The Elderberry Book
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The Elderberry Book

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77 Pages
English

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Description

Your go-to guide for everything from cultivation to wine-making with one of humanity's oldest plant friends


  • Author of The Frugal Homesteader which sold over 2000
  • Founder of Whole Life Services, CEO of Steader.com and homesteader/farmer
  • Well known speaker at numerous conferences and events like Mother Earth News Fair and Wise Author runs an elderberry syrup business
  • Elderberries once staples in homes around the world are making a comeback
  • Popular as medicinal and edible landscaping plant
  • High in antioxidants, have a variety of anti-cancer, anti-diabetes and anti-inflammatory effects and are a good source of vitamin C
  • Useful, fun, inspirational and educational book that covers history, cultivation, foraging, traditional use, medicines, herbal remedies and tools from the elderberry tree
  • Has 10-15 recipes
  • Includes plans for crafts made from elderberry wood including a flute, bellows, a pencil, even a bug hotel
  • Easy to read reference
  • Professional illustrations and full colour photos make this beautifully produced book stand out from the self-published books on the topic

Audience:
Homesteaders, gardeners, herbalists, people interested in folk history and crafts

Canada:

  • Elderberries trees are widespread and naturalized in temperate Canadian regions including the Maritimes, BC and Ontario.
  • Growing Tree and Shrubs
  • In December 2018, Health Canada published Indoor Air Quality guidelines and has recently launched education campaign regarding indoor air quality

Your go-to guide for everything from cultivation to wine-making with one of humanity's oldest plant friends

Spanning history and geography, The Elderberry Book takes you on an adventure, deepening your appreciation of a plant that has played a crucial role across the world for thousands of years. Through this fun, inspirational, and educational resource, discover:

  • Elderberry's amazing history
  • Cultivating and foraging, from the balcony to the backyard
  • Various traditional food and medicine preparations
  • Simple wine-making techniques
  • Traditional crafts and tools.

This is the definitive guide to the many uses of elderberry. No matter where you are, one of humankind's oldest plant friends can provide you with anything from syrup, to wine, to dyes, to so much more!

Once a staple in homes across the world, and found along every highland, highway, and hedgerow, the forgotten elderberry is making a comeback. Its popularity as medicine is surging, its choice as an edible landscaping plant is growing, and its use for wine-making and crafts is being rediscovered.


Acknowledgments
Introduction

1 History
Ancient Elderberry
European Elderberry
Native American and American Elderberry
More Than Just Food or Medicine

2 Description, Anatomy, Terminology, and Nutrition
Description and Anatomy
Terminology
Benefits and Studies
Nutrition

3 Cultivation and Care
How to Choose an Elderberry Variety
Preparation and Planting
Purchasing and Propagation
First Three Years of Growth and Fruiting
Care and Pruning
Pests and Diseases

4 Harvesting, Foraging, and Preserving
Dangerous and Other Look-Alikes
Where to Forage
Preserving
Purchasing Elderberry Products

5 Preparation Methods
Basic Equipment
Jams and Jellies
Fermented Elderberry Enjoyments
Other Ways to Prepare Elderberry
Tinctures
Other Uses for Elderberry Pulp

6 Crafts and Other Uses for Elder Wood
Children, Cyanide, and Elderberry Crafts
What You Will Need
Elder Whistle
Elderberry Flute
Elderberry Bellows
Elderberry Lance or Spear
Elderberry Pencils
Blowgun/Popgun

Notes
Additional Reading and Resources
About the Author
A Note about the Publisher

Subjects

Informations

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Published 24 September 2019
Reads 0
EAN13 9781771423083
Language English
Document size 4 MB

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