- Paperback: 222 pages
- Publisher: Square One Publishers (Feb. 15 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1890612081
- ISBN-13: 978-1890612085
- Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 1.9 x 23 cm
- Shipping Weight: 318 g
Leslie Cerier is an organic chef and the author of "The Quick and Easy Organic Gourmet" (Station Hill Openings, 1996. Professors Jerry Combs, John Duxbury and Ross Welch all teach at Cornell University and are internationally known for their work in nutrition and sustainable agriculture. Trish Crapo is a writer who helps her husband run Dancing Bear Farm, a 24 acre organic farm in Leyden, MA. Frank Ford is a long-time organic farmer and the founder of Arrowhead Mills food company. Frank was named the 2000 "Man of the Year" by the Organic Trade Association. Grace Gershunny, M.S., has been involved in the organic movement as a grower, a gardener, a magazine editor (Organic Farmer), a trade association founding member and as a government organic standards coordinator. Wendy Gordon, M.S., is the executive director and co-founder of Mothers and Others, a NY-based consumer organization focusing on "healthy, safe and evironmentally sound" consumption patterns.
Sir Albert Howard is widely regarded as the Father of the worldwide Organic Food movement. Gene Kahn is the founder of Cascadian Farms and a long-term organic food grower. Frederick Kirshenmann, Ph.D., helped to found Farm-Verified Organic, a private certification agency, and now serves as its president. In addition, he maintains a farm of over 3000 acres using biodynamic and certified organic agriculture. Marc Lappe, Ph.D., is the director of The Center For Ethics and Toxics and the co-author of Against the Grain (1999, Common Courage Press) as well as many other health and science-related books. Dana Pratt, M.S., is a homemaker and winner of an essay contest entitled "Why I Consume Organic Foods".
Bargyla Rateavers, Ph.D., started the West Coast Organic foods movement and taught the first university level course on organic methods in agriculture, She is the co-author of the "Organic Method Primer". Robert Rodale, the son of J.I. Rodale was the president of Rodale Publishing and prodigious writer and proponent of organic agriculture. Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird are co-authors of "The Secret Life of Plants". And P. Marc Schwartz is an organic food consultant who helped found the Organic Growers' and Buyers' Association and also started Little Bear Trading Company.
Edited by author and long-term health proponent, David Richard, and master gardener and registered nurse, Dorie Byers.