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“This is an indispensable handbook for starting a family kitchen garden. Growing your own vegetables and herbs will transform both your cooking and the way your children eat.”
(Alice Waters )

“Fun, easy-to-complete projects." (Denver Post)

"This book shows how to get parents and children together in the garden and in the kitchen."

(Cleveland Plain Dealer)

"Monthly tasks and an encyclopedia of vegetables, as well as recipes like a luscious rhubarb cake, make this book as useful as it is irresistible." (Seattle Times)

"Creative activities and healthy recipes." (Library Journal)

“Readers will also find an occasional recipe. Parsnip crisps, anyone? You’ll say yes once you see them.”

(Columbus Dispatch)

The last half of the book is an A-to-Z vegetable, fruit, herb and edible flower guide that would be helpful to any gardener who isn’t satisfied with the amount of information crammed on the back of a seed packet.

(Austin American-Statesman)

"Excellent primer for gardening with kids ... long on useful information and growing plans, and doesn’t rely on tired pinecone critters to entertain." (Kiwi Magazine)

“A garden lets you get back in tune with the seasons and nature, grow some of your own healthy food, and do something for your body and soul.” (New York Daily News)

"This is an introduction to productive gardening than any novice could benefit from reading."

(Gardens Illustrated)

"Helpful to those who need reminders of when to harvest the brussel sprouts and when to start the tomato seeds indoors."


(Columbus Dispatch)

"Knowing that picky kids are more likely to eat what they grow, this book integrates garden and kitchen in a simple way that parents and children can enjoy together." (Michigan Gardener)

"This book is an excellent starting point for families who want to get into vegetable gardening."

(Vancouver Sun)

"The Family Kitchen Garden is a lovely, invaluable resource, which, if implemented, could transform the way we as families spend our time, eat our food and live our lives. Only good can come of this."

(PlantWhateverBringsYouJoy.com)
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ISBN-10:  160469050X
ISBN-13:  978-1604690507
Author:  Karen Liebreich
Genre:  Home & Garden
Publisher:  Timber Press
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review by . August 27, 2009
As people become more aware of the benefits of eating locally, it stands to reason that more would be interested in learning how to grow their own food - even if it is just in a limited capacity. In addition, teaching children where our food truly comes from and the satisfaction that growing it yourself can have is an invaluable tool to help combat obesity and global warming at the same time.    While there are many books for beginning gardeners, there are few good ones designed …
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