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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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April Showers Bring Fresh Savings: Spring Cleaning Sale!

Congratulations, you've survived another long winter! Now it is time for Spring Cleaning. Through May 3rd we’re cleaning out our warehouse to make room for our new spring releases.

You have three chances to save—up to 85% off—on select books. But hurry it is only while supplies last!

Deep savings with $9.99 - $14.99 books Deeper savings with $4.99 books Deepest savings with $1.99 books As always, we offer ...
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Submitted by admin on March 12, 2015 11:01 AM
New Audiobook—Slowspoke: A Unicyclist's Guide to America

If you've ever yearned to slow down, let life's winds wobble you, and devote yourself to the act of anticipation rather than immediacy, then learn to ride a unicycle. Or, you could follow the thoughtful and guiding principles of  author, homesteader, and unicyclist Mark Schimmoeller in his latest book Slowspoke.

Now available as an audiobook, listen along as the author reads from this inspiring, and engrossing, tale that blends cross-country unicyclying, finding one's true love, and learning how to fight for what is truly important in your life, and that of ...
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Submitted by admin on March 11, 2015 08:00 AM
Get Garden Reading! 30% Off Gardening Books

Want a great garden? It all starts with a good plan. You'll find growing is easier than you ever imagined.

30% Off Gardening Books Until March 31st

To help jump-start your garden planning we've included some tips and inspiration from our expert authors; from planning the best garden, to starting your seedlings right and how to pick the best crop for your garden. Keep an eye out for the month of March and more of our “Garden Series” with planting tips and tricks for ...
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Submitted by admin on March 9, 2015 09:55 AM
Book Exposes Scientific Fraud, Collusion on GMOs

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth is an important book that is long overdue in the United States, and Chelsea Green Publishing is proud to distribute this book to consumers who need to read the whole story behind how government officials and chemical companies have colluded to mislead the public about GM crops and foods.

With a foreword by Dr. Jane Goodall, this book is being praised by scientists for finally lifting the veil and exposing the collusion that has gone on behind the scenes between politicians, regulators, select ...

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Submitted by admin on March 5, 2015 12:01 PM
Ducks Vs. Chickens

Thinking about adding a laying flock to your backyard, but having trouble deciding between ducks and chickens? Agonize no more. Carol Deppe (The Tao of Vegetable Gardening, Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties) has the lowdown on which type of poultry might be right for you.

Deppe is a duck-lover at heart. In the following excerpt from The Resilient Gardener, she explains that ducks are easy to herd, have routine egg laying hours, and are superior to chickens in terms of pest control. However, she concedes that chickens are more readily available, ...

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Submitted by jmccharen on March 3, 2015 09:30 AM
Gardening Tips from Eliot Coleman: How to Start Seedlings in a Cold Frame

Are you ready to get a start on the gardening season? With a cold frame you can jump in now.

A cold frame, essentially a garden bed surrounded by an angled frame and covered with glass, is a simple way to harness the heating power of the sun to get seedlings going before it's warm enough to plant them outside unprotected. Everything but the most heat-loving vegetables (tomatoes and peppers) can be started this way. Plus, a cold frame has the added advantage of getting your plants into the real soil right away, ...

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