Local and Organic

Buying local, choosing organic food, and growing your own food are some of the lifestyle choices an increasing number of people make. Here are some resources related to these topics that offer a glimpse to what they entail.


Food Security for the Faint of Heart: Keeping Your Larder Full in Lean Times
by Robin Wheeler

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto
by Michael Pollan

The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating
by Alisa Smith

Where Our Food Comes From
by Gary Paul Nabhan


Civil Eats

Local Harvest

Slow Food


As the world gets bigger, we must buy local – and make local scale

Building a slow food nation

Field to Fork – Why Local Food Matters

The local food revolution