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Grow, Create, Inspire

“Stevens has skillfully tied the seemingly mundane—how to grow food, cook, shop, stay healthy—to our deepest spiritual and transformative aspirations.” —Toby Hemenway, author of Gaia’s Garden

How can we embrace the absolute necessity of preserving and protecting the earth for our descendants, creating a future in which there is still clean water to drink, fresh air to breathe, and fresh, healthy food vital to human existence?

Grow Create Inspire is a rallying cry, itself an inspiration urging all of us to help fill the vital need for growth—not only of food, but also in the hearts and the minds of individuals around the globe. Focusing on step-by-step approaches to accumulating skills toward self-sufficiency, Grow Create Inspire is a comprehensive guide to creating a beautiful, regenerative, and deeply satisfying life, covering everything from basic and more advanced growing tips, preparing and preserving harvest, and generally greening those aspects of life which bring about happiness, including, food, art, music, beauty, and time in nature.

Increasing individual happiness ultimately leads to creating positive changes in our families and communities, and empowering others to do the same. Together, we can grow, create, and inspire a new world of beauty and abundance, while helping ensure our descendants can do the same in a healthy, vibrant world.

“The perfect read for anyone searching to transform their time on this earth into a truly satisfying journey! . . . Certainly a powerful antidote for these times of decadent destruction—full of wise words and useful suggestions to help recreate Eden here on Earth.” —Jenni Blackmore, author, Permaculture for the Rest of Us

Crystal Stevens

Crystal Stevens is a folk herbalist, writer, artist, educator, forager, and diversified vegetable grower. She has co-managed La Vista CSA Farm with her husband Eric along the bluffs of the Mississippi River in IL. They have two children who enjoy growing food and creating art.

New Society Publishers