In the visually stunning yet practical cookbook Eating Local, author Janet Fletcher and the kitchen experts at Sur La Table not only show you how to use more fresh ingredients in your everyday cooking, they also bring you closer to the family farms where the ingredients are grown and to the idealistic people who grow them.
With 150 recipes featuring a wide range of fresh ingredients, Eating Local also highlights 10 community supported agriculture projects around the country. These progressive farms provide inspiration for all who want to cook more wholesome meals using ingredients from their own foodshed.
Since opening in 1972 with the idea of selling hard-to-find French kitchenware, Sur La Table has grown to 74 stores nationwide. Sur La Table also offers premium-quality culinary products through direct mail and its Web site, www.surlatable.com, and offers educational programs through its nationally recognized cooking class program. Its headquarters are in Seattle, Washington.Janet Fletcher is the author of several cookbooks, including Fresh from the Farmers’ Market, and the winner of three James Beard Awards. She lives in Napa, California, where she maintains a large perennial and edible garden.