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Michael Phillips: Apples, Apples, Apples!

Apple-ista extraordinaire Michael Phillips (The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist) just launched a great new Web site incorporating a network of organic farmers called the Holistic Orchardist Network. There are articles, newsletters, and grower resources.

If you love apples—and who among us doesn’t like apples?—check out the site.

GrowOrganicApples.com is where holistic-minded orchardists come together to explore thoughtful ways to grow good fruit. Our orchards are interconnected webs of biodiversity, deep nutrition, heirloom varieties and exciting new cultivars. Connecting sensible growers with apple lovers broadens the marketing base vital to every local orcharding effort. Here we share with you what it takes to grow healthy fruit, and post listings of community orchards where such wholesome fruit can be found.


Happy Holidays from Chelsea Green Publishing!

Today we kick off our Holiday Sale — with 35% off every purchase at our online bookstore. Simply use the code CGS16 at checkout from now until the end of the year. Along with this great discount, we are offering free shipping on any order over $100*. Are there homesteaders or organic gardeners on your […] Read More

Chef Evan Mallett’s New England Thanksgiving Feast

 If you’re looking for something new and different to serve this Thanksgiving – Chef Evan Mallett has some ideas. Straight from his newly released cookbook Black Trumpet, Mallett has selected three dishes that will add some seasonal flavor to your holiday table, especially if you’re in New England. These recipes are just a small selection […] Read More

Sex, Violence, and Figs

They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are the fig trees. Fig trees fed our pre-human ancestors, influenced diverse cultures and played key roles in the dawn of civilization. They feature in every major religion, starring alongside Adam and Eve, Krishna and Buddha, Jesus and Muhammad. This is no coincidence – fig […] Read More

10 Fascinating Fig Facts

“As our planet’s climate changes and reminds us that nature really does matter, the story [of fig trees] has important lessons for us all.” –Mike Shanahan In short, fig trees are awesome. They have been around for 80 million years and during that time they have shaped our world and impacted humanity in profound but […] Read More

My Story: Cancer, Nutrition, and the Mind-Body Link

Emerging research suggests that a ketogenic diet, in conjunction with conventional treatments, offers new hope for those coping with cancer and other serious disease. Take it from Patricia Daly, who’s personal journey with cancer—detailed below, along with a short video—led her to follow a ketogenic diet and the impact it’s had on her health, in […] Read More
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