An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World. Sandor Katz has already awakened more people to the diversity and deliciousness of fermented foods than any other single person has over the last century. Once you look at the world through the fresh eyes of such a genius, there is no going back to the tasteless world you had previously occupied. The Art of Fermentation is a wonder--so rich in its knowledge and so practical in its application. This book will be a classic for the next millennium."
—Gary Paul Nabhan, author of Renewing America's Food Traditions and Desert Terroir
Including more than 35 step-by-step recipes from the Black Sheep School of Cheesemaking.
Most DIY cheesemaking books are hard to follow, complicated, and confusing, and call for the use of packaged freeze-dried cultures, chemical additives, and expensive cheesemaking equipment. For though bread baking has its sourdough, brewing its lambic ales, and pickling its wild fermentation, standard Western cheesemaking practice today is decidedly unnatural. In The Art of Natural Cheesemaking, David Asher practices and preaches a traditional, but increasingly countercultural, way of making cheese—one that is natural and intuitive, grounded in ecological principles and biological science.
In this inspiring and captivating memoir, Kimber Simpkins captures vividly—with piercing insight, raw emotion, and often humor—the all-consuming hunger she felt on a daily basis as a result of an eating disorder. Sick of dieting and hating herself, Kimber decides to get to the bottom of her unhappy relationship with her body. That’s when she discovers the healing power of yoga and Buddhism.
Get a personalized signed copy of Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection by Three Stone Hearth worker/owner Jessica Prentice.
In her first book, released in March 2006, Jessica weaves together many aspects of our relationship to food: ecological, cultural, personal, nutritional, and spiritual, following a lunar calendar through the year.
Please indicate who you would like it signed to in the "notes" section. Your copy will be delivered to you in your box, safely packed in a ziplock bag.
All original chapters have been revised and updated.
We live in a world of unfolding epidemics: Autism, ADHD, asthma, allergies, anxiety, depression, epilepsy, diabetes, celiac these conditions overlap with each other and are related by similar underlying causes.
- Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride
Gut and Psychology Syndrome reveals the true connection between nutrition and brain function. Written by a neurologist and practicing nutritionist it is a no holds barred investigation into the real facts behind why todays generation of children have the highest incidence of learning disabilities and behavioral disorders ever. Reviewers have praised it for its wealth of information and advice. Presented in a style that will benefit both parents and practitioners, this book is definitely one to read and keep for reference.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
As a parent of a child diagnosed with learning disabilities, Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride is aware of the difficulties facing other parents like her, and she has devoted much of her time to helping these families. She realized that nutrition played a critical role in helping children and adults
by Dr. Tom Cowan
Reviewed by Jessica Prentice
Human Heart Cosmic Heart is a truly wonderful book, simultaneously eye-opening, thought-provoking, and (of course!) heart-warming. By turns personal, philosophical, and medical, it will forever change the way you think about what makes you tick!
One of the great quotes from Dr. Cowan's book is the following:
The roots of illness lie in the world around us. These roots include how we treat the world and the social, economic, political system we are "swimming" in.
In this spirit, we encourage you to purchase this book from Three Stone Hearth. While you might be able to find it more cheaply elsewhere, by supporting a local, worker-owned cooperative with a participatory governance structure and a deep ecological commitment, you can support the world you want to live in, and through that act, your own healing.
For decades, the ketogenic diet—which shifts the body’s metabolism from burning glucose to burning fat, lowering blood sugar and insulin and resulting in a metabolic state known as ketosis—has been used to successfully manage pediatric epilepsy. More recently, it has been used by the Paleo community as a weight loss strategy. Now emerging research suggests that a ketogenic diet, in conjunction with conventional treatments, also offers new hope for those coping with cancer and other serious disease.
With endorsements from leading researchers and oncologists such as Dr. Thomas Seyfried (Cancer as a Metabolic Disease), The Ketogenic Kitchen offers more than 250 recipes, as well as meal plans and comprehensive scientific information about the benefits of a ketogenic diet, with sensible advice to help readers through periods of illness, recovery, and treatment.
This updated and revised edition, now with full color photos throughout, is sure to introduce a whole new generation to the flavors and health benefits of fermented foods. It features many brand-new recipes—including Strawberry Kvass, African Sorghum Beer, and Infinite Buckwheat Bread—and updates and refines original recipes reflecting the author’s ever-deepening knowledge of global food traditions that has influenced four-star chefs and home cooks alike. For Katz, his gateway to fermentation was sauerkraut. So open this book to find yours, and start a little food revolution right in your own kitchen.
