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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Launching Your Own Farm Business

by: Sara on 10/11/2016

You know being a farmer will be hard work but the draw of the land, working outside and the desire to make a difference in the way we eat and farm is calling to you...but then there is the accounting and bookkeeping and applying for loans! Never fear, The Farmer's Office is here! In today's blog post Julia Shanks, the author of The Farmer's …

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Bill Mollison's Wisdom Lives On

by: EJ on 10/04/2016

Bill Mollison, widely recognised as the father of permaculture, died in Australia on September 24th 2016.  Mollison's system of permaculture, permanent agriculture, rose in prominence after the publication of Permaculture One  with David Holmgren in 1974.  In 1978 he founded the Permaculture Institute and since that time, permaculture has grown …

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Grow Create Inspire - In Italy

by: EJ on 10/03/2016

Today's blog post is from Crystal Stevens, co-manager of La Vista CSA farm, and author of the just released Grow, Create, Inspire: Crafting a Joyful Life of Beauty and Abundance.  Crystal and her husband Eric were sponsored by their local slow food chapter to attend the Terra Madre Salone del Gusto in Italy.

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Start a Food Business from Home

by: Sara on 09/26/2016

It is day six of our ten day fall book sale where all New Society books ordered online are 35% off! Just use the code Fall2016 at the check out.

Fall has arrived and I spent the better part of the weekend baking, trying desperately to use up some 200 lbs of apples from

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The Roots of Wabi-Sabi

by: Sara on 09/22/2016
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Wabi-sabi stems from …

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