Food for thought:

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

Food Matters by Mark Bittman

Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman


Memoir/Food Writing:

My Year of Meats by Ruth L. Ozeki

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver

Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table by Ruth Reichl

Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

American Food Writing: An Anthology edited by Molly O’Neill


Nutrition, Wellness, & Healing:

A Treasury of American Indian Herbs by Virginia Scully

Healing with Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition by Paul Pitchford

Staying Healthy with the Seasons by Elson Haas


Films & Documentaries:

Food, Inc.

Forks Over Knives

The Future of Food

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Fast Food Nation

King Corn


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