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Farm to Table for Schools

Farm to table is making its way into restaurants, and is slowly making its way into schools. This movement makes a lot of sense for schools: it provides great publicity and attracts a higher level of student; it exemplifies the lessons on environmental stewardship that the school wants the students to learn; and it provides greater nutritional value in the food being provided. The challenge is to figure out how to implement such a system within the confines of a school system – delivery times, budget, bureaucracy, etc. This book provides a step-by-step guide on how to implement a farm-to-table approach for schools, written by a chef who has implemented farm-to-table systems in many schools.

Chef Budd Cohen’s love for food is deeply rooted in his family. While his grandparents in¬stilled a love of cooking and inspired Budd, today he generously shares his wealth of knowl¬edge so that your children can benefit from recent healthy food movements.
Darryl J. Ford
Head of School, The William Penn Charter School

Budd Cohen has been at the forefront of the movement to transform school food. In our region, he is a leader in promoting the idea that school cafeterias can serve healthy, local and delicious food. I recommend this book to anyone interested in learning how to implement a successful Farm to School program at their school.
Tatiana Garcia-Granados
Common Market Philadelphia, Co-Founder & Executive Director

Chef Budd Cohen has documented one of the most ex¬citing chapters in the Local Foods Movement, helping to ensure a long-term transformation. Farm to Table for Schools adds an inspiring personal story and an instruc¬tion manual for taking action.
Mary Ann Ford
co-founder and co-owner of Harvest Local Foods
Lansdowne, PA

$7.95

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Herbs 101: How to Plant, Grow and Cook with Natural Herbs, by Frankie S. Weisburgh

Have you always wanted an herb garden but didn’t know how to get started? Do you want to know more about growing your own herbs and using them in a variety of cooking? There are many different ways to use herbs in cooking and using fresh herbs can make foods much tastier.

There are hundreds of different herbs that can be grown in your home and used not only for cooking, but for medicinal purposes as well. Best of all, growing your own herbs is easy and healthy. Some herbs can actually stave off diseases, including cancer. It makes sense to use herbs in the kitchen. If you are like most people, however, you may wonder what types of herbs you can use. You want to know which are the best types of herbs to use in different dishes.

Learn basic gardening techniques to growing aromatic herbs. Understand the properties of these powerful little plants. Learn their healing benefits.

This informative ebook will guide you through the steps of planting an herb garden. You will know how to plant fresh herbs and which are likely to grow well in your home. You can also learn how to harvest the herbs and use them in certain dishes. In addition, you can discover ways to dry and store fresh herbs that will enable them to keep their flavor. Best of all, you can learn how different herbs can be used for medicinal purposes, as they have been for thousands of years.

Here is what you will learn inside this guide….

  • How to plant an herb garden
  • How to collect, dry and store herbs
  • What herb goes in what dish
  • What herbs can be used for medicinal purposes
  • And a lot more!

I was delighted with the booklet on Herbs by Frankie Weisburgh. Because I am a novice gardener, I could immediately follow the directions and put to use such good tips. I am looking forward to honing my new skills and adding new dimensions to my gardening life as well as to my cooking skills.

– Peggy Stark
Saratoga, CA

$4.95

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