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Redefining Prenatal Care

by: Sara on 10/21/2014

Dawn Combs, along with a dozen or so other New Society authors, will be speaking at the Mother Earth News Fair in Topeka Kansas October 24-25th. In today's post Dawn discusses the importance of parental health pre-conception to ensure a healthy foundation for the much anticipated child. Dawn is the author  Conceiving Healthy Babies, an Herbal …

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How to Grow Ginseng-“Green Gold”

by: Sara on 10/14/2014

Jeanine Davis, the co-author of Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals discusses the rising popularity of ginseng in today's post. The revised and updated edition includes a whole new section for home gardeners as well as well as the full time farmer.

Ginseng is a very hot topic right now. There are at least three …

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Is a Book an Object? Author Sharon Kallis Reflects on the Publication of "Common Threads"

by: EJ on 10/08/2014

Sharon Kallis, author the newly released Common Threads: Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art, just picked up her books from the courier and shares her thoughts with us about this weighty moment!

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Pear Coffee Cake for a yummy #meatlessmonday

by: Sara on 10/06/2014
Posted in: Community , Cooking , Food , Gardening

For today's Meatless Monday blog I have dessert on the mind. One of my many favourite recipes from Hollyhock Cooks, Food to Nourish Body, Mind and Soil, is the Pear Coffee Cake.

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Ten things we can do to take action on climate change

by: EJ on 10/03/2014

Dr. Lynne Quarmby, professor and chair at SFU’s department of molecular biology and biochemistry, addressed the People’s Climate March in Vancouver on September 21. This list of "10 things we can do" is taken from her speech which was originally posted on Common Ground and is reprinted here with permission.You can read the complete speech here …

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