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Women in a Roofer’s World, Encouraging Female Leadership in Green Roofing

by: Sara on 09/04/2014

Today's post is reprinted with permission from the Living Architecture Magazine (LAM). The magazine is written to appeal to a wide-range of professionals involved in the green roof and wall industry in North America. LAM supports Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ mission to increase awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of …

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Leafy Greens to Add to Your Diet

by: EJ on 08/27/2014

This excerpt from David Kennedy's coming, Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops (release date October 2014) was originally posted  by Rustik Magazine on August 6th. 

You might want to start eating more moringa, wolfberry, toon and chaya. But no one will blame you if you’ve never heard of them. That’s because they are …

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Harvesting and Planting Black Cohosh Seed

by: Sara on 08/14/2014

Today's blog post comes to us from Jeanine Davis, an associate professor and extension specialist with NC State University and the co-author of the just released revised & updated book Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Materials. This comprehensive guide enables small landowners to preserve and enhance their treed space …

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What farmers market taught me

by: Alina on 08/05/2014

Moving to a rural place (Gabriola Island) has meant more access to farmers markets. And what was once an unknown is now a weekly must. Not only a weekly must, but a constant raving to others about just how great they are. Farmers markets have taught me what a community is. 

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Why farmers markets are awesome

by: Alina on 08/04/2014

New Society Publishers is celebrating National Farmers Market Week!

In 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that the number of farmers markets has grown exponentially since 2008. But is this any surprise?

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