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We Must Protect What We Have #peoplesclimate

by: EJ on 09/02/2014

Photographer Sebastiao Salgada traveled the world for eight years photographing pristine places that still exist today as they might have existed thousands of years ago.  His goal is to motivate people to take action on climate change by sharing the beauty of our planet.

"We must protect what we have.  We are just one species.  We have just one …

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People's Climate March September 21st #peoplesclimate

by: EJ on 08/29/2014

Starting to hear rumblings about a huge march against climate change in NY September 21st?  Here is what it's all about.

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Five Reasons to Eat Less Meat from Eleanor Boyle

by: Alina on 08/25/2014

Each year the average North American ingests well over 200 pounds of animal protein, and the global appetite for meat has also increased dramatically. But feeding our meat habit comes at tremendous cost. Maintaining our current level of consumption is ecologically impossible in the long-term, and undermines our personal health and community …

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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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