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Harvesting and Planting Black Cohosh Seed

by: Sara on 08/14/2014

Today's blog post comes to us from Jeanine Davis, an associate professor and extension specialist with NC State University and the co-author of the just released revised & updated book Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Materials. This comprehensive guide enables small landowners to preserve and enhance their treed space …

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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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Exploring the Connections Between Healthy Communites and Green Infrastructure - Landscape and Architecture Magazine Guest Post

by: Alina on 06/05/2014

Today's post is a guest blog from Landscape and Architecture Magazine

By: Steven Peck

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Beautiful, Affordable, Accessible and Nontoxic – Earthen Floors

by: Alina on 05/08/2014

Thanks to the efficiency of modern industrial techniques, the sensual aesthetic, affordability and eco-friendliness of earthen floors have been largely ignored in “mainstream” building.

We’re betting that won’t be the case for much longer – hot off the press this month is a first of its kind: Earthen Floors: A Modern Approach to an …

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Rio Earth Summit 20 years later inspires projects

by: Sara on 06/20/2012

The 4th Edition of Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland, who is the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Communities at Simon Fraser University, has come off press just in time for the 20 Year Anniversary celebration of the Rio Earth Summit. The book, originally published in 1992 will be relaunched at the summit in Brazil this week.

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