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Portland Farmers MarketTalk about a match made in heaven. Powell's is tickled to be partnering with the Portland Farmers Market this year! Stop by the PSU market (in the South Park Blocks) on the last Saturday of each month and peruse our hand-picked selection of books to aid and inspire your bounty-related projects. And be sure to check the calendar for details about our rotating monthly featured topics and to find out which authors will be at our booth! If you don't call Stumptown home, we sincerely apologize for taunting you. (Now is a good time to start planning your trip.)

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
Staff Pick
True or false: One out of every four items for sale in the average American supermarket contains corn? (Think, think, think...) Believe it or not, it's true. If this unsettles you — or just plain doesn't make sense — pick up a copy of Michael Pollan... (read more)

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Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook
Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook
by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero
Review
“The tone throughout is upbeat and amusing, especially in the frequent sidebars, which are practical, chatty and engaging without being cutesy.” Louisville Courier... (read more)

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Rustic Fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies, and More
Rustic Fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies, and More
by Cory Schreiber and Julie Richardson
Staff Pick
You may have heard of a buckle or a betty, but how about a pandowdy or slump? Filled with homey recipes and old-fashioned pleasures, you needn't be adventurous or a professional baker to make these irresistible and delicious desserts. These classic... (read more)

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Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades: The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening
Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades: The Complete Guide to Organic Gardening
by Steve Solomon
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This is the updated 6th edition of Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades, which has evolved from a self-published pamphlet to the master guide to organic vegetable gardening over the past 28 years. Steve Solomon, who was a founder of the Territorial... (read more)

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The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City
The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City
by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen
Staff Pick
From the creators of the urban homestead blog HomeGrownEvolution.com comes this thorough and accessible manual to self-sufficient city living. Whatever your desired skill — beekeeping, dumpster diving, greywater, vermiculture, lacto-fermentation... (read more)

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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
by Michael Pollan
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The bestselling coauthor of Your Money or Your Life chronicles her quest to eat food produced within 10 miles of her home Taking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling author and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food... (read more)

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Farmer John's Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables
Farmer John's Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables
by John Peterson
Publisher Comments
Join the real food revolution with a true pioneer in the Community Supported Agriculture movement-Farmer John Peterson and his farm, Angelic Organics. Angelic Organics is a leader in community supported gardening and biodynamics, helping to connect... (read more)

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A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
by Molly Wizenberg
Staff Pick
A Homemade Life combines my favorite elements: memoir, travel writing, food writing, recipes, a beautiful love story, and quirky family anecdotes, along with all the things that make the Orangette blog one of my online obsessions. Molly Wizenberg weaves... (read more)

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Perennial Companions: 100 Dazzling Plant Combinations for Every Season
Perennial Companions: 100 Dazzling Plant Combinations for Every Season
by Tom Fischer
Staff Pick
There is never a dull moment in a well-stocked perennial garden, but with so many varieties to choose from, it can be hard to know where to start. In Perennial Companions, Timber Press editor-in-chief Tom Fischer takes the guesswork (but not the fun) out... (read more)

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Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life
Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life
by Jenna Woginrich
Staff Pick
Jenna Woginrich's Made from Scratch is charming, practical, eye-opening, and empowering. From beekeeping to butter churning, it's a wonderful primer, and Woginrich's enthusiasm and humor are inspiring. Plus, she's definitely convinced me to get some... (read more)

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Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen
Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen
by Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry
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In the past few years, organic food has moved out of the patchouli-scented aisles of hippie food co-ops and into three-quarters of conventional grocery stores. Concurrent with this growth has been increased consumer awareness of the social and health... (read more)

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)
by Barbara Kingsolver and Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver
Staff Pick
After 25 years in the Arizona desert, in 2004, Kentucky-bred Barbara Kingsolver moved back to the Appalachians, to a Virginia farm just hours from her childhood home. Family called. "Returning," she explains in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, "would allow my... (read more)

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The Farm to Table Cookbook: The Art of Eating Locally
The Farm to Table Cookbook: The Art of Eating Locally
by Ivy Manning
Publisher Comments
The farm-to-table movement is flourishing. Farmers markets and greenmarkets are popping up in cities and neighborhoods across the country. Shoppers are no longer restricted to the same 30 items in the produce section of the Kroger or Safeway. This... (read more)

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Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener
Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener
by Fern Marshall Bradley and Ellen Phillips and Barbara Ellis
Staff Pick
This book is the ultimate resource for beginners and skilled gardeners alike, including topics especially helpful to a city-dweller — like community gardening and recycling. Rodale's also offers helpful instructions on how to apply organic principles... (read more)

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Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers' Markets
Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating from America's Farmers' Markets
by Deborah Madison
Staff Pick
Over the years, Deborah Madison has taught us that what is fresh is always better than what is being shipped in. She focuses on this edict in Local Flavors by offering up recipes which make use of seasonal farmers markets. Chapters are deftly arranged by... (read more)

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Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living
Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living
by Doug Fine
About the Author
DOUG FINE, a contributor to NPR and Public Radio International, has reported from remote perches in Burma, Rwanda, Laos, Guatemala, and Tajikistan. He is the author of Not Really an Alaskan Mountain Man, and lives in southern New Mexico.... (read more)

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Coop Signed Edition
Coop Signed Edition
by Michael Perry
Staff Pick
Coop is perfect for anyone dreaming of a "simple" life in the country — and for those already living it. Perry is a brilliant storyteller, and this is a funny and poignant account of his unorthodox childhood and his current quest for some cred as a... (read more)

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Compassionate Carnivore: Or, How To Keep Animals Happy, Save Old Macdonald's Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, and Still Eat Meat (08 Edition)
Compassionate Carnivore: Or, How To Keep Animals Happy, Save Old Macdonald's Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, and Still Eat Meat (08 Edition)
by Catherine Friend
Review
Bookslut.com, July 2009 “Friend presents a compelling case that there's plenty wrong with the way Americans eat meat. The Compassionate Carnivore is chock full of facts and well cited, drawing from a variety of sources. I applaud Friend's approach... (read more)

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The Northwest Green Home Primer: Hundreds of Ideas for Building, Remodeling, and Buying Green
The Northwest Green Home Primer: Hundreds of Ideas for Building, Remodeling, and Buying Green
by Kathleen O'Brien and Kathleen Smith
Review
"The tone of the book is targeted for lay people, to show that anyone can make 'green home' decisions, even on a budget. The book provides guidance and resources for people buying, building, or remodeling a green home, providing a unique perspective that... (read more)

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Vegan Brunch: Homestyle Recipes Worth Waking Up For -- From Asparagus Omelets to Pumpkin Pancakes
Vegan Brunch: Homestyle Recipes Worth Waking Up For -- From Asparagus Omelets to Pumpkin Pancakes
by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Staff Pick
Vegan Brunch is the latest compendium of vegan delights from Isa Moskowitz, the friendliest cookbook writer in town! This innovative and inviting book has all the recipes, tips, and mouth-watering photos you need to serve up brunch with flavor and style.... (read more)

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