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A Fair to Remember

by: Sara on 06/06/2012
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This past weekend I attended the Mother Earth News Fair  in Puyallup, WA with our managing editor, Ingrid Witvoet. This is a bi-annual event with the second fair taking place in Seven Springs, PA every September.

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Guest Post - Lyle Estill - Mother Earth News Fair

by: EJ on 03/23/2012
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This guest post from Lyle Estill, author of Industrial Evolution: Local Solutions for a Low Carbon Future, was posted on Mother Earth News Fair March 19th and is reprinted here with permission.

Tonight my son Arlo and I finished his “solar powered dehydrator.” He cleaned up the shop and got the unit ready for display, while I walked up to the …

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Planting Seeds for a New Society

by: EJ on 01/03/2012
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In the late summer and fall of 2010, Janaia Donaldson and Robyn Mallgren of Peak Moment TV undertook a Pacific Northwest Tour with a grueling filming schedule that yielded hours of material including interviews with giants such as Derrick Jensen, Michael Ruppert, David Korten and our own Judith Plant. 

On a sunny afternoon at the New Society …

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In Memoriam: Richard Douthwaite

by: EJ on 11/17/2011
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Richard Douthwaite (1942-2011) died on November 14th, 2011 after a long illness. Richard was the co-founder of Feasta, an Irish economic think tank focused on the economics of sustainability. He was also a council member of Comhar, the Irish government's national sustainability council. He acted as economic adviser to the Global Commons Institute

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Remembering Peter Berg

by: Heather on 08/30/2011
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New Society Publisher's roots are deep in the soil of bioregionalism - a movement based on recognizing, nurturing, sustaining and celebrating our local connections and sense of place. Peter Berg was a champion of this movement from its earliest beginnings, and he dedicated much of his life to realizing its goals. We were tremendously saddened to …

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