THE SMALL-SCALE POULTRY FLOCK An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home

and Market Growers Harvey Ussery $39.95 • Paper • 416 pages ISBN 9781603582902 The most comprehensive and definitive guide to date on raising all-natural poultry for the homesteader and small farmer. Ussery’s model presents a practical and integrative model for working with chickens and other domestic fowl, based entirely on natural systems, and will prove invaluable for beginner homesteaders, growers looking to incorporate poultry into their farm, and farmers seeking to work more holistically with their poultry.

WILD FLAVORS One Chef’s Transformative Year Cooking from Eva’s Farm Didi Emmons $34.95 • Hardcover • 320 pages ISBN 9781603582858 Curiosity sparked Emmons’s initial venture down the Massachusetts coast to meet the celebrated farmer Eva Sommaripa, whose 200-plus uncommon herbs, greens, and edible “weeds” supply many top Northeastern chefs. Wild Flavors follows Didi through a year in Eva’s Garden and offers both the warmth of their shared tales as well as the exquisite foods Didi came to develop using only the freshest of ingredients and wild edibles. Alongside the unique seasonal offerings, Didi provides profiles of forty-six plants, and shares Eva’s wisdom about staying connected and maintaining a healthy lifestyle in an increasingly hectic world.

THE CHINESE MEDICINAL HERB FARM A Cultivator’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production Peg Schafer $34.95 • Paper • 336 pages ISBN 9781603583305 Peg Schafer, longtime grower and teacher, guides readers with information on propagating, cultivating, and harvesting Chinese herbs, and presents fascinating new scientific data that reveal the ageold wisdom of nature and the traditional systems of Chinese medicine. Through seventy-nine detailed herb profiles—all tested and trialed on Schafer’s certified organic farm—Schafer offers easy-tofollow information, suitable for both growers and practitioners, for growing efficacious wild-simulated herbs.

THE HOLISTIC ORCHARD Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way Michael Phillips $39.95 • Paper • 432 pages ISBN 9781933392134 Michael Phillips, author of The Apple Grower, demystifies the basic skills everybody should know about the inner workings of the orchard ecosystem, as well as orchard design, soil biology, and organic health management. Detailed insights on grafting, planting, pruning, and choosing the right varieties for your climate are also included, along with a step-by-step instructional calendar to guide growers through the entire orchard year.

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OLD SOUTHERN APPLES A Comprehensive History and Description of Varieties for Collectors, Growers, and Fruit Enthusiasts Creighton Lee Calhoun, Jr. $75.00 • Hardcover • 384 pages ISBN 9781603582940 Author Lee Calhoun is one of the foremost figures in apple conservation in America. Illustrated with more than 170 color images of classic apples from the National Agricultural Library’s collection of watercolor paintings, Old Southern Apples is a fascinating and beautiful reference and gift book.

SEPP HOLZER’S PERMACULTURE A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening Sepp Holzer $34.95 • Paper • 240 pages ISBN 9781603583701 Sepp Holzer farms steep mountainsides in Austria 1,500 meters above sea level. His farm is an intricate network of terraces, raised beds, ponds, waterways and tracks, well covered with productive fruit trees and other vegetation, with the farmhouse neatly nestling amongst them. This is in dramatic contrast to his neighbors’ spruce monocultures. Holzer covers every aspect of his farming methods, not just how to create a holistic system on the farm itself, but how to make a living from it.

SLOW GARDENING A No-Stress Philosophy for all Senses and Seasons Felder Rushing $29.95 • Paper • 232 pages ISBN 9780977348947 Sharing the wisdom of well-known garden expert Felder Rushing, Slow Gardening offers a commonsense, informal, and outright funny philosophy that will appeal to gardeners no matter where they live or how often they weed. By taking the road less traveled, Slow Gardening will have gardeners focusing on the long haul and remembering to take it easy along the way. As Felder says,“Life has lots of pressures—why include them in the garden?”

