Our Blog | November 2016

Don't Waste Your Precious Energy Being Afraid....Got Lots to Do Instead

by: EJ on 11/09/2016


Today's guest blog is written by Judith Plant, co-founder and publisher of New Society Publishers who asks us, "Are we ready to get out of the chair of complacency? Are we ready to face the hard work of creating a just and sustainable society?"

Last week I listened to this year's entire Massey Lectures, entitled The End of History?  Jennifer Welsh …

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Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival - An Afternoon of Growing Local

by: Sara on 11/07/2016

New Society Publishers is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival in Nelson, BC. Now entering its fourth year the fest features 12 films spread out over 5 days between October 26 and November 12. The Film Fest was created by Jon Steinman, the writer and host of the Deconstructing Dinner television/web series (2013- ) …

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Six Fundamental Permaculture Design Principles

by: EJ on 11/04/2016

Ross Mars, author of the recently released The Permaculture Transition Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Resilient Living, has been a permaculture teacher and designer for decades.  In his new book, he has condensed the ideas and concepts of permaculture design into six fundamental concepts.

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