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New Society Staff & Publishers at Mother Earth News Fair!

by: Alina on 06/09/2014

New Society Publishers’ staff and authors came together at the Mother Earth News Fair this past weekend to celebrate ideas, collaboration and further connection.

For the fifth year in a row, Mother Earth News pulled off a great event, packed with informative and entertaining presentations …

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Leftover Turkey - My Favorite!

by: EJ on 11/27/2013
Posted in: Food

Happy Thanksgiving to our American readers.  I am quite jealous of your feasts this weekend because I missed my turkey dinner at Canadian Thanksgiving this year.  But really, it didn't matter because I got my favorite part - turkey leftovers!  That is why I was so surprised to see this infographic posted yesterday on Mother Jones.

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National Farmers' Market Week

by: EJ on 08/07/2013
Posted in: Food

Canada and the United States don't usually seem to coordinate their celebrations.  Thanksgiving is a good example.  Canada celebrates this harvest day on the third weekend of October while Americans wait until the end of November to feast on their turkey and squash.  Bike to Work Week is another one.  Both countries celebrate this week but at …

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Crowd-Funded Food Roofs

by: Sara on 04/24/2013
Posted in: Food

This guest post comes to us from Lauren Mandel, Project Manager and Rooftop Agriculture Specialist at Roof Meadow and the author of the just released book, Eat Up, The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture. Today Lauren highlights South Philadelphia Highschool which launched its fundraising campaign to help realize there dream of a roof top garden.

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Should farm-fresh eggs be washed?

by: Sara on 04/15/2013
Posted in: Food

Today's blog post comes to us from Victoria Redhed Miller, the author of the soon to be released book Pure Poultry, Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkey and Ducks.

Victoria is a writer, photographer and homesteader who lives off-grid on a 40-acre farm in the foothills of Washington's Olympic Mountains with her husband David. As well as raising heritage chickens, turkeys and ducks, she works towards enhancing her family's self-sufficiency through gardening, food preservation, craft brewing and distilling, antique repair and restoration, and other traditional skills. Today Victoria touches on the controversial subject of farm eggs- to wash or not, that is the question!

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