Cookbooks: Water Bath Canning For Beginners and Beyond! by Linda C. Johnson

August 26, 2022 News Editor 0

The rewards of home canning are many. The brilliantly colored filled jars lining your shelves. The health benefits of feeding your family food you’ve put up with your own hands. The spoilage you prevent by buying fruits and vegetables when they are abundant (and often cheap!) and preserving them for consumption at a time of the year when they are more dear. If you’ve never canned before, the idea of beginning home canning can seem […]

Non-Fiction: Green Living Guidebook by Morgan Seymour

August 26, 2022 News Editor 0

Green Living Guidebook by Morgan Seymour calmly sets out to greenify your everyday, taking a rational look at all of the rooms in your house and making recommendations about how you can be — and do — better. As Seymour says in the Introduction, “When it comes to the earth’s ecological issues, the most asked questions are: what to do, where to start, and how to make a difference.” That’s the question. The answer, of […]

American Energy Society selects Vaclav Smil as “2019 Energy Writer of the Year”

December 11, 2019 admin 0

In praise of Vaclav Smil: “There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil.” – Bill Gates Many people … could halve their energy and material consumption … without losing anything important. People don’t realize how much excess they have in their lives.” — Vaclav Smil The American Energy Society has selected Vaclav Smil as the Energy Writer of the Year, 2019, for his book, Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities […]

Greystone Books Will Close International Offices for Climate Strike

September 19, 2019 admin 0

As millions of people around the world prepare to walk out of their homes and schools for the Global Climate Strike September 20 to 27, Greystone Books, a leading publisher of award-winning non-fiction books about nature and the environment, social issues, science, and wellbeing, will close its offices in the four countries they have a presence on Friday, September 27 in solidarity with young climate strikers around the world. The Vancouver office will march as […]