The Resilient Gardener : Food Production and Self-reliance in Uncertain Times (Paperback)

Author: Deppe, Carol

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Scientist/gardener Carol Deppe combines her passion for gardening with newly emerging scientific information from many fields climatology, ecology, anthropology, sustainable agriculture, nutrition, and health science. In The Resilient Gardener, Deppe extends these principles with detailed information about growing and using five keystone crops that are especially important for anyone seeking greater self-reliance: potatoes, corn, beans, squash, and eggs.


Publisher Chelsea Green Pub Co
Mfg Part# 9781603580311
SKU 215779657
Format Paperback
ISBN10 160358031X
Release Date 8/13/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.75H x 7.75L x 1T
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Annotation Combining scientific research, personal experience, and a concern for the future of safe and healthy food supplies in a changing global environment, the author has produced a gardening book to meet the needs of anyone wanting to create a sustainable source of basic, nutritionally sound food. She focuses on five crops--really, four crops (beans, corn, potatoes, and squash) plus eggs--and carefully guides the reader through every stage from choosing seeds to storing the food that is ultimately produced. Determined to help people create "resilient" gardens, the author offers suggestions for coping with bad weather, poor irrigation, unexpected periods of neglect (due to illness, financial struggles, travel), and many other problems without losing her optimism.
Editors Note Presents advice for growing vegetables that can help families survive financial, health, dietary, and weather challenges, including author's experiences, gardening and storage techniques, and recipes for five crops with storage and nutritional values.
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