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Awesome Ancient Grains And Seeds

A backyard-to-table guide to growing and enjoying ancient grains and seeds, featuring fifty vegetarian recipes.

By Michele Genest, Dan Jason
Douglas and McIntyre
Jan 2018

Bravo for tomatoes, beans and kale. But what’s next for the ardent home gardener? Wheats, including farro, spelt and kamut, are surprisingly easy and very rewarding backyard crops. They can be planted as early as the ground can be worked in spring and harvested mid-summer to make room for fall crops. These ancient food sources can be milled for flour, sprouted or eaten as whole grains to retain their natural amino acids, fibre, vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids and probiotics, among other benefits.

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The Suburban Micro-Farm

Modern Solutions for Busy People

By Amy Stross
Twisted Creek Press
March 2018
Available for Pre Order

Would you like to grow healthy food for your table? Do you want to learn the secrets of farming even though you live in a neighborhood? Author Amy Stross talks straight about why the suburbs might be the ideal place for a small farm.

In these pages you’ll learn:

How to make your landscape as productive as it is beautiful
Why the suburbs are primed with food-growing potential
How to choose the best crops for success
Why you don’t need the perfect yard to have a micro-farm

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