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#WhoMadeMyClothes; Why the hashtag campaign for social and economic justice matters

by: Sara on 04/23/2015

Today's blog post about Fashion Revolution Day, and the #WhoMadeMyClothes campaign comes to us from Michael Lavergne the author of the upcoming Fall 2015 release, Fixing Fashion, Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes. Michael is an ethical supply chain professional who has spent the past eighteen years leading sourcing initiatives …

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On the Road to Climate Justice with Carrie Saxifrage - Voices from the Frontlines

by: Sara on 04/02/2015

Carrie Saxifrage, author of The Big Swim, Coming Ashore in a World Adrift has hit the road on her cross-country book tour by Greyhound bus. Her first stop was last night at Chapters in Kamloops.

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AK Press Needs Your Help

by: EJ on 03/26/2015

Our thoughts are with AK Press today.  Last weekend their warehouse and distribution center was  burned and suffered smoke and water damage. The damage was extensive and they are unable to occupy or access their building. In addition to publishing their own books, AK distributes for a wide range of small independent publishers all of whom are …

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A New Season of Gardening at Three Sisters Farm

by: EJ on 03/10/2015
Posted in: Events , Food , Gardening

The first blog in our spring gardening series is from Darrell Frey, author of Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture FarmDarrell is also the owner and manager of Three Sisters Farm, a 5-acre permaculture farm, solar greenhouse and market garden located in Western Pennsylvania.  Given the winter we have been having, we thought it only …

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Spring Book Sale - Gardening Books 35% Off Now until March 22nd

by: EJ on 03/06/2015

Welcome to spring!  Or at least to spring dreaming.  To help you through these last dreary days of winter, we are offering all our gardening books for sale at 35% off.  Just enter the coupon code, GARDEN, in the redeem box at the checkout on our website. 

Get your gardening books just in time for seed planting.

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