Keyword: food

    Worms at Work

    Worms at Work

    Harnessing the Awesome Power of Worms with Vermiculture and Vermicomposting

    Increasingly, we want to know where our food comes from, who grows it and how it is grown, and interest in permaculture, backyard composting, and gardening in general, is growing. So how does the budding gardener ensure that the soil is healthy and …

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    The Food Lover's Garden

    The Food Lover's Garden

    Growing, Cooking, and Eating Well

    Put off by the origin-unknown, not-so-fresh, pesticide-laden offerings at the grocery store? Hungry for delicious high-quality veg and fragrant herbs, and looking to have some control over where your food comes from but never planted a seed in your …

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    The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking

    The Art of Plant-Based Cheesemaking

    How to Craft Real, Cultured, Non-Dairy Cheese

    As plant-based, dairy-free diets continue to expand in popularity for health and ethical reasons, cheese often becomes the "last hurdle."

    Much of what passes for non-diary "cheese" lacks the quality and depth of authentic, cultured cheese. Yet for …

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    Homegrown & Handmade - 2nd Edition

    Homegrown & Handmade - 2nd Edition

    A Practical Guide to More Self-reliant Living

    Food recalls, dubious health claims, scary and shocking ingredients in health and beauty products. Our increasingly industrialized supply system is becoming more difficult to navigate, more frightening, and more frustrating, leaving us feeling stuck …

    The Permaculture Market Garden

    The Permaculture Market Garden

    A visual guide to a profitable whole-systems farm business

    Permaculture tends to be very much in the domain of home gardeners and property owners. But what if we could take it all a step further, and merge the fields of permaculture and market gardening?

    In The Permaculture Market Garden, author Zach Loeks …

    The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse

    The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse

    How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse

    Fresh, local nutrient-dense fruits vegetables are hard to find in winter in cold climates. Growing warm-weather crops like tomatoes, bananas, avocados, and other perennials is nearly impossible using conventional structures. The solution for …

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