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Seeds, Cheese, Slow Money, and More! Join us at the Mother Earth News Fair.

The Internet is great. We can share tips and tricks, and trade secrets without even leaving our homes. But there’s no replacement for good, old-fashioned camaraderie, and nobody knows that better than Mother Earth News.

If you’re a homesteader, small-farmer, or gardener, you need to check out the Mother Earth News Fair near you. From speakers and workshops to vendors and livestock breeders, the Mother Earth News Fairs draw thousands of sustainability-minded, curious, self-reliant folks.

And of course, a full slate of Chelsea Green authors will be among their ranks!

Join us at the first Mother Earth News Fair of the season in Puyallup, WA on June 1 & 2. Communications Director Shay Totten will be there to answer questions, and the following authors will be leading workshops and giving keynote speeches:

  • Gary Paul Nabhan: Keynote – Adapting Food Production to Climate Change

  • Woody Tasch: Keynote – Slow Money: Investing as if food, farms and fertility matter

  • Gianaclis Caldwell: Workshops – Living the Dream: Building a small cheese dairy; Quick and Simple Cheeses; Yogurt: Marvels and making

  • John Navazio

  • Joel Salatin: Keynote – Don’t be Scared, Be Strange; plus a Live Poultry Processing Demo

See you at the Fair!

“Rules for Revolutionaries” Offers New Political Playbook for Activists

A riveting behind-the-scenes look at the “rules” used by the “revolutionaries” who helped harness the volunteer power that fueled Bernie Sanders’ historic, and insurgent, presidential campaign.Authors Becky Bond and Zack Exley led the Sanders campaign’s efforts to recruit and engage volunteers at an unprecedented level, which was crucial to the Vermont senator capturing 46 percent […] Read More

In Memory: Poet David Budbill

“One village of the many—call it Judevine.”The Chelsea Green family was saddened to hear of the death of Vermont poet, author, and friend David Budbill. He died early Sunday morning, September 25, 2016 at his home in Montpelier. He had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease a year ago, and was in steady decline.In 1991, Chelsea […] Read More

Celebrate Homesteading Month with Chelsea Green

It’s September, which means it’s time to celebrate homesteading: Pose a question, tell a story, win a book!That’s right, September is International Homesteading Education Month, and throughout the month we’ll be publishing some of our favorite homesteading tips, techniques, and even recipes. We’ll be featuring authors Carol Deppe, Janisse Ray, Ben Hewitt, Philip Ackerman-Leist, as […] Read More

Hop Grower’s Handbook Wins Silver for Garden Writing

We’re “hopping” for joy at Chelsea Green for authors Laura Ten Eyck and Dietrich Gehring as they’ve been honored with a Silver Medal by GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators for their book The Hop Grower’s Handbook.Laura and Deitrich won the prestigious honor in the Writing category for a technical/reference book of greater than 120 […] Read More

Gene Logsdon: Contrary Farmer & Rural Philosopher (1931-2016)

One of Chelsea Green’s most prolific writers, thinkers, and all-around curmudgeonly but lovable farmer — Gene Logsdon — died this week. We were heartbroken to hear the news, and many of us who have worked with Gene over the years  began to think of all the ways in which we were the better for not […] Read More
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