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Top Farm-Fresh Books to Give This Holiday Season

9 Must Have Books for Gift Giving -

9 Must Have Books for Gift Giving -

The holidays are upon us and you may be looking for that “special something” to give as a gift.

Why not give a book that will help the recipient live a farm-fresh lifestyle?

I love to give and receive books because they are actually the gift of transformation. Many times they start a journey for the reader that can be life-changing.

Who doesn’t want that, right?

I put together a listing of my favorite books that can help someone take one more step into a farm-fresh life. This journey can be a gift you give away or you buy for yourself.

Just share the link as your wish list!

Each of the following books are EXCEPTIONAL. No fluff.

They are filled with solid information and inspiration that is simply packaged into a book form.

Some of these books are new, others were published in previous years. But ALL are among my favorites.

To be honest, it was hard to narrow down the list to just nine. There were about 10 others I wanted to include! But I needed to keep the list manageable so as not to overwhelm you.

This list is a good start.

Some of the authors have been interviewed on the Living Homegrown Podcast. So if you want to hear more about their books and their work, I’ve included links to the respective episodes below.

Here they are…In no particular order:


Making Vanilla Sugar

Next time you have a used up vanilla bean from a baking or canning recipe, make vanilla sugar with it. Don't waste that last bit of flavor!


Picking a Theme for Your Farm-Fresh Year

Instead of goal setting, try picking a theme for your upcoming year. It can be the beacon of light that keeps you on track.


Giving the Gift of Fragrance

Two fast and fragrant DIY gifts for the holidays.


Growing & Eating More Unusual Edibles

Learn to eat some of the more unusual parts of your edible plants. Interview with author, Willi Galloway.


Fruit Liqueurs – In Half the Time

Learn to make fruit flavored liqueurs in half the time. They are still packed with flavor and perfect for gift giving.


Chicken-Friendly Garden Tips from Author Jessi Bloom

Learn how you CAN have city backyard chickens and a garden too. It just takes a little planning. Author Jessi Bloom offers tips and tricks for merging chickens into...


VOTE for the LH Podcast in the TASTE Awards!

The Living Homegrown Podcast has been nominated for a TASTE Award! Please take a moment and vote for the podcast - I would be so grateful!


Living a More Sustainable Lifestyle

When it comes to learning about living a more sustainable and organic lifestyle, be unstoppable.