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About the author:
Joe Urbach is the creator/publisher of GardeningAustin.com and the wildly popular Phytonutrient Blog.
He has lived and worked in the Central Texas area for over 30 years. He and his wife Holly are the parents of five children and grandparents of two beautiful boys.
For the last twelve years he has concentrated his efforts on installing many raised bed and container gardens in Texas homes all over Austin and San Antonio.
As a gardener, as a father and as a grandfather Joe is very concerned about the quality of the food that ends up on all of our dining tables and really loves being able to help people get their own Raised Bed Phytonutrient Gardens started.
Joe is a certified Texas Master Gardener and is currently serving as the Director of Training for the Hays County Chapter of the Texas Master Gardener Association. He teaches and lectures on gardening regularly and can often be found speaking at local nurseries, libraries, garden Clubs, Extension offices, or on radio and podcasts.
While still very much the advocate for a "kitchen garden in every home" Joe now finds that his focus is set on changing the way we all think about our food - be it from our kitchen gardens, farmers' markets or the local supermarkets.
Joe developed the concept of being a Phytonutrient Gardener which simply means, "if you are growing a vegetable in your garden why not grow the variety that packs the biggest nutritional value!?"
Joe has recently launched an online business offering 100% Organic, NON-GMO, hand-harvested and hand packed seeds for many of the phytonutrient-rich varieties he recommends in his books and lectures. Check it out at www.PhytonutrientFarms.com.
Joe has become a phytonutrient gardener and wants us all to come along for the journey to a better, healthier, longer and much more active and productive life!
Understanding, Growing and Eating Phytonutrient-Rich Antioxidant-Dense Foods
There is a serious problem with our modern fruits and vegetables! The produce we feed our family members is far less healthy now than at any other time in human history!
Does that statement bother you? It should!
How and why did this happen? What can we do about it? Most importantly, how can you ensure that you are feeding your family the most healthy, most nutritious fruits and vegetables possible?
If you are going to grow a tomato in your garden anyway why not grow the healthiest, most phytonutrient-rich tomato packed with the most lycopene and antioxidants possible? Are you planning to grow lettuce? Why not grow the lettuce that packs the most nutrition into every leaf?
These simple questions are at the very heart of the author's concept of "Phytonutrient Gardening."
In this series of three Books, (Part 1: Vegetables [now available], Part 2: Fruits, Nuts & Seeds [just released], and Part 3: Herbs, Spices and Wild Edibles [coming in December 2016], Joe Urbach, creator and publisher of the popular website www.GardeningAustin.com and of the wildly popular Phytonutrient Blog answers those questions and more while providing gardeners with a wealth of information including which specific varieties of your favorites to grow to get the biggest nutritional bang for your gardening buck!
"In this series, Joe presents CRITICAL information that everyone needs but very few have!" - J.D. Merrill, M.D.
"In his easy to read and understand way, Joe delivers page after fact filled page of insightful information that will truly change lives for the better!" - Max Boyle, R.D. Nutritionist, and Personal Trainer
Filled with fascinating details about the state of modern produce and backed by state-of-the-art research and scientific testing, this useful book will change your life by changing how you look at produce.
Read just a few pages and you will change the way you garden, the way you buy groceries, the way you store your produce and even the way you cook your meals! Changes all for the better! Leading to a healthier, more active and longer life!
- Publication Date:
- 1523261900 / 9781523261901
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 8" x 10"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / General