Sunday, October 27, 2013
Solviva: How to Grow $500,000 on One Acre, and Peace on Earth
by Anna Edey
This is a marvelous book by a woman who has developed Earth-friendly ways of growing food, running a household, and making a living. She built a home and a big greenhouse on her land in New England, which are solar-heated and have an ingenious wastewater filtering process. After growing vegetables like gang-busters in her south-facing solarium that opens into her home, she built herself an amazing greenhouse and turned it into a salad-production business. If you are interested in saving the Earth, this is the book for you!