The Locavore Way: Discover and Enjoy the Pleasures of Locally Grown Food

The Locavore Way: Discover and Enjoy the Pleasures of Locally Grown Food

by Amy Cotler

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The Locavore Way: Discover and Enjoy the Pleasures of Locally Grown Food by Amy Cotler


Eating food grown close to home is not only tasty, but comes with great benefits for the health of your family, your local community, and the environment. Learn how and where to find local foods, how to eat locally on a tight budget, what questions to ask at the farmers’ market, and how to grow your own food in small spaces. With shopping tips and simple guides to preparing what’s in season, The Locavore Way makes eating locally as simple as it is delicious.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603424530
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 11/11/2009
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

A longtime advocate of local eating, Amy Cotler is the founding director of Berkshire Grown, a food initiative that received international recognition as a model for local food advocacy. She now consults, teaches, and lectures on food and farm-to-table issues. She worked as the online food forum host for The New York Times, and her food articles have been published in numerous periodicals, including Fine Cooking, Kitchen Garden, Cook, and Orion. Her five cookbooks include Wrap It Up and Fresh From the Farm: The Massachusetts Farm to School Cookbook, which is available free online. Cotler has developed close to 1,000 recipes, including many for the revision of The Joy of Cooking. She has taught at the Institute for Culinary Education and The Culinary Institute of America, where she also researched and wrote teaching text for their professional cookbook. 

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