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We’ve recommended a few notable books to help you explore the story of your food. Authors who appear in Nourish are noted with the Asterisk icon. What are your favorite food books? Let us know.

Food System

Diet for a Small Planet Fast Food Nation
Asterisk Diet for a Hot Planet:
The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It

by Anna Lappé
AmazonPowell’s
Fair Food:
Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All

by Oran B. Hesterman, PhD
Amazon | Powell’s
Fast Food Nation:
The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

by Eric Schlosser
AmazonPowell’s
Four Fish The Omnivore's Dilemma
Four Fish:
The Future of the Last Wild Food

by Paul Greenberg
Amazon | Powell’s
Asterisk The Omnivore’s Dilemma:
A Natural History of Four Meals

by Michael Pollan
AmazonPowell’s

Food in Schools

Edible Schoolyard Lunch Lessons Smart by Nature
Asterisk Edible Schoolyard:
A Universal Idea

by Alice Waters
AmazonPowell’s
Lunch Lessons:
Changing the Way We Feed
Our Children

by Ann Cooper
AmazonPowell’s
Smart by Nature:
Schooling for Sustainability

by Michael K. Stone
AmazonPowell’s

Young Readers

Chew On This Grow It, Cook It Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids
Chew On This:
Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food

by Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson
(Grade 7 and up)
AmazonPowell’s
Grow It, Cook It with Kids
by Amanda Grant
(Grades 4 to 6)
Amazon
| Powell’s
Asterisk The Omnivore’s Dilemma:
Young Readers Edition

by Michael Pollan
(Grade 7 and up)
AmazonPowell’s
What the World Eats
What the World Eats
by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio
(All ages)
AmazonPowell’s

Farm to Table

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Bringing It to the Table Growing Roots
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle:
A Year of Food Life

by Barbara Kingsolver
AmazonPowell’s
Bringing It to the Table:
On Farming and Food

by Wendell Berry
Amazon
Powell’s
Growing Roots:
The New Generation of Sustainable Farmers, Cooks, and Food Activists

by Katherine Leiner
Amazon
Powell’s
Farm Together Now
Farm Together Now:
A Portrait of People, Places, and Ideas for a New Food Movement
by Amy Franceschini and Daniel Tucker
Amazon | Powell’s

Smart Eating

Food Rules Grub In Defense of Food
Asterisk Food Rules:
An Eater’s Manual

by Michael Pollan
Amazon
Powell’s
Asterisk Grub:
Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen

by Anna Lappé and Bryant Terry
Amazon
Powell’s
Asterisk In Defense of Food:
An Eater’s Manifesto

by Michael Pollan
AmazonPowell’s
   
Jamie's Food Revolution
Asterisk Jamie’s Food Revolution:
Rediscover How to Cook Simple, Delicious, Affordable Meals

by Jamie Oliver
AmazonPowell’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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