Metta Earth Institute Resources - BooksRecommended Books

These are just a few favorites from our Metta Earth library.

Active Hope – How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone

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

Brilliant Green – The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence by Stefano Mancuso and Alessandra Viola

The Carbon Farming Solution – A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Security by Eric Toensmeier

Ecovillage Living: Restoring the Earth and Her People by Hildur Jackson

Ecovillage – 1001 Ways to Heal the Planet by Kosha Joubert and Leila Dregger

Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate – At Work in the Wild and Cultivate World by Wendy Johnson

House of Light by Mary Oliver

How to Move Like a Gardener -Planting and Preparing Medicines from Plants by Deb Soule

Inviting Silence by Gunilla Norris

Kripalu Yoga: A Guide to Practice on and Off the Mat by Richard Faulds

Leading from the Emerging Future – From Ego-System to Eco-System – Applying U Theory to Transforming Business, Society, and Self by Otto Scharmer and Katrin Kaufer

Love Letter to the Earth by Thich Nhat Hanh

Mycellium Running – How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World by Paul Stamets

Nature’s Chaos by James Gleick and Eliot Porter

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

Radical Ecology by Thich Nhat Hanh

Radical Simplicity by Jim Merkel

The Rebirth of Nature – The Greening of Science and God by Rupert Sheldrake

The Smell of Rain on Dust – Grief and Praise by Martin Prechtel

The Soul of Nature: Visions of a Living Earth by Michael Tobias

Source – The Inner Path of Knowledge Creation by Joseph Jaworkski

Spiritual Ecology – The Cry of the Earth edited by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Soygal Rinpoche

The Way of Council by Jack Zimmerman & Virginia Coyle

The Wisdom of No Escape by Pema Chodron

Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

World Made by Hand by James Howard Kunstler

The World We Have: A Buddhist Approach to Peace and Ecology by Thich Nhat Hanh

And here are two handbooks printed locally.

Metta Earth Yoga: Contemplative Ecological Practices for a Sustainable Future by Russell Comstock

Quantum Community – The Archetype of Communion & Community, An Interdisciplinary Inquiry by Gillian Kapteyn Comstock