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June 2014

New Books from our Publishing Partners

Changing the world is no light undertaking. It takes a village to spread the word about sustainable living, and at Chelsea Green Publishing we partner with like-minded publishers and writers around the world to bring their books to a wider readership in the United States. One of our strongest partnerships is with Permanent Publications, a […]

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Low Maintenance Perennials for Your Garden

Have you ever wondered about perennials? No time like the present to be introduced to low maintenance perennials suited for gardeners of all interests and abilities. Perennials are remarkable plants that, once established, can be harvested for years, some even decades, with little effort on your part. In his book, Perennial Vegetables, permaculture and plants expert Eric […]

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Fracking

Peak oil? Bah! Fracking will save us and keep us energy independent for centuries – right? Wrong. In Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future — now available through Chelsea Green — Post Carbon Institute’s senior fellow Richard Heinberg explains in detail how and why the oil and gas industry – […]

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Permaculture Q&A: Month in Review

Throughout May, in honor of Permaculture Month, our authors were on call to answer permaculture related questions submitted by our readers. Thanks to everyone who participated! Here’s a recap of all of our author responses. We hope this information and advice inspires you to get your hands dirty and use the principles of permaculture design […]

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Get Hip to Hemp: It’s Hemp History Week

It’s that time of year again — Hemp History Week. A time when we hemp enthusiasts celebrate this versatile crop that has been kept from being planted in U.S. farm fields due to an outdated and misguided Federal policy – created in the 1930s. Ah, but change is in the air this 5th annual Hemp […]

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