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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

“A delectable love poem to locally grown food and the people who produce it, Renee Brooks Catacalos’s book makes a compelling argument for strengthening the local economy and community health by eating primarily what’s grown in the Chesapeake Bay foodshed. Buy this book and digest its message that ‘all our daily choices count.'”

Margaret Morgan-Hubbard, ECO City Farms