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American Hemp Farmer: Adventures and Misadventures in the Cannabis Trade low stock
9469 by Doug Fine, 309 pages, 6x9, softcover. A must-read for anyone considering—or already knee-deep into—the cannabis industry. Fine covers the... read more

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The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist low stock
9471 by Michael Phillips, 2nd edition, 320 pages, 8x10, softcover. The book you need to grow apples organically. Research aimed at reducing the use of... read more

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Apples and the Art of Detection: Tracking Down, Identifying and Preserving Rare Apples
9470 by John Bunker, 407 pages, 8½x11, softcover. I’ve been listening to John Bunker talk about apples for as long as I can remember. The old varieties... read more

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The Apples of New England low stock
9474 by Russell Steven Powell, 214 pages, 7¼x7¼, hardcover. Apples were planted in New England as far back as 1604 when the French explorer Pierre du... read more

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Bees: A Honeyed History
9501 by Piotr Socha, 80 pages, 11x15, hardcover. This big, impressive, amusing and boldly illustrated book is an encyclopedia of the honey bee,... read more

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Big Book of Cider Making low stock
9506 by Christopher Shockey and Kirsten K. Shockey, 336 pages, 8x9, softcover. This fermentation power couple is finally getting boozy. As in their... read more

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The Book of Pears: The Definitive History and Guide to Over 500 Varieties
9508 by Joan Morgan, 304 pages, 8x10, hardcover.

In our pursuit at Fedco Trees to track down, identify, and propagate the oldest surviving pear trees,

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Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification
9510 6th edition, by Thomas J Elpel, 235 pages, 8½x11, softcover. I love this book, from a small press out of Pony, MT. Besides the dictionary and... read more

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Cass Turnbull’s Guide to Pruning: What, When, Where & How to Prune for a More Beautiful Garden
9522 by Cass Turnbull, 365 pages, 7¼x9, softcover. I’m the kind of tree gardener who feels that one pruning book is not enough. Each one has something... read more

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Climate: A New Story
9526 by Charles Eisenstein, 320 pages, 6x9, softcover. A gift to a world disoriented by ecological collapse and haunted by the question of what to do,... read more

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The Complete Book of Garlic: A Guide for Gardeners, Growers and Serious Cooks out-of-stock
9601 by Ted Jordan Meredith, 330 pages, 8¼ x 10¼, hardcover, 2008. Tons of photos get you up close and personal with not only the botany but also the... read more

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Compost Teas for the Organic Grower
9530 by Eric Fisher, 256 pages, 7x8, softcover. Finally! A guidebook on compost teas that goes well beyond the bubbler. Drawing on a variety of... read more

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The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Cultural History in the Old South low stock
9533 by Michael W. Twitty, 444 pages, 5x7½, paperback. “The old South is a place where people use food to tell themselves who they are, to tell others... read more

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Cooking With Scraps: Turn Your Peels, Cores, Rinds, and Stems into Delicious Meals low stock
9535 by Lindsay-Jean Hard, 189 pages, 713x9, hardcover. Roughly one third of food produced in the world gets lost or wasted. I’m enough of an Irish... read more

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Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers
9537 by Frédéric Theriault and Daniel Brisebois, 136 pages, 7½x9, softcover. If I’d had this book when I started farming, I would have avoided many... read more

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The Elderberry Book: Forage, Cultivate, Prepare, Preserve
9549 by John Moody, 114 pages, 7½x9, softcover. The elderberry and humans have been together for a long time. This shrub shows up in ancient texts and... read more

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Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
9552 by Merlin Sheldrake, 353 pages, 5x8, paperback. Want something to take your mind off a virus? Try a fungus! This winter, as we stay closer to... read more

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The Essential Guide to Cultivating Mushrooms: Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, Lion’s Mane, and Maitake Mushrooms at Home
9555 by Stephen Russell, 232 pages, 7x9, softcover. Who knew that a roll of toilet paper could grow your supper? If you want to know how, read this... read more

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Familiar Flowers of Field & Garden
9557 by F. Schuyler Mathews, 308 pages, 7x5, softcover. Dover reprint of an 1895 edition. A small silver lining in the cloud of 2020 is that some of us... read more

