These resources offer additional information on the topics explored in Nourish.
- Big Ideas: Linking Food, Culture, Health, and the Environment. Berkeley, CA: Center for Ecoliteracy, 2008. A K—12 conceptual framework for integrated learning related to food.
- Cornell University Food and Brand Lab. Research findings and teaching tips on a variety of topics related to the psychology of why, what, when, and how much we eat.
- Lapp, Anna. Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about It. New York: Bloomsbury, 2010. A critique of industrial farming and a proposal for a more climate-friendly food system.
- The LiFE Curriculum. Teachers College, Columbia University. A curriculum that provides science education for students in the area of biology through inquiry-based investigations in the domain of food.
- Pollan, Michael. In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. New York: Penguin, 2009. An analysis of the American diet and industrial food system, including suggestions for how to change the system and eat better.
- Rethinking School Lunch. Berkeley, CA: Center for Ecoliteracy, 2010. A planning framework for educators, parents, and concerned citizens.
- Discovering Careers for Your Future: Food. New York: Ferguson, 2005. An exploration of many different jobs related to the production of food.
- Eat Local. Natural Resources Defense Council. Online tool for learning what is fresh in your state at a given time of year.
- Field to Plate. Web links to seasonal calendars by state.
- Local Harvest. Online tool for finding farmers’ markets, family farms, CSAs, restaurants, and other sources of locally grown food in your area.
- Menzel, Peter, and Faith D’Aluisio. Hungry Planet: What the World Eats. Material World, 2005. A photographic study of families from around the world showing what they eat during the course of a week.
- Morris, Neil. Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From? (Making Healthy Food Choices series). Chicago: Heinemann-Raintree, 2007. An illustrated introduction to how and where food is produced.
- Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma for Kids: The Secrets Behind What You Eat. New York: Dial, 2009. Based on Pollan’s best-selling adult book of the same title, a slightly shortened version exploring the sources of our food.
- Seafood Watch. Monterey Bay Aquarium. Pocket guides that suggest ocean-friendly seafood choices.
- Wilson, Charles, and Eric Schlosser. Chew On This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food. London: Sandpiper, 2007. A behind-the-scenes look at the fast-food industry.