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Browse these staff favorites in sustainable living, all from eco-publisher Chelsea Green.
For 25 years, Chelsea Green has been the publishing leader for books on the politics and practice of sustainable living. We are a founding member of the Green Press Initiative and have been printing books on recycled paper since 1985, when our first list of books appeared.
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Four-Season Harvest: How to Harvest Fresh Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long
Four-Season Harvest: How to Harvest Fresh Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long
by Eliot Coleman
Publisher Comments
If you love the joys of eating home-garden vegetables but always thought those joys had to stop at the end of summer, this book is for you. Eliot Coleman introduces the surprising fact that most of the United States has more winter sunshine than the... (read more)

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When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency
When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency
by Matthew Stein
Publisher Comments
There's never been a better time to "be prepared." Matthew Stein's comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills--from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills--prepares you to embark on the path toward... (read more)

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New - Trade Paper

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Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning: Old World Techniques and Recipes
Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning: Old World Techniques and Recipes
by Terre Vivante
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Typical books about preserving garden produce nearly always assume that modern "kitchen gardeners" will boil or freeze their vegetables and fruits. Yet here is a book that goes back to the future—celebrating traditional but little-known French... (read more)

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Inquiries Into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as If Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered
Inquiries Into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as If Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered
by Woody Tasch
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We must bring money back down to earth. Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money presents the path for bringing money back down to earth — philosophically, strategically and pragmatically, and with an entrepreneurial spirit that is informed by... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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The Carbon-Free Home: Thirty-Six Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit
The Carbon-Free Home: Thirty-Six Remodeling Projects to Help Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit
by Stephen Hren and Rebekah Hren
Publisher Comments
You've read the stories and watched the documentaries. So you're convinced — burning fossil fuels leads to global climate change; supplies of fossil fuels are diminishing in quantity and increasing in price. You've fretted and worried, but still go... (read more)

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Sale - Trade Paper

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The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience
The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience
by Rob Hopkins
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We live in an oil-dependent world, arriving at this level of dependency in a very short space of time by treating petroleum as if it were in infinite supply. Most of us avoid thinking about what happens when oil runs out (or becomes prohibitively... (read more)

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Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture, Revised and Expanded
Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture, Revised and Expanded
by Elizabeth Henderson and Robyn Van En and Joan Dye Gussow
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In Sharing the Harvest, the authors lay out the basic tenets of CSA, provide useful information for both farmers and consumers on starting and running a successful community farm project, and describe hundreds of useful strategies that have worked (or... (read more)

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Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard Into a Garden and Your Neighborhood Into a Community
Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard Into a Garden and Your Neighborhood Into a Community
by H C Flores
Publisher Comments
Gardening can be a political act. Creativity, fulfillment, connection, revolution--it all begins when we get our hands in the dirt. Food Not Lawns combines practical wisdom on ecological design and community-building with a fresh, green perspective on an... (read more)

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Finding the Sweet Spot: The Natural Entrepreneur's Guide to Responsible, Sustainable, Joyful Work
Finding the Sweet Spot: The Natural Entrepreneur's Guide to Responsible, Sustainable, Joyful Work
by Dave Pollard
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"Now what am I going to do?" is a question many people ask — and leave unanswered — at critical potential turning points in their careers. Perhaps you're a new graduate, but instead of lining up for a boring entry-level job at a big... (read more)

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Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square-Inch Gardener's Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting
Fresh Food from Small Spaces: The Square-Inch Gardener's Guide to Year-Round Growing, Fermenting, and Sprouting
by R J Ruppenthal
Publisher Comments
Books on container gardening have been wildly popular with urban and suburban readers, but until now, there has been no comprehensive "how-to" guide for growing fresh food in the absence of open land. Fresh Food from Small Spaces fills the gap as a... (read more)

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Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands, Volume 1: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain Into Your Life and Landscape
Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands, Volume 1: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain Into Your Life and Landscape
by Brad Lancaster
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Mortgage Free!: Innovative Strategies for Debt Free Home Ownership
Mortgage Free!: Innovative Strategies for Debt Free Home Ownership
by Rob Roy
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