Why "Growing Edge?"

Hey! Life is amazing and if you aren't paying attention, it just may be passing you by. Slow down! Observe what is around you. Plant a garden. Make your own food. Create Beauty.

Welcome to our blog. We love discovering what Earth has to teach anyone willing to be on the Growing Edge of life.

--Denise Rushing, New Story Center


Entrepreneurs and the New Story: Essential Earth Wisdom for True Prosperity

In Entrepreneurs and the New Story, author Denise Rushing interviews seven successful innovators who challenge us to go beyond current thought-patterns and come up with new and beautiful solutions for commerce. These men and women share how they overcame obstacles against all odds to make a difference in the world with their everyday work.

Led by a creative spiritual force within, entrepreneurs are poised to create a whole new chapter in Earth’s unfolding story. The conversation will inspire you to think big, get in touch with what matters most so that you can make the difference you were born to make.

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Tending the Soul's Garden: Permaculture as a Way Forward in Difficult Times

Denise Rushing's best-selling permaculture book, Tending the Souls Garden: Permaculture as a Way forward in Difficult Times, is available now.  Permaculture, or applied ecological design, is way to live and apply the New Cosmology.  Learn how to use permaculture to transform invisible structures-- from human communities to one's own inner landscape.

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Discovering Your Heart Voice: Ten Simple, Grounded Ways to Access your Inner Wisdom

Loretta McCarthy's book, Discovering Your Heart Voice: Ten Simple, Grounded Ways to Access your Inner Wisdom, Discovering Your Heart Voice offers simple, grounded and engaging experiences to allow us to access our intuition. These "SoulWork Adventures" can bring our self-awareness out of hibernation, leaving us open to the knowing of our own heart.

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What is Permaculture?

Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is an ecological design framework inspired by living systems. The ethics, root practices and principles in permaculture can be applied to the garden, the farm, and indeed any living system including human structures.