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Tree Sap: Nature’s Energy Drink by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living There’s nothing better than kicking back after a long day with a nice cool glass of tree sap…wait, what? Sounds sticky, I know, but you might be surprised to hear t ... Read on »
Garden Planning Sale: 25% Off All Gardening Books by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Want a great garden? It all starts with a good plan. You’ll find growing is easier than you ever imagined. To help jump-start your garden planning we’ve include ... Read on »
The Seed Series: Choosing The Right Seed Crop by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The following is adapted from John Navazio’s award-winning book, The Organic Seed Grower . In this short excerpt, the author provides some key questions you should be a ... Read on »
The Seed Series: Become A Plant Breeder by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The following is an excerpt from Carol Deppe’s book Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties , and provides an introduction for gardeners interested in learning how to breed ... Read on »
The Seed Series: Seed Saving Basics by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The following is an excerpt from Janisse Ray’s award-winning book about seeds and seed saving, The Seed Underground . If you’ve ever thought saving your own seeds w ... Read on »
Living the Simple Life: William Coperthwaite by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Late last year architect, maker, visionary, homesteader, and Chelsea Green author William Coperthwaite died in a car accident just miles from his Machiasport home in Ma ... Read on »
Slow Democracy: Online Book Club by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Join co-author Susan Clark for a free online book club! Ask her your questions, and discover ways to improve the decision-making initiatives in your own community. ... Read on »
Does it Pay to Keep a Cow? by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Originally published as The Cow Economy in the 1970s, Keeping a Family Cow is the revised and updated Chelsea Green edition of Joann Grohman’s classic homesteader guide ... Read on »
Gene Logsdon: Farmer, Philosopher, Curmudgeon by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Unlike most octogenarians, author Gene Logsdon is picking up steam as he rolls into his ninth decade. He has developed a prolific body of work as a writer, novelist, an ... Read on »
Author Honored for Social and Food Justice by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Longtime sustainable agtivist and Chelsea Green author Elizabeth Henderson was honored at the 2014 EcoFarm conference in California , receiving the organization’s annua ... Read on »
Survive the Winter Blues: Save 25 – 60% Off by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living There is no denying it: the days are shorter and unless you planned for a winter garden, fresh vegetables from your backyard have long passed. But don’t let the win ... Read on »
Reclaiming the Lost Culinary Art of Butchery by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Do you know a butcher? Chances are, the answer is “no.” True butchery has become a lost art, and many people have no idea how an animal gets from the pasture to the ... Read on »
President Obama on Marijuana: Yes, We Cannabis? by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It’s been a remarkable week for supporters of marijuana legalization. Topping the list of reasons is Pres. Barack Obama’s statement in The New Yorker that he doesn’t th ... Read on »
RECIPE: The Simplest Pot Roast Ever by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Beat winter’s chill with this warm and hearty pot roast recipe from Shannon Hayes’ book Long Way on a Little: An Earth Lover’s Companion for Enjoying Meats, Pinching P ... Read on »
Maple Syrup 101: When Do I Tap My Tree? by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living With sugaring season almost upon us, many folks are already setting their eyes on a nearby stand of maple trees and getting ready to set taps, run lines, and collect sa ... Read on »
Sprouts: breathe life back into winter by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The following is an excerpt from Wild Flavors: One Chef’s Transformative Year Cooking from Eva’s Farm by Didi Emmons. It has been adapted for the Web.   Growing ... Read on »
Forget Something? Holiday Sale Extended! by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Our Holiday Sale has been such a success we’re extending it through January 15, 2014! So, while the holiday’s may have passed, you can still save 35% site-wide with dis ... Read on »
Holiday Bread Favorite: Learn to Make Pain d’Epices by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is an old-fashioned gingerbread-like quick breadthe name means “spice bread” that is a holiday favorite among bread bakers. I’ve sold it, given it away as gifts, ... Read on »
Chelsea Green’s Award-Winning Books of 2013 by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The James Beard Foundation. The Society of Environmental Journalists. The American Horticulture Society. The Garden Writers Association. Nautilus. The New York Book Sho ... Read on »