THE ART OF FERMENTATION An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World Sandor Ellix Katz Foreword by Michael Pollan $39.95 • Hardcover • 528 pages ISBN 9781603582865 Available June 12 2012 The most comprehensive guide to do-ityourself home fermentation ever published. Sandor Katz presents the concepts and processes behind fermentation in ways that are simple enough to guide a reader through their first experience making sauerkraut or yogurt, and in-depth enough to provide greater understanding and insight for experienced practitioners. With two-color illustrations and extended resources, this book provides essential wisdom for cooks, homesteaders, farmers, gleaners, foragers, and food lovers of any kind.

PERMACULTURE PIONEERS Stories from the New Frontier Kerry Dawborn, Caroline Smith (Editors) $34.95 • Paper • 376 pages ISBN 9780975078624 Permaculture is much more than organic gardening. Arguably it is one of Australia’s greatest intellectual exports, having helped people worldwide to design ecologically sustainable strategies for their homes, gardens, farms and communities. This book charts a history of the first three decades of permaculture through the personal stories of Australian permaculturists. From permaculture co-originator David Holmgren, to ABC TV’s Gardening Australia presenter Josh Byrne, the authors span the generations and the continent.

GATHERING Memoir of a Seed Saver Diane Ott Whealy $25.00 • Hardcover • 256 pages ISBN 9780615457741 The love for the land and the respect for heirloom seeds that Diane Ott Whealy shared with her husband, Kent, led to their starting Seed Savers Exchange in 1975. Ott Whealy’s down-to-earth narrative traces her fascinating journey from Oregon to Kansas to Missouri then back home to Iowa where, in 1986, Heritage Farm became the permanent home of Seed Savers Exchange. Her heartwarming story captures what is best in the American spirit: the ability to dream and, through hard work and perseverance, inspire others to contribute their efforts to a cause. Thus was created one of the nation’s most admired nonprofits in the field of genetic preservation.

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR GLORIOUS GLUT Cooking, Storing, Freezing, Drying & Preserving Your Garden Produce Jackie Sherman $24.95 • Paper • 200 pages ISBN 9781900322966 Making the Most of Your Glorious Glut is the answer to the perennial problem of an over abundance of wonderful fruit and vegetables. From cucumbers to spinach, tomatoes to runner beans, and blackcurrants to plums, most gardeners will recognize the sinking feeling that creeps over you when you realize you have had such a good harvest that you cannot actually face picking, cooking or eating any more. With the help of this book you will be able to make the most of any glut; as well as recipes for using fresh produce in new and exciting ways, you will learn how to pickle, preserve, dry, bottle, and juice all your surplus fruit and vegetables so that they can be enjoyed throughout the year.

NOFA GUIDES $12.95 • Paper • 100 pages $79.95 for set of 8 Various ISBNs and authors A series of eight guides originally published by NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) on organic principles and practices for both the beginner farmer as well as established farmers looking to convert to organic or deepen their practices. Each book is only about 100 pages, but the information is weighty; the guides use a strong wholesystems farming theory behind their practical advice, as well as offer historical information, further resources, detailed appendices, and profiles of various organic farms across the Northeast.

COMMUNITY ORCHARDS HANDBOOK Susan Clifford, Angela King $24.95 • Paper • 228 pages ISBN 9781900322928 The Community Orchards Handbook shows groups and individuals how to start their own community orchard— from getting support, tackling legal issues and access to organizing working parties, and selling produce.

HOW TO GROW WINTER VEGETABLES Charles Dowding $24.95 • Paper • 192 pages ISBN 9781900322881 Winter and early spring require a different kind of gardening than the summer months: not a lot grows at this time, but a well-planned plot may nonetheless be quite full. This book explains how to have plenty of vegetables to eat during the winter months, both stored and fresh. Through winter, soil is cool and transforms the plot into a large outdoor larder where many vegetables keep healthy and alive, ready for harvesting when needed.

GROW YOUR FOOD FOR FREE (WELL ALMOST) Great Money-Saving Ideas for Your Garden Dave Hamilton $24.95 • Paper • 192 pages ISBN 9781900322898 Don’t like spending money in garden centers? Think you can make it yourself for a fraction of the price or find a cheaper option? Dave Hamilton shows you how, by recycling and reusing materials creatively and making the most of what you have, you can gather all you need to grow your food on a budget.

