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Enter to Win A Library of Books on Sustainable Living!

In partnership with Mother Earth News, Chelsea Green is offering you the chance to win eight of our newest books on the politics and practice of sustainability!

The most popular and longest running sustainable-lifestyle magazine, Mother Earth News provides wide-ranging, expert editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health and green building. Lively, insightful and on the cutting edge, Mother Earth News is the definitive read for the growing number of Americans who choose wisely and live well.

The eight books are…

The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World by Sandor Ellix Katz
Quite simply, the most comprehensive guide to do-it-yourself home fermentation ever published.
Sowing Seeds in the Desert: Natural Farming, Global Restoration, and Ultimate Food Security by Masanobu Fukuoka
This revolutionary book presents Fukuoka’s plan to rehabilitate the deserts of the world using natural farming, and provides a deep understanding of the relationship between human beings and nature.
The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way by Michael Phillips
Extensive profiles of how to grow raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, gooseberries, currants, and elderberries will have you savoring the prospects of your very own berry patch.
The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivator’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production by Peg Schafer
The first cultivation guide of its kind, presenting invaluable information for growers interested in producing high-quality efficacious herbs in all climates of the US.
Cheese and Culture: A History of Cheese and its place in Western Civilization by Paul Kindstedt
A comprehensive look at the 9,000-year history of cheese, the ways in which it has shaped civilization, and what it can tell us about the future of food.
A Sanctuary of Trees: Beechnuts, Birdsongs, Baseball Bats, and Benedictions by Gene Logsdon
As author Gene Logsdon puts it, “We are all tree huggers.” In this latest book he offers a loving tribute to the woods.
The Transition Companion: Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times by Rob Hopkins
What if the best responses to peak oil and climate change don’t come from government, but from you and me and the people around us?
Slow Gardening: A No-Stress Philosophy for All Senses and Seasons by Felder Rushing
Slow Gardening will inspire you slip into the rhythm of the seasons, take it easy, and get more enjoyment out of your garden, all at the same time.

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Human Scale, Protected Culture, and Donut/Doughnut Day

“What we generally have, in other words, is another example of the state, having taken power into its own hands, sitting on those hands until somebody shoves it off. That minorities are protected as much as they are is due mostly to minorities; that individuals have the opportunities they have is due mostly to individuals; […] Read More

The Metabolic Approach to Cancer Release Party, Make Mead Like a Viking, Alzheimer’s Antidote

Dr. Nasha Winters and Jess Higgins Kelley enjoyed a fantastic book release party and reception at Eolus Bar and Dining and Maria’s Bookshop in Durango, Colorado this week. Here are a few photos from the event (images curtesy of PhotoDivine):   Curious? Want to know more? You can also listen to an interview with the authors […] Read More

Chelsea Green Weekly for May 19, 2017

It’s official: Lean Logic is a beautiful book. The book won the Best in Category distinction at the New England Book Show for the Professional, Non-Illustrated title. The awards recognize stand-out books for design and production. The Chelsea Green team is pretty proud of this particular title as well, and honored to receive this recognition. See the […] Read More

Chelsea Green Weekly for May 12, 2017

Books in the news this week “I tried to draw a picture of humanity thriving in the twenty-first century and — odd though it sounds — it came out looking like a doughnut. The hole in the middle is a place in which people are falling short on life’s essentials, from food and decent housing […] Read More

Chelsea Green Weekly for May 5, 2017

Ever wonder what your favorite Chelsea Green authors do between writing groundbreaking–both literally and figuratively–books? Here are the best links and resources for your weekend reading pleasure. Let’s start with The Alzheimer’s Antidote. The Alzheimer’s Antidote Amy Berger has been making the rounds on the health, wellness, and fitness circuit, explaining the theories behind her revolutionary […] Read More
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