Our Blog | July 2014

How are you celebrating National Farmers Market Week 2014?

by: Alina on 07/31/2014

It goes without saying that we are always celebrating our local farmers and our local farmers markets. But with everything that farmers markets give us, they definitely deserve at least a week of national recognition and celebration.

We've paired up with Slow Food USA and Meatless Monday to bring you an amazing amount of information and an amazing …

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Curried Tofu Stew Recipe #MeatlessMonday

by: Alina on 07/28/2014

When I posted on my personal Facebook page about being low-energy, uninspired and pretty blah lately, many people commented on the reasons this may be. I am vegan, so a lot of it had to do with not getting enough iron or protein. One comment was from my New Society coworker, Heather Nicholas, with a healthy, protein-packed favourite recipe of …

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Guest Post - Jason Del Gandio - Educating for Action: Strategies to Ignite Social Justice

by: EJ on 07/24/2014
Posted in: Guest Posts

Educating for Action: Strategies to Ignite Social Justice is hot off the press!  Co-editors Jason Del Gandio and Anthony J. Nocella II bring together a cross section of diverse activists whose combined experience in confronting injustice has generated a wealth of key insights for creating social change. This practical hands-on, how-to guide shares …

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Guest Post - Jan and Jason Hunt - Creating a Peaceful World through Parenting

by: EJ on 07/23/2014
Posted in: Guest Posts

Today's guest post comes to us from Jan Hunt, author of The Natural Child: Parenting from the Heart, and her son, Jason Hunt.  It was originally published on www.naturalchild.org.


Creating a Peaceful World through Parenting
 Nurturing Compassion from the Beginning

by Jan and Jason Hunt

"If we are to reach real peace in this world and if we are to …

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5 Fun-Filled Ideas for Meatless Mondays

by: Alina on 07/21/2014

Time to eat less meat? The answer is a definite yes when you start Googling, watch Netflix’s documentaries, or end up in the vegetarian section of a bookstore. Loads of reports and analyses show that there are long-term negative effects from meat consumption on your body and on the earth. And eating less meat will help you live longer and …

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