Joel Salatin was featured in the book The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A History of Four Meals. His Virginia based Polyface Farms is at the forefront of the localvore movement.

More about (and by) Joel Satalin

Fighting to Keep Food Local at Virginia’s Polyface Farm

For Localvores, a New Breed of Farm

Everything I Want to do is Illegal by Joel Salatin

What about your Thanksgiving? Eating locally sourced turkey and vegetables, eating anything that mom cooks…or just trying to get SOMETHING on the table before the hungry horde arrives?

Read more about local foods, cooking techniques and recipes for turkey eaters (and non-turkey eaters!) in the library books below.

America’s Best Lost Recipes : 121 kitchen-tested heirloom recipes too good to forget by the Editor’s of Cook’s Country

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: a year of food life by Barbara Kingsolver (also a Virginia resident)

Double Take : one fabulous recipe, two finished dishes, feeding vegetarians and omnivores together by A.J. Rathburn

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: simple meatless recipes for great food by Mark Bittman

Omnivore’s Dilemma: A History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

NOTE: JTCC will close at noon on Wednesday, November 24. No classes are scheduled for this day. Normal schedule will resume Monday 29 November.

Written by Suzanne

Suzanne has loved books from an early age, and remembers reading her 24 volume World Book Encyclopedia set when she ran out of novels. Now that she works in a library, she will never run out of reading material again! Suzanne is a recent MLS graduate who loves working with students and technology.

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