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Earth Eats : Real Food Green Living

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 191 x 229 x 17.78mm | 816.47g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 83 color illus.
  • 0253026296
  • 9780253026293

Review quote

Together, Annie Corrigan and Daniel Orr form an awesome powerhouse of sustainable living knowledge and local food resources and recipes. . . . It's a collaborative effort, featuring recipes and tips from gardeners and chefs who know their field and are ready to share their favorite tips and tricks to help anyone create a better meal, snack, or dessert or take better care of their homestead. * Little Indiana * Informative, insightful, and a delight to browse through from cover to cover... * Midwest Book Review * Her mission is to stay as true as possible to choosing ingredients that are grown close by, picked at their freshest, and prepared in the home kitchen. The book also includes tips for cooking up a hearty compost heap and building te bin where it will reside, how to forage for ramps, and what to do with that bumper crop of tomatoes. . . . Lively interviews and vibrant photographs flesh out this tribute to a great radio show and our vibrant local food culture. * Limestone Post Magazine * Where does this book excel? In offering farming-focused education, whether centered on an ingredient (bone broth, all-natural deer repellent); on a technique (rendering lard, cutting chicken); or on a do-it-yourself foodie project (a healthy compost heap). A good first go-green reference. * BookList *show more

About Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is an on-air personality and producer for WFIU Public Radio and the host of the Earth Eats radio show.Daniel Orr is the owner of FARMbloomington Restaurant and author of several cookbooks, including FARMfood: Green Living with Chef Daniel Orr.show more

Table of contents

SpringReady, Set... Grow! Beginner's Guide To Gardening The Perfect Location Which Bed Is Best Plant What You'll Eat Time and Patience What Shall I Feed Them?Hello, Spring Greens Kale RecipesCooking Up A Healthy Compost Heap Browns Vs. Greens Compost No-Nos Turn It Up Break It Down Build Your Own Compost BinThe Birds And The Bees Of Growing Food Swarm Of Bees Free To A Good Home (If You Can Catch Them) Science Of Swarming Nurturing A Dying Beehive Through Its Final Season One Sting At A Time Requiem For A Beehive This Orchard Is Looking For A Few Good Bees A Little Help From My Friends Bachelors Of The Bee World Home Sweet Home Security Guards For The OrchardChickens: The Snack Food Of The Wild Kingdom Most Wanted Criminals Where The Wild Things Are--Not In Your Coop! Chicken Run and PenEat Your Flower GardenUp Your Local Food Game With Community Supported Agriculture CSAs Are Make Or Break For Farmers Sharing The Risk My Food Budget New To Carrot Tops? This Pesto Is A Good Place To Start One Heckuva SandwichAsparagusSugaring Season Maple Tree Tapping 101 Boil It DownBFFs: Rhubarb And Strawberries Marshall Strawberry Explores Its Artistic SideSpring Treats Get To Know Spring Wild Edibles Into The Woods Spicebush Wood Sorrel Ramps Backyard Adventures Dandelions Greenbrier Autumn Olive Violets Sustainable Foraging Hunting For MorelsFresh Spring Flavors All in the Allium Family Cooking With Garlic ScapesSummerSummer Farmers' Market Must-HavesEggplant The Day To Day Job Of A Gardener The Weeds Have It It's All About The Wet Stuff Good Guys Vs. Bad Guys Disease Control, The Organic Dilemma Even The Pros Pull Weedsshow more