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Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make and Store Food, No Matter Where You Live

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Just as a small plot of land can yield a bountiful harvest, this unassuming little book packs quite a punch. Jasko's friendly, informative, and unfussy instructions cover all the basics of growing, preparing, and preserving your own food, while Biggs's charming line drawings challenge you not to crack a smile in the process. You don't need a green thumb or a culinary degree to enjoy farm-to-table goodness — this book should do the trick.
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Publisher Comments:

This succinct handbook is packed with practical information that will inspire and enable those who want to grow their own food and venture down the path of food independence. From choosing and starting seeds to preserving the harvest, cost effective and time-saving projects are set forth in detail. Instructions for making DIY planters and irrigation systems, designs for upcycling old furniture into gardening stations, recipes for homemade organic plant sprays, charts listing dollars-and-cents breakdowns of homegrown versus store-bought produce, and growing guides for fruits or vegetables are just a few of the projects that will inspire neophyte and experienced gardeners to dig deep into sustainable living.

About the Author

Robyn Jasko is a writer and cofounder of Grow Indie, an organization and website that supports sustainable lifestyles, homesteading, eating well, and living local. Jennifer Biggs is a weaver, fiber artist, and illustrator. They both live in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934620106
Subtitle:
How to Grow, Make and Store Food, No Matter Where You Live
Author:
Robyn Jasko and Jennifer Biggs
Author:
Jasko, Robyn
Author:
Biggs, Jennifer
Publisher:
Microcosm Publishing
Subject:
Vegetables
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Preserving
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
DIY
Publication Date:
20120501
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 5.5 in

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Just as a small plot of land can yield a bountiful harvest, this unassuming little book packs quite a punch. Jasko's friendly, informative, and unfussy instructions cover all the basics of growing, preparing, and preserving your own food, while Biggs's charming line drawings challenge you not to crack a smile in the process. You don't need a green thumb or a culinary degree to enjoy farm-to-table goodness — this book should do the trick.

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