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Rainwater Harvesting for Chickens

by: Sara on 12/12/2018

Today's blog comes from Acquisitions Editor Rob West. He created a rainwater collection system for his brood of chickens with the help of Essential Rainwater Harvesting: A Guide to Homes-Scale System Design by Rob Avis and Michelle Avis of Verge Permaculture.

Homesteading often involves moving heavy objects – soil, wood chips, building materials, …

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All the Dirt on Living the Good Life with Kirsten Lie-Nielsen of Hostile Valley Farm

by: Sara on 12/06/2018

Thank you to everyone who entered our book giveaway contest for Kirsten Lie-Nielsen's new book So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader? All the Dirt on Living the Good Life.

It was exciting to see all the great questions from 'wanna be, soon to be and current homesteaders'. Because of the great response we decided to choose one winner from Instagram

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The Mediator's Toolkit - Author Inteview with Gerry O'Sullivan

by: EJ on 10/15/2018

Author Gerry O'Sullivan has been a mediator, trainer and facilitator for over 30 years.  An advanced member of the Mediator's Institute of Ireland, she has delivered training in Cuba, Palestine and the UK.  Today she responds to our questions about her new book, The Mediator's Toolkit: Formulating and Asking Questions for Successful Outcomes.

 

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An Interview with the author of The Memory We Could Be, Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik

by: Sara on 10/05/2018

This week's author interview is with Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik, the author of The Memory We Could Be: Overcoming Fear to Create Our Ecological Future. In it he links history with biology, economics with physics, to join the dots between our overlapping crises, illustrating in human terms the world we could lose and the world we can still win.

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The Mediator's Toolkit

by: EJ on 10/04/2018

I am so impressed with Gerry O'Sullivan's newly released book, The Mediator's Toolkit: Formulating and Asking Questions for Successful Outcomes.  As Kenneth Cloke, mediator and author of The Dance of Opposites says it is "A well-researched, fascinating, and practical toolkit for mediators...".  I find the information also reaches far beyond …

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