Local Foods Books & Cookbooks
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
A review of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
At Home on the Range: A Cookbook Presented by Elizabeth Gilbert
Re-issue of a cookbook written by Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandmother in 1947.
Bi-Rite Market's Eat Good Food
A grocer's guide to food from San Francisco's famous Bi-Rite Market.
The Butcher's Guide to Well-Raised Meat
The Butcher's Guide to Well-Raised Meat by Joshua and Jessica Applestone and Alexandra Zissu is a must-have for anyone interested in ethically raised meat..
Chasing Chiles: Hot Spots Along the Pepper Trail
The authors of Chasing Chiles: Hot Spots Along the Pepper Trail explore their love of chiles while also seeing how climate change is affecting one of North America's greatest gifts to the world.
Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge
"Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge" by Gordon Edgar recounts his over-decade of manning and developing the cheese counter at a co-op in San Francisco.
Deeply Rooted by Lisa M. Hamilton
A review of Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of Agribusiness by Lisa M. Hamilton.
Food Trucks by Heather Shouse
Heather Shouse explores the wide and wonderful world of food trucks around the country – their food, their recipes, their stories.
The Accidental Farmers by Tim Young
Read about an arduous journey from suburban professionals to livestock farmers and homesteaders.
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food by Paul Greenberg
Four Fish by Paul Greenberg explores each of the four fish – salmon, tuna, bass, cod – in depth.
The Locavore's Handbook
Eating local... on a budget!
Made From Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life
A review of "Made From Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life" from the view of local foods, cooking, and eating locally.
The New American Olive Oil by Fran Gage
A review of The New American Olive Oil: Profiles of Artisan Producers and 75 Recipes by Fran Gage.
The One-Block Feast by Margo True
The One-Block Feast by Margo True chronicles the extraordinary efforts of the staff of Sunset magazine to source seasonal feasts from a single block in suburban California.
Organic Manifesto by Maria Rodale
A review of Organic Manifesto: How Organic Food Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe.
Renewing America's Food Traditions
Review of Renewing America's Food Traditions: Saving and Savoring the Continent's Most Endangered Foods