The Solar Food Dryer
How to Make and Use your Own High-performance, Sun-powered Food DehydratorBook - 2006
The Solar Food Dryer describes how to use solar energy to dry your food instead of costly electricity. With your own solar-powered food dryer, you can quickly and efficiently dry all your extra garden veggies, fruits, and herbs to preserve their goodness all year long--with free sunshine! Applicable to a wide geography--wherever gardens grow--this well-illustrated book includes:
* Complete step-by-step plans for building a high-performance, low-cost solar food dryer from readily available materials
* Solar energy design concepts
* Food drying tips and recipes
* Resources, references, solar charts, and more
Eben Fodor is an organic gardener with a background in solar energy and engineering. He works as a community planning consultant in Eugene, Oregon.