The latest news and opinions from Chelsea Green and our authors, as well as tips and techniques about how you can bring our books to life in your kitchen, backyard, or community, and special sales, promotions and new releases. Permaculture Advice For Beginners. Hint: Start Small Interested in applying a permaculture approach to your land, […]Read More..
As much as we love pumpkins, sometimes it can be a challenge to figure out how to take advantage of all those nourishing seeds. Packed with rich nutrients such as magnesium, zinc, and plant-based omega-3s, these seeds are certainly worth the extra effort in the kitchen. If you’re tired of the standard roasting drill, try some […]Read More..
Alice Shabecoff, author of Poisoned for Profit along with her husband Philip, speaks to a meeting of the National Disease Clusters Alliance. The book was written to answer the question, “Why is my child sick?” The answer, according to the Shabecoffs’, is constant exposure to toxic chemical by-products from industrial processes–and millions of children are […]Read More..
Lee Welles, author of the Gaia Girls book series, will soon be making history as the first woman to serve as deputy mayor of the city of Corning, NY. From the Leader: Councilman Lee Welles, D-2, will soon become the first woman to serve as city deputy mayor, pending a rubber stamp approval. Republican mayor-elect […]Read More..
Turning coffee pulp into mushrooms, creating livelihoods for young women that otherwise wouldn’t have a chance? That’s what I call good coffee. Chido Govero, author of The Future of Hope, took her tragic and compelling personal story and turned it into a tool to help other young women in otherwise hopeless situations. Dear Friends, In […]Read More..
Just in time (ish) for Christmas, we want to highlight a post from Peter Rothberg’s blog on The Nation’s web site. Peter brings to our attention the good work the folks at HealthyToys.org are doing.They’ve tested more than 1,500 toys and children’s products for the presence of potentially hazardous chemicals and posted the results on […]Read More..
The state of Vermont has the proud distinction of being the first state called for Barack Obama last night, kicking off his impressive electoral landslide with its 3 mighty votes. It’s also the home of author Julia Alvarez. Saturday’s edition of Weekend America on American Public Media showcased Julia, author of A Cafecito Story. Her […]Read More..
The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS) division tracks the number of farmers’ markets operating in the United States. As the graph above shows, they are reporting that the number of markets operating in the country has been increasing steadily since 1994 and has topped a whopping 4,685 this year! If you’d like to see the […]Read More..
Hey, when you’re on a roll, you’re on a roll. You just can’t seem to click on your mouse without finding more evidence that parents are taking seriously the role of scrutinizing what’s in the products their kids play with. Shocking, I know. Remember the good old days? Lead paint on your metal toy? Hanging […]Read More..
Just when you think there are no more shoes to drop in the Bush Administration’s march to decimate any and all public protections … Imelda Marcos stops by after a shopping spree. In relation to a couple of recent posts related to Mark Schapiro’s book Exposed, where he is taken to task by some apologists […]Read More..