Food Issues Book List

South Shore Public Libraries prepared a book list for the Sustainability EXPO on the theme of local and sustainable food. These books can be borrowed through any branch of SSPL.

100 Mile Diet   by Alisa Dawn Smith

 

Animal Vegetable, Miracle   by Barbara Kingsolver

 

The Backyard Homestead   by Carleen Madigan

 

Bi-Rite Market's Eat Good Food: a Grocer's Guide to Shopping, Cooking, and Creating Community Through Food   by Jeremy N. Smith

 

Can It, Bottle It, Smoke It: And Other Kitchen Projects   by Karen Solomon

 

The City Homesteader: Self-Sufficiency on Any Square Footage   by Scott Meyer

 

Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods   by Gary Paul Nabhan

 

The Complete Guide to Your New Root Cellar: How to Build an Underground Root Cellar and Use It for Natural Storage of Fruits and Vegetables   by Julie Fryer

 

The Complete Root Cellar Book: Building Plans, Uses and 100 Recipes   by Steve Maxwell

 

Cooking the Whole Foods Way   byChristina Pirello

 

Cured: Salted, Spiced, Dried, Smoked, Potted, Pickled, Raw   by Lindy Wildsmith

 

Curing & Smoking: Made At Home   by Dick Strawbridge

 

Diet For a Hot Planet: the Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It   by Anna Lappe

 

The End of Food   by Thomas Pawlick

 

Food, Inc.: How Industrial Food is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer: and  What You Can Do About it   by Karl Weber

 

Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community   by Heather C. Flores

 

From Seed to Table: a Practical Guide to Eating and Growing Green   by Janette Haase

 

Frugavore: How to Grow Organic, Buy Local, Waste Nothing, and Eat Well   by Arabella Forge

 

Gardening For the Future of the Earth   by   Howard-Yana Shapiro

 

The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities   by Will Allen

 

Green for Life   byVictoria Boutenko

 

Growing a Garden City: How Farmers, First Graders, Counselors, Troubled Teens, Foodies, a Homeless Shelter Chef, Single Mothers, and More are Transforming Themselves and Their Neighborhoods through the Intersection of Local Agriculture and Community   by Jeremy Smith

 

Harvest for Hope   by Jane Goodall

 

Homegrown & Handmade: A Practical Guide to More Self-Reliant Living   by Deborah Niemann

 

Homegrown Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs: a Bountiful, Healthful Garden for Lean Times   by James W. Wilson

 

Homesteading in the 21st Century: How One Family Created a More Sustainable, Self-Sufficient, and Satisfying Life   by George Nash

 

Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet   by Frances Moore Lappe

 

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto   by Michael Pollan

 

In the Green Kitchen: Techniques to Learn by Heart   by Alice Waters

 

The Joy of Keeping a Root Cellar: Canning, Freezing, Drying, Smoking, and Preserving the Harvest   by Jennifer Lynn

 

The Joy of Smoking and Salt Curing: The Complete Guide to Smoking and Curing Meat, Fish, Game, and More   by Monte Burch

 

The Kitchen Garden Cookbook   by Carolin Bretherton

 

Kitchen Literacy: How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes From and Why We Need to Get It Back   by Ann Vileisis

 

The Local Food Revolution: One Billion Reasons To Reshape Our Communities

by  Gord. Hume

 

Locavore: From Farmers' Fields to Rooftop Gardens: How Canadians are Changing the Way We Eat   by Sarah Elton

 

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

 

The Omnivore’s Dilemma  byMichael Pollan

 

Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture  by Shannon Hayes

 

Root Cellaring: the Simple No-processing Way to Store Fruits and Vegetables   by
Mike Bubel

 

Self-Sufficiency: A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More   by Abigail R. Gehring

 

Storing Your Home Grown Fruit and Vegetables: How to Make Your Garden's Bounty Last All Year Round   by Paul Peacock

 

The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food   by Ben Hewitt

 

The Urban Food Revolution: Changing the Way We Feed Cities   by Peter Ladner

 

The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter   byPeter Singer

 

Well-Preserved: Recipes and Techniques for Putting up Small Batches of Seasonal Foods   by Eugenia Bone

 

The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year-round Vegetable Production Using Deep-organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses   by Eliot Coleman

 

The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Food 365 Days a Year No Matter Where You Live   byNikki Jabbour

 

Zero-Mile Diet: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food   by Carolyn Herriot

 

DVDs

 

Feast or Famine: Food Security, Sustainability and the Family Farm

 

Fresh: New Thinking about What We're Eating

 

Food, Inc. 

 

Hungry for Change


King Corn: You Are What You Eat

 

 

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