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We have a huge range of books and reference materials to help you through all the stages of food preserving.  

Our books range on subjects such as how to grow and preserve your own food, the health benefits of fermenting foods, different techniques for food preserving, how to cure and dry your own meats and much more.

Rediscover the pleasure of real books in your hands whilst learning some interesting information on self sufficiency, sustainable lifestyles and healthy eating.

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A Year in a Bottle by Sally Wise

Sally Wise has been a passionate preserver of fruits and vegetables for over three decades. More..

$19.95 Ex Tax: $18.14

A Year on the Farm Sally Wise

Renowned cook, Sally Wise has always wanted her own cooking school, and her own farm, where she co..

$25.95 Ex Tax: $23.59

Artisan Vegan Cheese

  Gourmet restaurateur and vegan food expert Miyoko Schinner shares her secrets for making homemade ..

$32.95 Ex Tax: $29.95

Backyard Beekeeping: A comprehensive guide to keep healthy bees and make delicious honey

A comprehensive reference for all wishing to keep healthy bees and produce delicious honey. There i..

$18.95 Ex Tax: $17.23

Backyard Poultry - Naturally Edition 3

by Alanna Moore3rd edition.What is the difference between a Frizzle and a Fav? a Pekin and a..

$29.95 Ex Tax: $27.23

Ball Mason Blue Book Guide to Preserving

Known around the world as the food preserver's bible, the Ball Blue Book Guide to Preservi..

$15.95 Ex Tax: $14.50

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Basic Fermentation: A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Cultural Manipulation by Sandor Katz

A classic beginner's guide to fermenting just about anything.At last, a new edition of fermentat..

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Brew Better Beer: A Colourful Homebrew Guide

Learn (and Break!) the Rules for Making Ipas, Sours, Belgian Beers, Porters, Barleywines, Lagers..

$36.95 Ex Tax: $33.59

Brew it Yourself: Quick and Easy!

The Two Thirsty Gardeners show that brewing your own delicious alcoholic drinks can be surprisingly ..

$32.00 Ex Tax: $29.09

Charcuterie The Craft of Salting Smoking and Curing

Charcuterie The Craft of Salting Smoking and Curing by Michael Ruhlman and Biran PolcynCharcuter..

$42.99 Ex Tax: $39.08

Cheese Making; A First Course

Whether you are a beginner or consider yourself a connoisseur, the Bedford Cheese Shop's A First Cou..

$34.95 Ex Tax: $31.77

Complete Preserves - Two Delicious Books Together A YEAR IN A BOTTLE and OUT OF THE BOTTLE

Two bestselling preserving books in one kitchen-friendly package. Sally Wise's great passion is for..

$25.95 Ex Tax: $23.59

Cooking with Pumpkin: Recipes that go Beyond the Pie

Pumpkin has long been regarded as little more than cattle fodder,  but it has recently taken upon ne..

$19.95 Ex Tax: $18.14

Cultured Food For Health: A Guide to Healing

Cultured Food For Health A Guide to Healing Yourself with Probiotic Foods"If you're having diges..

$24.99 Ex Tax: $22.72

Cultured Food For Life: Change Your World with New Food

Cultured Food For Health Donna SchwenkDonna Schwenk's world changed when she discovered cultured..

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DIY Fermentation

Simple DIY Ferments that Prove Homemade is Always Better Fermentation has given us some of ..

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DIY Kombucha - nothing tastes better than your homemade batch of kombucha!

"I can assure you of this: nothing tastes better than your homemade batch of kombucha." --From the ..

$18.95 Ex Tax: $17.23

Down to Earth - A Guide to Simple Living

'I was pulled into simple living before I knew what it was. It crept up on me using the smallest of ..

$38.95 Ex Tax: $35.41

Enhance Your Health with Fermented Foods

Yogurt, sauerkraut, dill pickles, cheese, and wine are popular fermented foods that are not only del..

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Ferment Your Vegetables

Fermented vegetables are a great, healthy addition to anyone's diet. Abundant in probiotics, enzymes..

$29.00 Ex Tax: $26.36

Ferment, Pickle, Dry Ancient Methods for Modern Meals

Ferment, Pickle, Dry teaches you how to preserve foods using the ancient methods of fermenting, pick..

$35.95 Ex Tax: $32.68

Fermentation Probiotics Guide - An inspiring chart for anyone interested in the art and science of fermenting!

Fermentation Probiotics Guide - Stefan Mager laminated chart and reference guide This chart feature..

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Fermenting for Dummies

Fermentation is what makes foods like beer, pickles, and sauerkraut delicious—and nutritious. Fermen..

$29.95 Ex Tax: $27.23

Food in Jars

Popular food blogger Marisa McClellan takes you through all manner of food in jars, storing away the..

$34.95 Ex Tax: $31.77

Fresh & Fermented

Improve your health with fresh ferments!  Fermentation is an old-world tradition that has reeme..

$49.95 Ex Tax: $45.41

Goat: Meat, Milk, Cheese

By Bruce Weinstein and Mark ScarbroughFrom appearances at the most high-end restaurants to street fo..

$35.95 Ex Tax: $32.68

Grow Your Own, Eat Your Own

Grow Your Own, Eat Your Own: Bob Flowerdew's Guide to Making the Most of Your Garden ProduceIt..

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Happy Gut: The Cleansing Program to Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy and Eliminate Pain!

Happy Gut: The Cleansing Program to Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy,and Eliminate Pain by Vincent ..

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Homegrown Sprouts by Sprout Lady Rita

Homegrown Sprouts by Sprout Lady RitaRita GalchusA fresh, healthy and delicious step by step guide t..

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Horse Sense The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand 2nd Ed

Horse Sense provides an in-depth guide to horse care under conditions unique to Australia and New Ze..

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How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-sufficiency by Piers Warren SOLD OUT!

How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-sufficiency by Piers Warren

How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-sufficiency by Piers WarrenWhat can you do w..

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Idiot's Guides: Yoga by Sarah Herrington

Idiot's Guides: Yoga  by Sarah HerringtonAn illustrated easy-to-follow guide to yoga for t..

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In The Charcuterie: The Fatted Calf's Guide to Making Sausage, Salumi, Pates, Roasts, Confits, and Other Meaty Goods

A definitive resource for the modern meat lover, with 125 recipes and fully-illustrated step-by-ste..

$43.95 Ex Tax: $39.95

Jayeon Bread: A Step by Step Guide to Making no Knead Bread By Sangjin Ko

Artisan baker Sangjin Ko shares his recipes from 12 years of research and shows that baking a perfec..

$26.95 Ex Tax: $24.50

Keeping Bees by Pam Gregory, Claire Waring

Beekeeping is a fascinating and rewarding activity and is hugely important to the survival of our de..

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Kimchi Essential Flavours of the Korean Kitchen

You can't really imagine Korea without kimchi. For thousands of years, their fermented vegetables ha..

$26.95 Ex Tax: $24.50