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Book Data

ISBN: 9781603580311
Year Added to Catalog: 2010
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: Color insert
Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2
Number of Pages: 336
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Release Date: September 28, 2010
Web Product ID: 538

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The Resilient Gardener

Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times

by Carol Deppe

Praise

"Growing food is among the most positive changes anyone can make in the face of uncertainty about the future. The Resilient Gardener is an information-packed resource for people starting or expanding a garden practice. This book empowers readers with skills and understanding, as did Deppe's previous book, Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties. "

Sandor Ellix Katz, author, Wild Fermentation and The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved


"Carol Deppe's celiac-friendly approach to gardening and nutrition provides a wealth of information on how to overcome food intolerances many are confronted with each day. If you struggle with food allergies or sensitivities—or want to use natural resources to create a healthy world for you and your family—this book is for you."

Peter H.R. Green, MD, Director, Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University


"The Resilient Gardener gives concrete examples of how to deal with diet, climate, and economic changes before the need arises. Deppe challenges us to experiment with and practice all aspects of gardening, seed saving and food storage, and advises on the growing need to meet special food and climate requirements in the face of our food system's fragility. This book is an invaluable tool for gardeners and farmers as we experience more and more volatility in our food systems. "

Suzanne Ashworth, author of Seed to Seed


"The Resilient Gardener is so essential, timely and important, and I will recommend it to everyone I know. It doesn't matter if you garden or if you don't—this is practical wisdom good for humans to know, passed on by a careful student who has deeply studied her life. Carol Deppe's lens is the garden—which is great for gardeners, but really, she speaks clearly to all of us. If you try to think like Deppe, you will find you have a new view of your life no matter who you are. This is a wise and intelligent book. Hats off to Carol Deppe!"

Deborah Madison, Author of Local Flavors and Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone


"In the years since Carol Deppe wrote the classic Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties, she has continued to grow in deep wisdom and experience. The Resilient Gardener is brilliantly timely, and shows us how to create gardens that can survive our increasingly erratic weather, while supplying key nutrition lacking in most vegetable gardens. This book fills a critical niche, and I recommend it unreservedly."

Toby Hemenway, author of Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture


"Carol Deppe is informative, funny, and intriguing as she guides us through every phase of gardening—dispelling myths while also orienting us to the technical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of growing food.†The Resilient Gardener is the quintessential guide to gardening from an authority who also knows how to enjoy herself."

Didi Emmons, author of Vegetarian Planet


"The Resilient Gardener is the most comprehensive and detailed book about gardening that I have read to date, and I could not find one sentence that I would quibble with. Not only does Deppe discuss all the immediate, nose-to-the-grindstone kind of information about producing and using homegrown food, but also all the surrounding environmental and cultural aspects of gardening that are so vital to success. A must read for beginning gardeners, and full of details even the most experienced will find invaluable."

Gene Logsdon, Author of Small-Scale Grain Raising and Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind



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