From Seed to Table: A Practical Guide to Eating and Growing Green

Category: Book
By (author): Haase, Janette
Subject:  COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / Canadian
  GARDENING / Fruit
  GARDENING / Organic
  GARDENING / Vegetables
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Insomniac Press
Published: April 2009
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 11.00in x 8.50in x 0.75in
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$ 24.95
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From The Publisher*Eating locally grown and seasonal foods addresses many of the social and environmental problems raised by today's energy intensive methods of food production. In From Seed to Table, organic gardener Janette Haase offers a month-by-month guide to growing a significant amount of food in a small home garden. From the earliest spring salads to autumn's sweetest root vegetables, this book will show anyone with willing hands and a small plot of earth how to grow an efficient and productive garden and enjoy a healthier, more environmentally responsible diet. Haase takes the home gardener through the tasks of the gardening year, giving clear instructions for the work to be done at each time, from planning to planting to harvesting and storage. And she doesn't forget the best part of growing your own food - eating! The book includes delicious seasonal recipes and menu ideas plus food for thought in the form of essays on food-related issues that affect everyone.
From The Publisher*Eating locally grown seasonal food is the solution to so many of the social and environmental problems raised by modern intensive food production methods. In From Seed to Table, organic gardener Janette Haase offers a month-by-month guide to growing a significant amount of food in a home garden. From the earliest salad leaves to the autumn's sweetest root vegetables, this book will show anyone with a small plot of earth and willing hands how to eat a healthier, more environmentally responsible diet - one with a smaller impact on both the environment and household food bills.
Biographical NoteShe holds a degree in geology from Queen's University. Haase was a large organic market garden. I. In 1998, as a single parent with a tiny front garden and no backyard in a village near Kingston, she planted vegetables and realized she could feed her family with what she could grow in a very small space.