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The Chesapeake Table: Your Guide to Eating Local

Available at these local booksellers – if they are out, please ask them to restock!

The Ivy Bookshop – Baltimore
Busboys and Poets – Hyattsville
My Dead Aunt’s Books – Hyattsville
Glen’s Garden Market – Washington, DC
Politics and Prose Bookstore Connecticut Avenue and Union Market locations – Washington, DC (signed copies!)
Curious Iguana – Frederick (signed copies!)
National Building Museum Shop – Washington, DC
Over the Moon Bookstore – Crozet, VA
UVA Bookstore – Charlottesville, VA

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“Renee Brooks Catacalos has been, and continues to be, a tireless advocate for the local food traditions of the Chesapeake Bay region. She is also a brilliant writer with a razor-sharp focus and the ability to bring to life disparate aspects of the Chesapeake, including the simple joys of home-cooked local food. This book is a welcome addition to the body of work on our magnificent Bay.”

John Shields, Gertrude’s Restaurant

“Reading this book was an absolute delight. Not only does Renee Brooks Catacalos show that eating local is possible, but that it is pleasurable, too, as you go foraging locally to savor the ‘tastes of the region.’ Read it and then seek and find local food.”

David Kline, editor of Farming Magazine