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Growing Beautiful Food is a chronicle of growing food and living sustainably as a life-changing experience, with all the joy, folly, work, and wonder of transforming a small piece of earth into a thriving organic farm. Growing Beautiful Food is both inspiration and instruction, with detailed growing advice for 50 remarkable crops, a memorable narrative, and evocative imagery. It's a photographic journey through four seasons in the garden, fueling the dream that you can connect to the land by growing your own food. Benson encourages us to start small like he did, celebrate every harvest, and understand that heartbreaking crop losses are simply part of the process. Whether gardeners, families, farmers, or chefs, readers will come to the table motivated by the flavor of homegrown, the message of self sufficiency, and the beautiful food that's as local as their backyards. Read more... Abstract: With the paradigm shift toward local and home-grown food, gardeners and foodies have come to relish beautiful vegetable gardens and beautiful meals. The author writes that beauty inspires behaviour, and he believes that we can and will eat better, be healthier, and live more sustainably when we grow food that's visually enticing. Read more...
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