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All of Lisa Kivirist's books address various aspects of sustainability and small business entrepreneurship.


To purchase books directly from the author, please click below.


For bookstores, libraries and other wholesale orders:  Lisa's books are published by New Society Publishers and distributed by Consortium Book Sales & Distribution  (a division of Perseus) in the United States and the University of Toronto Press in Canada.  Click HERE for wholesale ordering info. 


Soil Sisters: A Toolkit for Women Farmers Growing Food

ISBN-13: 978-0865718050

ISBN-10: 0865718059

The first collaborative and comprehensive start-up guide to support the record-breaking number women wanting to start farms, SOIL SISTERS:  A Toolkit for Women Farmers provides the how-to blueprint for females dreaming of bringing their agriculture business vision to life.   Soil Sisters uniquely synthesizes needed information and advice from seasoned women farmers committed to sustainable agriculture to catalyze and champion female farmer entrepreneurs.


Homemade for Sale: How to Set Up and Market a Food Business from your Home Kitchen

ISBN-10: 0865717869
ISBN-13: 978-0865717862

E-book ISBN: 9781550925821

From pies to pickles, wedding cakes to granola, preserves to decorated cookies, fledgling food entrepreneurs now have the freedom to earn, producing non-hazardous foods in their home kitchen. Finally, “homemade” and “fresh from the oven” on the package means exactly what it reads. Homemade For Sale is the first authoritative guide that provides a clear roadmap to go from idea and recipe to final product.


Farmstead Chef

ISBN-13: 978-0865717039

The Farmstead Chef cookbook transforms traditional farmstead cooking skills for the modern kitchen gardener, urban homesteader and homestead cook in all of us.


From breakfasts to mouth-watering desserts, Farmstead Chef showcases the creative and budget-friendly side to eating lower on the food chain more often while taking responsibility for the food we put into our bodies -- by growing it, sharing it and savoring it.


ECOpreneuring: Putting Purpose and the Planet before Profits

ISBN: 978-0865716124

Part small business manifesto, part personal finance primer, ECOpreneuring is essential reading for small business owners, prospective entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs starting non-profit organizations and anyone who dreams of a livelihood based on independence, creativity, passion and a commitment to green practices and sustainability.


Rural Renaissance: Renewing the Quest for the Good Life

ISBN: 0-86571-504-1

In the '60s it was called the "back to the land" movement, and in Helen and Scott Nearings' day, it was "living the good life." Whatever the term, North Americans have always yearned for a simpler way. But how do you accomplish that today?


Blending inspiration with practical how-to's, Rural Renaissance captures the American dream of country living for contemporary times. Journey with the authors and experience their lessons, laughter and love for the land as they trade the urban concrete maze for a small organic farm and bed and breakfast, Inn Serendipity, in Wisconsin.


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