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September 2011

Join Chelsea Green Authors at the National Heirloom Expo!

Gordon Edgar, author of Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge, and Jeffrey Smith, author of Seeds of Deception, will be at the National Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa, California later this week! The National Heirloom Exposition is gaining incredible interest among home growers, farmers, school groups and the general public–so much so that it is […]

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Listen to Mat Stein on EMPact Radio’s Preparedness Podcast

Mat Stein is an environmentalist, bestselling author, MIT trained engineer, and green builder. As an inspiring speaker and visionary thinker, he is dedicated to helping people wake up and unite to shift our collective course from collapse to global renaissance. On the practical side of things, as an expert at self-reliance, emergency prep, and survival, […]

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Free Download: Chapter 2 of Killing the Cranes

With the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, Chelsea Green has had the honor of bringing veteran journalist Edward Girardet’s in-depth and personal history of Afghanistan, Killing the Cranes, into the world. For a limited time we are offering a free chapter download. Click here to read Chapter 2 – A Coward in Afghanistan. Girardet […]

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Exploring The Ingredients For Transition with Rob Hopkins

Are you inspired by the Transition movement? Do you have a burning  question for the Transition movement founder, Rob Hopkins? Or do you simply want to find out more? Join the folks at Transition US for a talk with Rob Hopkins, author of The Transition Handbook and the upcoming Transition Companion! You can tune in […]

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Edward Girardet on PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown talks to Edward Girardet about his new book, Killing the Cranes, which details his personal experiences in Afghanistan — including a debate with Osama bin Laden — and the history of a country at war for nearly 30 years. Girardet began reporting from Afghanistan in 1979, shortly before the Soviet invasion. […]

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An Update on Flooding from Irene, and Ongoing Recovery in VT

Tropical Storm Irene slammed Vermont last weekend, causing more severe flooding than the state has seen in nearly a century. Many rural highways along mountain rivers were washed out, isolating some towns completely until ATVs, horses, or hikers could make it in. For a country well-versed in hurricane damage, the devastation in Vermont could be […]

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20 Questions: Dr. Maggie Kozel

This interview was written by Juliet Farmer for Student Doctor Net where you can read and comment on the original. Maggie Kozel graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1980 and specialized in pediatrics, completing her residency at the Bethesda Naval Hospital. She then served as a general medical officer on board the U.S.S. […]

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Managing the gray tsunami

It is of no value to live twenty- or thirty-plus years beyond retirement and mostly just exist or worse yet, be waiting to die. – Dr. Allan S. Teel My parents died within two years of each other nearly thirty years ago, leaving me and my brother in that odd status of adult orphan. They […]

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Enter for a Chance to Win Eight Chelsea Green Books–A Partnership with Mother Earth News

We’ve teamed up with one of our favorite publications, Mother Earth News, to offer a fantastic prize to one lucky reader. Sign up today and you’ll get a chance to win these eight fabulous books from Chelsea Green! Gathering by Diane Ott Whealy. This heartwarming story captures what is best in the American spirit: the […]

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Now Available: It’s Probably Nothing: More Adventures of a Vermont Country Doctor

“Dr. Beach Conger’s It’s Probably Nothing is the inspiring tale of a fine and caring physician’s life and times in two places that could scarcely be more different: rural Vermont and inner-city Philadelphia. Written with great humor, wisdom, common sense, and compassion, It’s Probably Nothing is a uniquely American memoir by a very insightful American […]

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