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9 Reasons Why You Should Start Mowing with a Scythe

by: Sara on 10/13/2016

When I heard we were going to be publishing a book about scything I was really excited. I love the idea of making old ideas new again and returning to a simpler time, as well as reflecting on how we use past technology in modern times ie. the noisy weed whacker!

But I got really excited when I read the Foreword by Kiko Denzer and he mentions using …

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Launching Your Own Farm Business

by: Sara on 10/11/2016

You know being a farmer will be hard work but the draw of the land, working outside and the desire to make a difference in the way we eat and farm is calling to you...but then there is the accounting and bookkeeping and applying for loans! Never fear, The Farmer's Office is here! In today's blog post Julia Shanks, the author of The Farmer's …

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Grow Create Inspire - In Italy

by: EJ on 10/03/2016

Today's blog post is from Crystal Stevens, co-manager of La Vista CSA farm, and author of the just released Grow, Create, Inspire: Crafting a Joyful Life of Beauty and Abundance.  Crystal and her husband Eric were sponsored by their local slow food chapter to attend the Terra Madre Salone del Gusto in Italy.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Family’s Health Without Spending a Dime

by: Sara on 08/25/2016

In Today's blog post from Paige Wolf, the author of the just released book Spit that Out!: The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt shows how going green doesn't have to cost you a dime!

From BPA in baby bottles and asbestos in crayons to misleading "natural" labels—making environmental …

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Natural Social Network: Wood Wide Web

by: Kiana on 08/10/2016

Social networks are not just found on our mobile devices according to German forest ranger Peter Wohlleben in his new book: The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate — Discoveries From a Secret World

Through his own observations along with scientific research, Peter has discovered that trees in fact can “count, learn and …

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