Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts: The New Resilient Crop for a Changing Climate
Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts is the first comprehensive guide for farmers interested in how to get started growing hybrid hazelnuts, a crop designed from the very outset to address a host of problems with conventional modern agriculture. Economically speaking, hazelnuts have a large, existing, and unsatisfied world market. Growing Hyb......
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Fermentation Workshop with Sandor Ellix Katz DVD Trailer
Contrary to popular belief, fermenting foods is a simple process. But it needs to be done correctly, and there's no better person to inform us about managing microbial bacteria to produce highly nutritious food. In fact, with Sandor Ellix Katz a.......
There is no denying it: the days are shorter and unless you planned for season extension your garden is all about the root vegetables.
But don’t let winter get you down. We’ve prepared the perfect cabin fever remedy with our winter reading list. Throw another log on the fire, grab a blanket, and tuck in with these new and classic favorites.
Winter Sale: 35% Off Selected Titles Until March 4thAnd we’ve shared a few of our favorite projects to inspire you through the cold season: from growing your own sprouts, fermenting, growing mushrooms in small spaces, and getting a jump on spring ...
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We've all come across one while driving — a doe, a deer, a female deer — dead on the side of the highway. Admit it, carnivores and omnivores alike, you've often thought to yourself, "I wonder how long it's been there ... and ... boy, am I hungry!"
After checking the rearview a couple times and being thwarted by oncoming headlights, you probably speed off with the smells of an imaginary venison stew giving your stomach pangs. Your trunk? Also empty.Face it, lean times financially mean many of us seek inexpensive, yet ...
Submitted by admin on February 23, 2015 01:21 PM
Everything is better with maple syrup. At least that’s what you’ll hear when you ask Vermonters. So what better way to solidify your love for all things maple than to learn how to make it yourself?If you only have a couple of trees nearby — say in your backyard — author Michael Farrell (The Sugarmaker’s Companion) has some simple advice for you to get started tapping a few trees and collecting the sap by bucket. The following excerpt is adapted and condensed from Chapter 5 of his book. ...
Submitted by admin on February 19, 2015 02:15 PM
The vast majority of seed-propagated vegetables most used worldwide fall into nine plant families. Understanding the characteristics of these particular families will give you a better idea of which crops are best suited for your climate.
In the following excerpt from the award-winning book The Organic Seed Grower, author John Navazio provides some key questions you should be asking to determine if a crop will grow where you live.For more seed-related content, check out all our excerpts from "The Seed Series:" Seed Saving Basics by Janisse Ray Become a Plant ...
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Grow your own mushrooms outdoors with this simple four step tutorial from Tradd Cotter, author of the new book Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation. All you need is a log, some mushroom starter, and a couple basic tools and you are on your way to producing gourmet mushrooms for years to come.
To demonstrate how easy it is, in the video below Cotter shows you how to inoculate a log in just 60 seconds.For more mushroom guidance, check out his entire collection of 90+ videos. You'll find information on ...