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Elzer-Peters, Katie

Summary: "No-Waste Kitchen Gardening is a fun and colorful exploration of the amazing results you can get by re-growing vegetable cutoffs and scraps into harvestable, edible plants. Stop tossing your carrot stumps, loose cilantro sprigs, lettuce and cabbage stalks, and apple cores in the trash! The expert advice in No-Waste Kitchen Gardening, gives you all the instruction and tricks you'll need to grow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 ELZ

Baer, Sam

Summary: This informative book is filled with 100 fascinating facts about food, from how to grow a burger in a laboratory to how many bees it takes to fill an orchard with apples. With bright, infographic-style illustrations, and detailed facts on every page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Food Baer

Baer, Sam

Summary: This informative book is filled with 100 fascinating facts about food, from how to grow a burger in a laboratory to how many bees it takes to fill an orchard with apples. With bright, infographic-style illustrations, detailed facts on every page, a glossary and index, plus internet links to specially selected websites for more information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne Publishing 2017

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Facciola, Stephen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kampong Publications 1990

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1 available in Reference, Call number: R 581.632 FAC

Pleasant, Barbara

Summary: Growing your own food means you know there are no chemical or genetic secrets, that it is pure and good. But you have questions about what and how much to plant, how to store, how to preserve. Pleasant provides a guidebook for people who want to control their food, from garden to pantry to table.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 PLE

Shetterly, Caitlin

Summary: "An assessment of the hot-button debate about GMOs by a journalist who became convinced that genetically modified corn was causing family illnesses traces the evolution of ubiquitous modified products and how they are threatening human health,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 SHE

Guilbeault, Nina

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A Harvard-trained sociologist (and vegan), exploring the history of the vegan movement and its present-day tensions, grapples with the most fundamental questions of all: Is there a truly ethical way to eat?, which results in an eye-opening portrait of how social change happens, with profound implications for our plates--and our planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2024

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Gray, Louise

Summary: "Have you ever wondered who picked your Fairtrade banana? Or why we can buy British strawberries in April? How far do you think your green beans travelled to get to your plate? And where do all the wonky carrots go? Above all, how do we stop worrying about our food choices and start making decisions that make a difference? In an effort to make sense of the complex food system we are all part...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634 GRA

Joy, LaManda.

Summary: LaManda Joy, the founder of Chicago’s Peterson Garden Project and a board member of the American Community Gardening Association, has worked in the community gardening trenches for years and brings her knowledge to the wider world in Start a Community Food Garden. This hardworking guide covers every step of the process: fundraising, community organizing, site sourcing, garden design and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press, Inc. 2014

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Nabhan, Gary Paul.

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Summary: The future of our food depends on seeds in orchards and fields the world over. In 1943, one of the first to recognize this fact, botanist Nikolay Vavilov, lay dying of starvation in a Soviet prison. But in the years before Stalin jailed him as a scapegoat, Vavilov had traveled over five continents, collecting hundreds of thousands of seeds in an effort to outline the ancient centers of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press/Shearwater Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 581.632 NAB

Saunders-Smith, Gail.

Summary: Simple text and photographs describe how several different crops, including pumpkins, apples, wheat, corn, and potatoes, are harvested by humans and by machine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pebble Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SAU

Summary: Learn step-by-step approach to modern homesteading no matter where you live.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 PIO
Call number: DVD 635 PIO

Webb, Lois Sinaiko.

Summary: Presents a collection of recipes from over 150 countries and briefly discusses the culture and culinary habits of each country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.59 WEB

Contents: Disc 1. Jump start your edible garden -- Planning for gardening success -- Building your garden foundation -- Starting plants from seeds -- Planting vegetables and herbs -- Low-maintenance garden tips -- disc 2. Small fruit cultivateion and care -- Growing fruit trees -- Eco-friendly pest management -- Food harvesting tips & tricks -- Composting and vermicomposting -- Extending the growing season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 HOW
Call number: DVD 635 HOW

CaliKim

Summary: Raised Bed Gardening (First-Time Gardener) is an essential beginner's guide to building, filling, and growing a raised bed vegetable garden. Setting up your first raised bed garden? With help from YouTube gardening star CaliKim, you'll soon be growing your own fresh, organic vegetables, herbs, and flowers like a pro. Whether your yard is big or small, raised beds are the perfect fit. They allow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 CAL

Pang, Ursula

Summary: Crop farms are very important! They grow much of the food we buy at the grocery store. Think of all the foods you like that are grown on farms-they may include corn, wheat, potatoes, vegetables, and much more! Readers will visit a variety of farms and see the crops grown there as well as the people and technology that make them successful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 630 PAN

Van Wyk, Ben-Erik.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Editions-Marshall Cavendish 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 581.632 VAN

Jabbour, Niki.

Summary: Here are 73 garden designs from horticulturalists, community gardeners, bloggers and print writers, television and radio hosts, and other professional gardeners. Contributions include design illustrations, plant lists, and stories explaining the personal quirks and motivations behind the garden. There's a plan to satisfy every craving.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Pub. 2014

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Shein, Christopher.

Summary: Offers information to gardeners of any skill level on how to create permaculture in their own backyard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 631.58 SHE

Charles, Daniel.

Summary: "The food we eat is being transformed before our eyes. Biotech companies are creating designer crops with strange powers--from cholesterol-reducing soybeans to tobacco plants that act as solar-powered pharmaceutical factories. They promise great benefits: better health for consumers and more productive agriculture. But the vision has a dark side, awakening fears of profit-driven tampering with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Pub. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 631.5233 CHA

Morlock, Rachael

Summary: "GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are one of the hottest topics in food science and nutrition today. Are they unhealthy? Are they helpful? Readers explore this complex topic with the help of balanced text that allows them to see the facts behind this heated debate. Detailed sidebars and graphic organizers provide additional information about the science behind GMOs, and full-color...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cavendish Square Publishing 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 631.5 MOR

Schapiro, Mark

Summary: "Ten thousand years after humans figured out how to stop wandering and plant crops, veteran investigative journalist Mark Schapiro plunges into the struggle already underway for control of seeds, the ground-zero ingredient for our food. Three quarters of the seed varieties on Earth in 1900 had become extinct by 2015. In Seeds of Resistance, Schapiro takes us onto the frontlines of a struggle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hot Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.8 SCH

Cummins, Ronnie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlowe 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.8 CUM

Falk, Ben

Summary: A manual for developing durable, beautiful, and highly functional human habitat systems fit to handle an age of rapid transition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 2013

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