This last week, we’ve gotten a few emails (and comments from readers) who’ve requested recipes. We are indeed very flattered over your interest in our eating habits. A few readers even encouraged us to consider writing a cookbook saying:
I would like to encourage you to write a cookbook. I think the profits would help your cause and we would all love to use your lovely recipes. – Judith
And another from a letter in the mail:
A few days ago you suggested that the world didn’t need another cookbook. I would agree considering most of the cookbooks available. But we do need a cookbook (for those of us not very creative) that will not only show us what to grow but also how to cook a 100 FOOT DIET. A cookbook that will show us how to make nutritionally balanced meals from our garden with the fewest outside inputs. Please take some of your weekly menus from each season and expand with the recipes. Sign me up for a copy, autographed of course. – BW
With the increasing popularity of PTF and Little Homestead in the City growing and our recent online expansion with sites like Freedom Gardens and the upcoming Urban Homesteading social network/online magazine it’s essential for such ventures to pay for themselves. Right now, PTF relies solely on generous readers to support through either a tax deductible donation or purchases from the online store where we make 30% profit on items sold.
Our readers are right. A cookbook isn’t a bad idea at all and has, as a matter of fact, been on our “to do list” for quite sometime. You’re also right to surmise that a cookbook could be a potential income producing offshoot of PTF’s homegrown roots. Profits from the cookbook could helps us continue to grow the future. Helping us to continue to seed the revolution.
On another note, if you have emailed us in these last two weeks we are doing our best to try and response to the onslaught of emails. Also, for those who have left comments (great to see readership contributions and a warm welcome to all our new readers) I will hopefully get around to responding to your comments on Sunday.
Thank you for your understanding and patience.