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How Would You Change the World with 20,000 Twitter Followers?

To celebrate Earth Day, Chelsea Green Publishing is doing something a little different, something that, perhaps, has never even been done before. We are giving away Twitter followers—20,600 to be exact. Over the years, through our @GreenTweet handle, we have developed a community of people interested in sustainability by sharing green tips, techniques, and inspiration. […]

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Hemp is on the Horizon! Get Ready for America’s Next Agricultural Revolution

You can eat it, drink it, read it, tie it, wear it, drive it, live in it, and make money growing it, all while saving the soil and protecting the climate. What is it? Hemp. That’s right, hemp. Hemp is on the Horizon! Just this year hemp was approved to be cultivated for university research […]

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How to Start a Traditional Compost Pile in Your Yard

As a society, we make a lot of waste, especially in this culture of on-the-go single-serve disposables. As we work toward the Zero Waste Solution with Extended Producer Responsibility and other government mandated universal recycling of solid waste in the works, there is plenty you can do to reduce the amount of waste you send […]

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Who’s Fuelin’ Whom?

UPDATE: April Fools! We’re not really publishing a home-scale fracking book but thanks to everyone who shared our prank! Stay up to date with our (actual) latest releases by signing up for our e-newsletter here.  Tapping into the growing interest in fracking and the development of shale gas, Chelsea Green Publishing – the nation’s leading […]

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Gene Logsdon: Farmer, Philosopher, Curmudgeon

Unlike most octogenarians, author Gene Logsdon is picking up steam as he rolls into his ninth decade. He has developed a prolific body of work as a writer, novelist, and journalist on topics ranging from a philosophical look at woodlands (A Sanctuary of Trees) to the higher calling of manure (Holy Shit). Who else could accomplish […]

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Chelsea Green’s Award-Winning Books of 2013

The James Beard Foundation. The Society of Environmental Journalists. The American Horticulture Society. The Garden Writers Association. Nautilus. The New York Book Show. ForeWord Reviews. These are just a few of the many prestigious outlets and organizations that honored Chelsea Green authors this past year with top writing and publishing awards. These awards recognize the […]

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From Horse Power to Pee Power: Best Blog Posts of 2013

It’s hard to pick favorites. But, we took some time to reflect on some of the blog posts that you loved the most from this year. To start on a good note, we had two books featured in The New York Times. The New Horse-Powered Farm  and Paradise Lot both graced the pages of the […]

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Got Pie?

Thanksgiving is just days away and your pie-loving friends here at Chelsea Green thought we’d share with you one of our favorite fruit pie recipes. The following apple pie recipe was adapted from Michael Phillips’ book The Apple Grower by the foodies over at The Washington Post and is named for Michael’s farm in northern […]

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Do you ‘Like’ us?

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, […]

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The Book that Fermented a Cultural Revival

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 […]

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