8 Must-Read Books for Your 2019 Reading List
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 Green employee-owners, have the perfect list to get you started on your next read!
And if these aren’t quite enough you can check out our full list of picks here!
A daring, brilliant work of research bringing to light a dark and alternative history of America’s pursuit of oil, while examining the origins and consequences of our reliance on fossil fuels. From its earliest days drilling in Pennsylvania and its heydays brought on by the advent of Ford’s automobile assembly line, to the many wars it has spawned spanning the last hundred years, Auzanneau follows the U.S. oil industry and its magnates from John D. Rockefeller to David Koch, uncovering its real story of fortunes gained and lost, environmental degradation, war, and the ever-increasing and enormous ecological and social consequences it has exacted.
—Steven Pomjie, Director of Publicity
If you find yourself or a family member coughing and sneezing a little more than usual, you don’t have to rush off to the pharmacy to get cold medicine. Instead, grow your own healthy herbs in the backyard to produce your own remedies. Not only can these plants help with general wellness on a daily…Read More
It might seem like a myth that you can grow food in an unheated greenhouse during the winter, but we’re here to prove you wrong. As long as there is sunlight there are several techniques you can use to keep your crops warm enough to harvest well into the cold weather. The key? Layers. Just…Read More
If you’re a tomato connoisseur you probably already know just how many varieties of these delicious summertime staples there are. But do you know what makes each one unique? Or how to cultivate them depending on your growing environment? No? Well then sit back and enjoy the read! The following is an excerpt from The…Read More
Continuing to grow your crops and harvest them well into the winter months seems like an impossible task. How can they grow when weather conditions are far from warm sunny days? It’s all about adapting to what the season gives you. With the proper techniques and studying the patterns of your area’s climate, growing and…Read More
Don’t let cold weather stop you from producing and enjoying your own food! For many, the coming of winter simply means cultivation moves indoors or under cover. Small farmers, homesteaders, home gardeners, and commercial growers can extend the growing season by following just a few of the techniques outlined in the books below. And, there’s…Read More