Published on November 30th, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman3
Foodie Book Recommendations
As my last day of farm work approaches, I’m thinking a lot about what books I’ll be reading during my two-month long hibernation before I have to start pruning fruit trees in February.
If you’re also looking for food-related books to read (and cook out of) this winter, here are some of my recommendations.
1. Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables From Your Home Garden All Year Long by Eliot Coleman: My goal is to be able to harvest winter salad greens from my garden by 2012. This book is my guide.
2. The Modern Vegetarian Kitchen by Peter Berley: I’ve been obsessed with this vegetarian cookbook for months now. The recipes are sophisticated without being overly complicated. Plenty of vegan recipes as well!
4. In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan: Most foodies I know have read The Omnivore’s Dilemma but haven’t read this follow-up yet. It’s well worth the read, especially if you’re interested in nutrition.
6. Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer by Novella Carpenter: Carpenter’s account of growing produce and raising poultry, rabbits, pigs, and bees in a vacant lot in Oakland is hilarious and inspiring.
Please share your recommendations as comments!
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