The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook

The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook

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Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are Americaa€™s foremost organic gardenersa€”and authorities. Barbara is the author of The Garden Primer, and Eliot wrote the bible for organic gardening, The New Organic Grower. Today they are the face of the locavore movement, working through their extraordinary Four Season Farm in Maine. And now theya€™ve written the book on how to grow what you eat, and cook what you grow. The Four Season Farm Gardenera€™s Cookbook is two books in one. Ita€™s a complete four-season cookbook with 120 recipes from Barbara, a master cook as well as master gardener, who shows how to maximize the fruitsa€”and vegetablesa€”of your labors, from Stuffed Squash Blossom Fritters to Red Thai Curry with Fall Vegetables to Hazelnut Torte with Summer Berries. And ita€™s a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how big or small your plot, with easy-to-follow instructions and plans for different gardens. It covers size of the garden, nourishing the soil, planning ahead, and the importance of rotating cropsa€”yes, even in your backyard. And, at the core, individual instructions on the crops, from the hardy and healthful cabbage family to fourteen essential culinary herbs. Eating doesna€™t get any more local than your own produce very large, bright red berries that speak to your eyes more than your taste buds. ... first year, and since theya#39;re perennials, theya#39;ll come back vigorously each year after that to yield a small but intensely flavorful crop. ... Since alpine strawberries dona#39;t make runners, theya#39;re perfect for edging beds in an herb garden.

Title:The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook
Author:Barbara Damrosch, Eliot Coleman
Publisher:Workman Publishing - 2013-02-19


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