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Farming for the Long Haul: Resilience and the Lost Art of Agricultural Inventiveness
9560 by Michael Foley, 265 pages, 5½x8½, softcover. “This is a book about farming today with an eye to an uncertain future.” So begins the author as he... read more

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Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land low stock
9561 by Leah Penniman, 368 pages, 8x10, softcover. The author, who many years ago trialed for Fedco, writes from the experience of her Soul Fire Farm... read more

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Fedco Cover Art
9468 Whimsical and beautiful black-and-white art is a hallmark of Fedco’s unique style, our way of counterbalancing the glossy, airbrushed color photos... read more

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Fermented Vegetables: Creative Recipes For Fermenting 64 Vegetables & Herbs in Krauts, Kimchis, Brined Pickles, Chutneys, Relishes & Pastes
9567 by Kirsten K. Shockey and Christopher Shockey, 376 pages, 8x9, softcover. With more than 140 recipes that excite and intrigue, this book is... read more

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Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest
9574 by Suzanne Simard, 368 pages, 6½x9½, hardcover. Simard has an all-too-rare gift not just for looking closely, but for seeing closely and for... read more

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Forest Trees of Maine: Centennial Edition currently on backorder
9582 by the Maine Forest Service, 176 pages, 6x9, spiral-bound softcover. Mainers are familiar with the tall, slim pamphlet, Forest Trees of Maine.... read more

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The Fruit Forager’s Companion: Ferments, Desserts, Main Dishes, and More from Your Neighborhood and Beyond
9585 by Sara Bir, 400 pages, 7x10, softcover. Written by a poetic comical professional chef who knows her stuff, this book is bold, smart, witty and so... read more

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Growing Garden Seeds: A Manual for Gardeners and Small Farmers
9609 by Robert Johnston, Jr., 32 pages, 5½x8½, softcover. If you are new to seed saving, this little manual by the founder of Johnny’s covers all the... read more

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Growing Great Garlic
9612 by Ron L. Engeland, 213 pages, 6x9, softcover. Garlic is the world’s second most important allium crop. Whether garlic is your passion, or just... read more

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Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts: The New Resilient Crop for a Changing Climate
9610 by Philip Rutter, Susan Wiegrefe, and Brandon Rutter-Daywater, 260 pages, 7x10, softcover.

Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts is the first comprehensive

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Happy Pigs Taste Better: A Complete Guide to Organic and Humane Pasture-Based Pork Production
9613 by Alice Percy, 272 pages, 7½x9½, softcover. Make no mistake. The correlation in the title is not a romantic one. And it could have been chosen... read more

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The Healing Garden: Herbs for Health and Wellness
9614 by Deb Soule, 223 pages, 7⅔x9, softcover. Maine herbalist Deb Soule has always been a favorite of Fedco customers. Twenty-nine years ago, we were... read more

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Herbal Medicine: From the Heart of the Earth
9615 3rd edition, by Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner, 472 pages, 7x9, softcover. What better time than a pandemic to assemble your home apothecary? In this... read more

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Herbal Revolution: 65+ Recipes for Teas, Elixers, Tinctures, Syrups, Foods + Body Products That Heal
9616 by Kathi Langelier, 192 pages, 7¾x9, softcover. From award-winning Maine herbalist and farmer Kathi Langelier comes this must-read for anyone... read more

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate
9618 by Peter Wohlleben, 288 pages, 5½x7½, hardcover. Are trees conscious, sentient beings? Groundbreaking scientific research is clouding the space... read more

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The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way currently on backorder
9624 by Michael Phillips, 414 pages, 8x10, softcover. Written by the renowned New Hampshire-based orchardist and author of The Apple Grower, this book... read more

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Homegrown Pantry: A Gardener’s Guide to Selecting the Best Varieties & Planting the Perfect Amounts for What You Want to Eat Year-Round
9630 by Barbara Pleasant, 328 pages. 8x10, softcover. For your veggies, fruits and culinary herbs, don’t you wish you had a guidebook full of growing... read more

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Horse-Powered Farming for the 21st Century
9633 by Stephen Leslie, 416 pages, 8x10, hardcover. Now is a time of exciting new developments for live animal power. As the numbers of adherents to... read more

