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February 2012

Celebrate Women’s History Month: Books by (Unreasonable) Women on Sale!

March is Women’s History Month, paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. In honor, we have put a selection of titles by Chelsea Green women authors on sale. Whether you want to learn more about saving heirloom seeds, mastering the how-to of sustainable […]

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Eight States May Legalize Marijuana This Year – Did Yours Make the List?

Reposted from our friends over at NORML, here’s a rundown of eight progressive states that are set to stand up for sensible marijuana laws in the coming year. We know Marijuana is Safer, and so do many of you, our readers. If you’re lucky enough to call one of these states home, we hope you’ll […]

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Love, Money, and Valentine’s Day

Reposted from the Winnipeg Free Press. Valentine’s Day is the second-busiest day of the year next to Mother’s Day for florists like the family owned Winnipeg business McDiarmid Flowers. But when the holiday of romance falls on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, there seems to be a lot more love to give — at least […]

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Nothing Says Love Like Filet

A new post from Shannon Hayes, author of The Farmer and the Grill, perfect for Valentine’s Day! I wonder if the butcher has any filet mignon left at this late hour… In the fifteen years Bob and I have been together, we’ve figured out how to orchestrate the perfect romantic evening.  Flowers and chocolates were […]

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Gordon Edgar: Grass, Farmland, and Where My Cheese Love Story Begins

This Valentine’s Day, we’d like to share one of our favorite sorts of love story — one that involves food! Enjoy this tale of budding turophilia (that means “cheese-loving”) from one of our fun, recent titles, Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge by Gordon Edgar. I was called to jury duty last year. When we […]

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What do we Know About Fluoride?

Last week The Atlantic featured Paul Connett and The Case Against Fluoride: How Hazardous Waste Ended Up in Our Drinking Water and the Bad Science and Powerful Politics That Keep It There. Although most countries abandoned the practice of forced fluoridation years ago, the debate is still a lively one here in America, where cities […]

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Slow Wine: A New Wine Guide from Slow Food International

Review reposted from What the heck is a slow wine? Is it a vino you portion out drip-by-drip? Is it anything like a sloe gin? Well, no. It is none of those things. But it is a new set of guidelines that might help you drink a little bit better, a little more easily. […]

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10 Reasons for Financial Optimism (If You Invest Locally)

Reposted from, by Michael Shuman Even though these are tough times for tens of millions of Americans, there’s reason for hope.  That’s the message of my new book from Chelsea Green, Local Dollars, Local Sense:  How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity, which showcases dozens of […]

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Peer 2 Peer University: The Latest in Do-it-Yourself Higher Education!

Check out this exciting new venture from Anya Kamenetz, author of DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Future of Higher Education! The Peer 2 Peer University is a grassroots open education project that organizes learning outside of institutional walls and gives learners recognition for their achievements. P2PU creates a model for lifelong learning alongside traditional […]

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New Videos from Chef Didi Emmons

Didi Emmons, chef and author of Wild Flavors: One Chef’s Transformative Year Cooking from Eva’s Farm shows you how to prepare two healthy and scrumptious dishes in these new videos from How2Heroes! How2Heroes is a how-to online video destination that celebrates people’s passion for food – the flavors, the presentation, the secrets to success, the […]

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