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Interview with Willoughby Arevalo, author of DIY Mushroom Cultivation

by: Sara on 08/21/2019

Today's interview is with Willoughby Arevalo, author of DIY Mushroom Cultivation:Growing Mushrooms at Home for Food, Medicine and Soil. Willougby is a mycologist, artist, and educator who is a member of the Vancouver Mycological Society. DIY Mushroom Cultivation is part of our Homegrown City Life series, where our authors bring country living to …

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Interview with Kathryn Rose, Nature-Based Therapy

by: Sara on 08/12/2019

In today's post we speak with Kathryn Rose, co-author with Nevin Harper and David Segal of Nature-based Therapy: A Practitioner’s Guide to Working Outdoors with Children, Youth, and Families. Kathryn holds a deep trust in the healing power of connection with the non-human natural world and believes that individuals are born with an innate drive …

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What are Mushrooms?

by: Sara on 08/08/2019

Home-scale mushroom cultivation is exploding, yet many beginners remain daunted by the perceived complexity of working with fungi. Whether you hunt mushrooms or dream about growing them, DIY Mushroom Cultivation: Growing Mushrooms at Home for Food, Medicine, and Soil is the ideal guide for getting started. Today's blog post excerpted from DIY …

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Choosing Hope in these Troubled Times

by: Sara on 07/29/2019

Today's blog is from Kate Davies, author of Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Trouble Times, and winner of the Grand Prize Nautilus Award.

Are you hopeful about the future? 

How do you feel about the state of the world?

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Interview with Matthew Legge - Author of Are We Done Fighting?

by: Sara on 07/24/2019

In today's post we speak with Matthew Legge, author of Are We Done Fighting? Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division. Matthew has worked in the nonprofit sector for the last 13 years, with a focus on helping people thrive through the full enjoyment of health, dignity, and rights. Since 2012, he has worked with Canadian Friends …

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