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The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook: Fresh-from-the-Garden Recipes for Gatherings Large and Small

More than anything, food brings us together—as families and as communities. So there is no better place to begin creating a healthier and sustainable community than around a shared table.

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook is a beautifully illustrated collection of 200 unique and delicious vegetarian recipes fr......


Fermentation Workshop with Sandor Ellix Katz DVD Trailer


Contrary to popular belief, fermenting foods is a simple process. But it needs to be done correctly, and there's no better person to inform us about managing microbial bacteria to produce highly nutritious food. In fact, with Sandor Ellix Katz a.......

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May Roundup: News, Views & Stuff You Can Use
The latest news and opinions from Chelsea Green and our authors, as well as tips and techniques about how you can bring our books to life in your kitchen, backyard, or community, and special sales, promotions and new releases.
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Submitted by admin on May 11, 2015 09:15 AM
Permaculture Q&A: Mulching Options for Your Garden

As Permaculture Month continues, we are making our expert authors available to answer your burning permaculture questions. If you have a question to submit, fill out this form.

This week, Lottie from Florida asked if there are other garden mulch options that are as effective as hay. Josh Trought, one of our soil building and garden management gurus, tackles this question in the response below. Josh is the founder of D Acres—a community farm and educational center in northern New Hampshire—and author of the recently published The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm. In his garden, he ...

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Submitted by admin on May 7, 2015 08:00 AM
Permaculture Sale: Ultimate Books for Resilient Living

The concept of permaculture is simple – pay attention to natural systems and work with them to spend less effort, improve soil health and enjoy a bountiful harvest. In short, work with nature and let her do the heavy lifting!

Permaculture Sale 30% Off until May 25th

Do you have a permaculture question? We have an answer. For the month of May we're putting our pioneering permaculture authors at your disposal for a month-long Q&A session designed to help you become a better permaculturalist. Submit your question…

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Submitted by admin on May 6, 2015 10:38 AM
Designing Your Own Solar Cooker & Dehydrator

In today's world, nearly everything we use, from phones and computers to cars and kitchen appliances, requires energy derived from fossil fuels. Wouldn’t it be nice to offset some of that energy use by harnessing the renewable power of the sun?

Josh Trought, founder of D Acres—an educational center in New Hampshire that researches, applies, and teaches skills of sustainable living—is experimenting with a number of alternative energy projects that can help reduce our reliance on gas and electricity.

In the following excerpt from his new book, The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm, Trought ...
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Submitted by admin on May 4, 2015 11:18 AM
Permaculture Q&A: Let's Talk Pawpaws

May is in full swing and that means it's time to officially celebrate Permaculture Month.

Throughout the next few weeks, we are putting our pioneering permaculture authors at your disposal for a month-long Q&A session. If you are looking to become a better permaculturalist, there’s still time to participate! Submit your questions here.

Our first questioner is from New Jersey and he's looking for some advice on how to get started growing pawpaws. In the below response, Steve Gabriel, co-author of Farming the Woods, shares some tips on varieties, number of trees to plant, ...
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Submitted by admin on April 30, 2015 08:00 AM
April Roundup: News, Views & Stuff You Can Use
Don't miss the latest news and opinions from Chelsea Green and our authors, as well as tips and techniques about how you can bring our books to life in your kitchen, backyard, or community, and special sales, promotions and new releases.  
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