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The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook: Fresh-from-the-Garden Recipes for Gatherings Large and Small

More than anything, food brings us together—as families and as communities. So there is no better place to begin creating a healthier and sustainable community than around a shared table.

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook is a beautifully illustrated collection of 200 unique and delicious vegetarian recipes fr......


Fermentation Workshop with Sandor Ellix Katz DVD Trailer


Contrary to popular belief, fermenting foods is a simple process. But it needs to be done correctly, and there's no better person to inform us about managing microbial bacteria to produce highly nutritious food. In fact, with Sandor Ellix Katz a.......

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Growing and Marketing Organic Medicinal Herbs

In the United States, the herbal medicine industry has exploded over the last twenty years, but many of the herbs used are imported rather than grown domestically. In their new book, experienced small-scale herb farmers Jeff and Melanie Carpenter offer tips on how farmers, and other small-scale growers, can get started in the profitable world of growing organic medicinal herbs.

The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer is both a business guide and farming manual that teaches readers how to ...
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Submitted by admin on May 4, 2015 11:18 AM
Permaculture Q&A: Let's Talk Pawpaws

May is in full swing and that means it's time to officially celebrate Permaculture Month.

Throughout the next few weeks, we are putting our pioneering permaculture authors at your disposal for a month-long Q&A session. If you are looking to become a better permaculturalist, there’s still time to participate! Submit your questions here.

Our first questioner is from New Jersey and he's looking for some advice on how to get started growing pawpaws. In the below response, Steve Gabriel, co-author of Farming the Woods, shares some tips on varieties, number of trees to plant, ...
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Submitted by admin on April 30, 2015 08:00 AM
April Roundup: News, Views & Stuff You Can Use
Don't miss the latest news and opinions from Chelsea Green and our authors, as well as tips and techniques about how you can bring our books to life in your kitchen, backyard, or community, and special sales, promotions and new releases.  
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Submitted by admin on April 27, 2015 07:00 AM
Spring Cleaning Sale: Time is Running out!

Don't forget to soak up the savings as you dig into spring. There is just one week left to save big on select Chelsea Green books.

Through May 3rd we’re having a Spring Cleaning Sale to make room for our forthcoming Spring releases. But hurry it is only while supplies last!

Deep savings on $9.99 - $14.99 Books Deeper savings on $4.99 Books Deepest savings on $1.99 Books! As always, we offer FREE shipping on orders of $100 or more. Happy reading from your budget-conscious ...
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Submitted by admin on April 23, 2015 11:02 AM
RECIPE: Veggie Mandala with Chervil Aioli Sauce

With the birth of spring comes its profusion of gifts—the warm sun, higher temperatures, and (best of all) fertile soil. With each day, more colors seem to burst forth—both in nature and on our plates.

This is certainly true of the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center—one of California's first certified organic farms. Spring not only brings color and life into their gardens, but also an abundance of diverse crops to add to their daily meals. In their new book, The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook, kitchen manager Olivia Rathbone showcases ...

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Submitted by admin on April 22, 2015 09:47 AM
A Mini-Festo for Earth Day - Rebuild the Foodshed

For the past month, author Philip Ackerman-Leist has been on a Twitter MiniFesto campaign - each day sending out a new tweet designed to spark conversation and pass along some lessons he learned whilst working on his last book, Rebuilding the Foodshed.

You might also know Philip as the author of his memoir Up Tunket Road or as Director of the Green Mountain College Farm & Food Project and the Director of the Masters in Sustainable Food Systems at Green Mountain College. Or, from his carbon offset approach ...

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