Charlottesville food : a history of eating local in Jefferson's city / Casey Ireland.

Author
Ireland, Casey [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2014.
Description
pages cm

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  • "From the early days of ThomasJefferson's Garden Book at Monticelloto the hustle and bustle of the modern City Market on Water Street, Charlottesville has an illustrious culinary history. The city's cuisine ischaracterized by a delight in locally raised ingredients. The locavorementality appears at all levels of Charlottesville's food industry, includingthe nationally acknowledged methods of Joel Salatin's Polyface Farms, thesourcing of local pork for Chipotle's Charlottesville location and theaccessibility of regional ingredients everywhere from Whole Foods Market toonline favorite Relay Foods. Author and food enthusiast Casey Ireland explores how Charlottesville's residents have created a food culture that is all theirown"-- Provided by publisher.
  • "A history of food culture past and present in Charlottesville, VA"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Monticello and Thomas Jefferson : the origin of (heirloom) species -- Outstanding in their field : farming's new wave -- Food hubs : getting regional ingredients to the home cook -- Charlottesville dining : how lowbrow sustenance becomes highbrow meals (or vice versa) -- Virginia vinoculture and breweries.
ISBN
  • 9781626190276 ((paperback))
  • 1626190275 ((paperback))
LCCN
2013050304
OCLC
862209466
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