Item description for Organic Kitchen Garden 2009 Wall Calendar by Ann Lovejoy...
The Organic Kitchen Garden 2009 wall calendar is a perfect companion to every cook's kitchen. Featuring beautiful photographs of kitchen gardens and the lush produce they offer, this calendar pairs images with twelve months of recipes and tips inspired by the bounty of kitchen gardens and the local farmer's market. Each month offers a simple, seasonal and healthful recipe along with tips on growing, harvesting, canning and cooking - all with an emphasis on the importance of an organic approach. Ann Lovejoy is the author of more than twenty gardening books and two cooking books, and is a regular cooking and gardening columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Robin Bachtler Cushman is a horticultural photographer specializing in organic practices. Her work has appeared in Sunset, Horticulture, and Fine Gardening magazines as well as in more than twenty-five Sunset books.
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Ann Lovejoy ranks among the country's leading garden experts and has been featured on HGTV, National Public Radio, and national public television. She has written more than 18 gardening books, including "The American Mixed Border, Further Along the Garden Path, Fragrance in Bloom, "and "Gardening from Scratch," and is a regular garden and food columnist for the "Seattle Post-Intelligencer." Ann Lovejoy's garden school classes are offered throughout the Northwest. Some of her more unusual classes introduce gardeners to beneficial bugs and compost teas, and her workshops on Bulldozer Gardening teach students-often including professionals-how to use heavy machinery efficiently and without harming existing trees. Her classes accommodate both small and large groups and garden clubs and sometimes include continuing education programs for regional Master Gardeners. Garden school travel programs take gardeners as far afield as Europe and Costa Rica, where Ann has developed a gardeners' eco-tour program for EcoTeach, a nonprofit foundation that supports environmental protection projects in Costa Rica. Ann is the founder and director or the Sequoi Center for the Healing Arts, which offers daily classes in tai chi, yoga, and meditation, and is host of a women's community circle. The Sequoia Center, also the site of Ann's home and garden, is visited by as many as 100 people a day. Her public volunteer gardening project (The Town in Bloom) turns neglected public spaces into thriving gardens entirely maintained by volunteers. This program recently won a national award and is the model for projects being developed in other communities. Ann lives with her two teenage sons on BainbridgeIsland, a ferry ride away from Seattle, Washington.
Ann Lovejoy currently resides in Bainbridge Island, in the state of Washington. Ann Lovejoy was born in 1951.