Eating Home-Grown and Local

Thursday, May 03, 2007

Food in the US typically travels at least 1500 miles from farm to plate. In Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver tells us what happened when her family vowed to eat only home-grown and local food for an entire year.

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle is available for purchase at

Events: Barbara Kingsolver will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, May 3 at 6:30 pm
The Great Hall at the Cooper Union
East 7th Street, at Third Avenue
For tickets, visit the Cooper Union website or call 212-279-4200.


Barbara Kingsolver

Comments [3]

Georgina Cullman from Gainesville, FL

I'm so disappointed by the produce in my area... the tomatoes at the farmer's market are basically the same tasteless ones as at the supermarket. How can we get taste and deliciousness back into local foods?

May. 05 2007 07:04 PM
georgia jadick from ramsey, new jersey

About Barbara Kingsolver on eating locally, that is the European way. When you are in Italy, you don't even eat food from all over Italy. You eat food from the local area. As each food comes into season, it is celebrated at it's peak and eaten in as many ways as possible until it is gone. Each food is looked forward to and fully appreciated until the next ones is ready.
I am also a major fan of all of Barbara Kingsolver's writing and look forward to this new book.

May. 04 2007 11:12 AM
Ann Hall Every, CCP from Forest Hills, NY

I am so thrilled to be listening to your interview with Barbara Kingsolver....I will be reviewing her book for my website.

The home page of my website speaks to eating and cooking foods in the season and it has been my focus to speak to home cooks through my website articles about this issue.

Ann Hall Every, CCP

May. 03 2007 01:32 PM

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