Elderberry Book: Forage, Cultivate, Prepare, Preserve [Pehme köide]

  • Formaat: Paperback / softback, 128 pages, kõrgus x laius x paksus: 229x191x9 mm, kaal: 354 g, 50 Halftones, color
  • Sari: Homegrown City Life 8
  • Ilmumisaeg: 03-Oct-2019
  • Kirjastus: New Society Publishers
  • ISBN-10: 0865719195
  • ISBN-13: 9780865719194
Teised raamatud teemal:
  • Formaat: Paperback / softback, 128 pages, kõrgus x laius x paksus: 229x191x9 mm, kaal: 354 g, 50 Halftones, color
  • Sari: Homegrown City Life 8
  • Ilmumisaeg: 03-Oct-2019
  • Kirjastus: New Society Publishers
  • ISBN-10: 0865719195
  • ISBN-13: 9780865719194
Teised raamatud teemal:

The Elderberry Book deepens appreciation for a plant that has played a crucial role for thousands of years. This inspiring, and educational resource guides you through the elderberry's history, how to cultivate and forage from the balcony to the backyard, and its preparation in traditional foods, medicines, wines, crafts, and tools.



Your go-to guide for everything from cultivation to wine-making with one of humanity's oldest plant friends

Once a staple in homes across the world, and found along every highland, highway, and hedgerow, the forgotten elderberry is making a comeback. Its popularity as medicine is surging, its choice as an edible landscaping plant is growing, and its use for wine-making and crafts is being rediscovered.

Spanning history and geography, The Elderberry Book takes you on an adventure, deepening your appreciation of a plant that has played a crucial role across the world for thousands of years. Through this fun, inspirational, and educational resource, discover:

  • Elderberry's amazing history
  • Cultivating and foraging, from the balcony to the backyard
  • Various traditional food and medicine preparations
  • Simple wine-making techniques
  • Traditional crafts and tools.

This is the definitive guide to the many uses of elderberry; no matter where you are, one of humankind's oldest plant friends can provide you with anything from syrup to wine to dyes, and more.

John Moody is the founder of Whole Life Services and Whole Life Buying Club and author of The Frugal Homesteader . He is the CEO of Steader and the Executive Director of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. Involved with farming, food, and homesteading over the last decade, including running an elderberry syrup business, Moody is a well-known speaker at numerous conferences and events, such as Mother Earth News and Wise Traditions. He won the 2013 Weston A. Price activist of the year award and is one of two old-timers and five rambunctious kids who farm and homestead on 35 acres in Kentucky.

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Your go-to guide for everything from cultivation to wine-making with one of humanity's oldest plant friends
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(3)
1 History
4(18)
Ancient Elderberry
5(5)
European Elderberry
10(6)
Native American and American Elderberry
16(2)
More Than Just Food or Medicine
18(4)
2 Description, Anatomy, Terminology, And Nutrition
22(8)
Description and Anatomy
22(2)
Terminology
24(2)
Benefits and Studies
26(1)
Nutrition
27(3)
3 Cultivation and Care
30(24)
How to Choose an Elderberry Variety
30(4)
Preparation and Planting
34(4)
Purchasing and Propagation
38(6)
First Three Years of Growth and Fruiting
44(1)
Care and Pruning
45(2)
Pests and Diseases
47(7)
4 Harvesting, Foraging, And Preserving
54(14)
Dangerous and Other Look-Alikes
55(2)
Where to Forage
57(2)
Preserving
59(6)
Purchasing Elderberry Products
65(3)
5 Preparation Methods
68(32)
Basic Equipment
68(2)
Jams and Jellies
70(5)
Fermented Elderberry Enjoyments
75(7)
Other Ways to Prepare Elderberry
82(8)
Tinctures
90(8)
Other Uses for Elderberry Pulp
98(2)
6 Crafts and Other Uses for Elder Wood
100(9)
Children, Cyanide, and Elderberry Crafts
100(3)
What You Will Need
103(1)
Elder Whistle
103(2)
Elderberry Flute
105(1)
Elderberry Bellows
105(1)
Elderberry Lance or Spear
106(1)
Elderberry Pencils
107(1)
Blowgun/Popgun
107(2)
Notes 109(4)
Additional Reading and Resources 113(2)
About the Author 115(1)
A Note About the Publisher 116
John Moody is the founder of Whole Life Services and Whole Life Buying Club. He is the CEO of Steader and the Executive Director of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. Involved with farming, food, and homesteading over the last decade, including running an elderberry syrup business, John is a well-known speaker at numerous conferences and events, such as Mother Earth News and Wise Traditions. He won the 2013 Weston A. Price activist of the year award and is one of two old timers and five rambunctious kids who farms and homesteads on 35 acres in Kentucky.