Leda Meredith is New York City's leading locavore. She is the author of Botany, Ballet and Dinner from Scratch, a memoir with recipes about her year of eating only foods grown within a 250-mile radius of her home in Brooklyn, New York. She has been featured on The Martha Stewart Show and in the New York Times and New York Post. An instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, specializing in edible and medicinal plants, she details her locavore lifestyle on her blog, Leda's Urban Homestead, at ledameredith.net/wordpress.
Foreword by Sandor Katz, author of Wild Fermentation and The Revolution will not be Microwaved: Inside America's Underground Food Movements
2. How Can Eating Great Food Save the World?
3. Sourcing Local Food
4. The Zero Miles Diet: Grow it Yourself
5. Eating with the Seasons
6. The Cost Factor
7. The Convenience Factor
8. Making Friends with Your Kitchen
9. Food Preservation
10. Feasting for Free
11. The Single Locavore
12. The Space-Challenged Locavore
14. Appendix: Useful Resources
15. What's In Season Chart
16. Template for Your Pocket Locavore's Guide