The Year-Round Harvest: A Seasonal Guide to Growing, Eating, and Preserving the Fruits and Vegetables of Your Labor

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Do you . . .
. . . love harvesting juicy heirloom tomatoes—but are at a loss for how to extend their shelf life?
. . . dig up buckets full of robust potatoes—but don't know how to store them to resist rot?
. . . dream about growing vibrant, crisp greens into the colder months—but can't come up with a system that works?

If so, this book is for you. Inside, you'll find all you ...

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The Year-Round Harvest: A Seasonal Guide to Growing, Eating, and Preserving the Fruits and Vegetables of Your Labor

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Overview

Do you . . .
. . . love harvesting juicy heirloom tomatoes—but are at a loss for how to extend their shelf life?
. . . dig up buckets full of robust potatoes—but don't know how to store them to resist rot?
. . . dream about growing vibrant, crisp greens into the colder months—but can't come up with a system that works?

If so, this book is for you. Inside, you'll find all you need to grow and store an abundance of fresh food that will leave you wanting more! Complete with variables to consider given your own growing situation, this one-stop guide features illustrations and trusted advice for getting your hands dirty and planting with preservation in mind.

In addition, you get 150 recipes—from Roasted Red Pepper Pesto and Dried Tomato Risotto to Lavender Blueberry Jam and Fresh Mint Chutney—that help you make your just-picked, homegrown harvest work for you in the most delicious and satisfying way.

With this valuable resource, you can forget limp grocery store offerings and instead enjoy your very own bright, flavorful—and nutritious—produce that's in season every season!

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  • ISBN-13: 9781440528163
  • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • Publication date: 1/15/2012
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 450,570
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine Abbott, the author of The Everything Grow Your Own Vegetables Book and The Everything Root Cellaring Book, grew vegetables in her suburban backyard until 2000, when she decided to make a lifestyle change and started a small-scale vegetable farm. Her website is www.your-vegetable-gardening-helper.com.

Alison Woitunski works at The Food Project, a leading agricultural and gardening organization, where she writes and teaches curriculum about backyard gardening, agriculture, food preservation, and food culture. Along with a personal love for at-home growing, seed sprouting, cooking, and food preservation, Woitunski is passionate about sharing her food knowledge with others.

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  • Posted June 26, 2013

    I'm an avid gardener and happened upon this book.  I would consi

    I'm an avid gardener and happened upon this book.  I would consider this an excellent 'go to' source for a new vegetable gardener.  The book is very comprehensive.

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