Joseph Jenkins Inc.

Publishing, Consulting, Internet Sales, Training and Education

Address: 143 Forest Lane, Grove City, PA 16127 USA

Phone: 814-786-9085 or 814-786-7429

Fax: 814-786-8209

Open: By Appointment

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Slate Store Snow Guards Solder Store Compost Store

OUR AWARDS

1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019


2019

The Balance Point

2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards

National Bronze Medalist:

Creative Non-Fiction Category

 


 

Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

Historic Harmony Heritage Award, March 9, 2019

 

 


2018

The Balance Point

A Missing Link in Human Consciousness

Winner

Top Shelf Book Awards

 

 

The Balance Point took first place in the Science/Nature/Environment category in the the 2018 TopShelf Indie Book Awards!

It was also a finalist in the Current Events/Social Change category.

It also won the New York City Big Book Awards, also in two separate categories: Environment, and Spirituality!

 


2017

Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

First Place Gold

IBPA Benjamin Franklin Book Awards

Reference Category

 


Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards

National Bronze Medalist:

Architecture Category

 


Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

FINALIST

Foreword Magazine Indie Book of the Year Awards

Architecture category, 2017

 

 


Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition


GOLD WINNER: 2017:
Benjamin Franklin Book Awards


FIRST PLACE: 2017:
Independent Press Awards


BRONZE MEDALIST: 2017
Independent Publisher Book Awards


FINALIST: 2017
National Indie Excellence Awards


FINALIST: 2017
Foreword Magazine Indie Book of the Year Awards


FINALIST: 2016
Beverly Hills Book Awards


RUNNER UP: 2016
New England Book Festival


HONORABLE MENTION:
2016 Great Midwest Book Festival


HONORABLE MENTION:
The Eric Hoffer Book Awards, Reference category 2017


HONORABLE MENTION:
2017 New York Book Festival

 


2016

Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

FINALIST

Beverly Hills Book Awards

Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition, FINALIST - Beverly Hills Book Awards

 


Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

Honorable Mention

Great Midwest Book Festival

2016

Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition, HONORABLE MENTION - Great Midwest Book Festival

 


Slate Roof Bible, 3rd Edition

Second Place

New England Book Festival

2016

 


2014

Joseph Jenkins is presented with the H. Clark Gregory Award in January of 2015

H. Clark Gregory Award

"Awarded by the US Composting Council to an individual who has displayed outstanding service to the composting industry through various grassroots efforts; including backyard composting, vermi-composting, or public or end user education. A nominee must be active in one or more of these compost related efforts for a minimum of 5 years."

Joe Jenkins receives the H. Clark Gregory Award at the US Compost Council January 2105 Conference in austin, Texas

 


2006

The Humanure Handbook is an Independent Publisher Outstanding Book of the Year Award winner.

Humanure Handbook

3rd Edition: 2006 IPPY Awards

Mid-Atlantic – Best Regional Non-Fiction

Honorable Mention


2005

Joe Jenkins receives the 2005 Askins Achievement Award.

Joseph Jenkins

Preservation Trades Nertwork 9th Annual Askins Achievement Award

WINNER

The award is named in honor of the Jim Askins, the founder of the National Park Service Preservation Training Center. The award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions and accomplishments in the promotion, education, and application of preservation trade skills.  The Askins Achievement Award recognizes contributions over and above the noteworthy.  The award criterion includes contributions to the preservation trades for:

• the continuance of traditional building skills
• advocacy of training in preservation trades
• practicing a building trade at master level of skill and knowledge
• extraordinary effort given to advancing the awareness of traditional building trade skills and knowledge.

 


2004

The Slate Roof Bible is a Writers Notes Book Award winner.

Slate Roof Bible

2nd Edition:

2004 Writers Notes Book Award

WINNER

Reference Category

 


The Slate Roof Bible is a Foreword Magazine Book Award winner.

Slate Roof Bible

2nd edition:

Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award

FINALIST

Architecture Category

 


The Slate Roof Bible is an Independent Publisher Book Award winner.

Slate Roof Bible

2004 Independent Publisher Book Award

FINALIST

Slate Roof Bible, 2nd edition, named a Finalist in the Reference category. 2,068 titles were entered by 1,327 publishers. Entries came in from all 50 U.S. states and Washington D.C., nine Canadian provinces, the Philippines, and one Central American country (Guatemala). This year the IPPY Awards were opened to overseas publishers who market their books in North America, and were joined by 12 foreign countries, including Bahrain, Serbia, and Greece.

 


Slate Roof Bible

2nd edition

The Slate Roof Bible receives the 2004 Writers Digest Self-Published Book Award - Honorable Mention

12th Annual Writer's Digest

2004 International Self-Published Book Awards

HONORABLE MENTION

Reference Category

"The author's obvious love for the subject comes through in all aspects of the book, from the text's dense information to the scores of wonderful photos throughout the book. The craftsmanship of the book itself is very professional. All in all, a very good read."

 


2001

The Slate Roof Bible, 1st Edition, is an NRCA Gold Circle Award Winner.

Slate Roof Bible

1st ed. is a National Roofing Contractors Association

Gold Circle Award

WINNER

For Excellence in the Roofing Industry.
One such award is given annually within the 4,700 member international trade association,
in the "Service to the Industry" category.

 


Jenkins Publishing is a Three Rivers Environmental Awards Finalist.

Jenkins Publishing

Three Rivers Environmental Award

FINALIST

Public Awareness Category, for all three books

(Humanure Handbook, Slate Roof Bible, and Balance Point)

 


2000

The Humanure Handbook is an Independent Publisher Outstanding Book of the Year.

Humanure Handbook

Second edition presented the

Independent Publisher

Outstanding Book of the Year Award

WINNER

And was deemed the book "Most Likely to Save the Planet"
among a competition involving 550 independent publishers.

 


The Humanure Handbook is a Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist.

Humanure Handbook

Second edition, is a

ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year

FINALIST

Competing against 1000 other publishers.

 


Humanure Handbook

Second edition, is a Publisher's Marketing Association's

Benjamin Franklin Award

FINALIST

The Humanure Handbook is a Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist.

For excellence in publishing, among 1,804 entries.

 


1999

Humanure Handbook

The Humanure Handbook is an Amazon.com Category Bestseller.

Second edition is an Amazon.com

#1 CATEGORY BESTSELLER

 


1998

Three Rivers Environmental Awards Finalist.

The first edition of the

Humanure Handbook

Three Rivers Award

FINALIST

in the Public Awareness Category.

The Three Rivers Awards, centered in western Pennsylvania, is one of the largest regional environmental awards programs in the US.

Humanure Handbook Receives Three Rivers Award Nomination 1998

 


Humanure Handbook

The Humanure Handbook is an Amazon.com Category Bestseller.

1st edition is an Amazon.com

#1 CATEGORY BESTSELLER

 


Slate Roof Bible

The Slate Roof Bible is an Amazon.com Category Bestseller.

1st ed. is an Amazon.com

#1 CATEGORY BESTSELLER