HELP PEOPLE . . . GROW THEIR OWN FOOD!
(for as little as $5.00)
The only Guide that teaches Organic Food Gardening and
Over 150,000 in Print!
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16 sample pages
The World's Most Popular Compost Guide
Over 2 million in Print
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12 sample pages
Free Garden Books
For over 30 years, our family has written, published and distributed across North America over 1 million copies
of our critically acclaimed, low-cost, "how-to" garden books:
Our guides are used by hundreds of governmental agencies, organizations, educators and businesses throughout North America. They are hailed for their simplicity, accuracy, and exceptionally low-cost.
HELP US FIGHT HUNGER!
Our small family-run business (Cortesia Sanctuary & Cortesia Press) has also donated over $1 million of our books to worthy causes, families and individuals throughout North America — People who want to eat better by growing their own food and composting.
As passionate gardeners and writers, we've done it in the American pioneering spirit of creativity, free enterprise, and homespun generosity. (Read more about who we are HERE)
HELP US GIVE BOOKS
Our efforts are best supported by those who what to join our compassionate outreach as SPONSORS. Similarly, we want to help those who want to RECEIVE books for their cause. The links below the video will guide you.
Video Message from
Garden Stewards Project Founder
Just imagine! — A seed is worth 60-90 days of hope!
Tricia Clark-McDowell, Founder - The Garden Stewards Project
$5 Feeds Someone for Life
A $5 Sponsorship allows us
to give both our guides to a needy family or individual
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at Giving Store
Incredible!— My family grew almost $100 of succulent produce a month in our small patch last summer. Your free book made it fun and easy!
T. Simonton, TX
Mosey over HERE to find out how you, family, friends, business, school, club or other organizations can SPONSOR books for others (or yourself).
SPONSORSHIP IS THE ONLY WAY THAT WE CAN GIVE BOOKS AWAY IN 2012.
5 WAYS TO SPONSOR
It is estimated that almost 30 million adults in the U.S. over the age of 50 years experience some degree of food insecurity — meaning they cannot adequately meet recommended daily or weekly nutritional needs.
The level of food insecurity among poor older adults is 3 times that of other adults.
GALLERY OF GARDENERS
Turning Hope into Food with Our Guides
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1 of 10 FAMILIES
Thirty-three million people, including 13 million children, live in households that experience hunger or the risk of hunger. This represents one in ten households in the U.S.
SEEDS to FOOD Saves $
Growing your own food can save you a lot of $$$!
Please visit PRAISE & PROGRESS
On our Praise & Progress page, see exactly how we are helping people through our "bootstraps, on-the-ground" network of caring organizations, families, individuals, businesses, among others.