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Eat Local
Eat Local

Eat Local

Simple Steps to Enjoy Real, Healthy & Affordable Food



196 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $15.95)

Publication Date: September 2011

ISBN 9780963281456

Rights: US & CA

New World Publishing (Sep 2011)

Price: $12.95


An essential guide for enjoying local foods, this concise handbook is for readers interested in improving their diets and menus with local, sustainable food choices. Written in four parts, the book includes topics such as why it is important to eat locally, how to find local markets, techniques on food preservation and budgeting, cooking tips, and how to join the movement. Readers will enjoy this easy-to-read instruction on how to change their own food choices and how to bring local produce into the kitchen.


"Jasia Steinmetz breaks the process (of eating local) down, presenting her argument for fresher food, using shopping savvy and excellent recipes throughout. Eat Local is a must for those who want to join in on the local food movement throughout the country."  —Midwest Book Review

"[Eat Local] will help you personalize whole food choices and ask questions of the people who grow your food. This guide provides answers for the beginning locally-grown shopper as a well as the more advanced. Enjoy!"  —Julie Metcalf Cull, R.D., author, Magic Herbs

Author Biography

Jasia Steinmetz is a food and nutrition professor and a registered dietitian whose areas of expertise include sustainable food systems, community food security, and community nutrition. She is also the founding member and board member of the Central Rivers Farmshed, a community group which promotes local food and supports local farmers. She lives in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.