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    This is a paper written by Clare O'Grady Walshe on how imposing new legislation, in Ireland and overseas, is placing our food sovereignty and security in danger. Reduced to €3 due to slight shop damage (rusty staples).  
  • A clear and concise guidebook for growing a wide range of vegetables, both outdoors and with protection.
  • A handy guide to natural remedies from your garden and store-cupboard for complaints ranging from coughs and colds to aches and pains that allows you to save money and avoid taking mass-produced chemicals on a regular basis. Fiann gives simple step-by-step instructions to make straightforward salves and ointments, teas, rinses and syrups that will fill the first-aid cupboard, as well as identifying plants that can be used straight away with no preparation required. Fiann's singular knowledge of the properties and uses of herbs, fruit and flowers from the garden makes fascinating reading, as well as having extensive practical applications.
  • For beginner and intermediate beekeepers.
  • Richard Mabey's masterpiece in a backpack size, A guide to over 100 edible plants, berries, mushrooms, seaweed and shellfish, all beautifully illustrated.  Advice on when to gather, what to pick and how to cook it.
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    An authoritative guide to making your own body, skin and hair care preparations, complete with a glossary of commercial and natural cosmetic ingredients.
  • This comprehensive guide by Klaus Laitenberger covers many aspects of gardening in Ireland and a month by month guide. It includes many colour pictures and is well set out, detailing how to manage various types of soil, green manures and a comprehensive section on mistakes beginners make.
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    An essential guide to growing and maintaining a self-sufficient garden.  Incorporating both sustainability and practicality.  It demonstrates the possibility to grow in a way that promotes biodiversity whilst producing a sizeable harvest.
  • Crop by crop guidelines to help you save seed for yourself.
  • This new edition of the best-selling Craft Cider Making is fully revised and updated. Packed with essential advice and information, it gives step-by-step instruction for small scale cider making. It retains the best of traditional practice but also draws on modern understanding of orcharding and fermentation science. Written by an award-winning cider maker, it guides beginners into the rewarding world of cider making and helps those with more experience expand their skills to enjoy the craft more fully.
  • For anyone who wants to grow a wide range of vegetables and fruit in a polytunnel or unheated greenhouse.
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    In this unique book Aranya leads you through the design process from beginning to end, using clear explanations, flowcharts and diagrams.
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    The ideal guide for anyone wanting to start beekeeping and a revered reference book for experienced beekeepers. Information on all you need to know, including how to avoid swarms, plan requeening, or provide the colony with winter stores. Key information on Varroa and illustrated throughout.
  • This revised and updated edition of Gaia's Garden features a new chapter on urban permaculture, designed especially for people in cities and suburbs who have very limited growing space. Whatever size garden you have to work with, you can apply basic permaculture principles to make it more diverse, more natural, more productive, and more beautiful. Best of all, once it’s established, an ecological garden will reduce or eliminate most of the backbreaking work that’s needed to maintain the typical lawn and garden.
  • This updated and revised edition of Wild Fermentation, now with full colour photos throughout, is sure to introduce a whole new generation to the flavours and health benefits of fermented foods. It features many brand-new recipes—including Strawberry Kvass, African Sorghum Beer, and Infinite Buckwheat Bread—and updates and refines original recipes reflecting the author’s ever-deepening knowledge of global food traditions that has influenced four-star chefs and home cooks alike. For Katz, his gateway to fermentation was sauerkraut. So open this book to find yours, and start a little food revolution right in your own kitchen.
  • A practical guide to what to grow in your polytunnel all year round.  Contains a handy month by month guide which tells you what to sow each month as well as listing the jobs to attend to.  Also has a growing calendar section for fruits and vegetables you might like to grow in your tunnel, as well as a section on common pests and diseases.  A great resource for beginner gardeners and experienced gardeners alike.
  • A really well-organised, approachable yet through guide to sourcing, planting and caring for fruit trees. It's a must for anyone considering anything from a couple of trees to an orchard.
  • This book includes a wealth of information on wild Irish plants that can be gathered and eaten, including recipes, dishes and preparations, the history of their uses and value economically for future food security.
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