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    Mycelial Mayhem

    Mycelial Mayhem

    Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting

    Most supermarket mushrooms are bland and boring; products of an industrial process which typically relies on expensive equipment and harmful pesticides. Many people would like to add more flavorful and diverse fungi to their diets, but lack the …

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    Seed Libraries

    Seed Libraries

    And Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People

    Historically, seed companies were generally small, often family-run businesses. Because they were regionally-based, they could focus on varieties well-suited to the local environment. A Pacific Northwest company, for example, would specialize in …

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    Eat Your Greens

    Eat Your Greens

    The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops

    Our industrialized food system is failing us, and as individuals we must take more responsibility for our own health and food security. Leaf crops produce more nutrients per square foot of growing space and per day of growing season than any other …

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    Heal Local

    Heal Local

    20 Essential Herbs for Do-it-Yourself Home Healthcare

    Most of us understand the value of eating and buying local. Taking back our food, goods, and services from multinational corporations and sourcing them from small growers, producers, artisans, and entrepreneurs benefits our families, our …

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    Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals

    Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals

    2nd Edition

    Not all saleable crops are dependent on access to greenhouses or sun-drenched, arable land. Shade-loving medicinal herbs can be successfully cultivated in a forest garden for personal use or as small-scale cash crops. Growing and Marketing Ginseng, …

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    Pure Poultry

    Pure Poultry

    Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

    by Victoria Redhed Miller
    foreword by Jeannette Beranger

    Houdan. Nankin. Indian Runner. Narragansett. These may sound like exotic place names or unusual varieties of produce, but each actually refers to one of the many hundreds of lesser-known poultry breeds which tempt the livestock owner who's prepared …

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    Uprisings

    Uprisings

    A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution

    If we want to reduce our environmental impact, build resiliency in our community and improve food security, it's up to us to make it happen. In many North American communities, the instrument of change is ... grain. Grain is the perfect metaphor for …

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    Raising Goats Naturally

    Raising Goats Naturally

    The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More

    Complete self-sufficiency may seem out of reach, but for more and more of us, increasing our self-reliance as much as possible is the order of the day. Incorporating dairy goats as the centerpiece of a diversified homestead can be the key to …

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