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The Zero-Mile Diet: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food

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This definitive month-by-month guide brings gardeners into the delicious world of edible landscaping and helps take a load off the planet as we achieve greater food security. Full of illustrative colour photos and step-by-step instructions, The Zero-Mile Diet shares wisdom gleaned from 30 years of food growing and seed saving with comprehensive advice on:

* Growing organic food year-round

* The small fruit orchard and backyard berries

* Superb yet simple seasonal recipes

* Preserving your harvest

* Seed saving and plant propagation

* Dirt-cheap ways to nourish your soil

* Backyard poultry--it's less time-consuming than you

think

* Growing vegetables in the easiest way possible

* A-z guide to growing the best vegetables and herbs

Put organic home-grown fruits and vegetables on your table throughout the year, using the time-saving, economical and sustainable methods of gardening outlined in The Zero-Mile Diet. This book is about REAL food and how eating it will change our lives for the better.

Synopsis:

Take a journey through a year of sustainable backyard food

production with Carolyn Herriot, one of BC's top organic

gardening gurus.

About the Author

Carolyn Herriot is the author of the bestselling A Year on the Garden Path: A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide, The Zero-Mile Diet: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food and, most recently, The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook: Seasonal Recipes for Delicious Homegrown Food. She is much in demand as a speaker and workshop leader on organic gardening in the Pacific Northwest, with regular columns in BC Living and

Common Ground magazines. Carolyn grows her certified-organic seed business, Seeds of Victoria, at the Garden Path Centre for Organic Gardening in Victoria, BC.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781550174816
Author:
Herriot, Carolyn
Publisher:
Harbour Publishing
Subject:
Organic
Subject:
Regional - Canada
Subject:
Gardening-Organic Gardening
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
June 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in

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