If you’re a Chelsea Green fan (read: you’re concerned about the planet) and you suffered through the first Presidential debate last week, your ears probably perked up when the President and Governor Romney faced off about energy. Since they are politicians, we can assume most of what they said was either completely untrue, or so […]Read More..
Here’s a great tip from Stephen and Rebekah Hren from their book The Carbon-Free Home: 36 Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit. Harvested rainwater needs filtration before it is potable. Pollution, particles from the air, debris from the collection system (your gutters) are not things you want to find in your tall glass […]Read More..
The long-awaited, complete guide to making gourmet cheeses is finally here! We welcome to our shelves the gorgeous and informative new book, Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking: The Ultimate Guide for Home-Scale and Market Producers by Gianaclis Caldwell. Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking is more than just a cheese cookbook. Caldwell’s mission is to give aspiring cheesemakers the deep […]Read More..
In a world of rampant, shallow consumerism, and short-term thinking that affects everything from the food we are sold to the news we are offered, it’s great to have friends. Friends, for an independent publisher like Chelsea Green, are many things, but especially media outlets that share a mission similar to ours. Media outlets that […]Read More..
October is National Pickled Pepper Month! If you put up some of your peppers this summer, they should be ready to open right about now. Peppers aren’t the only produce you can pickle, of course. Preserving veggies in an acidic environment is one of the oldest and most reliable ways to keep the bounty of […]Read More..
When renowned scientist Lynn Margulis died last November, she left behind a vibrant legacy. Her inspiring, innovative work on evolution touched scientists, environmentalists, and nature writers alike. This winter, Chelsea Green is publishing a book to celebrate her memory, filled with essays by her colleagues, collaborators, and other thinkers who were influenced by her work. […]Read More..
Gardening and planting are not only relegated to springtime. Autumn is a perfect time to begin planning next year’s garden—whether that’s a complete redesign, or adding new features like rain barrels, bees, or herbs and companion plants. A little planning can go a long way toward making sure your garden or small farm grows the […]Read More..
Elections are one month away, and without touching the Presidential race with a forty foot pole, we’d like to share some of the campaigns and initiatives we’re interested in. Take a gander, investigate the issues, and make your vote count! If you live in California, you’ve probably heard about Proposition 37. This bill is big. […]Read More..