Foodshed: An Edible Alberta Alphabet

byDee Hobsbawn-Smith

Paperback | April 3, 2012

Foodshed: An Edible Alberta Alphabet by Dee Hobsbawn-Smith
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Winner of Best Food Literature (Canada) at the 2012 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

In this intimate guide to Alberta's sustainable food scene, writer, poet, professional chef, and food advocate Dee Hobsbawn-Smith profiles more than seventy-five of the province's growers and producers. Learn the A to Z's of each producer, from Asparagus growers to Zizania cultivators, and enjoy the twenty-six original recipes, one for each type of produce.

The book also examines the ground that farmers stand on: government involvement, sustainability and the environment, animal welfare, farm labour, and organizations from Slow Food to the grassroots Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) movement.

An (agri)cultural examination of modern farming that offers a clear look at current government policies and sustainable growers' best practices, Foodshed sets forth some of the issues that modern farmers face, as seen by the growers themselves.

Dee Hobsbawn-Smith is a poet, writer, chef, educator, and advocate. Between 1992 and 1994, she was chef and co-owner of Foodsmith, a Calgary restaurant that featured locally raised ingredients on a menu that changed daily. For eight years, Dee wrote a column for the Calgary Herald called "The Curious Cook". She also hosted an...
Title:Foodshed: An Edible Alberta AlphabetFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.62 inPublished:April 3, 2012Publisher:TouchWood EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:192712915X

ISBN - 13:9781927129159

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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