Thursday, April 30, 2009

Bio Diverse Press Offers Free Book on Food Security & Sustainability to Indigenous Organizations

Free! Green resource book available to Native organizations

Bio Diverse Press is accepting requests for Food Security & Sustainability for the Times Ahead from non-profit organizations that serve indigenous populations. The book’s underlying vision is that we all—individually and collectively—can begin to heal the damage to our planet by our personal choices. When we thoughtfully care for our families and communities, we also care for the earth. Traditional teachings underpin each chapter; pointing in the direction of renewable lifestyles.

Organizations such as libraries, community gardens, food banks, and referral and information services will find the book offers an abundance of helpful information. Below are some examples of the way Food Security & Sustainability may support various programs:

~ Emergency preparedness is covered in the chapters on “Packing the Emergency Cache,” “Your Food Storage Plan,” and “Additional Items for Emergency Caches.”

~ Food distribution programs will find information to help their clients keep food from spoiling or becoming infested with insects in the chapter on “Storing Staples Securely.”

~ Gardening projects will find a unique study guide offered by the chapters on “Food Security 101,” “Food Security and the Garden,” and “Old Time Food Preservation and Storage.”

~ Healthy food and diet programs, as well as money management workshops for at risk populations, will find the chapters on “Food Security 101” and “Balance is Everything” to be indispensable.

~ Sustainability projects will benefit from the chapters on “Sustainability,” “Shop Flexible, Shop Wise,” and “Rethinking Economies and Careers.”

~ Traditional health programs will benefit from the chapters on “Don’t Forget Your Immune System” and “Other Essential Herbs.”

Requesting a copy is simply a matter of sending an e-mail to: Include the official name of your organization and a link to the web site, contact person and their title, and the organization’s mailing address. All e-mail will be answered in the order it is received. If any additional information is needed, you will be notified in a timely manner. If requests exceed the number of books available, your organization will be placed on a waiting list and you will be contacted when a copy becomes available. For more information please see:

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Review copies are available, as well as an unpublished royalty free review.

Reply to this e-mail for more information.

If you run this press release please send a tear sheet of print versions to:

Bio Diverse Press
P.O. Box 754
Hoopa CA

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