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Got a grumbly gut? A healthy distrust for modern large-scale agriculture? Or just want to have nourishing food on hand, year-round, without the mess and fuss of an outdoor garden? Sprouts is the book for you! Farmer and food activist Ian Giesbrecht offers an accessible, holistic, and unique guide to incorporating sprouted foods into your lifestyle. In the modern age, many of us crave a healthier, simpler diet and a closer connection to our food sources, and sprouting can help bridge those divides. A straightforward and easy-to-understand theory of sprouting is accompanied by practical instructions, illustrations, charts, and recipes, covering many types of seeds and styles of sprouting. Simple yet thorough, this book contains enough information and inspiration to get anyone sprouting. 

Ian Giesbrecht

Ian Giesbrecht, also known as Ini, has traveled around the world learning about many different food cultures. Originally from Canada, he currently lives on an 18 acre homestead bordering Caney Creek in Ozark County in southern Missouri, where he and his partner Wren are developing and cultivating an edible and medicinal perennial ecosystem. Find his other writings at

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