Our Blog | November 2016

It's #GivingTuesday and we are supporting new farmers and you can too!

by: Sara on 11/29/2016
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Following on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday we have finally …

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#BuyNothingDay

by: EJ on 11/25/2016

New Society Publishers is happy to join with people in 65 countries around the world to celebrate Buy Nothing Day today.

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How to Handle Difficult Family Conversations with Finese This Holiday

by: EJ on 11/23/2016
Posted in: Community

According to American Automobile Association, 48.7 million people will be traveling to visit with family this Thanksgiving holiday.  Connecting with family can be a nurturing and supportive time and important to our well-being and sense of belonging.  It can also be a time of lively discussion and sometime difficult conversations when the values …

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Vegan Bullying and the New World

by: Sara on 11/22/2016

Today's blog was originally posted on Meredith Leigh's website on November 14th.

We felt compelled to share this, as it is reflective of a very sensitive time in America, and of the importance of speaking up when one is "witness to ideological judgement and negative dogma".

Meredith Leigh, author of The Ethical Meat Handbook: Complete Home Butchery …

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Understanding Ecosystems - and Why Your Lawn is Just a Baby

by: EJ on 11/16/2016

Understanding how ecosystems work is essential to sustainable living.  Let's be clear, these are real ecosystems -- the interaction between living organisms and their natural environment.  Not the co-opted ecosystems of internet connections.  The following excerpt from Ross Mars’ new book, The Permaculture Transition Manual: A Comprehensive …

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