The Solar Food Dryer

The Solar Food Dryer : How to Make and Use Your Own Low-Cost, High Performance, Sun-Powered Food Dehydrator

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The Solar Food Dryer describes how to use solar energy to dry your food instead of costly electricity. With your own solar-powered food dryer, you can quickly and efficiently dry all your extra garden veggies, fruits, and herbs to preserve their goodness all year long-with free sunshine! Applicable to a wide geography-wherever gardens grow-this well-illustrated book includes: * Complete step-by-step plans for building a high-performance, low-cost solar food dryer from readily available materials * Solar energy design concepts * Food drying tips and recipes * Resources, references, solar charts, and more Eben Fodor is an organic gardener with a background in solar energy and engineering. He works as a community planning consultant in Eugene, Oregon.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 191 x 229 x 9.4mm | 312g
  • Gabriola Island, United States
  • English
  • 80 B&W illustrations and photographs
  • 0865715440
  • 9780865715448
  • 98,646

Table of contents

Introduction; Food Drying Is More Fun in the Sun!; Harvesting Solar Energy; Design Considerations for Solar Dryers; Complete Instructions for Making Your Own Solar Dryer; Putting Your Solar Dryer to Work; Favourite Dried Food Recipes; Index.
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About Eben V. Fodor

Eben Fodor has a background in renewable energy, specializing in high efficiency passive solar heating systems and solar-heated saunas. His professional work is as a community planning consultant based in Eugene, Oregon
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