Reviews and mentions of new books, films, and other cultural attractions
The Small-Scale Poultry Flock:: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers Harvey Ussery ISBN 978-1-60358-290-2 Chelsea Green Publishing “Why not fill our yards with food production, from vegetables to pasture to poultry?” asks Joel Salatin (Polyface Farms) in his foreword to this book. Whether your windows look out on [...]
For some, barbecue season is year-round! the America’s Best Ribs book is for experienced and also beginners who wish to move to the next level.
“Home Dairy” shares the history of home dairy making with a solid overview of tools and equipment essential to the tasks.
Out of an amazing garden., a friendship emerges, and a new cookbook.
The Prince’s Speech: On the Future of Food HRH The Prince of Wales ISBN 978-1-60961-471-3 Rodale If you want to know what’s at stake with our ailing global food system, just listen to a farmer with calloused hands. He knows what its like to try to feed more and more hungry people while fertile farmlands [...]
Hopkins and her beloved co-proprietor, Emmett, are inspired role models in the “Greenhorn Movement” of today’s new wave of young farmers…
The ancient craft of butchery gets its due in this this fine first book by Marissa Guggiana.
Harriet Fasenfest offers a seasonal monthly breakdown in her book, A Householder’s Guide to the Universe: A Calendar of Basics for the Home and Beyond.