1. SAMAKA is not an organization. It is a plan, an idea, a way of life, the road to a better way of life. By becoming SAMAKA farmers, we decide with our neighbors that we will unite in purpose and action to improve our condition of life by raising more food in our home gardens for the better health...
  2. 01-01-2000 This manual discusses some vegetables that are highly productive but not commonly know or readily available.
  3. The book lists a number of plants with a culinary history and suggests new ones, not in the wilderness where recent interest has already resulted in numerous books, but in your own garden where you like to work, relax and entertain, where familiar plants can play exciting new roles. We have...
  4. 31-10-2019 This is a handbook for growing a Climate Victory Garden when the enemy is global warming. Acadia Tucker, a carbon farmer and gardener, invites us to think of gardening as civic action. By building carbon-rich soil, even in a backyard-sized patch, we can capture greenhouse gases and mitigate...
  5. 15-03-2011 When Spring Warren told her husband and two teenage boys that she wanted to grow 75 percent of all the food they consumed for one year—and that she wanted to do it in their yard—they told her she was crazy. She did it anyway.
  6. This booklet providesan overview of gardening techniques.
  7. Readily available plant and animal residues, even those you must pay for, can supply an extremely valuable source of plant foods that over the years will reward you with better soil better crops, and reduced grocery bills. And that means money in your pocket. But before you can expect those...
  8. 01-01-1977 This booklet discusses some of the 1977 ideas of how to garden organically.
  9. This research report discusses the historical significance and function of home gardens, offers a definition, and develops a policy-relevant typology based on ecological and socioeconomic determinants. Finally, a cross-cultural comparative review of the literatureis undertaken. Despite increasing...
  10. The articles in this issue discuss a household-level food production strategy which is as old as human civilization and plant domestication itself: the household garden. Show to have been of crucial importance to a large proportion of the population in recent world history, the home garden still...