Freshly Picked

Freshly Picked

A Locavore's Love Affair With BC's Bounty

Book - 2018
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"Take a delightful journey through BC's extraordinary bounty and explore the secrets of locally grown fruits and vegetables. In Jane Reid's new book, Freshly Picked, foodies, locavores and gardeners will discover fascinating information about the plentiful harvests that BC farmers produce every year. In this beautiful colour edition, Reid shares valuable tips on where and when to find the freshest fruits and veggies, plus storage hints and simple recipes that bring out the full flavour of BC's offerings one fruit and vegetable at a time. With her vast collection of historical tidbits Reid shares the surprising facts about the sex life of corn, the checkered reputation of garlic, how beans saved mankind, and more. A committed locavore, Reid passes on stories of local farming, the traditions of preserving foods, and the benefits of eating locally grown fruits and vegetables. Freshly Picked: A Locavore's Love Affair With BC's Bounty is an essential read for any local food lover. Season by season, Reid offers stories, memories and tales of love and affection for the best of what BC has to offer."--
Publisher: Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia :, Caitlin Press,, 2018
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781987915792
Characteristics: 224 pages : colour illustrations, colour map ; 21 cm

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