A Celebration of Authors
We wouldn’t be anything without our beloved authors! To celebrate, we’ve gathered a few Q&As from the archives to put the spotlight on a just a few of our many inspiring contributors!
Click the links below to read insightful conversations with the authors themselves about a range of topics– mitigating climate change with regenerative agriculture, understanding animal consciousness, appreciating where wine comes from, fighting the economics of inequality, and promoting better health with the use of one little-known generic drug.
And don’t forget to check the rest of the blog for even more tips and insights from our amazing community!
Q&A with Eric Toensmeier, author of The Carbon Farming Solution
In this conversation, Eric discusses the relatively new concept of carbon farming and why it is a “powerful solution to climate change.” With the use of perennial crops, regenerative agriculture, and some surprising facts, Eric is leading the fight for food security.
A conversation with Deirdre Heekin, winemaker, farmer and author of An Unlikely Vineyard
In this q&A, we sat down with Heekin to discuss her journey of learning how to grow wine in the unlikely hills of Vermont, her quest to express the essence of place in every bottle, and her efforts to deeply understand the land from which both her food and grapevines are grown.
Born on Third Base: A Q&A with Author and Inequality Activist Chuck Collins
In this provocative Q&A, Collins lays out a case for ending the class war that his work has often fueled and argues that it’s time to engage the wealthy to be part of the solution.
Q&A with Linda Elsgood author of The LDN Book
Linda provides a first-hand account to supplement her research on the benefits of a little-known drug: Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN). She says, “LDN can be beneficial in the treatment of everything from cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, and various autoimmune diseases, to autism, depression, and chronic pain.”
In Call of the Reed Warbler, Charles Massy’s stunning observations of interaction between nature and society is nothing short of eye opening. “By arrogantly having placed ourselves outside the functional operating parameters of Earth’s systems, we now see nature and the Earth as separate from us and so just available for use – while all the time…Read More
It’s more than an oxymoron. Massive Small is a framework for urban development that can make cities more sustainable and resilient. But how does it work and does it make sense for the future? The following excerpt is from Making Massive Small Change by Kelvin Campbell. It has been adapted for the web. The Massive Small…Read More
When our stomachs growl, we eat. When we feel like we’re about to burst, we stop eating. Our bodies have the incredible ability to recognize and adjust to changes in the environment and within itself, and sometimes knows what’s best for us without us even realizing. The following is an excerpt from Nourishment by Fred…Read More
Are you new to the Chelsea Green community and aren’t sure which book to read first? Or maybe you’re a long-time fan and want to continue your binge-reading but need some fresh ideas. Regardless of how you got here, we can help! From the enlightening and thought-provoking to the quirky and fun, we, the Chelsea…Read More
For centuries, humans have had a very strong interest in oil and it’s only getting more intense. Our dependency is reaching a concerning level which Matthieu Auzanneau speaks to in his book Oil, Power, and War. The following article was written by Frank Kaminski and was published on Resilience.org. In Oil, Power, and War, French…Read More