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Danville Spring Fling with Gardening Writer Barbara Damrosch

03/23/2013 10:30 am

Barbara Damrosch 

Who: Bestselling gardening writer Barbara Damrosch.

What: Talking about and signing her new book, The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook: From the Garden to the Table in 120 Recipes at the Danville Spring Fling.

When: Saturday, 23 March 2013 at 10:30 AM. Note the Spring Fling runs from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Where: The Rakestraw Books table at the Spring Fling at the Veterans Memorial Hall in downtown Danville.

How much: Free.

Why you should care: The Four Season Farm Gardener s Cookbook is two books in one. It s a complete four-season cookbook with 120 recipes from Barbara, a master cook as well as master gardener, who shows how to maximize the fruits and vegetables of your labors, from Stuffed Squash Blossom Fritters to Red Thai Curry with Fall Vegetables to Hazelnut Torte with Summer Berries.

And it s a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how big or small your plot, with easy-to-follow instructions and plans for different gardens. It covers size of the garden, nourishing the soil, planning ahead, and the importance of rotating crops yes, even in your backyard. And, at the core, individual instructions on the crops, from the hardy and healthful cabbage family to fourteen essential culinary herbs.

Eating doesn t get any more local than your own backyard.

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ISBN-13: 9780761156697
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Workman Publishing, 2/2013

The Garden Primer (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780761122753
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Workman Publishing, 2/2008

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