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Land Based Aquaponics the Solution to Troublesome Fish Farms?

by: Sara on 01/04/2018

Today's blog post comes from Adrian Southern, owner/operator of Raincoast Aquaponics and the co-author of The Aquaponic Farmer: A Complete Guide to Builidng and Operating a Commercial Aquaponic System. It is written in response the the video of clouds of bloody water being emitted from Vancouver Island salmon processing plants.

By now, most of us …

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New Gertie Schedule September 2017 - May 2018

by: EJ on 12/27/2017

Sorry for the delay!  We have finally updated our bus schedule hack with the new GERTIE schedule!  As always, although we have done our very best to get it right, please refer to the official GERTIE bus schedule.  This schedule is intended to be an easy to read guide to help you on your way.

 

WEEKDAY MORNINGS

Route A - Silva Bay
Weekday …
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Thank You and Happy Holidays!

by: EJ on 12/12/2017

The 2017 annual holiday sale has been our most successful ever. Thank you to everyone who has supported New Society Publishers and independent book publishing.

You can still receive a 50% discount off New Society titles* until the end of the day by entering the coupon code GIFT50 at the checkout when ordering online.

On the final day of our sale, I …

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The Wisdom of Yogi Berra, The Secret to Partying, and More!

by: EJ on 12/11/2017

Bruce King, author of the newly released The New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Climate, promises to share many things with us in his new book.  In this joyful guest post, he shares the good news - the good climate news - of how buildings can be more than net zero and can actually extract carbon from the atmosphere.

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Invest Like You Give a Damn: Align Your Money with Your Values

by: Sara on 12/10/2017

Today's featured book in our 12 Gifts that Make a Difference book sale is  Invest Like You Give a Damn: Make Money, Change the World, Sleep Well at Night by Marc de Sousa Shields.  During the holidays, as we spend time trying to find gifts that align with our values, it is also a good time to think about where we are investing our money as well. …

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