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Stephen Barstow

Stephen Barstow has devoted thirty years to trialing perennial vegetables from around the world. It is unlikely that anyone anywhere has tried as many different species of edible plants — just witness his salad comprising 538 varieties in 2003 — earning him the title of 'Extreme Salad Man'! Stephen's garden in Norway has over 2,000 edible plants, and each has an ethnobotanical story to tell.

    Stephen's Books

    Around The World in 80 Plants

    An Edible Perennial Vegetable Adventure for Temperate Climates

    Join Stephen Barstow for an original and inspiring adventure around the temperate world, introducing readers to some of the top eighty perennial leafy-green vegetables in his book Around the World in 80 Plants. From underground gardening in Tokyo to roof gardening in the Norwegian Mountains, Stephen explores ornamental gardens, traditional vegetables, permaculture, forest gardening, slow food, gourmet cooking, ethnobotany, and recipes that have been inspired by local traditions.


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