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How to Move Like a Gardener: Planting and Preparing Medicines from Plants
9636 by Deb Soule, 244 pages, 6¾x9¾, softcover. “As you cultivate the garden, the garden is cultivating you, both inwardly and outwardly. Gardeners are... read more

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The Humanure Handbook: Shit in a Nutshell low stock
9641 4th edition, by Joseph Jenkins, 300 pages, 6x9, softcover. In the opening words to his first edition, Jenkins wrote: “The world is divided into... read more

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Incredible Wild Edibles: 36 plants that can change your life
9644 by Sam Thayer, 480 pages, 6x9, softcover. Sam Thayer’s foraging books are in a league of their own. No other gives such insightful accounts of... read more

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Koji Alchemy: Rediscovering the Magic of Mold-Based Fermentation low stock
9645 by Rich Shih and Jeremy Umansky, 352 pages, 7x9, hardcover. Spores galore, the warm moist filamentous fungus of your dreams! Aspergillus oryzae... read more

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Lazy-Ass Gardening: Maximize Your Soil; Minimize Your Toil clearance
9647 by Robert Kourik, 240 pages, 8½x11, softcover. In my twenties, I put in my days of stacking 700 bales of hay into the barn in 95° heat with a... read more

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The Living Soil Handbook: The No-Till Grower’s Guide to Ecological Market Gardening
9650 by Jesse Frost, 304 pages, 7x10, softcover. There are now many books about no-till vegetable culture, but Frost’s stands out by going deeper into... read more

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Look at the Sky…and tell the weather
9657 by Eric Sloane, 89 pages, 8½x11, softcover. A self-described weather junkie, I’ve tried to read meteorologies for the layperson and absorbed... read more

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Maine Alphabet
9663 by Dahlov Ipcar, 24 pages, 6x6, board book. When Sami was three, he called this his “loony book,” for the beautiful cover picture of a singing... read more

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Moving Heavy Things
9669 by Jan Adkins, 48 pages, 10¼x6¾, softcover. Years ago, I received a copy of this little book as a gift from my dear friend Carol Bryan, who... read more

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Mycorrhizal Planet: How Symbiotic Fungi Work with Roots to Support Plant Health and Build Soil Fertility
9675 by Michael Phillips, 256 pages, 8x10, hardcover. “Investing in species diversity begins underground,” says the orchard revolutionary. He’s... read more

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The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees
9681 by Douglas W. Tallamy, 200 pages, 6x9, hardcover. All life occurs in a web, seen and unseen. This book about oaks makes that web visible in a... read more

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The New Organic Grower: 30th Anniversary Edition
9687 by Eliot Coleman, 304 pages, 8x10, softcover. As a teenager, I was always listening to Pearl Jam’s Ten, and as a new farmer I was always reading ... read more

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No-Till Intensive Vegetable Culture: Pesticide-Free Methods for Restoring Soil and Growing Nutrient-Rich, High-Yielding Crops
9688 by Bryan O’Hara, 272 pages, 7x10, softcover. Bryan O’Hara and Anita Johnson have made a living growing vegetables for market at their Lebanon, CT,... read more

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The Noma Guide to Fermentation: Including koji, kombuchas, shoyus, misos, vinegars, garums, lacto-ferments and black fruits and vegetables low stock
9690 by René Redzepi and David Zilber, 456 pages, 7½x10, hardcover. Fancy fare meets funky ferment in this handsome illustrated guide for advanced... read more

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The Northeast Cover Crop Handbook out-of-stock
9693 by Marianne Sarrantonio, 118 pages, 8½x11, spiral-bound softcover. Covercropping is the keystone of sustainable agriculture. Cover crops restore... read more

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Northeast Foraging: 120 wild and flavorful edibles from beach plums to wineberries
9696 by Leda Meredith, 308 pages, 6½x9, softcover. Seeking affordable culinary adventures? Planning an edible scavenger hunt? Preparing for end times?... read more

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Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation Clearance
9708 by Grace Gershuny, 262 pages, 6x9, softcover. At a dinner party, sometimes one has the good fortune to be seated next to the person who knows the... read more

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Our Native Bees: North America’s Endangered Pollinators and the Fight to Save Them out-of-stock
9711 by Paige Embry, 224 pages, 6½x9, hardcover. We all know honeybees are in trouble from colony collapse, varroa mites, neonicotinoids and overwork.... read more

