food not lawns
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A quick video-note from Heather Jo Flores in 2020, 15 years after Food Not Lawns was written.
Jackie Holmstrom drew more than 100 images for Food Not Lawns, working closely with the author and also drawing from her own experience.
Foreword by Toby Hemenway
Foreword by Toby Hemenway, author of Gaia's Garden, A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture
How to gain access to land, tools, resources, information, and help for your grassroots gardening projects.
The Water Cycle
How to collect, store, and recycle water in your home and garden.
The Living Soil
How to build and maintain living soil that will grow abundant gardens.
Plants and Polycultures
How to make a permaculture garden that produces food for humans and other species, year-round.
Learn the basics of how to grow, select, harvest, store, and distribute heirloom and organic seeds.
Beyond the Garden
Ecological living is about much more than just growing food. Here are some easy changes to make.
Use permaculture-style design thinking to turn your dreams into reality.
Into the Community
Explore these grassroots community projects that you can create to promote sustainability.
Discover a variety of ways to spread the word about your projects and events.
This chapter discusses ways to resolve conflicts in your community projects.
The Next Generation
Here's a list of ways to design permaculture gardens and more with kids!
Free Your Lawn
Why you should get rid of the grass and grow a many-species food forest instead!