Words like "organic," "seasonal," and "local" are on everyone's mind, but how do we integrate food politics into a daily practice that is convenient, affordable, and delicious? Sustainable chef and caterer Louisa Shafia shows eco-conscious home cooks how to green their cuisine by making earth-friendly food choices, sourcing animal products ethically and responsibly, supporting local food, and reducing one's carbon footprint through urban gardening, preserving, composting, and more. Promoting simple, delicious meals and green lifestyle ideas, Lucid Food celebrates the pleasures of in-season cooking that is healthy, honest, pure, free of additives, and transparently made, from farm to table.
- A stylish collection of healthy, eco-oriented recipes, tips, and entertaining ideas, from the owner of New York's greenest catering company.
- 80 seasonal recipes that make the principles of the eco-foods movement accessible to urban home cooks.
- Organic food sales are anticipated to increase an average of 18 percent each year through 2010.