Everything is better with maple syrup. At least that’s what you’ll hear when you ask Vermonters. So what better way to solidify your love for all things maple than to learn how to make it yourself? The Sugarmaker’s Companion by Michael Farrell is a comprehensive guide for both beginning and professional, home-scale and commercial maple […]Read More..
Growing high quality food is an obvious top priority for farmers and gardeners, but selling and marketing that food effectively is often overlooked. In the revised and expanded Chelsea Green edition of Market Farming Success, Growing for Market author Lynn Byczynski offers advice to those who want to grow and sell their food in an increasingly competitive […]Read More..
It’s October, and that means you’re probably chopping, roasting, and pureeing plenty of pumpkins. But what to do once you get sick and tired of toasting all of those seeds? Make the most of the season’s bounty with this recipe for Cilantro and Pumpkin Seed Pesto from Cooking Close to Home: A Year of Seasonal Recipes, […]Read More..
Forty years ago, key members of OPEC embargoed oil exports to the U.S. and other countries. Oil was scarce and prices soared. So what have we learned from the 1973 incident? In short, not much. We are still largely living under the illusory belief that we can burn oil forever. Four times since 1980, U.S. […]Read More..
Need the perfect companion to your afternoon cup of joe? Hanne Risgaard’s Home Baked: Nordic Recipes and Techniques for Organic Bread and Pastry has just the thing. Cozy up and use your fall apple harvest to make Ester’s Apple Strips! These strips use sweet-tart apples as the filling for a delicious baked treat.Read More..
As we approach National Pickle Day, we at Chelsea Green are here to be sure you are prepped for pickling just about anything on this very special holiday. Pickling goes far beyond turning cucumbers into sour or sweet sides for your sandwich, or putting up your beans and beets. To show you what we mean, […]Read More..
Our latest paperback releases will help you form a deep connection with the land around you and cultivate its flavors so you can eat in season. Rediscover old favorites with the softcover editions of Wild Flavors, Cooking Close to Home, and Sowing Seeds in the Desert. Your bookshelf will thank you. Wild Flavors: One Chef’s […]Read More..
There’s been a lot of media attention recently to “the sharing economy” — a tech-enabled way for people to share rides, rent out rooms or houses, and much more. For nearly 30 years, Chelsea Green Publishing has practiced an age-old form of the sharing economy — sharing recipes, DIY tips for your home, garden, farm, kitchen, […]Read More..
What could be better than an oven you can build yourself, that allows you to cook an array of delicious edibles outside, and can help restore the individual and communal resiliency we’ve lost in recent decades? Wood-fired ovens are no longer reserved for commercial, or dedicated, artisan bakers. In recent years, they’ve resurfaced as an […]Read More..