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North American Permaculture Convergence

by: Sara on 09/17/2014

In today's post we join Darrell Frey, author of Bioshelter Market Garden and the owner/manager of Three Sister's Farm, at the North American Permaculture Covergence that took place over the Labor Day weekend in Harmony Park, MN.

Four hundred people converged on the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva near Cottage Grove, Minnesota over the Labor Day …

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Women in a Roofer’s World, Encouraging Female Leadership in Green Roofing

by: Sara on 09/04/2014

Today's post is reprinted with permission from the Living Architecture Magazine (LAM). The magazine is written to appeal to a wide-range of professionals involved in the green roof and wall industry in North America. LAM supports Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ mission to increase awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of …

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We want to hear about your favorite bookstore

by: Sara on 06/12/2014
Posted in: Community , Education , Events

The smell, the touch, the sound, the sight, the taste…okay, maybe I got carried away with that last one, but there is something to be said for handling a book, new or old--from the anticipation created by a great cover, to the creak of the spine to the smell of the pages. And what better place to indulge the senses than surrounded by hundreds …

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Bookstore Appreciation with New Society Publishers

by: Sara on 06/12/2014
Posted in: Community , Education , Events

The smell, the touch, the sound, the sight, the taste…okay, maybe I got carried away with that last one, but there is something to be said for handling a book, new or old--from the anticipation created by a great cover, to the creak of the spine to the smell of the pages. And what better place to indulge the senses than surrounded by hundreds …

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Trusted Information in the Age of Digital

by: Heather on 03/01/2012
Posted in: Education

This morning I learned on Facebook that eating an onion which had been previously sliced and carefully refrigerated overnight could make me deathly ill. The original author offered all kinds of justifications for why he believed this assertion, but not a single credible source. Not surprisingly, the post was disproved with less than a minute of …

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