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The CANADIAN NTFP BUSINESS COMPANION
Ideas, Techniques and Resources for Small Businesses
in Non-Timber Forest Products & Services
Copyright 2011 by Gina H. Mohammed All Rights Reserved
ISBN:  978-0-9731097-2-6  (PDF on CD/DVD)
ISBN:  978-0-9731097-3-3  (USB Flash Drive)

  • INTRODUCTION

  • About the Author
  • List of General Tables
  • List of Species Tables

  • Section I.  FOOD & BEVERAGE PRODUCTS
    •  1.  Sap & Syrup
    •  2.  Fruits & Preserves
    •  3.  Honey
    •  4.  Culinary Herbs
    •  5.  Flours & Meals
    •  6.  Edible Flowers
    •  7.  Aromatic Oils for Flavours
    •  8.  Natural Sweeteners
    •  9.  Mushrooms
    • 10.  Nuts & Seeds
    • 11.  Wild Rice
    • 12.  Herbal Teas
    • 13.  Herbal Coffees
    • 14.  Juices
    • 15.  Wines

  • Section II.  MATERIALS & MANUFACTURING PRODUCTS
    • 16.  Flavour Woods
    • 17.  Music Wood & Instruments
    • 18.  Household or Industrial Fragrances
    • 19.  Candles
    • 20.  Natural Fibre Textiles
    • 21.  Natural Dyes
    • 22.  Natural Resins
    • 23.  Other Specialty Wood Products

  • Section III.  HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS
    • 24.  Aromatherapy Oils
    • 25.  Skin Creams & Lotions
    • 26.  Soaps
    • 27.  Hair Tonics & Shampoos
    • 28.  Perfumes & Colognes
    • 29.  Fixed Oils for Cosmetics
    • 30.  Spa Products & Services
    • 31.  Natural Health Products
    • 32.  Natural Insect Repellents
    • 33.  First Aid Herbals
    • 34.  Pet Herbal Products

  • Section IV.  DECORATIVE & AESTHETIC PRODUCTS
    • 35.  Basketry
    • 36.  Carvings
    • 37.  Handmade Toys
    • 38.  Twig Furniture
    • 39.  Christmas Trees
    • 40.  Floral Greens & Crafts
    • 41.  Handmade Paper
    • 42.  Jewellery

  • Section V.  ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS
    • 43.  Natural Pesticides
    • 44.  Natural Herbicides
    • 45.  Phytoremediation
    • 46.  Indicator Plants of Soil Quality
    • 47.  Green Roofs (& Living Walls)
    • 48.  Thatched Roofing
    • 49.  Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

  • Section VI.  BIOFUELS
    • 50.  Biofuels An Overview
    • 51.  Firewood
    • 52.  Wood Pellets
    • 53.  Manufactured Firelogs
    • 54.  Cellulosic Ethanol
    • 55.  Biodiesel
    • 56.  Gasification Syngas
    • 57.  Pyrolysis Products

  • Section VII.  LANDSCAPE & GARDEN PRODUCTS
    • 58.  Wildflowers
    • 59.  Ponds & Water Gardens
    • 60.  Low-Allergy Plants
    • 61.  Energy-Conserving Landscapes
    • 62.  Stress-Resistant Plants
    • 63.  Mulches
    • 64.  Landscape & Garden Other Businesses

  • Section VIII.  BUSINESS SMARTS
    • 65.  Launching a Non-Timber Business A Checklist
    • 66.  Legal Aspects
    • 67.  Organic Products & Certification
    • 68.  Marketing NTFPs
    • 69.  100 Ways to Add Value

  • Section IX.  RESOURCES
    • Agroforestry & Cultivation
    • Associations & Cooperatives
    • Business Aspects
    • Contract Manufacturers & Private Label Manufacturers
    • Education & Training
    • Marketing Resources
    • Plant Databases
    • Product Processing & Testing
    • Sustainability
    • Toxicity
    • Wildcrafting

  • BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Appendix 1:  Nursery & Greenhouse Establishment
  • Appendix 2:  Species Toxicity
  • Index of Subjects
  • Index of Plant Common Names
  • Index of Plant Latin Names

    Plus dozens of inspiring Business Spotlights throughout the chapters

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