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The Essential Guide to Energy Independence – Fully Revised and Updated

by: EJ on 10/27/2014

 The Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook:Your Complete Guide to Living Beyond the Grid with Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living has been around for over 30 years and is considered the bible for all things solar and sustainable.  It has even been referred to as "the desert island book"; the one book you would need to have if …

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Is a Book an Object? Author Sharon Kallis Reflects on the Publication of "Common Threads"

by: EJ on 10/08/2014

Sharon Kallis, author the newly released Common Threads: Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art, just picked up her books from the courier and shares her thoughts with us about this weighty moment!

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Pear Coffee Cake for a yummy #meatlessmonday

by: Sara on 10/06/2014
Posted in: Community , Cooking , Food , Gardening

For today's Meatless Monday blog I have dessert on the mind. One of my many favourite recipes from Hollyhock Cooks, Food to Nourish Body, Mind and Soil, is the Pear Coffee Cake.

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Ten things we can do to take action on climate change

by: EJ on 10/03/2014

Dr. Lynne Quarmby, professor and chair at SFU’s department of molecular biology and biochemistry, addressed the People’s Climate March in Vancouver on September 21. This list of "10 things we can do" is taken from her speech which was originally posted on Common Ground and is reprinted here with permission.You can read the complete speech here …

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Hope, Hops and How to Forge a Sustainable Life Mother Earth News Fair, Seven Springs, PA, 12-14 Sept 2014

by: EJ on 09/23/2014

Today's blog comes to us from Rob West, Director of Collaborative Publishing and Special Sales, who reports back on his baptism by fire at his first Mother Earth News Fair. 

 

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