Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Holiday Gift Guide

For all those whose gift list includes farmers, gardeners or anyone interested in healthy, sustainable living, after the jump is a brief review of some the products we have recommended on this blog (as well as a few new ones).  Click on the picture of any item to pull it up at Amazon.com.


Farming & Gardening Books

How to Grow More Vegetables and Fruits (and Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops) Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can ImagineHow to Grow More Vegetables and Fruits (and Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains, and Other Crops) Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine by John Jeavons, discussed in the May 2009 Filed Notes from the Farm and the May 2010 Field Notes from the Farm.


Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year LongFour-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Longby Eliot Coleman, discussed in the May 2010 Field Notes from the Farm.


Western Garden Book: More than 8,000 Plants - The Right Plants for Your Climate - Tips from Western Garden Experts (Sunset Western Garden Book)And for anyone who doesn't already have it, the venerable Western Garden Book: More than 8,000 Plants - The Right Plants for Your Climate - Tips from Western Garden Experts (Sunset Western Garden Book).


Environmental Books

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four MealsThe Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan, discussed in the October 2009 Field Notes.


Dirt: The Erosion of CivilizationsDirt: The Erosion of Civilizations by David Montgomery, discussed in the October 2009 Field Notes.


Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us SafeOrganic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe by Maria Rodale, discussed in the August 2010 Field Notes.


Unlimited Budget Items (aka, the Wish List)

BCS Tiller Rear Tine Tiller 160CC, 18-IN #712GX-5BCS Tiller Rear Tine Tiller 160CC, 18-IN #712GX-5, discussed in the August 2009 Field Notes.


Waterwise 9000 Countertop DistillerWaterwise 9000 Countertop Distiller, discussed in the May 2010 Field Notes.


Apple iMac MC508LL/A 21.5-Inch DesktopApple iMac MC508LL/A 21.5-Inch Desktop, the farm computer.


Apple iMac MC510LL/A 27-Inch DesktopApple iMac MC510LL/A 27-Inch Desktop, even better than the farm computer.

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