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From Page to Practice, Putting New Society Tools to Work

by: EJ on 06/08/2016

One of the best things about New Society books is that they help you learn how to do stuff.  And one of the best things about working at New Society Publishers is when we get to meet readers who are out there using our books to help change the world.  Over the next few months, Sara Reeves and I are going to be blogging about the projects our …

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What are the Health Benefits of Mushrooms? #MushroomMonday

by: EJ on 05/09/2016

By no means is the following an exhaustive list of the health benefits of mushrooms, but in this excerpt from Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting by David and Kristin Sewak, we share some of the major ways that mushrooms protect your immune and other systems, help to treat ailments , and have the potential to …

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Are #Mushrooms Good for You? #MushroomMonday

by: EJ on 05/02/2016

Mushrooms are part of the mysterious food group, fungi, which is neither plant nor animal.  I know I have often wondered what nutritional value comes from eating mushrooms. In this excerpt from Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting, by David and Kristin Sewak, basic mushroom nutrition is explained – and yes, …

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Homesteader Fair Extraordinaire - The Mother Earth News Fair in Asheville

by: Sara on 04/07/2016

The Mother Earth News Fair in Asheville, NC kicks off this weekend…and boy do I wish I was going! The list of presenters is

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25 Tips for Going Local without Going Crazy

by: Sara on 04/04/2016

The Farmers Market Cookbook, The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Fresh, Local, Seasonal Produce by  Julia Shanks and Brett Grohsgal, unlock the mysteries of your farmers market and CSA box with the complete guide to eating and preserving local, seasonal foods.

Eating locally cultivates appreciation for those who grow our food. The Farmers …

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