Carolyn Herriot to talk about her book "The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook" at GFPL

By Contributor
August 20th, 2013

Carolyn Herriot, one of B.C.’s top organic gardening gurus and author of The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook: Seasonal Recipes for Delicious Homegrown Food (Harbour Publishing, $29.95) is touring the Kootenays. Join her on Saturday, September 7th at 3:00 pmfor of a discussion about the joy and importance of sustainable eating at the Grand Forks and District Public Library.

The Zero Mile Diet Cookbook and it’s companion book,The Zero-Mile Diet: A Year-Round Guide to Growing Organic Food are full of ideas for indulging in locally sourced, sustainable and healthy meals with family and friends. They contain creative strategies for organic gardening, seed saving and food security as well as practical advice: tips on preserving food with various storage techniques, instructions for canning, dehydrating, pickling and fermenting, and delectable, straightforward recipes for all seasons.

The Zero-Mile Diet andThe Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook are the products of Carolyn Herriot’s concerted effort over the past thirteen years to grow as much of her own food as possible. She has found that growing food leads to a good, healthy and happy life. In addition to being a passionate organic gardener, she is also a photographer, lecturer and cook who loves to eat. She is much in demand as a speaker and workshop leader on organic gardening in the Pacific Northwest, with regular columns in BC Living and Common Ground magazines. Carolyn grows her certified-organic seed business, Seeds of Victoria, at the Garden Path Centre for Organic Gardening in Victoria, BC. She is also author of A Year on the Garden Path: A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide.

Carolyn Herriot’s free presentation is brought to you by the Kootenay Library Federation and The Grand Forks and District Public Library.  For more information please contact the library at 250-442-3944.

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