As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast:
Growing Perennial Foods by Acadia Tucker
This book came out in 2019, and the subtitle is A Field Guide to Raising Resilient Herbs, Fruits, and Vegetables.
In this book, the regenerative farmer, climate activist, and organic market gardener Acadia Tucker shares her passion for growing perennial food crops.
Inspired by farming pioneers like Eliot Coleman, Acadia has grown over 200 hardy food crops. And Acadia knows that perennials are an investment crop that yields dividends many times over in their resiliency, taste, nutrients, and maintenance.
Besides sharing her ten steps for helping perennials thrive, Acadia’s field guide is loaded with detailed profiles of popular perennial herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Each plant profile offers Acadia's specific directions regarding planting, growing, harvesting, storing, and preserving the harvest - in addition to recipes.
This book is 280 pages of passion for perennial food crops from a woman with hands-on experience. It’s like Acadia’s right there with you - explaining, encouraging, and giving you all the information for investing in perennials in your own market garden.
You can get a copy of Growing Perennial Foods by Acadia Tucker and support the show using the Amazon Link in today's Show Notes for around $10
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