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    Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping

    Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping

    Next Steps for the Thinking Beekeeper

    Bee populations are plummeting worldwide. Colony Collapse Disorder poses a serious threat to many plants which rely on bees for pollination, including a significant proportion of our food crops. Top bar hives are based on the concept of …

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    The Farmers Market Cookbook

    The Farmers Market Cookbook

    The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Fresh, Local, Seasonal Produce

    Farmers markets and CSAs are among the best places to find high-quality, diverse, and exciting vegetables and fruits. But the rich array of unusual varieties can be confusing and overwhelming. From detailed produce descriptions to storage tips, …

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    The Food Forest Handbook

    The Food Forest Handbook

    Design and Manage a Home-Scale Perennial Polyculture Garden

    A food forest is a productive landscape developed around a mix of trees and perennials. Rooted in permaculture principles, this integrated approach to gardening incorporates a variety of plants such as fruit and nut trees, shrubs, vines, and …

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    Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

    Mastering Basic Cheesemaking

    The Fun and Fundamentals of Making Cheese at Home

    The craft of home cheesemaking is exploding in popularity. However most “beginner” books are essentially loosely-organized collections of recipes which lack a progressive approach to teaching the fundamentals of this exciting and satisfying …

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    The Urban Farmer

    The Urban Farmer

    Growing Food for Profit on Leased and Borrowed Land

    There are 40 million acres of lawns in North America. In their current form, these unproductive expanses of grass represent a significant financial and environmental cost. However, viewed through a different lens, they can also be seen as a …

    The Planet Friendly Diet

    The Planet Friendly Diet

    Your 21-day Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss and Optimal Health

    Would you like to lose weight, feel great, and minimize the impact of your eating habits on the environment? The Planet Friendly Diet is a unique, all-inclusive program for a greener lifestyle based on responsible dietary choices. Jump start your …

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    The Ethical Meat Handbook

    The Ethical Meat Handbook

    Complete home butchery, charcuterie and cooking for the conscious omnivore

    Nutrition, environmental impact, ethics, sustainability — it seems like there's no end to the factors we must consider when we think about our food. At the center of the dietary storm is animal-based agriculture. Was your beef factory-farmed or …