This month marks the 10th anniversary of the first printing of Sandor Ellix Katz’s Wild Fermentation, a book that helped launch a fermentation revival in this country. Since its publication, Katz has traveled the globe teaching hands-on workshops and learning from others about the many foods and beverages made by the process of fermentation. His […]Read More..
As we enter into autumn, the gardening locavore starts assessing her stock of pickled beans, dried herbs, and preserved fruits. But what about the potatoes, beets, turnips, carrots? What’s a gardener to do with those when the thermometer drops?Most homesteaders opt for the simple solution of a root cellar. Eliot Coleman, a successful farmer in […]Read More..
Autumn is arriving. And with it comes an abundance of everyone’s favorite fall crop—apples. An increasingly popular, and mouth-watering, approach to handling the overflow of orchard-fresh apples is to make a batch—or five—of hard cider. Claude Jolicoeur’s The New Cider Maker’s Handbook is the orchard-to-bottle book that amateur cider makers have been waiting to read. […]Read More..
Here at Chelsea Green we love seeing how publishers from other parts of the world adapt our book covers for readers in their respective countries. There are more than 150 foreign editions of Chelsea Green books in eighteen different languages, and each book has its own unique look and appeal. Each year we see more […]Read More..
How can we successfully bring our neighbors together and relocalize our food, energy, and financial systems? To glean some of the best ideas percolating throughout the United States, and the world, sign up for the Community Resilience Chats—a webinar series that delves into details essential for communities that are ready to take the necessary steps […]Read More..
Quick: What do one million Facebook fans and the U.S. Department of Justice have in common? Apparently, they agree that it’s a waste of time to crack down on individual marijuana smokers. So, will the feds move toward legalization next? If they follow the leads of voters in states like Colorado and Washington, then perhaps […]Read More..