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Why farmers markets are awesome

by: Alina on 08/04/2014

New Society Publishers is celebrating National Farmers Market Week!

In 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture announced that the number of farmers markets has grown exponentially since 2008. But is this any surprise?

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How are you celebrating National Farmers Market Week 2014?

by: Alina on 07/31/2014

It goes without saying that we are always celebrating our local farmers and our local farmers markets. But with everything that farmers markets give us, they definitely deserve at least a week of national recognition and celebration.

We've paired up with Slow Food USA and Meatless Monday to bring you an amazing amount of information and an amazing …

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5 Fun-Filled Ideas for Meatless Mondays

by: Alina on 07/21/2014

Time to eat less meat? The answer is a definite yes when you start Googling, watch Netflix’s documentaries, or end up in the vegetarian section of a bookstore. Loads of reports and analyses show that there are long-term negative effects from meat consumption on your body and on the earth. And eating less meat will help you live longer and …

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Bike to Work Week!

by: Alina on 05/26/2014

Several of us here at New Society are joining in the fun of British Columbia’s Bike to Work Week, May 26-30. Bike to Work BC is a registered nonprofit society created to “experience the joy of an ever-increasing number of people safely commuting by bicycle … and encourage more people in all BC communities to commute by bicycle through Bike …

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Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth about Cow's Milk and Your Health

by: EJ on 11/12/2010
Posted in: Health

Twenty-four million Americans suffer from diabetes, and one in three children are overweight or obese. Studies show that poor diet and physical inactivity are poised to overtake tobacco as the leading actual cause of death in the US. Dr. Joseph Keon, author of Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth about Cow's Milk and Your Health explodes the biggest …

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