8. New Society Publishers
One of our sponsors, New Society Publishers has a plethora of publications to help you along your urban or rural homesteading journey. For our Nourish Gift Guide, here are a selection of our favourites. Note that the festival receives a percentage of sales for books sold via these links. Thank you for supporting this grassroots event!
DIY Kombucha: Sparkling Home Brew Made Easy by Andrea Potter
Answering key questions including “where does all that sugar go?”, “do I need to get a sitter for it when I go on holiday?”, and “does this SCOBY look normal?”, and including a comprehensive troubleshooting guide to help you keep brewing confidently and consistently, DIY Kombucha is ideal for foodies, urban and rural homesteaders, and health-motivated people — it’s an essential addition to your DIY toolkit!
Mastering Basic Cheesemaking: The Fun and Fundamentals of Making Cheese at Home by Gianaclis Caldwell
Whether you are a budding cheesemaker, avid do-it-yourselfer, foodie, homesteader or cheese professional, this complete course in beginning cheesemaking from one of North America’s foremost instructors is packed with everything you need to create delicious, nourishing and beautiful classic cheeses and other dairy delights.
From No-Knead to Sourdough: A Simpler Approach to Handmade Bread by Victoria Redhed Miller
From No-Knead to Sourdough will inspire the beginner and the accomplished baker alike to find their own comfort zone and move on to new skills when they are ready. Pizza and bagels, flatbreads and loaf breads, even gluten-free breads — you become the artisan when you make your own bread.