7 Essential Books on the Local Food Movement

Marianne Peters lists seven "classic, must-read" books about the evolving role of locally grown and sold food in the American economy.

Peters notes that the idea of a "locavore" as an esoteric interest of hippies and foodies is evolving as the word gets out about the economic and public health benefits of local food.

The list varies from the classic, Stalking the Wild Asparagus (1962) by Euell Gibbons, to a more contemporary essential read, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (2006) by Michael Polian.

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