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Interview with Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story

by: Sara on 06/20/2019

In today's blog interview we speak with Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-op in the Age of Grocery Giants. 

Jon is currently on his book tour visiting 130 food co-ops and counting across Canada and the US.

This is more than just a book tour." says Steinman, "It's a rallying together and celebrating of the power of people …

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Interview with the author of The School Garden Curriculum, Kaci Rae Christopher

by: Sara on 05/24/2019

Today we speak with Kaci Rae Christopher, the author of The School Garden Curriculum: An Integrated K-8 Guide for Discovering Science, Ecology, and Whole-Systems Thinking.

Kaci Rae is the volunteer Farm and Garden Educator for Oregon's Redband Ranch. She was previously the School Garden Coordinator for the Springwater Environmental Sciences School, …

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Intro to Aquaponic Gardening with Sylvia Bernstein

by: Sara on 04/14/2019

Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh …

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Nightshade Disease Reduction Strategies in your Hoophouse

by: Sara on 04/13/2019

In The Year-round Hoophouse: Polytunnels for All Seasons and All Climates, author Pam Dawling shares not only how to design, build and grow in your hoophouse, but the benefits of doing so. Pam's comprehensive guide explains how growing in hoophouses reduces the impact of an increasingly unpredictable climate on crops, mitigates soil erosion, …

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New Society Publishers Spring Sale Starts Today!

by: Sara on 04/05/2019

Our spring sales starts today, April 8th and runs until April 15th. Receive a …

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