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The Zero-Mile Diet

A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food
Paperback Book
Publisher: 
Harbour
 | 
April, 2010
ISBN:
9781550174816
In stock now: 
1
$32.95 CAD
Banyen's Description: 

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:

ª   Growing organic food year-round

ª   The small fruit orchard and backyard berries

     superb yet simple seasonal recipes

ª   Preserving your harvest

ª   Seed saving and plant propagation

ª   Dirt-cheap ways to nourish your soil

ª   Backyard poultry—it’s less time-consuming than you
think

ª   Growing vegetables in the easiest way possible, including an 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.

Carolyn Herriot is the author of the bestselling A Year on the Garden Path: A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide. She is much in demand as a speaker and workshop leader on organic gardening in the Pacific Northwest, with regular columns in GardenWise 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.

 

 

 

 

 

Publisher’s Description: 

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.

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