Irrigated fields support bountiful crops at Fields Farm and Mahonia Gardens. Farmers' markets, most notably at NorthWest Crossing, bustle with people buying local produce, dairy, eggs, meat and honey. Visit places like the Great American Egg to learn about the business of raising chickens and Jackson's Corner for a delicious sample of what eating local tastes like. Author Sara Rishforth goes behind the scenes to present the story of the local farm-to-table movement. 192 pages.
Sara, her husband and their fuzzy orange cat, Yam, live right here in Bend, Oregon. Sara grew up in South Carolina, and worked her way west to Alaska, where she wrote for Alaska's Best Kitchens magazine before moving to Oregon in 2010.
She has previously published two novels and was a winner of the 2013 Central Oregon Writers Guild Literary Harvest, Memoir Category.