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Sustainable Living Coalition Partners to Bring Green Books to Iowa Libraries

Chelsea Green and the SLC: spreading the word.

The Sustainable Living Coalition is doing some outstanding work, bringing green books to public libraries and spreading the values of sustainability to a wider audience. Chelsea Green is proud to be a part of it, along with our partners in this endeavor, the fine folks at Clipper Windpower and New Society Publishers.

From the Sustainable Living Coalition blog:

The Sustainable Living Coalition partnered with Clipper Windpower, New Society Publishers and Chelsea Green Publishing to bring Sustainable Living Book collections to the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Public Libraries. The donation is a ‘green’ book collection focused on various aspects of sustainable living.

Topics include gardening, permaculture, renewable energy, green building, ecology, culture, politics, community building, conservation, simple living, sustainable business, and a host of other subjects. The collection includes DVDs and audio CDs, as well as titles for young adults and children — over 750 book titles in total!

Read the whole article here.

“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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