Native Harvest


With this exciting book, you can create a connection to traditional and contemporary cultures in your own backyard. Native Harvest explains clearly and straightforwardly that anyone can grow foods and other plants that have traditionally grown in the American Southwest. Learn to grow Hopi Blue Corn or the Tohono O'odham Yellow Meated melon.

Native Harvest highlights individual plants, exploring the plant's cultural history and traditional uses, as well as providing easy-to-follow planting instruction. It's the best first step to your own authentic southwestern garden.

Kevin Dahl is the former Executive Director of Native Seeds/SEARCH, a nonprofit that works to conserve, distribute, and document the adapted and diverse varieties of agricultural seed, their wild relatives, and the role these seeds play in cultures of the American Southwest and northwest Mexico.

  • ISBN: 9781583690604
  • Genre: Foodways
  • Format: Paperback
  • Trim size: 6" x 9"
  • Page count: 64 pages
  • Published by Western National Parks Association in 2006
  • Written by Kevin Dahl
  • Photography by Amy Haskell
  • Audience: General, Adult
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