The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care makes the principles of traditional nutrition available to modern parents. The book provides holistic advice for pregnancy and newborn interventions, vaccinations, breastfeeding and child development, as well as a compendium of natural treatments for childhood illnesses, from autism to whooping cough. The work of Rudulf Steiner supports the book's emphasis on the child's spiritual requirement for imaginative play.
Terry includes handy lists and charts for easy reference, ways to get involved in larger community actions, and profiles of individuals— Plastic-Free Heroes—who have gone beyond personal solutions to create a change on a larger scale. Plastic-Free also includes chapters on letting go of eco-guilt, strategies for coping with overwhelming problems, and ways to relate to other people who aren’t as far along on the plastic-free path. Both a practical guide and the story of a personal journey from helplessness to empowerment, Plastic-Free is a must-read for anyone concerned about the ongoing health and happiness of themselves, their children, and the planet.
People who are just waking up to the problems of plastic will find the step-by-step approach useful and non-intimidating. Those who are a lot further along the path will find plenty to further challenge themselves. Everyone will be inspired by the interviews with some amazing activists and entrepreneurs who are going beyond personal changes to have an even greater impact in the world. And look for tips from MyPlasticfreeLife.com community members.
If you stop any person on the street and ask them what causes heart disease, you know what their answer will be: butter and eggs, meat and fat. This infamous Diet-Heart Hypothesis was proposed in 1953, and it took scientists all over the world a few decades to prove it wrong. The trouble is that while science was beginning to cast doubt upon its basic tenets, the Diet-Heart Hypothesis was giving rise to a powerful and wealthy political and commercial machine with a vested interest in promoting it—by means of anti-fat and anti-cholesterol propaganda presented relentlessly and with increasing intensity.
In this book Dr. Campbell-McBride tackles the subject of CHD (Coronary Heart Disease), caused by atherosclerosis, a disease of the arterial wall that leads to narrowing and obstruction of the arteries. She maintains that conventional medicine does not actually know the cause of atherosclerosis or how to cure it, and explores in this book what it is, what causes it, and how to prevent and reverse it. She dispels the myth of the Diet-Heart Hypothesis, and explains that cholesterol is not the enemy but an integral and important part of our cell membranes.
By Tammy Chang
AN EASY-TO-FOLLOW DETOX UTILIZING TRADITIONAL WHOLE FOODS TO HEAL YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Your digestive issues could be as simple as what you’re eating. Whether it’s processed foods, added sugar or a number of other unhealthy options, this book will help you detox with traditional ingredients that heal the body naturally. Written by a health coach and certified nutrition consultant, who apprenticed with us here at the TSH kitchen,The Nourished Belly Diet teaches a nutrition-as-medicine diet with:
• Complete guide to regenerative foods
• Three weeks of comprehensive meal planning
• Simple daily tips to boost vitality
• Essential holistic health advice
Bring your body back into balance with the book’s delicious recipes
that use whole, traditional foods.
By Natasha Campbell-McBride
This book is an essential read for those who are considering a plant-based lifestyle and those who are already following a vegetarian or a vegan diet. The subject of fasting is covered and will give the reader a good understanding on how to use this method for healing and health. This book will also answer questions on where our food comes from and how it is produced, how to eat in harmony with your body’s needs and how we should introduce small children to the world of food.
By Laura Knoff NC
Nutrition consultant and former digestive disorder sufferer Laura Knoff and longtime customer of TSH reveals powerful strategies for relieving symptoms right away and offers a collection of easy and nutritious recipes to help you end your struggle with IBS once and for all.
Tips and advise on:
What to eat and what to avoid to prevent IBS symptoms
Herbs and vitamins for improving digestion naturally
Self assessment through an elimination diet
Life style changes, exercises and stress management
She is a teacher at Bauman College in Berkeley and has a private practice at Labrys Healthcare Circle in Oakland.
"Covering a small number of the most common edible/medicinal plants in depth, The Wild Wisdom of Weeds offers information on these species and their close relatives from multiple perspectives. From identification, harvesting and uses, through personal experiences and philosophy, to science and mysticism, this book has it all. Wherever in the world you live, whether you're a beginner or experienced forager, you'll have lots of fun reading and using this book."
—"Wildman" Steve Brill, naturalist, and author of the foraging app Wild Edibles