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Leaf Concentrate: A Field Guide for Small Scale Programs This is a 183-page text version of a manual written in 1993 by David Kennedy and the staff of Leaf for Life. It contains information on techniques and tools that have been used to make leaf concentrate throughout the world. It evaluates dozens of potential leaf crops and provides recipes and a section on using leaf concentrate in social programs. (Includes some recipes) [ ~1.5 MB ]

Concentrado de Hoja Verde: Un Manual Practico This is a Spanish language version of the above field manual with line drawings.[ ~1.2 MB ]

Drying Green Leaves in the Sun This is an illustrated 14-page booklet written in 1998 by David Kennedy that introduces the process of making a simple solar dryer and using it to dry green leaves. It was designed to accompany a short course on drying leaves and intended for use on a village level. (Includes some recipes)

Secando las Hojas al SolThis is a Spanish language version of the above booklet.[ ~730 kB ]

Leaf for Life Coloring Book This is a lighthearted 28-page coloring book that tells a story of a grandmother showing her granddaughter some of the ways to eat leaves. [ ~940 kB ]

Libro Colorear This is a Spanish language version of the above coloring book.[ ~900 kB ]

Recetario A Spanish language 14-page recipe booklet using dried leaf powder (with color photos and illustrations).[ ~160 kB ]

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