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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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Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold

The Lore and Logic of Using Urine to Grow Plants

Nitrogen pollution of lakes, rivers and oceans by human urine is a growing problem. Liquid Gold shows how urine can safely be used to grow food, fuel, fiber and beautiful landscapes while protecting the environment and providing free and safe …

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Guerrilla Gardening

Guerrilla Gardening

A Manualfesto

The term "guerrilla" may bring to mind a small band of armed soldiers, moving in the dead of night on a stealth mission. In the case of guerrilla gardening, the soldiers are planters, the weapons are shovels, and the mission is to transform an …

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Gardening When It Counts

Gardening When It Counts

Growing Food in Hard Times

The decline of cheap oil is inspiring increasing numbers of North Americans to achieve some measure of backyard food self-sufficiency. In hard times, the family can be greatly helped by growing a highly productive food garden, requiring little cash …

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The Solar Food Dryer

The Solar Food Dryer

How to Make Your Own Low-Cost, High Performance, Sun-Powered Food Dehydrator

The Solar Food Dryer describes how to use solar energy to dry your food instead of costly electricity. With your own solar-powered food dryer, you can quickly and efficiently dry all your extra garden veggies, fruits and herbs to preserve their …

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Hollyhock Cooks

Hollyhock Cooks

Food to Nourish Body, Mind and Soil

Imagine a educational retreat center nestled in the tall forest of an island paradise where the sea laps at the beach below. Now add the most delicious food imaginable, created by a host of talented artist-cooks using vegetables and flowers gathered …

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