Our Blog | November 2017

Align your Giving with Your Values with the Help of The Better World Shopping Guide

by: Sara on 11/30/2017

 

In yesterday’s blog I shared my goal to try to stop my obsessive holiday shopping ways and to align my gift giving with my values. So, the first on my list of gifts that make a difference has to be The Better World Shopping Guide: Every Dollar Makes a Difference by Ellis Jones.

This pocket guide not only makes a good gift for the socially minded …

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Giving Gifts that Make a Difference

by: Sara on 11/30/2017

I’m going to start our 12 Days of Giving sale with a confession: I am a complete stress-case this time of year as I try to find ideal gifts, and I over spend on things that people probably don't even need anyway, and I feel my dearly held values around consumption slip away.

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We're Supporting Plan Canada for Giving Tuesday ...

by: EJ on 11/28/2017

And every day.  Both Sue Custance, production manager and Ingrid Witvoet, acquiring editor, sponsor girls though Plan Canada's #BecauseIAmAGirl campaign.  Please make a purchase on our website today and help contribute funds towards these two amazing girls.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by: EJ on 11/23/2017

Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in the second weekend of October.  On that long weekend I posted this lovely  blessing from Zach Loeks book, The Permaculture Market Garden: A Visual Guide to a Profitable Whole-systems Farm Business.

I am reposting it today for our American neighbours and wishing you a peaceful Thanksgiving weekend. 

We now give …

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How to Make a Root Cellar

by: EJ on 11/20/2017

We are already lining up the books in the Sustainable Building Essential Series for next spring.  I am particularly excited about Essential Earthbag Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide by Kelly Hart.

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