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A Permaculture Approach to Managing Hedge Bindweed

As Permaculture Month continues, we are making our expert authors available to answer your burning permaculture questions. If you have a question to submit, fill out this form. In the below Q&A, Tao Orion, author of the new book Beyond the War on Invasive Species, discusses how she approaches weed management. Orion believes invasive species are good ecological […]
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Permaculture Special: 30% off ALL Permaculture Books

Want a great garden? Take a page out of Nature’s book and you’ll find growing food is easier than you ever imagined. Just add a permaculture twist to your garden or homestead and you can spend less effort, improve the health of your soil, and enjoy a bountiful harvest. Permaculture Sale: 30% Off until May 25th […]
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Permaculture Q&A: Mulching Options for Your Garden

As Permaculture Month continues, we are making our expert authors available to answer your burning permaculture questions. If you have a question to submit, fill out this form. This week, Lottie from Florida asked if there are other garden mulch options that are as effective as hay. Josh Trought, one of our soil building and garden management […]
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Permaculture Sale: Ultimate Books for Resilient Living

The concept of permaculture is simple – pay attention to natural systems and work with them to spend less effort, improve soil health and enjoy a bountiful harvest. In short, work with nature and let her do the heavy lifting! Permaculture Sale 30% Off until May 25th Do you have a permaculture question? We have […]
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Designing Your Own Solar Cooker & Dehydrator

In today’s world, nearly everything we use, from phones and computers to cars and kitchen appliances, requires energy derived from fossil fuels. Wouldn’t it be nice to offset some of that energy use by harnessing the renewable power of the sun? Josh Trought, founder of D Acres—an educational center in New Hampshire that researches, applies, […]
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Permaculture Q&A: Let’s Talk Pawpaws

May is in full swing and that means it’s time to officially celebrate Permaculture Month. Throughout the next few weeks, we are putting our pioneering permaculture authors at your disposal for a month-long Q&A session. If you are looking to become a better permaculturalist, there’s still time to participate! Submit your questions here. Our first questioner […]
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April Roundup: News, Views & Stuff You Can Use

Don’t miss 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. April Showers Bring Fresh Savings: Spring Cleaning Sale! Congratulations, you’ve survived another long winter! […]
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Growing and Marketing Organic Medicinal Herbs

In the United States, the herbal medicine industry has exploded over the last twenty years, but many of the herbs used are imported rather than grown domestically. In their new book, experienced small-scale herb farmers Jeff and Melanie Carpenter offer tips on how farmers, and other small-scale growers, can get started in the profitable world […]
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Spring Cleaning Sale: Time is Running out!

Don’t forget to soak up the savings as you dig into spring. There is just one week left to save big on select Chelsea Green books. Through May 3rd we’re having a Spring Cleaning Sale to make room for our forthcoming Spring releases. But hurry it is only while supplies last! Deep savings on $9.99 […]
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RECIPE: Veggie Mandala with Chervil Aioli Sauce

With the birth of spring comes its profusion of gifts—the warm sun, higher temperatures, and (best of all) fertile soil. With each day, more colors seem to burst forth—both in nature and on our plates. This is certainly true of the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center—one of California’s first certified organic farms. Spring not only […]
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