There is no denying it: the days are short and unless you planned for winter growing your garden is all about the root vegetables. Don’t let the winter get you down. There are plenty of garden goodies perfect for the changing weather.
A major part of Chelsea Green’s mission is to inspire you with ideas and practical tips. So whether you want to make the best cheese, find a new recipe, start cider making, preserve those veggies or try fermentation for the first time —we have the book for you!
So go ahead, make friends with the microbes in your life.
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In the face of global threats like climate instability, food insecurity, and water pollution, scientists are looking to how we use our agricultural land for solutions. One such group of scientist-farmers in Minnesota have collectively spent nearly three decades developing what could be the new ecological crop of the future: hybrid hazelnuts. The following is an…Read More
It’s hard to imagine starting your garden in mid-March if you live in areas where it snows a lot. What could possibly grow in the near-frozen ground? Eat-All Greens. These plants are sturdy and need little management or help at all, plus you can eat almost the entire plant! Try starting with Green Wave mustard.…Read More
“From a plant’s point of view there is little difference between a cutworm, a woodchuck, a blight spore, and, for that matter, us.” “These are all things that in one way or another prey upon it. It is an inevitable constraint of all living things: We escape one peril only to ultimately succumb to another,”…Read More
We don’t often think about how, long ago, the towering and strong trees we see around us in communities and the rows of Christmas trees on farms began as tiny seeds. Much less often, do we think about the people who dedicate their lives to planting and caring for these tress. The first important step…Read More
Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species, and Katrina Blair, author of The Wild Wisdom of Weeds, are sharing alternative approaches to managing and using plants considered to be “invasive.” Take a look through this profile on two variations of Thistle and check out tips for working with Garlic Mustard and St.…Read More