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How Does Change Happen?

by: Sara on 08/02/2018
Posted in: Activism

It is the last day of our summer reading sale. We hope you have enjoyed reading excerpts to inspire your to GROW MAKE BUILD CHANGE and that you continue the journey with us as we choose action in response to the troubled times we face. You can still receive a 35% discount until the end of the day. Enter code Summer18 at checkout at …

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Crumpets - From No-Knead to Sourdough

by: Sara on 08/01/2018

I am not sure that there are many other smells that invoke feelings of well-being quite like that of baking bread. It reminds me of being a kid and waiting patiently (or my mom might say not so patiently) for her fresh white bread to come out of the oven. Yes, I said white bread. The only time we got it was when it was homemade. My brothers and I …

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Tired of Mowing the Lawn?

by: EJ on 07/31/2018

Tired of mowing the lawn? Sue Reed and Ginny Stibolt have the answer for you!  Change your lawn into a beautiful natural meadow.  Today’s excerpt is from their wonderful book, Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future. You can download the entire chapter here. And remember receive 35% off New Society titles when you …

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The Tongue Twister Game

by: EJ on 07/30/2018

In The Power Manual: How to Master Complex Power Dynamics, Cyndi Suarez includes a section on games.  She says, …

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Pros and Cons of Building with Earthbags

by: Sara on 07/29/2018

Today is the Build portion of our Grow Make Build Change summer reading sale theme featuring an excerpt from Essential Earthbag Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide by Kelly Hart. Earthbag construction — building with polypropylene bags usually filled with earthen materials — is a versatile, easy-to-master, low-impact, and highly …

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