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The King's Command - Reinvent the Global Economy

by: EJ on 09/13/2018

L. Hunter Lovins, co-author of the best-selling Natural Capitalism: Create the Next Industrial Revolution, shares with us the story of how her latest book, A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life co-authored with Andres Wijkman, Stewart Wallis and John Fullerton, came into being. 

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Raising Goats with Deborah Niemann

by: EJ on 09/06/2018

Deborah Niemann's recently released, Raising Goats Naturally, 2nd Revised and Expanded Edition: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More is packed with Deborah's personal experiences backed up by expert veterinary advice.  We had the pleasure of hosting Deborah on our Facebook page for a book giveaway this past week.  

In today's author interview, …

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Pros and Cons of Building with Earthbags

by: Sara on 07/29/2018

Today is the Build portion of our Grow Make Build Change summer reading sale theme featuring an excerpt from Essential Earthbag Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide by Kelly Hart. Earthbag construction — building with polypropylene bags usually filled with earthen materials — is a versatile, easy-to-master, low-impact, and highly …

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Green Beans with Chilies and Lime Recipe

by: Sara on 07/28/2018

If I am honest I will tell you I only planted a small garden this year because battling the butter cup and morning glory has taken the fight out of me. I needed a break. But I made an exception for beans! Green, yellow, purple abound. Beans are so versatile,they taste great raw, a quick steam or a flash in the pan with a little oil or butter. So …

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Why some fruits and vegetables taste better than others

by: EJ on 07/27/2018

Lee Reich’s book, The Ever Curious Gardener: Using a Little Natural Science for a Much Better Garden is full of interesting insights into plants and why they do what they do. Today’s excerpt is from the chapter “Senses” explains why some fruit and vegetables just taste better. You can download the entire chapter here.  …

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