Homesweet Homegrown: Grow, Make, and Store Food, No Matter Where You Live

Homesweet Homegrown: Grow, Make, and Store Food, No Matter Where You Live

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By (author) Jennifer Biggs

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  • Publisher: Microcosm Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 175mm x 13mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 12 July 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Bloomington, IN
  • ISBN 10: 1934620106
  • ISBN 13: 9781934620106
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 332,169

Product description

This succinct handbook is packed with practical information that will inspire and enable those who want to grow their own food and venture down the path of food independence. From choosing and starting seeds to preserving the harvest, cost effective and time-saving projects are set forth in detail. Instructions for making DIY planters and irrigation systems, designs for upcycling old furniture into gardening stations, recipes for homemade organic plant sprays, charts listing dollars-and-cents breakdowns of homegrown versus store-bought produce, and growing guides for fruits or vegetables are just a few of the projects that will inspire neophyte and experienced gardeners to dig deep into sustainable living.

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Author information

Robyn Jasko is a writer and cofounder of Grow Indie, an organization and website that supports sustainable lifestyles, homesteading, eating well, and living local. Jennifer Biggs is a weaver, fiber artist, and illustrator. They both live in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

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""Homesweet Homegrown" is a clever and refreshing harvest of farm-to-table methods. With vim and balsamic vinegar, Robyn Jasko has written a pocket guide for the well-rounded 21st century yeoman." --Tim Stark, proprietor, Eckerton Hill Farm and author, "Heirloom: Notes From An Accidental Tomato Farmer"