developed a collection of reference books, some held and managed by the Highland Library Service and some in the care of Maggie Dove and Julian Paren.   Books are listed by Home Library or Maggie's or Julian's list.  Each library book is followed by its Library reference barcode.

Update at April 2017

The following books are with Julian Paren.  If you wish to borrow any then e-mail julian.paren@gmail.com

Boyle, Geoffrey (ed). Renewable energy: power for a sustainable future
Catton, William R, Jnr.  Bottleneck:  Humanity’s impending impasse
Darley, Julian.  High noon for natural gas
Dean, Jenny. Wild Colour: how to grow, prepare and use natural plant dyes
Holmgren, David, Future scenarios : how communities can adapt to peak oil and climate change
Orlov, Dmitry.  Reinventing collapse : the Soviet example and American prospects
Rowell, Alexis.  Communities, councils & a low-carbon future: what we can do if governments won’t
Scheer, Hermann.  A solar manifesto
Scheer, Hermann.  Energy autonomy : the economic, social and technological case for renewable energy 
Steinfeld, Carol. Liquid gold: the lore and logic of using urine to grow plants
Westcott, David, Ed.  Primitive technology: a book of earth skills


The following books are available from Maggie Dove and usually Cromarty market

Energy
Heating water by the sun : a layman's guide to the use of flat plate solar 38011050783755
Strong, Steven J. The Solar electric house : energy for the environmentally-responsive energy- 38011050783904
Dan Carter ... et al How to make biodiesel 38011050783813
Starbuck, Jon Run your diesel vehicle on biofuels : a do-it-yourself guide 38011050783714
Reader's Digest Energy-Efficient Home Manual : Expert Guidance on Saving Energy 38011050783888
Tickell, Joshua From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank : The Complete Guide to Using Vegetable Oil 38011050783821
Kelley, D. W. Charcoal and charcoal burning. 38011050860256
Bushway, Stephen The New woodburner's handbook : a guide to safe, healthy &efficient woodburn 38011050783508

Growing
Bubel, Mike Root Cellaring : Natural Cold Storage of Fruits and Vegetables 38011050860272
Fern, Ken Plants for a future : edible & useful plants for a healthier world 38011050860314
Harrison, John Vegetable growing month-by-month : The down-to-earth guide that takes you 38011050860249
Dowding, Charles Organic gardening : the natural no-dig way; with drawings 38011050860330
Stamets, Paul Mycelium running : how mushrooms can help save the world 38011050860058
Little, Brenda Companion planting 38011050860157
Warren, Piers British native trees : their past and present uses : including a guide to bu 38011050860124
Whitefield, Patrick. Permaculture in a nutshell 38011050860181

The following are the remaining books (previously?) held by the libraries

Inverness

Strahan, David The last oil shock : a survival guide to the imminent extinction of petroleum 38011050782856
  
Fortrose 

Grow it, eat it 38011050859993
Ready, steady, grow! 38011050860033
Borish, Elaine What will I do with all those courgettes? 38011050860108
Chiras, Daniel D. Homeowners' Guide to Renewable Energy : Achieving Energy Independence 38011050783862
Chiras, Daniel D. The solar house : passive heating and cooling 38011050783771
Cox, Martyn Wildlife garden 38011050860074
Craddock, David, 1982- Renewable energy made easy : free energy from solar, wind, hydropower, and o 38011050783722
Fodor, Eben, 1956- The solar food dryer : how to make and use your own high-performance, sun-powered 38011050860348
Jacke, Dave Edible forest gardens : ecological vision and theory for temperate-climate 38011050860405
Jenkins, Joseph C. The humanure handbook : : a guide to composting human manure 38011050860298
Kachadorian, James The passive solar house 38011050783557
Katz, Sandor E. Wild fermentation : the flavour, nutrition, and craft of live-culture foods 38011050860322
Komp, Richard J. Practical photovoltaics : electricity from solar cells 38011050783854
Madison, Deborah Preserving food without freezing or canning : traditional techniques 38011050860306
McKee, Andy & Gatter, Mark The polytunnel handbook 38011050860173
Piggott, Hugh Choosing windpower 38011050783805
Pitzer, Sara Homegrown whole grains : grow, harvest and cook your own wheat, barley, oats 38011050860355
Sykes, Rachel Edible gardens in schools : a growing guide for teachers 38011050860025
Toensmeier, Eric. Perennial vegetables : : from artichoke to zuiki taro, a gardener's guide 38011050860009
Toensmeier, Eric. Perennial vegetables : : from artichoke to zuiki taro, a gardener's guide 38011050860223
Warren, Piers 101 uses for stinging nettles 38011050860280
Whitefield, Patrick How to make a forest garden 38011050859985
Whitefield, Patrick. Earth Care Manual : a permaculture handbook for Britain & other temperate 38011050860041
  
Dingwall CL

DeGunther, Rik, 1956- Solar power your home for dummies 38011050783466
Mustoe, John Penny Pincher's Book Revisited : Living Better for Less      (Status Withdrawn) 38011070818128

Total items in collection 53

 

 

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