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Dumbing Us Down, Gatto's Radical Treaties on Public Education Turns 25

by: Sara on 05/23/2017

A bestseller for 25 years, John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education, Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, continues to advocate for the unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling.

We’re proud to announce the release of the  25th Anniversary Edition of Gatto's Dumbing Us Down with a …

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Adventures in Mediterranean Permaculture: The Story of an Olive Groves Understory

by: Sara on 05/08/2017

Today's post is from Darrell Frey, author of The Biohselter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm and co-author with Michelle Czolba of the long awaited The Food Forest Handbook: Design and Manage a Home-Scale Perennial Polyculture Garden.

In a previous post Darrell shared his experiences at Suryalila Yoga Retreat Center where he and his partner were …

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Announcing the Urban Homesteader Hacks Series #homegrowncitylife

by: EJ on 05/03/2017

We are pleased to  announce The Food Lover's Garden: Growing, Cooking and Eating Well by Jenni Blackmore and The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking: How to Craft Real, Cultured, Non-Dairy Cheese  by Karen McAthy; the first two books in our new Urban Homesteader Hacks series #homegrowncitylife.

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Ethical Investing for All

by: Sara on 04/12/2017

Today's blog post is from Joel Solomon, the author The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism with Tyee Bridge.

In the book Joel speaks to the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history, $50 trillion will change hands from boomer to millennials in North America alone by 2050, and how this massive global shift …

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Improve Your Soil 101

by: EJ on 02/23/2017

Welcome to spring!  If you are like me, your fingers are itching to get into the dirt. Creating fertile and healthy soil is fundamental to growing healthy plants. 

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