The Butcher’s Guide to Well-Raised Meat
How to buy, cut, and cook great beef, lamb, pork, poultry, and more
For fans of Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and anyone concerned about commercial meat, here is the ultimate guide to buying, butchering, and cooking meat they can feel good about eating, from the owners of Fleisher’s Grass-Fed and Organic Meats. Fighting the evils of industrial meat, butchers have become the newest, hottest food celebrities. Nobody knows this better than husband-and-wife team Joshua and Jessica Applestone, trailblazers in the industry, who set extremely high standards for the quality and provenance of the meat they sell.
Conscious choices for cleaning and greening the world you care about most
From the cofounder of Seventh Generation, the most trusted brand in environmentally friendly household products, comes this indispensable guide to maintaining absolutely everything in the home in a natural, nontoxic way. Jeffrey Hollender—with Alexandra Zissu—leads you through each room of the house with straightforward advice, comprehensive checklists, quick tips, and unparalleled resources while revealing the hidden repercussions of daily routines that most of us take for granted. From improving air quality in your bedroom to avoiding mildew in the bathroom, from sourcing local or organic food to safely laundering your clothes, Planet Home offers invaluable information for making conscious decisions for your family, your neighbors, and our shared planet home.
The Conscious Kitchen
The new way to buy and cook food—to protect the earth, improve your health, and eat deliciously
For anyone who has read The Omnivore’s Dilemma or seen Food, Inc. and longs to effect easy green changes when it comes to the food they buy, cook, and eat, The Conscious Kitchen is an invaluable resource filled with real world, practical solutions. Alexandra Zissu walks readers through every kitchen-related decision with three criteria in mind: what’s good for personal health, what’s good for the planet, and what tastes great. Learn, among other things, how to keep pesticides, chemicals, and other harmful ingredients out of your diet; choose when to spend your dollars on organic fruit and when to buy conventionally grown, avoid plastic—including which kinds in particular and why; and more.
The Complete Organic Pregnancy
What you need to know—from the nail polish you wear to the bed you sleep in to the water you drink
While being pregnant is thrilling, the responsibility of a growing baby can provoke anxiety about what is and isn’t safe. In The Complete Organic Pregnancy, Deirdre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu address how you can minimize your exposure to the invisible toxins that surround us—in everything from food, cleaning products, and cosmetics to furniture, rugs, air, and water. Step by step, they tell you where dangerous chemicals are lurking, why it’s so important to avoid them when pregnant, and what you can do before, during, and after your pregnancy to protect your child.