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Mother Earth News Fair Ticket Giveaway

by: Sara on 02/02/2017

We are giving away two weekend passes to the Mother Earth News Fair in Belton, Texas, Feb 18-19th and a book of your choice from one of our authors speaking at the fair!

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From Pubs to Permaculture

by: Sara on 12/07/2016

On this 7th day of our 12 Days of Giving sale, one of our editors, Rob West, shares his story of transitioning from "hygge" in the big city to "hygge" on the homestead. You can follow Rob's journey, including the building of his passive home, on his blog The Handcrafted Life. 

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A Good Way to Inhabit the Landscape – Cozy Russian Cabins

by: EJ on 12/06/2016

Today’s blog is an excerpt from the recently released Shrinking the Technosphere: Getting a Grip on the Technologies that Limit our Autonomy, Self-sufficiency and Freedom by Dmitry Orlov. Today we get an inside look at a rustic Russian village cabin...can you say hygge! This and all new Society books are 35% off until December 12th. Just enter …

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Cozy Cordwood Cabins

by: EJ on 12/04/2016
Posted in: Natural Building

Hygge is all about getting cozy and snuggling down.  What better way to spend an evening than dreaming about building a cozy cabin with your own hands – and mortgage free as well!  Cordwood Building: A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art by Rob Roy will show you how to do just that.  Here are some examples of what is possible with this …

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Cordwood Building - Completely Revised and Updated

by: EJ on 10/21/2016

We are pleased to announce the release of Rob Roy's fully updated and revised 2nd edition of the best-selling Cordwood  Building: A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art. Rob Roy is the Director of of Earthwood Building School in West Chasy, NY.  He has authored and edited 15 books including Timber  Framing for the Rest of Us: A Guide to …

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