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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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Top 10 Reasons to Go for a Walk Today

by: EJ on 09/10/2014

Today's post comes to us from Kevin Klinkenberg, author of Why I Walk: Taking a Step in the Right Direction.  Seeing as it's just about lunch time here, I think I will take advantage of reason number 1 and walk home for lunch.

While visiting New Orleans, where day time temperatures hovered around 32 degrees Celsius with high humidity, the air …

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Five Foraged Foods You Probably Have in Your Backyard: Adventures in Learning Not to Starve on Sundays

by: Sara on 09/08/2014

Today's blog post comes to us from Wendy Brown, author of Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs and co-author with her her husband Eric, of Browsing Nature's Aisles, A Year of Foraging for Wild Food in the Suburbs. This post fits in with our Meatless Mondays post, even though it's about, as Wendy and Eric's daughter refers to it - Starving …

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People's Climate March September 21st #peoplesclimate

by: EJ on 08/29/2014

Starting to hear rumblings about a huge march against climate change in NY September 21st?  Here is what it's all about.

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