The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils: Growing, Foraging, and Pressing (Paperback)

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The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils: Growing, Foraging, and Pressing (Paperback)

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Press your own right at home - homemade oils for cooking and health.

The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated and photographed, full-color guide to growing, foraging, and pressing nut and seed crops to produce high-quality oils for culinary and other uses. Coverage includes:

  • A brief history of seed oil extraction
  • Culinary and health benefits of home-pressed oils versus factory produced oils
  • Presses and other equipment options for ease, cost, and convenience
  • How-to for growing, harvesting, processing, and pressing nuts and seeds
  • Profiles of over 40 nuts and seeds to grow, forage, or source including hempseed, flax, peanuts, sunflowers, walnuts, okra, and more.
  • Oil processing, storage, and culinary and other uses
  • Scaling up for community or small-scale commercial production.

Whether you want to produce oils for cooking, balms and salves, self-sufficiency and resiliency or for small-scale commercial or community production, The Complete Guide to Seed and Nut Oils is a one-stop shop to get you started.

Bevin Cohen is an author, herbalist, gardener, seed saver, and educator. He is owner of Small House Farm, a sustainable herb farm, and he offers workshops and lectures nationwide on the benefits of living closer to the land through seeds, herbs, and locally grown food. He has published numerous works on these topics, including From Our Seeds & Their Keepers, Saving Our Seeds, Salvando Nuestras Semillas, and The Artisan Herbalist. He serves on the boards of the International Herb Association and the advisory council for the Community Seed Network, a multinational education and networking platform. He lives in Sanford, Michigan.
Product Details ISBN: 9780865719637
ISBN-10: 0865719632
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Publication Date: April 5th, 2022
Pages: 144
Language: English