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It's Only Slow Food Until You Try to Eat It: Misadventures of a Suburban Hunter-Gatherer

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“Mr. Heavey takes us back to the joys—and occasional pitfalls—of the humble edibles around us, and his conclusions ring true.”—Wall Street Journal

Longtime Field and Stream contributor Bill Heavey has become the magazines most popular voice by writing for sportsmen with more enthusiasm than skill. In his first full-length book, Heavey chronicles his attempts to “eat wild,” seeing how much of his own food he can hunt, fish, grow, and forage.

But Heavey is not your typical hunter-gatherer. Living inside the D.C. Beltway, and a single dad to a twelve-year-old daughter with an aversion to “nature food,” hes almost completely ignorant of gardening and foraging. Incensed at the squirrels destroying his tomatoes, he is driven to rodent murder—by arrow. Along the way, Heavey is guided by a number of unlikely teachers, from the eccentric Paula, who runs an under-the-table bait business, to Michelle, an attractive single mom unselfconsciously devoted to eating locally. To the delight of his readers and the embarrassment of his daughter, he suffers blood loss, humiliation, and learns, as he puts it, that “‘edible is not to be confused with ‘tasty.”

About the Author

Bill Heavey is an editor-at-large for Field and Stream, where he has written since 1993. His work has appeared in numerous publications including Mens Journal, Outside, the Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times Magazine, and Best American Magazine Writing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802121318
Author:
Heavey, Bill
Publisher:
Grove Press
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports Writing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.75 x 5.5 in

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Cooking and Food » Diet and Nutrition » Natural Healing
Cooking and Food » General
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Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports Writing

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