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Cannabinoids

In celebration of 420, we take an excerpt of our book DIY Autoflowering Cannabis: An Easy Way to Grow Your Own by Jeff Lowenfels, in which he outlines the different types of cannabinoids found in cannabis. Today we unpack some of the different types of cannabinoids present in cannabis and look at their effects.

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Create a Framework to Design and Develop Your Land

The process of designing your property, or even a garden bed, can be difficult. With so many considerations, techniques and decisions, many people get overwhelmed in the complex process. Building Your Permaculture Property: A Five-Step Process to Design and Develop Land by Rob Avis, Takota Coen, and Michelle Avis offers a revolutionary holistic method to overcome this. Today, we take an excerpt from Building Your Permaculture Property on how to create a framework to implement your design and develop your land.

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The Tree Hollow as The Bees’ Natural Home

April showers bring May flowers, and those flowers bring the brilliant buzzing of bees. Whether you are interested in harvesting honey or just want to create a safe environment for bees, Keeping Bees with a Smile: Principles and Practice of Natural Beekeeping by Fedor Lazutin & Leo Sharashkin is for you. Today on the blog, we have an excerpt to help make your tree hollow a suitable natural home.

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AVAILABLE MAY 11

Building Your Permaculture Property combines an engineer and a farmer's professional and practical experience in ecological consulting and regenerative agriculture to lead you - the land steward - through a clear five-step process to design and develop a resilient and abundant property anywhere in the world.

April 23 - April 25: Building Your Permaculture Property Summit | Michelle and Rob Avis, Takota Coen and more

Three Days of Expert Case Studies, Strategies and Tactics to Transform Your Permaculture Farm from Dream to Reality !

Highlighting their brand-new book, Michelle, Rob and Takota will be offering an inspiring, information-packed keynote on their 5-step process to overcome overwhelm and design and build a thriving permaculture property.

Afterward, they’ll interview a growing lineup of world-renowned permaculture pioneers about their own early beginnings, painful lessons, hard-won victories, and inspiring case studies…revealing the insights, strategies, and tactical tips at the root of their success.

Host:Co-authors Rob and Michelle Avis, founders of Verge Permaculture, and Takota Coen of Coen Farm.
Platform: Zoom
Registration: Pre Register

Date: Fri April 23 - Sun April 25, 2021
Time:
9am - 8:30 | 9pm MST
Cost: Free

Click MORE INFO to see the Speaker Bios, Full Schedule & to Register.

FEATURED AUTHORS

Rob Avis

Rob Avis, PEng, co-owns Adaptive Habitat, a leading-edge property design firm, and Verge Permaculture, a globally-recognized, award-winning education business. He is co-author of Essential Rainwater Harvesting and lives in Alberta, Canada.

Michelle Avis

Michelle Avis, PEng, co-owns Adaptive Habitat, a leading-edge property design firm, and Verge Permaculture, a globally-recognized, award-winning education business. She is co-author of Essential Rainwater Harvesting and lives in Alberta, Canada.

Takota Coen

Takota Coen is a permaculture educator, Red Seal Carpenter, second-generation organic farmer, and co-owner and operator of Coen Farm, an award-winning 250-acre permaculture farm that produces nutrient-dense raw-milk-fed pork, grass-fed beef, pastured eggs, forest garden berries, and herbal teas. He lives near Edmonton, Alberta.

BOOK & AUTHOR EVENTS

April 20: Let's Talk Race | Fern Johnson and Marlene Fine 

Parenting Our Future Podcast

Join authors Fern L. Johnson and Marlene G. Fine discuss their new work, Let's Talk Race on the Parenting our Future Podcast.

Host: Robbin McManne with Parenting our Future

Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Cost: Free

April 21: The Artisan Herbalist | Bevin Cohen

Making Teas, Tinctures and Oils [at home] a virtual workshop

Herbalist and author Bevin Cohen will teach the benefits of various cultivated and foraged herbs and walk attendees through processing herbs, brewing teas, and crafting salves and tinctures in this virtual workshop. Registration required.

The Zoom invitation will be sent to registered participants on the date of the event.

Host: Baldwin Public Library
Platform: Zoom
Registration: Pre Register

Date: Wed, April 21, 2021
Time:
7 - 8pm EST
Cost: Free

April 22: The Artisan Herbalist | Bevin Cohen

The Artisan Herbalist: Making Teas Tinctures and Oils at Home

Learn how to identify, grow, and harvest, and craft herbal allies with author and herbalist Bevin Cohen.

Join herbalist and author Bevin Cohen for a virtual afternoon of herbal exploration. Discover the benefits of various cultivated and foraged herbs and explore why developing a relationship with our herbal allies is more important now than ever before. Learn more about the histories and uses of many herbs as well as the basics of crafting a number of herbal wellness products in this fun and information presentation.

Host: New Society Publishers
Platform: Zoom
Cost: Free

Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time:
11am PST

April 22: Tranformative Learning | Satish Kumar

Restoring our Relationship with Earth: An Educational Approach to a New Civilization

We are delighted to invite you to celebrate Mother Earth Day participating in a conversation with two inspirational speakers: Satish Kumar and Lynne Twist.

Mirian Vilela, Earth Charter International Executive Director will be guiding a conversation with these great thinkers and activists on the theme: Restoring our Relationship with Earth: An Educational Approach to a New Civilization.

Host: Mirian Vilela, Earth Charter International Executive Director

Date: April 22, 2021
Time:
8 am CST / 10am EST

April 23 - April 25: Building Your Permaculture Property Summit | Michelle and Rob Avis, Takota Coen and more

Building Your Permaculture Property Summit & Book Launch

Three Days of Expert Case Studies, Strategies and Tactics to Transform Your Permaculture Farm from Dream to Reality !

Highlighting their brand-new book, Michelle, Rob and Takota will be offering an inspiring, information-packed keynote on their 5-step process to overcome overwhelm and design and build a thriving permaculture property.

Afterward, they’ll interview a growing lineup of world-renowned permaculture pioneers about their own early beginnings, painful lessons, hard-won victories, and inspiring case studies…revealing the insights, strategies, and tactical tips at the root of their success.

Host:Co-authors Rob and Michelle Avis, founders of Verge Permaculture, and Takota Coen of Coen Farm.
Platform: Zoom
Registration: Pre Register

Date: Fri April 23 - Sun April 25, 2021
Time:
9am - 8:30 | 9pm MST
Cost: Free

Click MORE INFO to see the Speaker Bios, Full Schedule & to Register.

Thursdays: i-Minds | Dr. Mari Swingle

Thursdays: Free Wellness Group

Join Dr. Mari Swingle, author of i-Minds: How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it, every Thursday during the COVID pandemic.

Free Wellness Group
Sharing, Q & A followed by
Relaxation Exercises & Guided Imagery

Date: Thursdays
Time:
9pm EST / 6pm PST

MORE NEW SOCIETY NEWS

Spring Giveaways

Are you getting excited for spring? We are! We’ve several amazing books coming off press this spring! We want to celebrate by giving you the chance to win them!

The giveaways starts on March 4 and continue until July 29 on our Facebook and Instagram.

To enter post a question for the author for your chance to win!

The winning question will be featured in our author interview blog!

Click here for the full list of giveaways

Create a Framework to Design and Develop Your Land

In this blog we take an excerpt from Building Your Permaculture Property on how to create a framework to implement your permaculture design and develop your land.

Building Your Permaculture Property

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