The Locavore's Handbook

The Busy Person's Guide to Eating Local on a Budget

By Leda Meredith; Sandor Ellix Katz (Foreword by)
(Lyons Press, Paperback, 9780762755486, 201pp.)

Publication Date: April 2010

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These days, nearly everyone wants to eat green and local, but tight schedules and even tighter budgets can makeit seem like an unattainable goal.The Locavore's Handbook: The Busy Person's Guide to Eating Local on a Budget is here to help, as author Leda.

About the Author
Leda Meredith is a lifelong forager and a certified ethnobotanist. She is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, specializing in edible and medicinal plants. The author of two previous books, Leda writes a foraging column for the James Beard Award-nominated group blog NonaBrooklyn. She is the Guide to Food Preservation for, a New York Times Company. Leda leads wild edible plant tours throughout the Northeast for organizations including Slow Food, Green Edge, SideTour, and others. You can find out more about her upcoming tours and workshops at

Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. His books Wild Fermentation (2003) and The Art of Fermentation (2012), along with the hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught across North America and beyond, have helped to catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts. A self-taught experimentalist who lives in rural Tennessee, The New York Times calls him one of the unlikely rock stars of the American food scene. The Art of Fermentation received a James Beard award, and, in 2014, Sandor was honored with the Craig Claiborne LifetimeAchievement Award from the Southern Foodways Alliance.Sandor teaches fermentation workshops in Tennessee and many other places. For more information, check out his
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