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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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Curried Tofu Stew Recipe #MeatlessMonday

by: Alina on 07/28/2014

When I posted on my personal Facebook page about being low-energy, uninspired and pretty blah lately, many people commented on the reasons this may be. I am vegan, so a lot of it had to do with not getting enough iron or protein. One comment was from my New Society coworker, Heather Nicholas, with a healthy, protein-packed favourite recipe of …

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5 Fun-Filled Ideas for Meatless Mondays

by: Alina on 07/21/2014

Time to eat less meat? The answer is a definite yes when you start Googling, watch Netflix’s documentaries, or end up in the vegetarian section of a bookstore. Loads of reports and analyses show that there are long-term negative effects from meat consumption on your body and on the earth. And eating less meat will help you live longer and …

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