Describes special forest products that represent opportunities for rural entrepreneurs to supplement their incomes. Includes: aromatics, berries a wild fruits, cones a seeds, forest botanicals, honey, mushrooms, nuts, syrup, a weaving a dying materials. Each chapter describes market a competition considerations, distribution a packaging, equipment needs, a resource conservation considerations, a also presents a profile of a rural business marketing the products. Products suitable for small or part-time operators are described. 50 photos.The ideal ash trees for making splints are 7 to 9 inches in diameter with at least a 6-foot section of trunk that is blemish free. Ash can be ... The inner bark of basswood and the roots of the red cedar have been favorite materials of Indians for malcing cordage and coiled baskets. Paper birch is especially suitable for baskets because the bark peels readin into long strips that are used for stitching material.
|Title||:||Income Opportunities in Special Forest Products|
|Author||:||Margaret G. Thomas, David R. Schumann|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1993|