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The Sorghum Press by Derrick Barksdale

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Published by Warren Publishing, Inc. .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12176074M
ISBN 101886057044
ISBN 109781886057043

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A newly designed sorghum press is under construction in Mali. contributor: Rob Goodier. The women in Dissan, in southern Mali, turn a hand-cranked press to process the sorghum harvest. They first wring the juice from the stalks and then they boil it to make a sweet, nutritious : Rob Goodier. The Sorghum Press › Customer reviews If you are looking for a book that motivates you, this is the book to read. If you are looking for a book that allows you to believe that despite the stereotypes or despite what others may think of you, it is still possible for 5/5.   I recently purchased this sorghum press from a resale shop where it had been sitting outside for several years. It was disassembled to load up and bring home. The top is stamped: WESTERN CANE MILL No. B GEQ. K. OYLER MFG. CO. ST. LOUIS MO. U.S.A. I believe this press was originally horse. To include sorghum in a book on "lost" crops, on the face of it, seems like a gross mistake. After all, the plant is Africa's contribution to the world's top crops. 1 Indeed, it belongs to the elite handful of plants that collectively provide more than 85 percent of all human energy. Globally, it produces approximately 70 million metric tons of grain from about 50 million hectares of land.

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Sorghum has unique features that help it tolerate dry periods and promote self pollination. As it grows it’s covered with a heavy white wax called “bloom.” This A mule provides the power to a sorghum press. Rural Heritage Photo A close look at at a sorghum press at work. Rural Heritage Photo.   "Sorghum has been a culinary fixture for half of my life, but this book explains its significance, its community, its lore, and its place so eloquently that I feel remiss in not discovering it even sooner. In a world of rapid loss of rural food staples, Sorghum's Savor implores us to pay attention."--Hugh Acheson, author of A New Turn in the South. Sorghum-makers press sweet, green juice from the sorghum canes and cook the juice down into a finished syrup. Ten gallons of sorghum juice will make approximately 1 gallon of syrup. -Advertisement-.   The Sorghum Press by Derrick Barksdale. Hardcover $ Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&: