Food for Thought

Sheboygan Area Local Food Alliance Book List – February 2011

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Bittman, Mark

The Food Matters Cookbook

Food Matters

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian

How to Cook Everything


Blatt, Harvey

America’s Food: What you don’t know about what you eat


Damerow, Gail

Barnyard in Your Backyard


Ekarius, Carol

Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Small-scale Livestock Farming: A Grass Based Approach for Health, Sustainability & Profit


Foer, Jonathan Safran

Eating Animals


Goodman, Myra

The Earthbound Cook


Grescoe, Taras

Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of vanishing Seafood


Hobson, Jeremy and Celia Lewis

Keeping Chickens: The Essential Guide


Kingsolver, Barbara

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life


Lappe, Frances Moore

Diet for a Small Planet


Madison, Deborah

Local Flavors: cooking & eating from America’s farmers markets




Megyesi, Jennifer

The Joy of Keeping Chickens: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Poultry for Fun or Profit


Manning, Ivy

The Farm to Table Cookbook

The Adaptable Feast


O’Brien, Dan

Buffalo for the Broken Heart: restoring life to a Black Hills ranch


Pangman, Judy

Chicken Coops: 45 Building Plans for Housing your Flock


Pollan, Michael

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto

The Omnivore’s Dilemma – A Natural History of Four Meals

The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Young Reader’s Edition

The Botany of Desire


Salatin, Joel

Salad Bar Beef

The Shear Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer

Everything I Want to Do is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front

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Silverstone, Alicia

The Kind Diet: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet


  • A web search for “sustainable food books” will show many other titles.




One response to “Food for Thought

  1. Good Article-Well written honest look at realities of local food for 17,000 student meals per day. The need for building the local food movement is apparent here.

    Home-Field Advantage

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