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New Society Publishers Supports Local Community Solutions to the Global Problem of Climate Change

by: EJ on 11/17/2014

In our October 29th blog, we announced that New Society Publishers continues to be carbon neutral by offsetting our carbon emissions with the local Community Carbon Marketplace.  There is a satisfying synchronicity to this partnership, in that the first book publisher to go carbon neutral in North America is now able to support and partner with …

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Healing from War Trauma Through Nature

by: EJ on 11/10/2014

Stephanie Westlund, author of Field Exercises: How Veterans Are Healing Themselves through Farming and Outdoor Activities, has been working with US and Canadian Armed Forces Veterans for several years.  In her guest post today, she shares how veterans and others have been suffering from post-traumatic stress for centuries, how our understanding of …

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Seven New Ways to Preserve Squash

by: EJ on 11/03/2014

Lisa Kivirist, co-author with John Ivanko of the upcoming Homemade for Sale: How to Set Up and Market a Food Business from Your Home Kitchen, shares her tips on what to do if your squash harvest gets a bit overwhelming. These creative squash recipes were originally published on Hobby Farms blog, October 20th.

A gardener’s relationship with squash

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New Society Publishers Holds Carbon Emissions at 2005 Level

by: EJ on 10/29/2014

In 2005, New Society was the first North American book publishing company to become carbon neutral. Let me say that once more, New Society Publishers was the FIRST publisher in NORTH AMERICA to go carbon neutral. (Hint: try Googling “carbon neutral book publishers, North America”...) Needless to say, there was no model to follow, so in true …

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The Future of Sustainability - A New Logic for A New Society

by: EJ on 10/28/2014

Today's post comes to us from Giles Hutchins, author of The Nature of Business: Redesign for Resilience.

What has become widely referred to as ‘Western civilisation’ has brought great technological advancement and social change over the millennia. Its underpinning scientific-philosophy is now the dominant paradigm in most parts of our world, …

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