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Interview with Andrew Mefford, author of The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

by: EJ on 03/11/2019

Organic no-till farming methods allow small scale farmers to use less machinery, be more efficient, have higher yields, build organic matter in the soil and address climate change challenges. In The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution: High-Production Methods for Small-Scale Farmers, Andrew Mefford compiles current state of the art, …

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A Day in Kilifi - In Honour of International Women's' Day

by: Sara on 03/08/2019

In honour of International Women’s Day, we thought we would share some words from our Publishing Director, Sue Custance on her trip to East Africa last year. She started her journey one year ago on International Women’s Day, travelling from Vancouver to Nairobi. Here is a taste of “A day in Kilifi”.

I’ve been unpacked from my 4-week trip …

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Spring Giveaways from New Society Publishers

by: Sara on 02/25/2019

Spring Giveaways and Sale!

Starting this Thursday, February 28th, New Society Publishers book giveaways will run bi-weekly on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Yes, it is only February and we are already looking forward to spring! But I think most of us can agree that we have seen more  than enough of ol' man winter.

To celebrate spring we are …

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Author Interview with Tim Krahn, Rammed Earth Building Expert

by: EJ on 01/31/2019
Posted in: Author Events

Tim Krahn, author of Essential Rammed Earth Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide, is our guest today.  Rammed earth construction is a relatively new construction technique in the modern world but has been used for millennium by ancient cultures.  Tim in bringing this ancient building technique into the world of modern architecture.

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Julie Raddysh Takes the Reins at New Society Publishers

by: Sara on 01/31/2019

New Society Publishers, Canada’s leading book publisher with a focus on sustainability, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Raddysh as Publisher.  Raddysh takes over the reins from Publisher and co-founder Judith Plant.

Plant says, “The appointment of Julie Raddysh as Publisher seems a natural and positive progression for her and …

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