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What farmers market taught me

by: Alina on 08/05/2014

Moving to a rural place (Gabriola Island) has meant more access to farmers markets. And what was once an unknown is now a weekly must. Not only a weekly must, but a constant raving to others about just how great they are. Farmers markets have taught me what a community is. 

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Why farmers markets are awesome

by: Alina on 08/04/2014

New Society Publishers is celebrating National Farmers Market Week!

In 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that the number of farmers markets has grown exponentially since 2008. But is this any surprise?

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How are you celebrating National Farmers Market Week 2014?

by: Alina on 07/31/2014

It goes without saying that we are always celebrating our local farmers and our local farmers markets. But with everything that farmers markets give us, they definitely deserve at least a week of national recognition and celebration.

We've paired up with Slow Food USA and Meatless Monday to bring you an amazing amount of information and an amazing …

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World Oceans Day on Gabriola

by: Alina on 06/09/2014

World Oceans Day on Gabriola Island at Descanco Bay was a hit! Many of Gabriola’s environmental organizations were present to demonstrate their stewardship and dedication to the Salish Sea. The groups included Save Our Shores, Gabriola Rescue of Wildlife Society, Gabriola Streamkeepers, Help the Kelp, Sustainable Gabriola and others. The sunny …

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New Society Staff & Publishers at Mother Earth News Fair!

by: Alina on 06/09/2014

New Society Publishers’ staff and authors came together at the Mother Earth News Fair this past weekend to celebrate ideas, collaboration and further connection.

For the fifth year in a row, Mother Earth News pulled off a great event, packed with informative and entertaining presentations …

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