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The Intelligent Gardener

The Intelligent Gardener

Growing Nutrient-Dense Food

Vegetables, fruits and grains are a major source of vital nutrients, but centuries of intensive agriculture have depleted our soils to historic lows. As a result, the broccoli you consume today may have less than half the vitamins and minerals that …

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Beautiful Corn

Beautiful Corn

America's Original Grain from Seed to Plate

Cultivated from sea level to mountaintop, from parched deserts to sodden rain forests, from the rocky Gaspé Peninsula to the plains of Argentina, corn is the grain of the Americas. In terms of culinary uses, it is amazingly diverse, reflecting the …

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Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest (EPUB)

Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest (EPUB)

Cool-Season Crops for the Year-Round Gardener - Fifth Edition

Many gardeners can supply a significant amount of their own food during the plentiful summer harvest. But the key to substantial savings on your food bill is putting fresh, homegrown produce on your table every month of the year. And in the mild, …

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Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest (PDF)

Winter Gardening in the Maritime Northwest (PDF)

Cool-Season Crops for the Year-Round Gardener - Fifth Edition

Many gardeners can supply a significant amount of their own food during the plentiful summer harvest. But the key to substantial savings on your food bill is putting fresh, homegrown produce on your table every month of the year. And in the mild, …

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The Urban Food Revolution

The Urban Food Revolution

Changing the Way We Feed Cities

Our reliance on industrial agriculture has resulted in a food supply riddled with hidden environmental, economic and health care costs and beset by rising food prices. With only a handful of corporations responsible for the lionÂ’s share of the …

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Aquaponic Gardening

Aquaponic Gardening

A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together

Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazinglyproductive way to …

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Farmstead Chef

Farmstead Chef

Join Lisa Kivirist and John Ivanko, proprietors of the award-winning Inn Serendipity, as they launch a return to our roots of independence, self-sufficiency and frugality, blended with the spice of modern living.Farmstead Chef whips up a quirky, …

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Urban Agriculture

Urban Agriculture

Ideas and Designs for the New Food Revolution

You don't have to journey to a rural paradise to find the farm of the future. It's your neighbor's suburban lawn, the roof of your uptown condominium, or the co-op market garden in the vacant lot down the street. Urban Agriculture is a detailed look …

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