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Playing Nuclear Roulette in Vermont

Vermont’s lone nuclear reactor — Entergy-owned Vermont Yankee — has been named one of the five worst reactors in the United States, according to the new book Nuclear Roulette: The Truth about the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth, published by Chelsea Green Publishing. For much of the past Vermont Yankee has been the focus […]

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Don’t Just Kick Back & Relax, Get Active: It’s Labor Day

Happy Labor Day! We sincerely hope if you’re reading this, that it’s not at work, but at home, at rest or among friends, or doing something you love — fermenting food, making some cheese or working on a few home projects to boost your resiliency and reduce your ecological footprint. Or, maybe you’re just grilling. […]

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Sandor Katz: The Acres U.S.A. Interview

The latest book from fermentation revivalist Sandor Katz — The Art of Fermentation — has been a huge hit with fermentos and foodies alike, which is evidenced by it reaching The New York Times bestseller list for two weeks in a row. The two interviews on NPR’s “Fresh Air” program have certainly helped fuel interest […]

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Occupy World Street: The Music Video

This may be a first for Chelsea Green: An author who’s created a music video to promote his book. The author is Ross Jackson, of Denmark, and the book is Occupy World Street: A Global Roadmap for Radical Economic and Political Reform. The book shows how the uprisings around the world stem from a similar […]

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Ralph’s Right: Get Up, Stand Up

Ralph Nader (yes, that Ralph Nader), the longtime consumer activist, Green Party candidate for President, abolitionist of the two-party system, and consummate curmudgeon recently recommended one of Chelsea Green’s books as one of 11 summer readings “to activate the citizen’s mind.” We like to think many of our books – on topics ranging from fermentation […]

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The Art of Fermentation is Now a New York Times Bestseller!

All you fermentation fanatics, it’s time to get out your crocks, lift a glass of kombucha and rejoice! Thanks, in part, to you and your devotion to this craft The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz is now a New York Times bestseller! Sandor’s weighty tome of all things fermented landed Friday at number […]

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Meet the New Owners of Chelsea Green Publishing: The Employees!

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT — Independent book publisher Chelsea Green announced today that it has become an employee-owned company, with close to 80 percent of its stock to be held by its employees. The move makes Chelsea Green unique among book publishers in an industry dominated by investor-driven, multinational corporations. Only a handful of independent […]

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The New York Times: Madeleine Kunin “is almost unimpeachably right”

The New York Times Sunday Book Review features — on its cover no less — a glowing review of Madeleine M. Kunin’s forthcoming title The New Feminist Agenda: Defining the Next Revolution for Women, Work, and Family. Judith Warner’s review of Kunin’s book is juxtaposed against the new book by Elisabeth Badinter, The Conflict: How […]

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Provocative Book Presents Stark Reality for the Next 40 Years

Forty years ago Limits to Growth addressed the grand question of how humans would adapt to the physical limitations of planet Earth while in pursuit of limitless growth. Next month, Chelsea Green will publish 2052, a provocative new book that examines what our future will look like in the next forty years. Written by Jorgen […]

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Studen Loan Debt, Not Loan Rates, Is the Bigger Issue

As politicians stumble over themselves to agree on a legislative no-brainer — keeping student loan rates low — they are missing a bigger issue for many students and recent graduates: Student loan debt. In a compelling new opinion piece posted on CNN.com, DIY U author Anya Kamenetz (Chelsea Green, 2010) argues that politicians should be […]

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