Award-winning chef Dan Barber on how John Muir influenced his new book on the Farm to Table movement and how complicated organic farming is to achieve:
Rebuilding the Foodshed- How to Create Local, Sustainable and Secure Food Systems. Philip Ackerman-Leist, Chelsea Green Publishing 2013
The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan’s now-classic 2006 book.
Local Food Systems Report, USDA.
Tampa Bay Times Dec. 7, 2015 article about food deserts by Mike Schneider, AP
US Food System, Center for Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan
“Agrihoods” articles in DIRT
After Decades in a Food Desert, Neighbors in Greensboro, NC Are Building a $2 Million Co-op—And They Own It. Yes! Magazine reports that community members have raised 95% of the funds for the Renaissance Community Coop, which will alleviate a food desert–one of 17 in the city– created when the Winn Dixie closed down in 1998. While you’re on the co-op website, check out Leo’s Gumbo recipe! Learn more about the Benefits of Localism in an interview with author Michael Shuman by the Post Carbon Institute.