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December 2012

Simple and Tasty Recipes You Can Make Using Your Homegrown Sprouts

The winter solstice is just one week away, making this the darkest time of the year. Gardens have long gone dormant as the days have grown shorter, but you don’t have to stop eating fresh food just because the ground outside is frozen and sunset now happens around three in the afternoon. Sprouts are a […]

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Our Recent Releases are Receiving Rave Reviews

From Nordic foods to nuclear power, some of our recent releases have gotten some great reviews in the publishing world. Congratulations, authors! Below is a quick round-up of our favorite praise from the latest round of reviews. Gar Smith’s new book Nuclear Roulette dismantles the specious arguments we hear all-too-often about the safety, cleanliness, and […]

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WATCH: Greg Pahl’s Sustainably Heated Home: A Fireplace Insert

Greg Pahl, author of Power from the People, the latest installment in our Community Resilience Guides Series, also wrote Natural Home Heating: The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Options, which we published in 2003. The book is a guide to using woodstoves, passive and active solar, biomass, and other natural methods for keeping your nest […]

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Coming Soon: Farms with a Future

After years of hard work raising grassfed cattle, Rebecca Thistlethwaite and her husband decided to put their farm dreams on pause for a while, travel the country, meet other farmers, and figure out what makes the best farms work. They were well beyond any romantic notions of the farming life themselves, but Rebecca wanted to […]

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How-To: Making Yogurt or Kefir Cheese

Making your own yogurt is an easy, healthy, and affordable way to experiment with fermentation, make milk last longer, and replace an industrial food product filled with mysterious chemical ingredients with one you know all about. Yogurt itself is a wonderful, versatile food, but you can also turn it into a spread or dip by […]

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How to End Blackouts Forever: Amory Lovins on

In a recent online article for Time magazine, Amory Lovins spells out what we need to do in order to make our electrical power system more resilient in the face of catastrophic disruption brought by the likes of Hurricane Sandy, wild fires, earthquakes, or solar flares. Come hell or high water — and Hurricane Sandy […]

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Featured Book: Taste, Memory

In Taste, Memory, which was recently named one of’s top ten food literature books of 2012, author David Buchanan takes readers on a stroll through orchards and gardens around the country to find rare crops carefully saved over the years for their exceptional flavors. David collects heirloom crop plants, but doesn’t just preserve them […]

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Diane Wilson Released from Jail!

This just in from Tar Sands Blockade, Diane Wilson, author of Diary of an Eco-Outlaw and An Unreasonable Woman has been released from jail!: After being held for nearly a week under the torturous and inhumane conditions of the Harris County Jail, Diane Wilson has been bailed out! Diane is a 4th generation shrimper and […]

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The 2012 ACRES Conference Starts Thursday

Acres U.S.A. is North America’s oldest, largest magazine covering commercial-scale organic and sustainable farming. The annual Acres U.S.A. conference is an event where you can find farmers and consultants from every side of eco-farming who come together to share their experience and expertise. This year, the conference will be held on December 6-8 in Louisville, […]

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