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Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It
9714 by Tom Philpott, 246 pages, 9½x6 ½, hardcover. The bounty in our supermarkets is destroying our soil and water while poisoning workers on which... read more

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Plant Intelligence and the Imaginal Realm: Into the Dreaming of Earth
9720 by Stephen Harrod Buhner, 564 pages, 6x9, softcover. John Muir said “When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest... read more

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Plant Partners: Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for the Vegetable Garden currently on backorder
9721 by Jessica Wallister, 224 pages, 8x9, softcover. The book begins with an introduction to evidence-based companion planting and what it can do for... read more

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Preserving with Pomona’s Pectin: The Revolutionary Low-Sugar, High-Flavor Method for Crafting and Canning Jams, Jellies, Conserves low stock
9723 by Allison Carrol Duffy and the Partners at Pomona’s Universal Pectin®, 176 pages, 7½x9¼, softcover. We won’t get in the habit of offering a book... read more

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Putting Food By
9725 5th edition, by Janet Greene, Ruth Hertzberg and Beatrice Vaughn, 464 pages, 5⅓x8, softcover. The pandemic has inspired scores of new gardeners,... read more

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Recovering Our Ancestors’ Gardens: Indigenous Recipes and Guide to Diet and Fitness
9728 Revised edition by Devon A. Mihesuah, 350 pages, 5½x8½, softcover. In this revised edition, award-winning author and citizen of Choctaw nation... read more

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The Regenerative Grower’s Guide to Garden Amendments: Using Locally Sourced Materials to Make Mineral and Biological Extracts and Ferments
9731 by Nigel Palmer, 208 pages, 6x9, softcover. Science nerds, rejoice: this book dives deep into the chemical and biological workings of your garden... read more

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Root Cellaring low stock
9735 by Mike and Nancy Bubel, 2nd edition, 297 pages, 6x9, softcover. A good root cellar provides a “direct, earthy and deeply satisfying connection... read more

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Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide
9741 by Rosemary Gladstar, 224 pages, 7¼x9, softcover. “One of the greatest benefits of herbal medicine is that it gives us the ability to become more... read more

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Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change
9744 by Sherri Mitchell, 256 pages, 5½x8½, softcover. Every word counts in this broad yet concise book, and you’ll want to savor it through the winter... read more

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Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques & Traditions from around the World
9745 by Sandor Ellix Katz, 352 pages, 7x10, hardcover. A balm for wanderlust at a time when travel seems risky (pandemic) and indulgent (burning fossil... read more

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The School Garden Curriculum: An Integrated K–8 Guide for Discovering Science, Ecology, and Whole-Systems Thinking low stock
9746 by Kaci Rae Christopher, 320 pages, 8x10, softcover. My family kept a large vegetable garden when I was a child, and some of my earliest memories... read more

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The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving
9750 edited by Lee Buttala & Shanyn Siegel, written by Micaela Colley & Jared Zystro, 390 pages, 9x11, softcover. To keep seeds alive they must be... read more

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Seed Libraries: And Other Ways of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People currently on backorder
9753 by Cindy Conner, 177 pages, 6x9, softcover. Public libraries are quintessential to democracy—they keep knowledge in the hands of the people, even... read more

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Seed to Seed
9756 by Suzanne Ashworth, 2nd edition, 240 pages, 8½x11, softcover. Considered the classic reference with detailed instructions on seed saving... read more

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A Small Farm Future: Making the Case for a Society Built Around Local Economies, Self-Provisioning, Agricultural Diversity and a Shared Earth
9760 by Chris Smaje, 320 pages. 6x9, softcover. After outlining a set of ten dire challenges we can no longer ignore, Chris Smaje centers agriculture... read more

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Soil Science for Gardeners: Working with Nature to Build Soil Health
9764 by Robert Pavlis, 209 pages, 6x9, softcover. We needed this handy book, which makes soil science accessible and eminently useful to gardeners.... read more

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Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees
9765 by William Bryant Logan, 384 pages, 6½x9½, hardcover. “Once...no place could prosper without its inhabitants knowing how to cut their trees so... read more

