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May 2012

See you at the Fair!

If you’re heading to the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, Washington this weekend, be sure to stop by our booth and say hello! Authors Gianaclis Caldwell, Peg Schafer, and Mat Stein will be presenting workshops, and Communications Director Shay Totten and Web Content Editor Jennifer McCharen will be manning the booth. Mother Earth News […]

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James McCommons: The Great Escape

This article by James McCommons originally appeared in Audubon magazine, the September-October 2010 issue. Summer is a great time to take to the rails and see the country without the stress and hassle of driving, or the extreme disconnect of rocketing 30,000 feet above the landscape in a jet.  In that spirit we revisit McCommons’ […]

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Chelsea Green Books are Nautilus Award Winners!

The Nautilus Awards recognize Books and Audio Books that promote spiritual growth, conscious living & positive social change, while at the same time stimulating the imagination and offering the reader new possibilities for a better life and a better world. This year we are the proud recipients of two Gold awards and two Silver awards! Taking […]

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Why We Need to Invest in Family Care – Madeleine Kunin on AARP Radio

Last week, Madeleine M. Kunin was featured on AARP radio. From More American women are attending medical and law schools now than ever before. The two-income family is the standard for the modern American family. And the role of women in society has changed drastically for the better. With all of these changes, however, […]

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“The End of the American Dream” – Anya Kamenetz on Thom Hartmann

Anya Kamenetz talks to Thom Hartmann about the problems of rapidly rising college tuition costs and student loan debt. Anya is the author of Generation Debt and, most recently, DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education. She is also a staff writer for Fast Company magazine. Thom asks Anya to delve […]

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Harvey Ussery Says ‘Brooding Chicks Is Easy If You Learn From The Experts’

In this recent article in Backyard Poultry, author Harvey Ussery isn’t crowing about his own extensive knowledge about brooding chicks. He’s far too humble for that. No, Ussery would like to direct your attention to the real experts at raising baby birdies — mother birdies! Hens, in this case.  To become an expert at brooding […]

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Apocalypse Soon? Scientific American Looks at 2052

Has Civilization Passed the Environmental Point of No Return? In a recent article, Scientific American magazine asks this question, as many have asked it for years. The magazine takes a look back at the conclusions drawn about the future of human resource use and possible collapse by the infamously controversial Limits to Growth study — […]

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Plastic? Problematic. An Excerpt from The Natural Building Companion?

Article reposted from Natural Home & Garden magazine. Design, craftsmanship and environmental impact are important to Jacob Deva Racusin and Ace McArleton, authors of The Natural Building Companion (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2012). This comprehensive guide to integrative design and construction focuses on natural building materials that leave a gentler footprint than current practices. While the industrial […]

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Listen to Sandor Katz on The Splendid Table

In case you missed it live this weekend, Sandor Ellix Katz, author of The Art of Fermentation was featured on the fun, informative food and cooking show The Splendid Table. Hop on over to The Splendid Table’s website where you can listen to the show. The site is also featuring a tasty excerpt from the […]

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Rob Hopkins at TEDx Exeter

The problems of peak oil and climate change are complex, global, and impossibly daunting. It’s easy to take a long, hard look at them and quickly throw your hands up in despair over ever finding a solution that will help our species avoid the disruption of our post-industrial way of life, and some sort of […]

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