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ISBN 13: 978-1-55017-481-6
ISBN 10: 1-55017-481-9
8 x 10 - 256 pp
April 2010
CAD$32.95 • USD$29.95

The Zero-Mile Diet

A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food
Take a journey through a year of sustainable backyard food
production with Carolyn Herriot, one of BC’s top organic
gardening gurus.

Book Description

This definitive month-by-month guide brings gardeners into the delicious world of edible landscaping and helps take a load off the planet as we achieve greater food security. Full of illustrative colour photos and step-by-step instructions, The Zero-Mile Diet shares wisdom gleaned from 30 years of food growing and seed saving with comprehensive advice on:
• Growing organic food year-round
• The small fruit orchard and backyard berries
• Superb yet simple seasonal recipes
• Preserving your harvest
• Seed saving and plant propagation
• Dirt-cheap ways to nourish your soil
• Backyard poultry—it’s less time-consuming than you
• Growing vegetables in the easiest way possible
• A–z guide to growing the best vegetables and herbs

Put organic home-grown fruits and vegetables on your table throughout the year, using the time-saving, economical and sustainable methods of gardening outlined in The Zero-Mile Diet. This book is about REAL food and how eating it will change our lives for the better.

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