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Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming a Sustainable 21st-Century Farmer out-of-stock
9768 by Forrest Pritchard and Ellen Polishuk, 272 pages, 6¼x8½, softcover. This is a book about how to farm. It doesn’t tell you how to transplant... read more

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Starting and Saving Seeds: Grow the Perfect Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers for Your Garden low stock
9770 by Julie Thompson-Adolf, 160 pages, 834x10½ hardcover. Herbs and flowers are given short shrift in seed-saving books, yet this one devotes 52... read more

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Stella Natura: 2022 Biodynamic Planting Calendar low stock
9771 edited by Sherry Wildfeuer, 40 pages, 9x12, softcover. “Inspiration and practical advice for gardeners and professional growers.” Contains lunar... read more

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To Fell a Tree: A Complete Guide to Successful Tree Felling and Woodcutting Methods
9776 by Jeff Jepson, 166 pages, 6x9, softcover. Timberrr! Crrack! Is there a more satisfying sound than that made by a newly felled tree landing... read more

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Toxic Legacy: How the Weedkiller Glyphosate Is Destroying Our Health and the Environment low stock
9782 by Stephanie Seneff, 272 pages (including 58 pages of indices and notes), 6x9, hardcover. Glyphosate is a difficult word to say, let alone to... read more

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Trees of Power: Ten Essential Arboreal Allies
9790 by Akiva Silver, 274 pages, 6x9, softcover. I’m not sure if this book would be with the gardening books or on the self-help shelf in a bookstore.... read more

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Uncultivated: Wild Apples, Real Cider, and the Complicated Art of Making a Living out-of-stock
9791 by Andy Brennan, 274 pages, 5½x8½, paperback. This book could become The One-Straw Revolution for the 21st century. Forty years ago, Masanobu... read more

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Understanding Roots: Discover How to Make Your Garden Flourish
9795 by Robert Kourik, 225 pages, 8½x11, softcover. Soil yearns for roots. In fact, plant roots define soil and, to a great extent, control the soil... read more

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Vibrant Food: Celebrating the Ingredients, Recipes, and Colors of Each Season out-of-stock
9801 by Kimberley Hasselbrink, 224 pages, 7x9¼, hardcover. “Once I began hunting for color, it popped up everywhere: the shocking fluorescent pink in... read more

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What’s Wrong with My Marijuana Plant?: A Cannabis Grower’s Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies low stock
9813 by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth, 192 pages, 7½x9½, softcover. The only book dedicated to a single species in the widely popular “What’s... read more

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The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration clearance
9815 by Chris Smith, 258 pages 7x10, softcover. Seed sales trends come in waves. For example, last year caraway and luffa seeds flew off our shelves.... read more

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The Wholistic Healing Guide to Cannabis: Understanding the Endocannabinoid System, Addressing Specific Ailments and Conditions, Making Cannabis-Based Remedies low stock
9816 by Tammi Sweet, 272 pages, 6x9, softcover. This book has something for both the cannabis-naive and the cannabis-savvy. Whether you want to make a... read more

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Wildcrafted Fermentation: Exploring, Transforming and Preserving the Wild Flavors of Your Local Terroir
9817 by Pascal Bauder, 294 pages, 7x10, paperback. Just when we thought there couldn’t be one more book of any value written on the fermentation of... read more

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Will Bonsall’s Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening low stock
9819 by Will Bonsall, 400 pages, 8x10, softcover. As a former apprentice of Will’s, I assumed his book would be a nostalgic journey but not especially... read more

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The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse: How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse out-of-stock
9828 by Lindsey Schiller with Marc Plinke, 307 pages, 7¼x8¾, softcover. Is it worth the coal burned to generate the electricity to grow a tomato in... read more

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You and I Eat the Same: On the Countless Ways Food and Cooking Connect Us to One Another out-of-stock
9831 edited by Chris Ying, 216 pages, 6½x9½, softcover. Whether you are an avid recipe hunter or an ur-foodie, you probably hunger not just flavor but... read more

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Your Brain on Plants: Improve the Way You Think and Feel with Safe—and Proven—Medicinal Plants and Herbs
9834 by Nicolette Perry and Elaine Perry, 243 pages, 7x9, softcover. Published in the UK as Botanical Brain Balms. We all know that the brain and... read more