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Eco-yards (PDF)

Eco-yards (PDF)

Simple Steps to Earth-Friendly Landscapes

Many urban yards are essentially unproductive patches of grass, requiring constant attention for no return. Through sustainable, organic landscaping, these small or large plots of land can become part of the solution to today's environmental …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
Winter Harvest Cookbook (EPUB)

Winter Harvest Cookbook (EPUB)

How to select and prepare fresh seasonal produce all winter long

Anyone can include more local food in their diet at the peak of summer, but what do you do when the tomatoes are done and the first greens of spring are months away? The Winter Harvest Cookbook takes a seasonal approach to eating, even during the …

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Winter Harvest Cookbook (PDF)

Winter Harvest Cookbook (PDF)

How to select and prepare fresh seasonal produce all winter long

Anyone can include more local food in their diet at the peak of summer, but what do you do when the tomatoes are done and the first greens of spring are months away? The Winter Harvest Cookbook takes a seasonal approach to eating, even during the …

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The Biochar Solution

The Biochar Solution

Carbon Farming and Climate Change

Conventional agriculture destroys our soils, pollutes our water and is a major contributor to climate change. What if our agricultural practices could stabilize, or even reverse these trends?

The Biochar Solution explores the dual function of biochar …

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From Container to Kitchen

From Container to Kitchen

Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Pots

More and more people are recognizing the need for nutritious, local, sustainable food, but organic options can be costly, and the produce sections of most supermarkets are packed with fruits and vegetables that have racked up more frequent flier …

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Energy-Wise Landscape Design

Energy-Wise Landscape Design

A New Approach for your Home and Garden

Residential consumption represents nearly one quarter of North America's total energy use, and the average homeowner spends thousands of dollars a year on power bills. To help alleviate this problem, Energy-Wise Landscape Design presents hundreds of …

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A Nation of Farmers (EPUB)

A Nation of Farmers (EPUB)

Defeating the Food Crisis on American Soil

Once we could fill our grocery carts with cheap and plentiful food, but not anymore. Cheap food has gone the way of cheap oil. Climate change is already reducing crop yields worldwide. The cost of flying in food from far away and shipping it across …

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Food Security for the Faint of Heart

Food Security for the Faint of Heart

Where would you find your groceries if your supermarket's shelves were suddenly empty? The threat of earthquakes, trucker strikes, power outages or a global market collapse make us vulnerable like never before. With spiralling fuel prices and …

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