by Robyn Jasko, illustrated by Jennifer Biggs
Robyn Jasko and Jennifer Biggs' Homesweet Homegrown is a simple DIY guide to growing, storing, and making your own food, no matter where you live. Jasko and Biggs are committed to turning you into a healthy, happy farmer even if you live in a big city high-rise. Built around eight comprehensive sections (Know, Start, Grow, Plant, Plan, Make, Eat, and Store), this wonderful 128-page guide walks you through all the steps of successfully nurturing a crop of delicious, healthy vegetables. Everyone from the base beginner to the seasoned farmhand will find something for them in these pages. (The recipe section alone is enough to keep you comin' back to this gem for years!) Narrated in a friendly, helpful tone by Jasko and buoyed by Biggs's great illustrations.
Robyn Jasko is a writer and cofounder of Grow Indie, an organization and website that supports sustainable lifestyles, homesteading, eating well, and living local. Jennifer Biggs is a weaver, fiber artist, and illustrator. They both live in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.