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Intro to Aquaponic Gardening with Sylvia Bernstein

by: Sara on 04/14/2019

Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh …

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Nightshade Disease Reduction Strategies in your Hoophouse

by: Sara on 04/13/2019

In The Year-round Hoophouse: Polytunnels for All Seasons and All Climates, author Pam Dawling shares not only how to design, build and grow in your hoophouse, but the benefits of doing so. Pam's comprehensive guide explains how growing in hoophouses reduces the impact of an increasingly unpredictable climate on crops, mitigates soil erosion, …

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New Society Publishers Spring Sale Starts Today!

by: Sara on 04/05/2019

Our spring sales starts today, April 8th and runs until April 15th. Receive a …

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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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