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2022 First Nations Communities READ AWARDS: Shortlist

2022 First Nations Communities READ AWARDS: Shortlist

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NY Climate Week – The Power of Imperfection

In observing Climate Week we’re sharing excerpts from some of our climate-related titles. Today’s comes from Sami Grover’s We’re All Climate Hypocrites Now, discussing the imperfection of our efforts, and why that can be an amazingly powerful tool in the struggle for climate justice.

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The sacred dance of life

In The Web of Meaning, Jeremy Lent delves into some of humanity’s age-old questions -- Who am I? Why am I? How should I live? He then offers a compelling foundation for a new philosophical framework that could enable humanity to thrive sustainably on a flourishing Earth. Today, we have an excerpt from the book that talks about metaphors for life.

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Foundations

Based on decades of research, Making Shift Happen examines the forces behind behavior change, providing a suite of powerful tools to transform the world. This book is a must-have guide for practitioners in nonprofits, governments, and businesses looking to design successful campaigns and initiatives that shift behaviors and mindsets toward positive environmental outcomes and a better future for all. Today’s excerpt outlines the basis of this system of change, laying the foundations for the rest of the process.

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An Echo in Time

Recently, we partnered with Snuneymuxw author and elder Geraldine Manson, C’tasi:a and the Gabriola Museum to produce Snuneymuxw History Written in Places and Spaces: Ancestors’ Voices --An Echo in Time.

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Author Interview with Mark Krawczyk

Today’s blog is an Interview with Mark Krawczyk, author of Coppice Agroforestry, featuring a question that was asked by a reader on social media.

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Resilience Reembodied

Mark Krawczyk, author of Coppice Agroforestry, talks about resilience in his own life and the resilience of woody plants.

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Gardening in the Wake of Climate Change

Robert Pavlis, author of Plant Science for Gardeners, talks about the topic of gardening and how to do it in the context of climate change.

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Author Interview with Robert Pavlis

Today’s blog is an Interview with Robert Pavlis, author of Plant Science for Gardeners, featuring a question that was asked by a reader on social media.

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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. So, whether you have a few trees or an entire forest, this book is the must-have practical guide for homesteaders, farmers, foresters, land managers, and educators who ally themselves with the remarkable resilience of woody plants. Today, we share an excerpt from the book that explains what coppice is

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Celebrating Two Years of our Audiobook Program

It’s been a little over 2 years since we launched our audiobooks program! Back in May 2020, in honor of our 40th anniversary, we started offering our books to readers in a new format. At the time, 12 audiobooks were available and now we have 63 audiobooks available.

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Cultivating and Planting Blueberries

The Berry Grower by Blake Cothron is the essential guide for growing and marketing organic small fruits and berries. Today, we share an excerpt from the book that talks about cultivating and planting blueberries.

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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. So, whether you’re a home gardener, micro-farmer, market gardener, or homesteader, this is the perfect guide for you. Today, we wanted to share an excerpt from the book that explains more about roots and their basic structure.

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2022 International Book Awards Winner

2022 International Book Awards Winner

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2022 IPPY Award Winners

We are thrilled to announce that two New Society titles have won IPPY Awards this year.

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