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Taking a Walk on a Snowy Evening

by: EJ on 12/06/2014

Kevin Klinkenberg, author of Why I Walk: Taking a Step in the Right Direction, shares his thoughts on holiday walks.

It's that wonderful time of year again, where we slow down a bit, stuff ourselves full of food and gather together with family and friends. Sounds like a great time for... a walk!

For me, one of the best things about the end of the …

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Planning Next Year’s Woodland Medicinal Herb Garden

by: Sara on 12/01/2014

Welcome to the first day of our 12 Days of Giving blog series! Over the next 12 days we will blog about a different book each day and at the end of each blog we will give you either a scrumptious recipe or a free chapter download from that days featured book. But that’s not all - for the full 12 Days all of our books will be 50% off!

So whether …

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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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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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