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It's #GivingTuesday and we are supporting new farmers and you can too!

by: Sara on 11/29/2016
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Following on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday we have finally …

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#BuyNothingDay

by: EJ on 11/25/2016

New Society Publishers is happy to join with people in 65 countries around the world to celebrate Buy Nothing Day today.

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Understanding Ecosystems - and Why Your Lawn is Just a Baby

by: EJ on 11/16/2016

Understanding how ecosystems work is essential to sustainable living.  Let's be clear, these are real ecosystems -- the interaction between living organisms and their natural environment.  Not the co-opted ecosystems of internet connections.  The following excerpt from Ross Mars’ new book, The Permaculture Transition Manual: A Comprehensive …

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Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival - An Afternoon of Growing Local

by: Sara on 11/07/2016

New Society Publishers is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival in Nelson, BC. Now entering its fourth year the fest features 12 films spread out over 5 days between October 26 and November 12. The Film Fest was created by Jon Steinman, the writer and host of the Deconstructing Dinner television/web series (2013- ) …

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Six Fundamental Permaculture Design Principles

by: EJ on 11/04/2016

Ross Mars, author of the recently released The Permaculture Transition Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Resilient Living, has been a permaculture teacher and designer for decades.  In his new book, he has condensed the ideas and concepts of permaculture design into six fundamental concepts.

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