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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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GATHERING THE THREADS OF SOCIAL CHANGE - Nelson welcomes Judith Plant on October 8 at the Civic Theatre

by: Sara on 09/22/2014

All of us here at New Society are really excited about this event, for obvious reason. New Society Publisher's co-founder and publisher Judith Plant has been invited by Jon Steinman, co-creator of Deconstructing Dinner to speak at the Civic Centre in Nelson BC on the 30-year history of New Society Publishers. Judith has never been one for tooting …

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North American Permaculture Convergence

by: Sara on 09/17/2014

In today's post we join Darrell Frey, author of Bioshelter Market Garden and the owner/manager of Three Sister's Farm, at the North American Permaculture Covergence that took place over the Labor Day weekend in Harmony Park, MN.

Four hundred people converged on the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva near Cottage Grove, Minnesota over the Labor Day …

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