As a season of new beginnings, growth and fresh starts, we love to get inspired with a good read in spring.

Explore our homeware team’s top picks of inspiring books, available in our farmshops now.


Drawdown by Paul Hawken

Cited as the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming, this is a must-read for anyone wanting to make a difference. Leading researchers, scientists and policymakers have come together in this book to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change.

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No One is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg

This is a collection of Greta’s speeches that have made history across Europe, from the UN to mass street protests. A rallying cry for why we must all wake up and fight to protect the planet.

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Do Breathe: Calm Your Mind. Find Focus. Get Stuff Done by Michael Townsend Williams

An adman turned yoga teacher and mindfulness coach, Michael is an advocate of well-doing and this book explores the breath as crucial to leading a busy and productive life without the cost of our health and wellbeing.

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Elegant Simplicity: The Art of Living Well by Satish Kumar

This is a read for anyone wanting to get off the endless treadmill of competition and consumption and who seeks a life that prioritises the ecological integrity of the Earth, social equity, and personal tranquility and happiness.

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Six Weeks to Zero Waste: A Simply Plan for Living by Kate Arnell

With a focus on simple, achievable steps for living a more sustainable life, this book is a crucial breath of fresh air at a time when many of us are feeling overwhelmed and confused about which steps to take to living more green. You can read our interview with Kate to get inspired and learn more about her book.

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