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14 General Farming Principles to Follow

Michael Abelman, author of Farm the City: A Toolkit for Setting Up a Successful Urban Farm, has been a commercial organic farmer in both the city of Vancouver and on Salt Spring Island, B.C. In today’s excerpt, he distills his knowledge into 14 general farming principles which work equally well for the home gardener!

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Should I Attach a Greenhouse to my Home?

This excerpt is from the book The Year Round Solar Greenhouse: How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse by Lindsey Schiller with Marc Plinke.

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The Benefits of Growing Herbs Indoors

This excerpt is from the new book Your Indoor Herb Garden: Growing and Harvest Herbs at Home by DJ Herda.

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New Society Publishers Launches New Society Audio

It is New Society Publishers 40th anniversary and what better way to celebrate than by offering our readers “solutions for troubled times” in a new format! Twelve audiobooks are now available and we will be releasing further select front and backlist titles over the coming months.

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"Planet of the Humans" Lacks Solutions

Publishing Director Sue Custance writes about the lack of solutions in 'Planet of the Humans' and focuses on Ecological Footprint by Mathis Wackernagel and Bert Beyers, which provides information for how humans can manage our limits on a finite planet.

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