HOW TO GROW YOUR FOOD A Guide for Complete Beginners Jon Clift, Amanda Cuthbert $12.95 • Paper • 128 pages ISBN 9781900322683 If you’ve never opened a seed packet before and want to grow your food but don’t know where or when to start, this book is for you. With advice for the new gardener, covering everything from how to plant seeds, when to pull up the carrots, and how to harvest potatoes, this book will guide you—whether you have a balcony, bare concrete, a patio, or a larger patch of ground.

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THE NEW FOOD GARDEN Growing Beyond the Vegetable Garden Frank Tozer $29.95 • Paper • 360 pages ISBN 9780977348947 This groundbreaking new book expands the concept of food gardening to embrace the whole garden.The new food garden is centered around the intensive vegetable garden, but doesn’t stop there. It puts hedges, ponds, pathways, arbors, lawns, roofs, and walls to work as additional growing space for food plants. Fruit and nut trees, bush fruit, edible vines, perennial vegetables, herbs, annual crops, aquatic plants, weeds, and edible wild plants are used to increase the quantity and variety of foods available with little extra work.

THE RESILIENT GARDENER Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times Carol Deppe $29.95 • Paper • 336 pages ISBN 9781603580311 The book is packed with expert advice on plant varieties and discusses the best way to grow, prepare, and store five “key crops”—potatoes, corn, beans, squash, and eggs. Beginner and the most expert gardeners will find this an invaluable resource, with new information, recipes, and simple tips for self-sufficiency they won’t find elsewhere. At its heart, this is a realistic book about how resilient gardeners (and their gardens) can flourish even in challenging times.

GROWING, OLDER A Chronicle of Death, Life, and Vegetables Joan Dye Gussow $17.95 • Paper • 256 pages ISBN 9781603582926 Gussow’s memoir begins when she loses her husband of forty years to cancer and, two weeks later, finds herself skipping down the street—much to her alarm.Why wasn’t she grieving in all the normal ways? With humor and wit, she explains how she stopped worrying about why she was smiling and went on worrying, instead, and as she always has, about the possibility that the world around her was headed off a cliff. But hers is not a tale, or message, of gloom, it is an affirmation of a life’s work—and work in general.

HOLY SHIT Managing Manure To Save Mankind Gene Logsdon $17.50 • Paper • 272 pages ISBN 9781603582513 In his insightful new book, contrary farmer Gene Logsdon provides the inside story of manure—our greatest, yet most misunderstood, natural resource. He begins by lamenting a modern society that not only throws away both animal and human manure—worth billions of dollars in fertilizer value—but that spends a staggering amount of money to do so.

THE WINTER HARVEST HANDBOOK Year-Round Vegetable Production Using Deep-Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses Eliot Coleman $29.95 • Paper • 256 pages ISBN 9781603580816 From the bestselling author of The New Organic Grower and Four-Season Harvest, a revolutionary guide to year-round harvests of fresh, organic produce—with little or no energy inputs. Gardeners and farmers can use the innovative, highly successful methods Coleman describes in this comprehensive handbook to raise crops throughout the coldest of winters.

GAIA’S GARDEN, SECOND EDITION A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture Toby Hemenway $29.95 • Paper • 320 pages ISBN 9781603580298 The first edition of Gaia’s Garden sparked the imagination of America’s home gardeners, introducing permaculture’s central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving gardens. This extensively revised and expanded second edition broadens the reach and depth of the permaculture approach for urban and suburban growers.

THE ORGANIC FARMER’S BUSINESS HANDBOOK A Complete Guide to Managing Finances, Crops, and Staff—and Making a Profit Richard Wiswall $34.95 • Paper • 200 pages ISBN 9781603581424 Richard Wiswall shares advice on how to make your vegetable production more efficient, better manage your employees and finances, and turn a profit. From his twenty-seven years of experience at Cate Farm in Vermont, Wiswall knows firsthand the joys of starting and operating an organic farm—as well as the challenges of making a living from one. Includes a companion CD.

