Knowledge is power. Or at least empowering. Celebrate Earth Day this April 22nd by checking out the selection of books in the Co-op’s Mercantile loft! You’ll find many helpful reads,including some references,non-fiction,novels and children’s books. In the third installment of “Earth Day at the Co-op”,try picking up a book and learning more about the planet,gardens and your potential to help keep it green!
Top Three Reads for Earth Day
Handmade Garden Projects:Step-by-Step Instructions for Creative Garden Features,Containers,Lighting and More by Lorene Edwards Forkner,Timber Press,2011 –this book will spur you to action outside! It contains great ideas to get the creative juices flowing by using recycled materials to improve garden atmosphere. Forkner gives her readers a wealth of information about using “old junk”from the attic or basement to re-define the home gardenscape.
Northwest Essentials:Cooking with Ingredients that Define a Region’s Cuisine by Greg Atkinson,Sasquatch Books,2010. A classic Pacific Northwest cookbook that emphasizes the bounty of great-tasting seasonal,locally grown food such as seafood,mushrooms and hazelnuts. Elegant,simple recipes and beautiful photographs make it a practical gift and great help in the kitchen. Eat and cook local!
Natural Notes Reference Guides from Alternative Wellness Solutions –these handy,folder-sized reference guides are available on a multitude of topics related to natural health,including:Medicinal Dieting,Microgreen Cultivation &Uses,Genetically Modified Foods,Homeopathic Flower Remedies,Aromatherapy,and Acid-Alkaline Food Balancing. Extra 5% off for Co-op Member-Owners!