Children will see the natural world around them with brand new eyes, as they learn to follow its signs, hear its language, and understand its secrets. With this unique and compelling book written by expert environmental educator Devin Franklin, kids aged 8 to 13 will build their own relationship... More Info
The backyard has long been a space associated with recreation and relaxation, a private patch of earth to escape to, and a springboard for the imagination. In her signature style and drawing on her personal experience as a mother, gardener, and author, Amanda Thomsen encourages kids to create... More Info
Pack up sandcastle-building supplies, sunscreen, and this take-along activity book! In the second book of the Backpack Explorer series from the Editors of Storey Publishing, little beachcombers are encouraged to discover all the wonders of saltwater oceans and freshwater lakes, from identifying... More Info
Handmade soap is made extra-special with the addition of milk! Soaps enriched with milk are creamier than those made with water, and milk’s natural oils provide skin-renewing moisture and nourishment. In Milk Soaps, expert soapmaker Anne-Marie Faiola demystifies the process with step-by-step... More Info
At the heart of every bee hive is a queen bee. Since her well-being is linked to the well-being of the entire colony, the ability to find her among the residents of the hive is an essential beekeeping skill. In QueenSpotting, experienced beekeeper and professional “swarm catcher” Hilary Kearney... More Info
Avid vegetable gardeners will love the challenge to shake up their routine with 224 intriguing plants. Many are favorites from cultures around the globe. All offer exciting flavors and textures and novel colors and shapes.
Whether your goal is to start your own community food swap, or just make delicious treats to share with family and friends, this is the book you need! Part cookbook, part how-to guide, Food Swap features more than 80 recipes for artisanal items that will be coveted at food swaps and adored as... More Info
In this accessible guide, best-selling author and renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar shows you how to make your herbal remedies to strengthen your nervous system and address a wide range of symptoms,Êincluding panic attacks, depression, insomnia, anxiety, headaches, migraines, herpes, neuralgia,... More Info
See the world in a new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman celebrates the diverse curiosities and beauty of the natural world in this exciting new volume. With whimsically hip illustrations, every page is an extraordinary look at all kinds of subjects, from mineral formation and the inside of... More Info
Remember how grandmother's cellar shelves were packed with jars of tomato sauce and stewed tomatoes, pickled beets and cauliflower, and pickles both sweet and dill? Learn how to save a summer day - in batches - from the classic primer, now updated and rejacketed. Use the latest inexpensive,... More Info
This foolproof beginner's guide to brewing great beer at home includes everything readers need to know to make their very first batch. The Fishers strip away the mysteries and ensure success with simple, step-by-step instructions, and they offer 25 great recipes for a variety of beer styles.
Amelia Slayton Loftus shares her expert knowledge in this comprehensive guide that includes everything homebrewers of all levels need to know to brew delicious, organic beer. She covers the whys and hows of organic brewing, things to consider when buying equipment, and everything you need to know... More Info
This ultimate Q&A resource for preserving food answers 399 of the most commonly asked questions, shows how to apply various techniques to specific fruits and vegetables, and addresses kitchen set-up, making substitutions and much more. Original.
With simple step-by-step instructions and 175 delicious recipes, Put ‘em Up will have even the most timid beginners filling their pantries and freezers in no time! You’ll find complete how-to information for every kind of preserving: refrigerating, freezing, air- and oven-drying, cold- and... More Info
Celebrating the unique flavors of fresh-from-the-garden vegetables, an innovative cookbook, organized seasonally, presents more than 175 recipes for such terrific dishes as Grilled Chicken and Asparagus Salad, Maple Roasted Carrots, Soy-Sesame Grilled Eggplant, and many more, including a selection... More Info
The pleasure of going to the local pub or craft brewery for a pint and a delicious meal can now be recreated at home with John Holl's collection of 155 recipes that all taste amazingly great with beer. From pub grub and barbecue to appetizers, main dishes, side dishes, breakfast fare, and desserts,... More Info
Suggests organic methods for growing plants and raising animals on a small plot of land, explains how to determine the proper times for planting, and provides tips for using and preserving food.
Explains how to transform one's garden into a nourishing, organic environment with the use of compost customized to the special needs and soil of each garden, introducing the authors' Six-Way Compost Gardening System, which integrates compost directly into the garden to reduce weeding, digging, and... More Info
A resource that has everything gardeners need to know to grow, harvest, store, grind, and cook small crops of nine types of whole grains also includes fifty recipes to bring whole grains to the family table. Original.
This friendly guide to eating locally gives readers all the information they need to buy, cook, and eat close to home. Cotler covers all the basics: why eat locally, where to find local foods, how to eat locally on a budget, what questions to ask at the farmers' market, and even how to grow one's... More Info