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September 2011

A More Natural and Greener Way to Garden – Slow Gardening

Listen to author Felder Rushing on Naturally Vibrant Living. In the pursuit of the perfect lawn and manicured, sometimes uniform shrubs and annuals, not to mention vegetables, could something be getting lost? Could we be gardening in an overly intense or pressured way? Diane Brandon is joined this week by Felder Rushing, a decades-long gardener […]

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Join Chelsea Green Authors at the National Heirloom Expo!

Gordon Edgar, author of Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge, and Jeffrey Smith, author of Seeds of Deception, will be at the National Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa, California later this week! The National Heirloom Exposition is gaining incredible interest among home growers, farmers, school groups and the general public–so much so that it is […]

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Listen to Mat Stein on EMPact Radio’s Preparedness Podcast

Mat Stein is an environmentalist, bestselling author, MIT trained engineer, and green builder. As an inspiring speaker and visionary thinker, he is dedicated to helping people wake up and unite to shift our collective course from collapse to global renaissance. On the practical side of things, as an expert at self-reliance, emergency prep, and survival, […]

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Free Download: Chapter 2 of Killing the Cranes

With the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, Chelsea Green has had the honor of bringing veteran journalist Edward Girardet’s in-depth and personal history of Afghanistan, Killing the Cranes, into the world. For a limited time we are offering a free chapter download. Click here to read Chapter 2 – A Coward in Afghanistan. Girardet […]

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Exploring The Ingredients For Transition with Rob Hopkins

Are you inspired by the Transition movement? Do you have a burning  question for the Transition movement founder, Rob Hopkins? Or do you simply want to find out more? Join the folks at Transition US for a talk with Rob Hopkins, author of The Transition Handbook and the upcoming Transition Companion! You can tune in […]

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Preserve the Harvest: Food Book Sale!

It’s unmistakably harvest time! Whether you are looking for a step-by-step DVD, the best grilling and barbecuing techniques, recipes for all the great Fall raspberries or what to do with all the great greens – we have the right book for you. Save 25% when you purchase any of the titles below to help preserve the bounty of […]

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Edward Girardet on PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown talks to Edward Girardet about his new book, Killing the Cranes, which details his personal experiences in Afghanistan — including a debate with Osama bin Laden — and the history of a country at war for nearly 30 years. Girardet began reporting from Afghanistan in 1979, shortly before the Soviet invasion. […]

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An Update on Flooding from Irene, and Ongoing Recovery in VT

Tropical Storm Irene slammed Vermont last weekend, causing more severe flooding than the state has seen in nearly a century. Many rural highways along mountain rivers were washed out, isolating some towns completely until ATVs, horses, or hikers could make it in. For a country well-versed in hurricane damage, the devastation in Vermont could be […]

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20 Questions: Dr. Maggie Kozel

This interview was written by Juliet Farmer for Student Doctor Net where you can read and comment on the original. Maggie Kozel graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1980 and specialized in pediatrics, completing her residency at the Bethesda Naval Hospital. She then served as a general medical officer on board the U.S.S. […]

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Managing the gray tsunami

It is of no value to live twenty- or thirty-plus years beyond retirement and mostly just exist or worse yet, be waiting to die. – Dr. Allan S. Teel My parents died within two years of each other nearly thirty years ago, leaving me and my brother in that odd status of adult orphan. They […]

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