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How can I support the application of Indigenous laws?

by: Sara on 01/07/2020

Alejandro Frid, the author of Changing Tides: An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene, was asked the question "how can I support the application of indigenous laws' many times during his book tour this past fall. Alejandro elaborates on his original response in today's post.

That question heartens me. It tells me that those who …

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How liberals can talk and listen to Trump supporters, without blowing a fuse

by: Sara on 12/17/2019

Liberal contempt for Trump supporters is exacerbating the political and cultural rift tearing America apart. Beyond Contempt: How Liberals Can Communicate Across the Great Divide by Erica Etelson shows progressives how to communicate respectfully and effectively across the great political divide, defusing hostility, building trust, and, just …

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Building Environmental Strength through a Diversity of Youth

by: Sara on 12/16/2019

Today's blog post is an excerpt from Engage, Connect, Protect: Empowering Diverse Youth as Environmental Leaders by Angelou Ezeilo with Nick Chiles. Angelou is the founder and CEO of The Greening Youth Foundation, The company's mission is to engage under-represented youth and young adults, while connecting them to the outdoors and careers in …

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Vegan Hot Cocoa with Whipped Cream and a decadent Irish Cream

by: Sara on 12/07/2019
Posted in: Cooking , Events , Food

Well, today is the last day of our winter sale! We hope you enjoyed our week of holiday themed blogs where we shared Satish Kumar's vision of simple living from his book Elegant Simplicity, offered ideas for getting outside with family, and for Giving Tuesday highlighted some of our staff's favourite charities and organizations. We also created a …

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Crackers, Caramel Corn and Christmas

by: Sara on 12/06/2019
Posted in: Cooking , Events , Food

Over the past few days we have shared recipes for corned beef and pastrami, along with chutney, pickles, and candied jalapeƱos, and a couple of different cheeses. Now we need a reliable method to transfer all this yummy goodness from the charcuterie board to our eagerly awaiting lips...enter the homemade cracker! And to counter the savory we have …

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