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Planning your week, structuring tasks and watching the weather

by: Sara on 03/07/2016

It's time to dig in and get dirty! Today is the first day of our Spring Garden Books Sale! From March 7-18th receive a 35% discount on your New Society garden titles when you order online using the coupon code Garden16 at check out.

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Attention nature writers!

by: Sara on 02/22/2016

On May 22-27, 2016 Carrie Saxifrage, the author of the first climate change memoir The Big Swim, Coming Ashore in a World Adrift, and Anne Haven McDonnell, associate professor at the Institute of American Indian Arts, present Inhale Wilderness, Exhale Stories at Hollyhock a "non-profit educational institute dedicated to personal, professional and …

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May the Dude Be with You: The Final Day of Our 12 Days of Holiday #Giving

by: EJ on 12/12/2015

All good things must come to an end - but must they?  Today is the last day of our 50% off holiday sale, so I guess that good thing is ending, but the incredible value of the shared ideas and knowledge that forms the basis of our 12 Days of #Giving will stay with you.

I hope you took advantage of the opportunity to give to Syrian refugees on …

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#GivingTuesday

by: Sara on 12/01/2015

Imagine a day dedicated to giving back … around the world, across Canada and in your own community! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season.

 

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Buy Nothingism

by: Sara on 11/26/2015

In the run-up to Buy Nothing Day 2015, Mark Boyle, the author of Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi argues that we need to think beyond green consumerism towards buy nothingism, and challenges you to a Buy Nothing Month in 2016.

Born out of the intense cognitive dissonance we experience from our addiction to more and our accompanying desire to …

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