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.”
Spring is here and I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to get started on all of the projects I mapped out during the cold winter months – including trying my hand at incorporating bees into my homesteading adventure! As a new-bee (get it?!), I need help to get started so I did…Read More
More than 80 percent of the US population now resides in urban areas. This number is projected to rise in the next few decades. Finding ways to maximize use of existing open space is imperative, and increasing access to food through sustainable management of edible landscaping is one important approach among many that are underway.…Read More
Trees. They are all around us. They come in all sorts of different shapes, sizes, and colors. They each have a unique scent, a unique feel, a unique purpose. But have you ever really thought about what immense life forces they are? How much power they hold and how much they give to us? The…Read More
If you’re a loyal Chelsea Green customer, and haven’t been living in a dam for the last year, the likelihood that you’ve heard about Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb is high. But if you’re still not sure what all the hype is about, let us enlighten you.…Read More
While there are several dozen plant families that contain species of crop plants that are commonly used by different agricultural societies around the world, there are only nine families that house the great majority of seed-propagated vegetables that are the most important across most cultures worldwide. Through learning a bit about the characteristics of these…Read More