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The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm: The D Acres Model for Creating and Managing an Ecologically Designed Educational Center

The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm describes not only the history of the D Acres project, but its evolving principles and practices that are rooted in the land, its inhabitants, and the joy inherent in collective empowerment.

Emphasizing collaboration, cooperation, and mutualism, this book promises to inspire a new generat......


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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Spring Cleaning Sale: Time is Running out!

Don't forget to soak up the savings as you dig into spring. There is just one week left to save big on select Chelsea Green books.

Through May 3rd we’re having a Spring Cleaning Sale to make room for our forthcoming Spring releases. But hurry it is only while supplies last!

Deep savings on $9.99 - $14.99 Books Deeper savings on $4.99 Books Deepest savings on $1.99 Books! As always, we ...
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Submitted by admin on March 25, 2015 07:00 AM
Perennial Gardening: Grow More Food with Less Work!

Congratulations, you survived another long winter! It is officially spring and time to dig in. If you’re looking for some new crops to liven up your garden and your palate, give perennials a chance.

Perennial vegetables are a food gardener’s dream. Plant them once, treat them well, and they’ll keep feeding you year after year. You'll have plants you never dreamed could be dinner. We've included some perennial inspired projects below to get you started!

Farm and Garden Sale: 30% off Until March 31st

If you have ...
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Submitted by admin on March 24, 2015 03:46 PM
Building a Sustainable Community: The D Acres Model

If you were going to create a community-based homestead or farm from scratch, where would you start? What building materials would you use? What crops would you grow and what animals would you raise? How would you develop an organizational structure and connect with your community? And, how would you make sure all of this evolves in perpetuity and is truly sustainable?

For the past twenty years, Josh Trought, founder of D Acres of New Hampshire, has been asking himself these very same questions and has come up with a model to help others ...

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Submitted by admin on March 24, 2015 12:00 PM
We’re Hiring! Join the Team as Our Next Editorial Intern

For 30 years, Chelsea Green has been the go-to publisher for people seeking foundational books on the politics and practice of sustainable living, including organic gardening and agriculture, renewable energy, green building, eco-cuisine, and ethical business. In 2012, we decided to practice what we publish and became employee-owned. We are a founding member of the Green Press Initiative and have been printing books on recycled paper since 1985, when our first list of books went on sale. We print our books on paper that consists of a minimum of 30 percent post-consumer waste and aim ...

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Submitted by admin on March 19, 2015 10:00 AM
You've Got Mail. And it's Chicks!

There's nothing quite like having a box of cute, fluffy chicks arrive in the mail. It's miraculous, notes author and homesteader Ben Hewitt, that a newly hatched chick can survive without food and water for exactly the amount of time it takes to mail a package from anywhere in the United States to anywhere else in the United States.

If you're considering purchasing some mail-order chicks, read the following excerpt from Hewitt's recently released The Nourishing Homestead for tips on housing, fencing, feed, and more.

Or, if you think ducks might be more your ...
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Submitted by admin on March 18, 2015 08:50 AM
Here comes Spring: Get Your Garden Started!

Spring has sprung! Okay, not quite yet but we've come a long way from winter wind chills. We're itching to grab some pruners and get outdoors. We bet you are too!

Whether you are planting or planning your garden, homestead or backyard paradise we're here to help you get an early start with our gardening and homesteading books.

30% Off ALL Farm & Garden Books until March 31st

Learn tried and true techniques from our expert authors so you can reap a plentiful harvest. Don't miss some ...

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