Vegetables

A Passion for Vegetables

Author: 
Lorenza De’Medici
Publisher: 
Pavilion Books
Publication Date: 
2002
ISBN: 
1–862–05478–9

cloth, 160 pp., $35.00

With photography by Mike Newton, author Lorenza De’Medici’s A Passion for Vegetables is a book to scan before — and after — a trip to the farmer’s market. It discusses vegetables, both familiar and unfamiliar, with background and recipes for each one. The vegetables are divided up by plant parts: Leaves, Stalks and Sprouts; Legumes; Vegetable Fruits; and Roots and Bulbs.

Volume: 
6
Number: 
1

Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: The Gardener's and Farmer's Guide to Plant Breeding and Seed Saving

Author: 
Carol Deppe
Publisher: 
White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication Date: 
2000
ISBN: 
1-890-13272-1

paper, 367 p., $27.95

There is nothing quite like this book in the world's literature — it is the Hope diamond of horticulture. In the field of edible plants, Carol Deppe is a modest legend who has been a matchmaker and midwife to many new vegetables.

Volume: 
3
Number: 
4
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