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New Spring Arrivals

New books are popping up like bright green crocus stalks through the thawing ground these days. We have no less than eight new titles available this week!

Permaculture enthusiasts will delight in the release of Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture, which details this Austrian farmer’s renowned methods for edible landscaping, pond construction, mushroom cultivation, shelter building, and more. Holzer farms steep mountainsides in Austria 1,500 meters above sea level, and his farm is an intricate network of terraces, raised beds, ponds, waterways and tracks, well covered with productive fruit trees and other vegetation. In this book, Holzer shares the skill and knowledge acquired over his lifetime, covering every aspect of his farming methods – not just how to create a holistic system on the farm itself, but how to make a living from it.

For the activists out there, Bruce Levine’s brand new Get Up, Stand Up and environmental hero Diane Wilson’s latest, Diary of an Eco-Outlaw, provide inspiration and energy for tackling the important issues that you’re passionate about.
As spring gets underway, organic farmers and gardeners will discover a plethora of helpful information in the first four NOFA Guides:
Crop Rotation and Cover Cropping: Soil Resiliency and Health on the Organic Farm
by Seth Kroeck
Humane and Healthy Poultry Production: A Manual for Organic Growers
by Karma Glos
Whole Farm Planning: Ecological Imperatives, Personal Values and Economics
by Elizabeth Henderson and Karl North;
Compost, Vermicompost, and Compost Tea: Feeding the Soil on the Organic Farm
by Grace Gershuny
And for those intrigued by the natural world, look no further than The Mystery of Metamorphosis by Frank Ryan, which offers some surprising new ideas that are shaking established science.


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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