Monday, April 13, 2009

Monday Roundup

I'd like to say I've been thinking about gardening but I haven't. The pots on the deck remain empty. Instead I'm reading a travel memoir about Zen and China. Not a green book really except it's interesting to read about people living with so few possessions and yet have everything they need.

Is anyone reading a new green book? An old one? Do you have a review about to come out? Let us know and Chile will add the book or review to the list that never stops growing.

I heard of a book a couple of weeks ago that I'm curious about, Dirt, The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth. Has anyone read or reviewed this? It seems appropriate for the planting season.

Any books you're curious about?

In any event, I hope you're enjoying spring at your house; whatever stage it's in.

6 comments:

Heather @ SGF said...

I'm currently reading an educational book about the ins and outs of managing, promoting, selling products at a farmers' market. It's a really interesting read.

JAM said...

I just skimmed Fresh Food from Small Spaces, by RJ Ruppenthal. I thought it was quite good - with lots of detail about building containers for gardening. I passed it to my husband to look through since he's the gardener of the family. I did enjoy the sprouting, yogurt, and fermentation chapters as well. If you were a small spaces dweller that really wanted to get serious about producing your own food I think this would be a great resource.

kale for sale said...

Heather - You have got the farmers' market bug seriously! And I can't think of better bug to have. Enjoy.

JAM - I've heard of this book as the author was recently in town promoting it but your outline had me request it from the library tonight (all six copies in the county were checked out). I definitely qualify as a small space dweller. Thank you. I'll let you know if I actually end up producing anything.

Going Crunchy said...

I'm not reading anything Green this week. Non-Green, doing the "Four Disciplines of Execution" about follow through, and "Tran-Sister Radio" which is tranny fiction. Yep, I'm diverse in reading selections.

Donna said...

Hey, you also read a preview copy of the next best-selling children's book. :) Thanks again.

kale for sale said...

Going Crunchy - I love the range of books you read. Is the Trans-Sister Radio book a Wally Lamb book? He has a wild mind. I'd be better off reading the four disciplines book though. Even one discipline would be good for me.

Donna - LOL. You're got me, I did. And it was soooo good!