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Climate Grief

As author Andrew Boyd demonstrates, we must go through a grieving process in order to move forward on climate issues. But how do we do that? And are we even sure what, exactly, we’re grieving? In this excerpt from I Want a Better Catastrophe, Boyd begins to unpack this tangled-up topic.

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Chinese New Year 2023 – The Year of the Rabbit

January 22 marks the beginning of Chinese New Year with the first new moon of the lunar year, and ends 15 days later on February 1st, the full moon. Though this celebration is probably most familiarly known as the Chinese New Year, it is also celebrated as new year or spring festivals by many other Asian cultures.

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The Benefits of Composting

In Compost Science for Gardeners, author Robert Pavlis guides the reader through a comparison of all the common composting methods from a how-to perspective. Readers will come away from this book with a clear understanding of the benefits of composting – both for soil and climate health.

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Garden Dreams in Winter

For most gardeners – and aspiring gardeners – winter is the perfect time to start planning and dreaming about next year’s garden. Whether it’s a few pots on a balcony, or a tiny backyard bed, a community garden plot, or even a small market garden, it’s exciting to think about spring and new plants, and delicious homegrown food.

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Staying Warm for Less

It’s a Chilly Time of Year (in the Northern Hemisphere.) As the year winds down, the days get shorter – and colder – and many of us are spending more time inside at home than usual. This time of year can bring festivities, much-needed quiet time, or a restorative mix of both. Unfortunately, it’s also likely to bring soaring heating costs.

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Rise and Shine!

ne of the best things about holidays can be the gift of time – time to take it slow, savor each moment, and nourish the soul and the body. And instead of the hurried bite of toast or bowl of granola, slower times let us create and enjoy truly memorable meals, especially leisurely breakfasts. A warm, hearty breakfast on a cold morning is the perfect way to start the day.

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Crumpets – From No-Knead to Sourdough

In Victoria Redhed Millers new book, From No-Knead to Sourdough: A Simper Approach to Handmade Bread she shows us how to create delicious, healthy breads in our own kitchen, no experience necessary.

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Starting a Home-based Food Business

Homemade for Sale, Second Edition is the authoritative guide to launching a successful food enterprise from your kitchen. Available soon for purchase, It covers everything you need to get cooking for your customers, providing a clear road map to go from ideas and recipes to owning a food business.

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Tumeric Cardamom Fizz Recipe

Cheers to our Holiday Sale! What pairs best with 50% off all titles?* Glad you asked, we recommend the Tumeric Cardamom Fizz from DIY Kombucha. Today we are sharing the recipe so you can make one and cheers to your dream projects becoming a reality with our great sale.

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Understanding Roots

Plant Science for Gardeners by Robert Pavlis is an entertaining and accessible guide that empowers growers to analyze common problems, find solutions, and make better decisions in the garden for optimal plant health and productivity. Today, we wanted to share an excerpt from the book that explains more about roots and their basic structure.

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What is Coppice?

In his book Coppice Agroforestry, Mark Krawczyk looks at the ancient practice of coppicing, blending it with modern science, systems thinking, and tools to ground it firmly in the 21st Century. Today, we share an excerpt from the book that explains what coppice is.

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