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The Alternative Kitchen Garden: The Freshest Podcast Ever
Eat local, fresh produce every day, from your own garden
Delivered straight to your door every week, the Alternative Kitchen Garden's mix of vegetables, herbs and fruit should be kept in a cool, dry place for maximum enjoyment.
You'll never be short of ultra-fresh, local produce when you listen to the Alternative Kitchen Garden show or keep up to date with the AKG blog and Twitter updates.
The Alternative Kitchen Garden: An A-Z - You've heard the show, now read the book!
376 pages, 190 colour photographs
Praise for 'The Alternative Kitchen Garden: An A to Z'
"An indispensable compendium for a new generation of eco-conscious kitchen gardeners." Elspeth Thompson, The Sunday Telegraph gardening columnist
"An ideal companion for anyone getting dirt under their fingernails for the first time." Tracey Smith, writer / broadcaster on sustainable living, author of The Book of Rubbish Ideas
"Emma's style is light and friendly yet at the same time informative and based on personal experience.... A dual purpose book - a concise and valuable practical guide, but at the same time a lovely little read for the deck chair or hammock!" Graham Burnett, permaculture teacher and author (read his Permaculture Magazine review here)
"Emma Cooper is an unstoppable force, one of life's positive people, and The Alternative Kitchen Garden sets out her inspiring personal vision of how to grow your own." Emma Townshend, Independent on Sunday gardening columnist
"Hallelujah - a kitchen garden handbook for the genuine newbie. Instead of dry facts and statistics, here you have a description of the life and soul of a garden." Corrina Gordon-Barnes, award-winning writer of The World Needs Your Passion web site
"The Alternative Kitchen Garden is not just an A-Z, it is an inspirational tour of an edible garden that can be recreated in the smallest of backyards. An essential guide for a new generation of gardeners who are keen to join the kitchen garden revolution." Karen Cannard, blogger and author of The Rubbish Diet
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The Top Five Reasons The Alternative Kitchen Garden is the Freshest Podcast
- The Alternative Kitchen Garden is always in season
- Covering familiar and unusual vegetables, the AKG helps you on your way to 5-a-day
- Updated every week - farm fresh
- Check out what's growing in the space age greenhouse
- Add fresh eggs to your order from our resident chickens
The Alternative Kitchen Garden web - The best alternative gardening websites
- The Alternative Kitchen Garden show
The home of Emma Cooper's Alternative Kitchen Garden podcast - catch up on episodes, read the show notes and leave comments.
- The Alternative Kitchen Garden blog
Emma Cooper's blog from the original Alternative Kitchen Garden
- Plants For A Future - 7000 useful plants
Plants For A Future is a resource centre for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses. We practice vegan-organic permaculture with emphasis on creating an ecologically sustainable environment and Perennia
- Bifurcated Carrots
Heirloom Seeds, Heirloom Gardening and the Lives of Pat 'n' Steph
- The armchair gardening store
The best books for Alternative Kitchen Gardeners
- Daughter of the Soil
A folk musician's adventures in experimental horticulture
- Otter Farm
Otter Farm lies on the sunny banks of the River Otter in Devon and is home to some of the finest food you can grow. Succulent peaches and apricots, olives, pecans and persimmons grow in young orchards alongside the more traditional, forgotten fruit
- Vegan Organic Network
Vegan-organics is any system of cultivation that avoids artificial chemicals and sprays, livestock manures and animal remains from slaughter houses. Alternatively, fertility is maintained by vegetable compost, green manures, crop rotation, mulches, a