The Town That Food Saved raises numerous questions about the practicalities of local food production—but also provides examples of success in small-scale agriculture.
The Earth Moved is a fascinating exploration of the underground world and one of its most amazing denizens, the earthworm.
In The Third Plate Dan Barber draws on the wisdom and experience of chefs, farmers and seed breeders around the world and proposes a new definition for ethical and delicious eating.
In Mycophilia, accomplished food writer and cookbook author Eugenia Bone examines the role of fungi as exotic delicacy, curative, poison, and hallucinogen, and ultimately discovers that a greater understanding of fungi is key to facing many challenges of the 21st century.
How to Pick a Peach helps the cook sort through the produce in the market by illuminating the issues surrounding it, revealing intriguing facts about vegetables and fruits in individual profiles about them, and providing instructions on how to choose, store, and prepare these items.