Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Useful links for Localvores: This web site allows you to calculate a 100 radius of your home for eating locally. Features what individuals can do,"Tale of Two Tomatoes", links, info on the book "Eat Here:Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket" by Brian Halweil Features issues (ex. animal welfare, antibiotics, genetic engineering, fossil fuels, health,), sustainable food in schools, recipes, cookbook reviews, feature articles. Culinary adventurers supporting food grown within 100-mile radius of San Francisco with rationale, recipes, food and cooking links. Locate farms, CSAs,food co-ops and restaurants that feature local foods across the U.S. Locally Grown Guide (for much of VT and NH);Tidbits newsletter; Dartmouth Local Food initiative; Localvores: rationale, recipes, food sources, etc. Article by Bill McKibben "Can Vermont Feed Itself?". (After reading this excellent article, click on "Journal" in the menu and scroll down to Issue 6 October 2005; the entire issue is dedicated to local foods in VT.) Photos and descriptions of many VT/NH farmers supplying the Hanover/Lebanon-Co-op. See "Issues" in menu: excellent articles on food issues. "Shopping for the Common Wealth" Features article "Local Food "Greener than Organic" "What Will We Eat as the Oil Runs Out" by Richard Heinberg, FEASTA Conference, Dublin, Ireland, June 2005. "Think Locally and Act Neighborly"; a comprehensive rationale for eating locally-grown foods