Wednesday, December 19, 2012

96 + 1 Books for Foodies

 The real #1 Foodie book in my opinion is Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class and Sustainability (MIT Press, 2011) by Julian Agyeman and Alison Hope Alkon

Explains #FoodJustice better than anything else I've read.


Here's some more books for the foodies in your life:

1        Turn Here Sweet Corn by Atina Diffley
2        The $64 Tomato by William Alexander
3        The Dirty Life by Kristen Kimball
4        The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
5        The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais
6        The Everlasting Meal by Tamar Adler
7        Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook
8        The Secret Life of Food by Clare Crespo
9        This Life Is in Your Hands by Melissa Coleman
10        Plenty (Eating Locally on the 100-Mile Diet) by Alisa Smith, J.B. Mackinnon
11        Urban Homesteading-Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living by Rachel Kaplan with K. Ruby Blume
12        Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig
13        The Unhealthy Truth by Robyn O’Brien and Rachel Kranz
14        Stolen Harvest by Vandana Shiva
15        Wheat Belly by William Davis
16        Slaughterhouse by Gail A. Eisnitz
17        Righteous Porkchop by Nicolette Hahn Niman
18        Folks, This Ain’t Normal by Joel Salatin
19        The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
20        The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Katz
21        Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
22        Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis
23        Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods by Sandor Ellix Katz and Sally Fallon
24        The Viking in The Wheat Field by Susan Dworkin
25        The Phytozyme Cure: Treat or Reverse More Than 30 Serious Health Conditions with Powerful Plant Nutrients by Michelle Cook
26        An Everlasting Meal, Tamar Adler
27        Eat & Run by Steve Friedman Scott Jurek
28        Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmers’ Movement by Paula Manalo
29        Eat the City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York by Robin Shulman
30        Bread Bones and Butter, Jeffrey Hamelman
31        Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig
32        Turn Here Sweet Corn
33        Obligate Carnivore
34        Eat and Run
35        Bidoche, Fabrice Nicolino
36        BET THE FARM by Frederick Kaufman
37        GUT AND PSYCHOLOGY SYNDROME by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride.
38        Farm City by Novella Carpenter
39        A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg
40        The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way by Michael Phillips
41        Greenhorns
42        The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Eat and Why by Jonny Bowden
43        Folks, This Ain’t Normal, Joel Salatin
44        Goat: Meat, Milk, Cheese by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough and Marcus Nilsson
45        Aquaponic Gardening by Sylvia Bernstein
46        Life Rules by Elllen LaConte
47        Folks this Ain’t Normal by Joel Salatin
48        Holy Cows and Hog Heaven by Joel Salatin
49        The Art of Fermentation By Sandor Katz
50        Organic Manifesto by Maria Rodale
51        Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living by Doug Fine
52        The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities by Will Allen and Charles Wilson
53        The Joy of Foraging: Gary Lincoff’s Illustrated Guide to Finding, Harvesting, and Enjoying a World of Wild Food by Gary Lincoff
54        Flour Power: A Guide To Modern Home Grain Milling by Marleeta Basey
55        Fateful Harvest by Duff Wilson
56        Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food by Catherine Shanahan and Luke Shanahan
57        Save Our Soil by Christopher Bird
58        Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. Barbara Kingsolver.
59        Folks, This Ain’t Normal by Joel Salatin
60        The Ecology of Eden by Evan Eisenberg
61        Gaia’s Garden – Toby Hemenway
62        The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times by Carol Deppe
63        Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal: War Stories From the Local Food Front  by Joel Salatin
64        The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming (New York Review Books Classics) by Masanobu Fukuoka, Larry Korn, Wendell Berry and Frances Moore Lappe
65        Beautiful Corn: America’s Original Grain from Seed to Plate by Anthony Boutard
66        The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz
67        Sowing Seeds in the Desert by Masanobu Fukoka
68        The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human Manure  by Joseph Jenkins
69        The Feast Nearby by Robin Mather
70        Gathering by Diane Ott Whealy
71        The Heirloom Gardener by Jere and Emiliee Gettle
72        Nutrition by Rudolf Hauschka, Marjorie Spock and Mary T. Richards
73        Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
74        The Good Life byHelen and Scott Nearing
75        Organic Manifesto by Maria Rodale
76        Plenty: One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating Locally by Alisa Smith and J.B. Mackinnon
77        100-mile diet
78        Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg Way by Wesley Green
79        Beating the Food Giants by Paul A. Stitt
80        Eating Animals by Jonathon Safran Foer
81        Unjunk Your Junk Food-Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Snacks by Andrea Donsky
82        Sugar Blues by William F. Duffy
83        Full Moon Feast: Food and the Hunger for Connection by Jessica Prentice
84        Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
85        The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pillan
86        Turn Here Sweet Corn by Atina Diffley
87        Folks, This Ain’t Normal by Joel Salatin
88        Salt: A world History by Mark Kurlansky
89        Nourishing Traditions
90        Pacific Feast by Jennifer Hahn
91        The Makers Diet. Dr Jordan Ruben
92        Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit by Barry Estabrook
93        Teaming with Microbes, Jeff Lowenfels & Wayne Lewis
94        Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
95        The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David Kessler
96        The Weekend Homesteader: A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Sufficiency by Anna Hess