A Slow Foodie’s Reading List

Michael Pollan—author of best sellers including The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World and The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals—has given us a yet another great resource for learning about food: a short list of books that any Slow Foodie would enjoy. The source material for his article in the June 10, 2010, issue

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“Earth’s Best Story” authors in Portsmouth, 5/18

Via Seacoast Local and RiverRun Bookstore: Seacoast Local and RiverRun Bookstore present Ron and Arnie Koss, authors of The Earth’s Best Story: A Bittersweet Tale of Twin Brothers Who Sparked an Organic Revolution, in the next lecture of the Making the Connection speaker series on Tuesday, May 18. The Koss brothers founded Earth’s Best Baby Foods, the first nationally distributed

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An unlikely hero, Joel Salatin

Via the Simply Good Food Blog:   An unlikely hero, Joel Salatin is a rural Virginia farmer who has come to symbolize slow food, local food, practical organic farming methods, and no-nonsense ruckus-making. Read about a new Earth Eats interview and videos on the Simply Good Food Blog.

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Support Seacoast Harvest 2010!

Over the past several years, we know many of you have come to depend on Seacoast Harvest as your go-to source for comprehensive information on sources of local food. What started four years ago as a double-folded, black-and-white guide on a single large sheet of paper is now a useful, easy-to-read, and beautiful four-color guide to local meats, produce, fish,

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Interview with “Father of the Local Food Movement”

An interview with Gary Paul Nabhan (text, interspersed with short videos) from Indiana Public Radio’s EarthEats contains many great definitions for terms that mean a lot to people who care about good, clean, fair food: GMOs, monoculture, “local eating”, and heirloom seeds. This particular video is about Slow Food and eating locally; read the entire interview and see other videos

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