New At the Library

Food & Cooking

Kansha: celebrating Japan's vegan & vegetarian traditions by Andoh and Beisch. An expert teaches principles of sound nutrition, satisfying meals, and preservation of energy and resources.

 Dressing and Cooking Wild Game, Complete Hunter Series. This guide presents wild game as richer in flavor and lower in fat and calories than domestic meat. Learn how to field dress, prepare, and cook big game, small game, upland birds, and waterfowl.

 The End of Dieting: how to live for life by Joel Fuhrman. Consuming foods high in nutrient density, according to Dr. Fuhrman, can eliminate cravings, reduce weight, allow bodies to heal themselves, and help us escape the roller coaster of diet fads.

 Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest For Nutritional Perfection by Catherine Price. Susan Fluegel, local Phd, Nutritional Biochemisty, says, “This fascinating book follows the history of vitamins and minerals from their discovery to their commercial use in promoting processed foods. It asks the question, ‘Has the rise in vitamin-fortified foods promoted the widespread use and acceptance of overly processed foods as healthy?’”

Gardening

The Allergy-Fighting Garden by Thomas L. Ogren. Using an understanding of plant sex, the author presents ideas for planting gardens that will trap pollens instead of producing them. Features an extensive list of plants and their allergic properties.

 How to Mulch by Campbell and Kujawski. This handy little guide explains the benefits of mulching, types of mulch, and specific uses for mulch in both ornamental and vegetable gardens.

 The Living Landscape: Designing for beauty and biodiversity in the home garden by Darke & Tallamy. Learn to understand and appreciate the interrelations between garden plants. Lavishly illustrated with photos you’ll want to walk right into.

The Living Landscape: Designing for beauty and biodiversity in the home garden by Darke & Tallamy. Learn to understand and appreciate the interrelations between garden plants. Lavishly illustrated with photos you’ll want to walk right into.

The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden: grow tons of organic vegetables in tiny spaces and containers by Karen Newcomb. Plan and prepare a small garden using intercropping and other space-saving techniques, and enjoy unbelievably high yields.

Homegrown Berries : successfully grow your own strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and more by Chace Dunn and Bowling. How to fit berries into your garden, choose the best varieties for your region, and maintain high yields.

Practical permaculture for home landscapes, your community, and the whole earth by Jessi Bloom. Information on soil, plants, water, waste, energy, and structures to help you turn your property into a sustainable ecosystem.

1,519 all-natural, all-amazing gardening secrets: expert tips for gardens and yards of all sizes, Reader’s Digest. Learn how to repel squirrels with pepper, create invisible stakes, and keep the dog from digging up your flower beds.

Roses Without Chemicals : 150 disease-free varieties that will change the way you grow roses by Peter Kukielski. It can be done! Choose the best varieties for your area and learn easy techniques to care for them.

 

Outdoors

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. The author attempts to tame a fierce goshawk while grieving the loss of her father.

The Beginner’s Guide to hunting Deer for Food by Jackson Landers. A former vegetarian teaches how to avoid factory-farmed meat by engaging in locavore hunting.

Canoeing Wild Rivers by Cliff Jacobson. Everything you could possibly need to know about wilderness canoeing, including how to research a dangerous river, keep warm and dry through a week of rain or snow, and cope with persistent bears.

Camping's Top Secrets: A Lexicon of Expert Camping Tips by Cliff Jacobson. Hundreds of tested camping spots listed alphabetically with descriptions, along with tips for best camping practices.

DVDs

Open Sesame: the Story of Seeds. How the sources of our food have changed over time and how they can be protected.

 Food Chains. True story of workers struggling to improve conditions in the fields.