PRESERVING FOOD WITHOUT FREEZING OR CANNING Traditional Techniques Using Salt, Oil, Sugar, Alcohol, Vinegar, Drying, Cold Storage, and Lactic Fermentation Gardeners & Farmers of Terre Vivante $25.00 • Paper • 224 pages ISBN 9781933392592 Most books about preserving garden produce make the assumption that modern kitchen gardeners will boil or freeze their vegetables and fruits. Here’s a book that goes back to the future— celebrating traditional but little-known French techniques for storing and preserving edibles in ways that maximize flavor and nutrition. Includes a new foreword by Deborah Madison.

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WILD FERMENTATION The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods Sandor Ellix Katz $25.00 • Paper • 208 pages ISBN 9781931498234 Bread. Cheese. Wine. Beer. Coffee. Chocolate. Most people consume fermented foods and drinks every day. For thousands of years, humans have enjoyed the distinctive flavors and nutrition resulting from the transformative power of microscopic bacteria and fungi. Wild Fermentation is the first cookbook to widely explore the culinary magic of fermentation.

THE FARMSTEAD CREAMERY ADVISOR The Complete Guide to Building and Running a Small, Farm-Based Cheese Business Gianaclis Caldwell $29.95 • Paper • 256 pages ISBN 9781603582216 Gianaclis Caldwell walks would-be producers through the many, and often confusing, steps and decisions they will face when considering a career in this burgeoning cottage industry. This book fills the gap that exists between the pasture and cheese plate.

FERMENTATION WORKSHOP DVD Sandor Ellix Katz $34.95 • DVD • 110 minutes ISBN 9781603582667 Thousands of readers consider Sandor Ellix Katz’s Wild Fermentation to be their guidepost for exploring and making fermented foods. Now, in this new DVD, Katz offers fermentation beginners and enthusiasts a chance to “sit in” on one of his popular workshops and learn through hands-on demonstration and instruction, accompanied by an interview on the benefits of fermentation and social implications as it relates to food security.

YEAR-ROUND VEGETABLE PRODUCTION DVD Eliot Coleman $80.00 • DVD • 192 minutes ISBN 9781603582896 This filmed workshop on year-round vegetable production offers farmers and gardeners the rare chance to sit in with Eliot Coleman, one of the pioneers of the organic farming movement and author of The New Organic Grower, FourSeason Harvest, and The Winter Harvest Handbook.

SEED TO SEED, SECOND EDITION Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners Suzanne Ashworth $24.95 • Paper • 228 pages ISBN 9781882424580 Seed to Seed is widely acknowledged as the best guide available for home gardeners to learn effective ways to produce and store seeds on a small scale.This newly updated and greatly expanded second edition includes additional information about how to start each vegetable from seed, which has turned the book into a complete growing guide.

FOUR-SEASON HARVEST, REVISED AND EXPANDED Organic Vegetables From Your Home Garden All Year Long Eliot Coleman $24.95 • Paper • 236 pages ISBN 9781890132279

THE NEW ORGANIC GROWER, EXPANDED SECOND EDITION A Master’s Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener Eliot Coleman $24.95 • Paper • 352 pages ISBN 9780930031756 “I know of no other person . . . who can produce better results on the land with an economy of effort and means than Eliot. He has transformed gardening from a task to a craft and finally to what Stewart Brand would call ‘local science’.” —Paul Hawken, from the foreword

DRIP IRRIGATION FOR EVERY LANDSCAPE AND ALL CLIMATES, SECOND EDITION Robert Kourik $24.95 • Paper • 160 pages ISBN 9780961584849 In the tradition of the original groundbreaking book, this fully revised edition incorporates new information essential for gardeners, including how to manage limited water supplies with precision and efficiency without the clutter of hundreds of widgets and gizmos, and the knowledge is shared in Robert Kourik’s inimitable, friendly, down-to-earth, and easy-to-understand style.

Our number-one bestselling title! If you love the joys of eating homegarden vegetables but always thought those joys had to stop at the end of summer, this book is for you. FourSeason Harvest will have you feasting on fresh produce from your garden all through the winter.

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