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If the US had 100 Million New Farmers, You Would Meet Them Everywhere

by: EJ on 07/20/2012

In their book, A Nation of Farmers:Defeating the Food Crisis on American Soil, Sharon  Astyk and Aaron Newton tell us that the United States needs 100 million new farmers in order to ensure a food secure future.  Imagine what that would be like, you would meet farmers everywhere - on the street, at work, on the bus, at the doctors or even on a …

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Wishing you a Happy Solstice and a Peaceful and Joyful New Year

by: EJ on 12/20/2011

New Society author Guy Dauncey posted this video on  twitter yesterday (@GuyDauncey) and I thought it was an appropriate year end message from New Society Publishers.

 

I have to say that I enjoy this version of Handel’s Messiah as much as anyone but this song, and a few things I have been reading lately, have me thinking: Is pointing the …

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Find Yourself a Green Job Now!

by: EJ on 09/21/2011

Melissa Everett, author of Making a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers in an Era of Interdependence knows what it takes to get a great green job.  In her recent article, posted September 21st on The Daily Green, she explains how Obama's job plan will provide opportunities for green job seekers. 

 

"For job seekers and communities …

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Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money. ~Cree Proverb

by: Sara on 08/09/2011
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The Wealth of Nature

by: EJ on 06/10/2011

 John Michael Greer writes with unsurpassed clarity about the predicaments of energy and economy mankind faces. And he does it with a wonderfully kind, genial, and wise spirit. This is the must-read book for anyone who wishes to make through the coming turbulence.--James Howard Kunstler, Author of The Long Emergency and other books

 

John Michael …

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