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June 2012

Books for Resilient Communities on Sale

Trying to solve the twin problems of peak oil and climate change can be overwhelming, even make you feel a little hopeless at times. So, how can we meet these challenges together? The quest to answer that question is what helped launch the Transition movement, and it is the success of that movement we celebrate […]

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Join us at the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair

Join Chelsea Green this weekend at the largest and longest running renewable energy and sustainable living event in the country – Register today! Each year the MREA Energy Fair transforms rural Central Wisconsin into the global hot spot for renewable energy education. The Energy Fair brings over 20,000 people from nearly every state in the […]

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Fermentation is culture: An Excerpt from The Art of Fermentation

Editor’s note: Finally, Sandor Katz — the nation’s fermentation expert — has written a bible-sized book about his craft. Beyond sauerkraut, bread, and beer, The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World takes readers into the outer realms of the theory and practice behind this edgy, traditional approach to […]

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Father’s Day Sale!

Father’s Day is this Sunday — and now is a great time to order some fine reading material for the fathers in your life. All books are 25% off as part of this special Father’s Day sale. Dad is sure to appreciate one of these books from among our best sellers! Here are some book […]

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Give Weeds a Chance! Didi Emmons on Earth Eats Radio

“I consider ‘weed’ to be a politically incorrect term. There’s no biological definition of the term ‘weed’, it’s really a value judgment.” That’s the opinion of Harvard scientist Peter Del Tredici, and chef Didi Emmons couldn’t agree more. In her latest cookbook, Wild Flavors, Emmons shares many recipes using “feisty, flavorful, and nutritious” plants formerly […]

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From Women’s E-news, Madeleine Kunin Reflects on Mom-Career ‘Muddling’

Originally published by Women’s E-News. The first female governor of Vermont reflects on how she wound up running for office with children aged 3, 6, 8 and 10. In this excerpt from her book The New Feminist Agenda she credits, among other things, coming of age in a transitional time. (WOMENSENEWS) — The 1950s portrait […]

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June is Perennial Gardening Month!

June is Perennial Gardening Month! Perennial plants don’t die completely in the winter cold. Some store energy in bulbs underground, sprouting forth again next spring. Some have woody stems that aren’t destroyed by freezing. All of them can be planted once and enjoyed again and again. We’re celebrating with a selection of books on sale […]

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Chapter 1: Worrying About the Future, An Excerpt from 2052

Forty years ago, three researchers teamed up with a computer model and attempted to predict the future. The result was a report to the Club of Rome entitled The Limits to Growth. But that was just the beginning. In the years that followed, the future scenarios the model predicted — the most dire of which […]

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Join our June Giveaway – Win A Book a Day!

This is your lucky month! We’re hosting a fun, month-long giveaway on Facebook, with plenty of chances to win one — or  a set of ten — of our top books on sustainable living! We have a selection of 30 books (one for each day in June) for our daily drawing for the whole month […]

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