"An eye-popping, mouth-watering celebration of local food and the people who produce it . . . I gobbled it down like a bowl of Curried Kale Chips."--Christine Barbour, author of Indiana Cooks!
Focusing on local products, sustainability, and popular farm-to-fork dining trends, Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living
compiles the best recipes, tips, and tricks to plant, harvest, and prepare local food. Along with renowned chef Daniel Orr, Earth Eats
radio host Annie Corrigan presents tips, grouped by season, on keeping your farm or garden in top form, finding the best in-season produce at your local farmers market, and stocking your kitchen effectively. The book showcases what locally produced food will be available in each season and is amply stuffed with more than 200 delicious, original, and tested recipes, reflecting the dishes that can be made with these local foods. In addition to tips and recipes, Corrigan and Orr profile individuals who are on the front lines of the changing food ecosystem, detailing the challenges they and the local food movement face.
With more than 140 color photos, Earth Eats
showcases local food at its finest and features everything the local grower and food enthusiast needs to know all year round, including how to cook up a healthy compost heap, nurture a failing bee colony, create an all-natural deer repellant, and ferment delicious vegetables.
"Lively interviews and vibrant photographs flesh out this tribute to a great radio show and our vibrant local food culture."--Limestone Post Magazine
"Together, Annie Corrigan and Daniel Orr form an awesome powerhouse of sustainable living knowledge and local food resources and recipes."--Little Indiana
"A good first go-green reference."--Booklist