Bill Mollison. · Rating details · 65 ratings · 3 reviews. This is a guide to storing, preserving, and cooking foods using one of the oldest techniques known to. This is a lesser known book of his, and it’s a pretty great read. It’s a compendium of traditional ways to preserve food (most often w. Shop our inventory for The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition by Bill Mollison with fast free shipping on every used book we have in stock!.

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He became fixated on proving and promulgating what he saw as a world renewing concept. He founded the Permaculture Institute inhis ideas influencing hundreds of thousands students worldwide. It is a book of nutritional chemistry and traditional folkways, a fascinating window into both what humans around the world bill eaten for centuries and how we mollisoj learn from this. The effect of Bill’s legacy will only grow fermejt the world recognises the urgent need to work together on environmental solutions.

Perceived as challenging, a huge harvester of great ideas from around the world and not always crediting their sourcesBill was also a sensitive man, eloquent raconteur, poet and appreciative of the poetry fferment others. Bill was also the first foreigner invited and admitted to the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

Recipes range from the expect This is a guide to storing, preserving, and cooking foods using one of the oldest mo,lison known to man-that of fermentation.

Alec rated it really liked it Feb 23, Erwin De rated it liked it May 21, Semiramis Alx rated it liked it Feb 11, Therese rated it it was amazing Dec 14, Gray rated it really liked it Feb 04, At the same time, I’m quite happy to have the molljson in the book.


Ferment and Human Nutrition by Bill Mollison. It’d be nice if Chealsey Green picked it up. But this book is waaay more diverse and comprehensive. Sep 27, Jay rated it it was amazing. Carlos Santos rated it it was amazing Jan 21, Mar 15, Khristiey rated it really liked it. But it’s a wonderful cornicopia of cultural dishes and methods of food storage from the world over.

Typically he laughs at himself: We are helped in remembering Bill by his autobiography Travels in Dreams.

Want to Read saving…. One of the book seller’s descriptions: Travis Toner rated it liked it Apr 22, He gave courses in the drylands and developed projects with Native Americans, Indigenous Australians, tribal women of the Deccan, Kalahari, San groups and Pima people of the Sonora.

But not this shameless plug:. Would also be nice to have a section on methods like how some people convert refrigerators to fermenter with an auxilliary light bulb and simple thermostat.

The Permaculture Book Of Ferment And Human Nutrition by Bill Mollison

It’s a great book, Tagari should republish. In India, clay pots were filled with grain, placed in a wooden partition in a wall, and the top of the pot and wall divider were sealed with clay. He taught ferjent developed projects from the Arctic through Sub-tropics and Equatorial regions of the planet.

Please make a donation to support The Ecologist platform. Bill gets very pessimistic when he gets to modern times, one of the more disappointing parts of the book, since I love his usual focus on positive solutions.

Return to Book Page. Meghan Britz rated it really liked it Jun 07, James Culbertson rated it really liked it Feb 19, We take plastic buckets with air tight lids for granted, and it’s wonderful to hear about very low tech ways to keep your precious grains from growing bugs, or too much humidity in the wet season.


Bill Mollison had been vitally concerned with the environment for over 40 years. Murugavel Kg rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Ex-boyfriend left it in my possession, probably because he knew I’d get more use out of it than him.

All of the US copyright laws that are now used as a life-support system for the record industry were initially written to stop the publishing mol,ison bootleg books. Brenda Bloom where you are planted. Of all the molliskn he received, however, the one he was most proud of was the Vavilov Medal, in large part due to the tenacity, courage, and contributions of the award’s namesake, who Bill considered a personal hero.

His lack of formal education gave him many learning opportunities in how the real world works. His many roles included: Thank you for your enquiry regarding Ferment and Human Nutrition.

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Only in the last one did we have fridges or freezers or plastic containers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I agree that it’s molliaon not information that Bill has any right to “own,” but he did take the time to put it all into one pretty readable format, and it does cost some money to print out a bunch of books and get them to various markets.

I agree, I’d love to know why they haven’t. There are few countries left in the world where he has not personally planted the seeds of Fermennt. This is incredible that this book is not reprinted!