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How are you celebrating National Farmers Market Week 2014?

by: Alina on 07/31/2014

It goes without saying that we are always celebrating our local farmers and our local farmers markets. But with everything that farmers markets give us, they definitely deserve at least a week of national recognition and celebration.

We've paired up with Slow Food USA and Meatless Monday to bring you an amazing amount of information and an amazing …

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New Society Staff & Publishers at Mother Earth News Fair!

by: Alina on 06/09/2014

New Society Publishers’ staff and authors came together at the Mother Earth News Fair this past weekend to celebrate ideas, collaboration and further connection.

For the fifth year in a row, Mother Earth News pulled off a great event, packed with informative and entertaining presentations …

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On Growing All Your Own Food

by: Sara on 01/22/2014
Posted in: Gardening

In today's blog Cindy Conner, attempts to answer the difficult question of "How much space do I need to grow all of my own food". Obviously there are many variables to consider, which are addressed in more detail in her just released book, Grow a Sustainable Diet, Planning and Growing to Feed Ourselves and the Earth.

Cindy Conner, is a permaculture …

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Growing Better Not Bigger

by: Sara on 01/15/2014
Posted in: Gardening

As local organic agriculture continues to flourish, a new cohort of young professional growers are leading the way with innovative ideas about farming.

Jean-Martin Fortier and his wife Maude-Hélène Desroches are the founders of Les Jardins de la Grelinette, a micro-farm located in Eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just …

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A Glimpse into the Life of a Market Farm

by: Sara on 02/22/2013
Posted in: Gardening

Today's blog post comes from Pam Dawling, the author of the recently released Sustainable Market Farming, Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres. Pam is also a contributing editor at Growing for Market magazine and has been farming as a member of Twin Oaks Community in central Virgina for over 20 years.

Now the writing of Sustainable Market …

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