The Natural Kitchen: Your Guide to the Sustainable Food Revolution

The Natural Kitchen: Your Guide to the Sustainable Food Revolution

by Deborah Eden Tull


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This quietly revolutionary guidebook brings us into the kitchen, where the daily choices we make involving food have a profound impact both on our lives and the world at large.

This beautifully illustrated book is filled with step-by-step instructions that will enrich your relationship to food.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934170120
Publisher: Process
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Process Self-reliance Series
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Deborah Eden Tull is a sustainability coach and meditation teacher who emphasizes the interconnection between personal and planetary well-being. She has 18 years of experience in the field of sustainability and sustainable agriculture, including seven years training as a Zen monk. She is certified in Permaculture Design, Bio-Intensive Organic Gardening, and Compost Education.

Table of Contents

Introduction: How Greening Your Kitchen Can Change Your Life: From Consumer to Earth Steward 7

Chapter 1 The Principles of Sustainability and the Food You Eat 19

Chapter 2 Radical Recycling and Zero Waste: Transforming Trash Into a Path of Gems 29

Chapter 3 Food Waste and Composting: There is No Such Thing as "Away" 39

Chapter 4 Where Your Food Comes From: The Real Deal 53

Chapter 5 Five Guidelines for Shoppers: The Monks and the Bananas 73

Chapter 6 Green Menu Planning: Notes From the Zen Kitchen 91

Chapter 7 Setting Up a Natural Kitchen: Tips from A Hippie Grandmother 121

Chapter 8 Cooking to Conserve Energy 145

Chapter 9 Going Beyond Plastics: Eco-Friendly Containers for Food Storage and Cooking 159

Chapter 10 How to Grow Food in Your Own Backyard 167

Chapter 11 Eating on the Go, Packing a Lunch and Dining Out 187

Chapter 12 Sustainable Food for Children: The Natural Magic of Food 199

Chapter 13 Mindful Eating: Cultivating Sensitivity to Our Bodies, Our Selves, Our Planet 217

Chapter 14 Community Food Sharing: The Kitchen That Gives Back 233

Chapter 15 Cultivating Sustainability From the Inside Out 243

Chapter 16 A Workbook to Support Your Success 253

Glossary 259

Resource List 265

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