Watershed Media Launches "Reality Check” Communication Tool

Reality Check is a flexible graphic design tool to help organizations advocate against the incursion of large-scale factory farms in their communities

Biosphere Smart Agriculture in a True Cost Economy

A report released by Watershed Media and Foundation Earth. Their analysis urges World Bank leaders to create new financial frameworks that address “externalities”—earth and health damaging impacts of economic activities that currently don’t show up on profit and loss sheets or loan applications.

California Food Policy Council Food and Agriculture Tracker

A report on tracking progress on the state's food and agriculture legislation, designed by Watershed Media and produced by the California Food Policy Council and Roots of Change

Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth

A co-publishing venture with the Foundation for Deep Ecology and the Post Carbon Institute, this coffee table size book details the slippery slope of providing endless energy to a rapidly expanding and consuming global population. Unfortunately, all sources of energy have negative impacts, so the book’s message of conservation strikes a dramatic chord

Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill

Completely rewritten for the 2012 Farm Bill reauthorization, Food Fight is highly regarded as the best available primer on US farm and nutrition assistance legislation. This highly readable book offers a concise history of the Farm Bill as well as numerous chapters explaining conservation programs, Food Stamps, subsidies, and other topics along with plenty of infographics.

CAFO: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

The most powerful condemnation of the industrial animal factory farming system ever published, CAFO is a coffee table size book with over 450 color images and 40 essays. With its top-notch reporting and graphic photographs, this book serves activists around the country (and the world) that work to right the wrongs of industrial meat, dairy and egg production.

Post Carbon Reader. Managing the 21st Century's Sustainability Crises

A co-publishing venture with the Post Carbon Institute, this book offered policy prescriptions for our increasingly overheated and resource stressed planet. It has become a popular college text for courses in sustainability, environmental sciences, as well as a primer for the Resilience and Transition movements around the world.

Smart By Nature: Educating for Sustainability

This joint publication with the Center for Ecoliteracy was the first of our Contemporary Issues Series. Designed to help educators and parents green campuses, plant school gardens, adopt healthy lunch programs, and create environmental curriculum for K-12 education. It features case studies from around the country as well as check lists for direct action

Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Food and Farm Bill

This was the first book to translate the US Farm Bill for the interested public. Using dozens of charts and illustrations, Food Fight reduced the complexities of farm subsidies, nutrition assistance, and conservation incentives into concise chapters and helped inspire a public movement for a more responsible food and farm policy.

Farming and the Fate of Wild Nature: Essays in Conservation-based Agriculture

This essay collection compiles the underlying philosophy behind Farming with the Wild, from philosophy to conservation biology to government policy and dietary behavior. It was distributed to hundreds of agricultural professors by the Wild Farm Alliance. Essayists included Wendell Berry, Reed Noss, Aldo Leopold, Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, Becky Weed and many others.