FOOD AND CULINARY EDUCATION RESOURCES

 

We recommend the following resources to aid in your search for information and guidance on what’s happening with food and agriculture, food products and technology, nutrition education, veganism and animal welfare, sustainability, food policy and food justice.

Food Education, Curriculum Development & Training

Great Sources for Delicious, Global & Healthy Recipes

Good Food Cookbooks

  • Afro Vegan, Bryant Terry
  • By Any Greens Necessary, Tracye McQuirter
  • Bounty from the Box: The CSA Farm Cookbook by Mi Ae Lipe
  • Caribbean Vegan: Meat- Free, Egg -Free, Dairy – Free, Authentic Island Cuisine for Every Occasion by Taymer Mason
  • Eat Clean: Wok Yourself to Health by Ching – He Huang The Everyday Vegan by Dreena Burton
  • The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America’s Most Imaginative Chefs by Karen Page
  • Grub Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen by Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry
  • Good and Cheap by Leanne Brown
  • Gourmet Nutrition by John Berardi 
  • Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity by Diane Kochilas
  • Life in Balance: A Fresher Approach to Living by Donna Hay
  • The Real Food Daily Cookbook by Ann Gentry
  • The Tassajara Recipe Book by Edward Espe Brown
  • The Overworked Person’s Guide to Better Nutrition by Jill Weisenberger
  • Plant-Powered for Life by Sharon Palmer
  • Sustainably Delicious by Michel Nischan
  • Veganomigon, by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Romano
  • Vegetarian Times Cookbooks
  • Vegan Deli: Wholesome Ethnic Foods by Jo Stepaniak
  • The VB6 Cookbook by Mark Bittman V Street: 100 Globe – Hopping Plates on the Cutting Edge of Vegetable Cooking by Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby

Good Food News and Media

Good Food Think Tanks

Food Policy and Action

Formal Education and Training for Good Food Jobs

Good Food Jobs Listings

Improving Food Distribution & Access

Farms and Farmers:

Foodservice Workers

Animal Protection & Welfare

Good Food Films

  • A Place at the Table
  • Bite Size
  • Cowspiracy
  • Dive!
  • Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead
  • Farmageddon
  • Fed Up
  • Food Inc.
  • Food Fight
  • Food Matters
  • Food Stamped
  • Forks Over Knives
  • The Garden
  • GMO OMG
  • Growing Cities
  • Hungry for Change
  • Ingredients: The Local Food Movement Takes Root
  • King Corn
  • More Than Honey
  • Our Food Chain
  • Soul Food Junkies
  • Sugar Coated
  • That Sugar Film
  • Super Size Me
  • Sushi: The Global Catch
  • Vegucated
  • What the Health

Resources for Sustainable Living 

Books on Food Philosophy

  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
  • An Unnatural Order: The Roots of our Destruction of Nature by Jim Mason
  • Building Houses Out of Chicken Legs: Black Woman, Food, and Power by  Psyche Williams- Forson
  • Consider The Fork, Bee Wilson 
  • Diet for a Small Planet, 20th Anniversary Edition by Frances Moore Lappe
  • Dominion by Mathew Scully
  • Eat Your Genes by Stephen Nottingham Exotic Appetites: Ruminations of a Food Adventurer by Lisa Helke
  • The Fortune Cookie Chronicles by Jennifer 8 Lee
  • Gardening by Cuisine: An Organic-Food Lover’s Guide to Sustainable Living by Patti Moreno
  • Genetically Engineered Foods: A Self-Defense Guide for Consumers by Ronnie Cummins and Ben Lilliston
  • In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave by Peter Singer
  • High on Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America by Jessica B. Harris
  • Miraculous Abundance: One-QuarterAcre, Two French Farmers, and Enough Food to Feed the World by Perrine Hervé-Gruyer and Charles Hervé-Gruyer
  • Meat Market: Animal Ethics and Money by Erik Marcus
  • Mottainai: A Journey in Search of the Zero Waste Life by FNR
  • Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food by Jeffrey Pilcher
  • Seeds of Deception by Jeffrey Smith
  • The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming by Masanobu Fukuoka
  • This Organic Life by Joan Dye Gussow
  • The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony by Will Tuttle
  • The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter by Peter Singer and Jim Maso
  • Wild Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz

Books on Health and Diet

  • Becoming Vegan: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Plant-Based Diet by Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina
  • The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People Dan Buettner
  • The China Study by T. Colin Campbell
  • Dick Gregory’s Natural Diet for Folks Who Eat: Cookin’ With Mother Nature by Dick Gregory
  • The Complete Mediterranean Diet by Michael Ozner
  • Farmacology: Total Health from the Ground Up by Daphne Miller
  • The Food Activist Handbook by Ali Berlow
  • Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution by Jennifer Cockrall-King
  • Food Matters by Mark Bittman
  • Food Politics by Marion Nestle
  • Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America by Wenonah Hauter
  • The Food Revolution by John Robbins
  • Healing Through Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford
  • Healthy at 100 by John Robbins
  • Integrative Nutrition by Joshua Rosenthal
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  • The Rave Diet by Mike Anderson
  • Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement is Changing the Way We Eat by Tanya Denckla Cobb
  • Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture by Elizabeth Henderson and Robyn Van En
  • Vegan Freak: Being Vegan in a Non-Vegan World by Bob Torres and Jenna Torres
  • What to Eat by Marion Nestle
  • The Whole Foods Diet by John Mackey and Alona Pulde