Keyword: gardening

    The Market Gardener

    The Market Gardener

    A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming

    Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in Eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than 200 families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market …

    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 …

    Green Wizardry

    Green Wizardry

    Conservation, Solar Power, Organic Gardening, And Other Hands-On Skills From the Appropriate Tech Toolkit

    Merlin, Gandalf, Voldemort - these well-known sorcerers from popular culture are famed for their amazing spells and spectacular magical powers. In ancient times however, a wizard was actually a freelance intellectual whose main stock in trade was …

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    EAT UP (EPUB)

    EAT UP (EPUB)

    The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

    Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities however, vanishing ground space and contaminated soils spur farmers, activists, and restaurateurs to …

    related subjects: Food & Gardening
    EAT UP (PDF)

    EAT UP (PDF)

    The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture

    Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities however, vanishing ground space and contaminated soils spur farmers, activists, and restaurateurs to …

    related subjects: Food & Gardening
    Hollyhock

    Hollyhock

    Garden to Table

    by Moreka Jolar & Heidi Scheifley
    foreword by Dr. Andrew Weil

    Hollyhock - renowned the world over as an unparalleled centre of learning and connection - exists to inspire, nourish and support people who are making the world better. At the heart of this unique institution, located on beautiful Cortes Island, is …

    related subjects: Food & Gardening
    Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget Homesteading Solutions

    Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget Homesteading Solutions

    Fueled by a failing economy and a passionate desire for a return to simpler times, a new wave of homesteaders is seeking the good life, and the kind of true satisfaction that can only be built, not bought. Many of these modern pioneers are cash …

    Sustainable Market Farming

    Sustainable Market Farming

    Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres

    Across North America, an agricultural renaissance is unfolding. A growing number of market gardeners are emerging to feed our appetite for organic, regional produce. But most of the available resources on food production are aimed at the backyard or …