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Raising Goats with Deborah Niemann

by: EJ on 09/06/2018

Deborah Niemann's recently released, Raising Goats Naturally, 2nd Revised and Expanded Edition: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More is packed with Deborah's personal experiences backed up by expert veterinary advice.  We had the pleasure of hosting Deborah on our Facebook page for a book giveaway this past week.  

In today's author interview, …

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Interview with Helen Wilkes - Author of The Aging of Aquarius

by: Sara on 09/04/2018

Today we speak with author Helen Wilkes, about her new book The Aging of Aquarius: Igniting Passion and Purpose as an Elder. Helen a retired professor and activist, takes reader on an inspiring journey to find renewed purpose in retirement.  Along the way she helps readers navigate the transition to pot-work identity by fanning the embers of lost …

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Freeman House, Influential Restorationist, Dies at 80

by: Sara on 08/08/2018

Judith Plant, New Society Publishers co founder and author of Culture Gap and editor of Healing the Wounds, offers a tribute to Freeman House, author of Totem Salmon and founder of the Mattole Restoration Council, who passed away on July 23rd. Judith credits him, among others, with influencing her vision of bioregionalism.  Click here to download …

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Crumpets - From No-Knead to Sourdough

by: Sara on 08/01/2018

I am not sure that there are many other smells that invoke feelings of well-being quite like that of baking bread. It reminds me of being a kid and waiting patiently (or my mom might say not so patiently) for her fresh white bread to come out of the oven. Yes, I said white bread. The only time we got it was when it was homemade. My brothers and I …

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Tired of Mowing the Lawn?

by: EJ on 07/31/2018

Tired of mowing the lawn? Sue Reed and Ginny Stibolt have the answer for you!  Change your lawn into a beautiful natural meadow.  Today‚Äôs excerpt is from their wonderful book, Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future. You can download the entire chapter here. And remember receive 35% off New Society titles when you …

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