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Your Complete Guide to Living Beyond the Grid

by: EJ on 12/03/2014

One of my favorite books this year is The Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook: Your Complete Guide to Living beyond the Grid with Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living, 14th Edition.  This completely revised 14th edition, written by experts with decades of hands-on experience, contains expanded information on permaculture, …

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Give the Most Delicious Gift of All on #GivingTuesday

by: EJ on 12/01/2014

Regular readers of this blog will know that salmon, aboriginal rights, democracy and our precious coast are things we hold dear. You may have read about the Alexandra Morton’s visit to Gabriola on her Get Out Migration blog, or about our office closure during #BlackoutSpeakout, or more recently, the wonderful book from the Prince Rupert …

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Redefining Prenatal Care

by: Sara on 10/21/2014

Dawn Combs, along with a dozen or so other New Society authors, will be speaking at the Mother Earth News Fair in Topeka Kansas October 24-25th. In today's post Dawn discusses the importance of parental health pre-conception to ensure a healthy foundation for the much anticipated child. Dawn is the author  Conceiving Healthy Babies, an Herbal …

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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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