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Growing Trees & Shrubs Indoors

by: Sara on 10/09/2019

Grow trees and shrubs indoors to beautify and purify your home! Find out all the tips and tricks you need to help them survive and flourish in an indoor environment in the new book Growing Trees and Shrubs Indoors: Breathe New Life into Your Home with Large Plants by DJ Herda. Read the excerpt below to learn about some of the aesthetic and health …

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How to Make Happiness and Well-being the Purpose of Your Government

by: Sara on 10/07/2019

Today's post is an excerpt from The Happiness Policy Handbook: How to Make Happiness and Well-being the Purpose of Your Government by Laura MusikanskiRhonda Phillips & Jean CrowderThe Happiness Policy Handbook provides a concise background on happiness studies and science, coupled with practical tools for formulating and integrating happiness …

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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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More Gold for New Society Authors

by: Sara on 06/19/2019

We are excited to announce that Climate-wise Landscaping: Practical Solutions for a Sustainable Future by Sue Reed and Ginny Stibolt won Gold in the Ecology and Environment category of the Foreword Indie Awards.

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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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