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My Organic Life by Nora Pouillon
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Apr 19, 2016 | ISBN 9780345806390
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“A tireless advocate of local food systems (not to mention a brilliant chef), Nora Pouillon is one of the pioneers of the Food Movement.” —Michael Pollan

“The story behind the woman who helped make healthy eating cool. . . . Pouillon writes with sometimes startling candor. . . . When you finish the book, you will have a vivid sense of a frank and determined woman who has helped change the way we eat.” —The Washington Post

“Nora’s wonderful story closely parallels the important rise of organic food in our country.” —Tom Colicchio
 
“[A] revealing and entertaining memoir from the godmother of the organic food movement. . . . A tale every working mother should read.” —Susan Ungaro, president of the James Beard Foundation

“A delicious journey of food memories. . . . Nora’s drive, dedication, and passion about whole, organic foods has fueled a much needed movement.” —Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s The Chew and author of Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World
 
“Reading Nora Pouillon’s riveting memoir is like eating in her restaurant: a feast for the senses.” —Howard Schultz, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Company
 
“The story of a natural-born problem solver working to build a small enterprise before there was talk of startups or woman-owned businesses. . . . Brave but also poignant.” —Washingtonian Magazine
 
“Candid. . . . [Nora] raised the consciousness of Americans about the quality of food.” —Andrew Weil
 
“Nora’s compelling life story of how she changed our food system takes us back to the origins of [the] sustainable food movement. She’s not only a thought-provoking chef, but a great writer.” — Nicolas Jammet, co-founder of sweetgreen
 
“[A] charming and flavorful memoir. . . . Reading this informative and inspiring memoir is like sitting down to a delicious, healthy meal with a good friend.” —BookPage
 
“Riveting. . . . A very personal history of the evolution of the local and organic food movements.” —Organic Spa Magazine
 
“Learn firsthand what has happened to our food and health, and what one can and must do to be part of the solution. I want everyone I know to read this book.” —Ashley Koff RD, author of Mom Energy 
 
“Sparkling. . . . An inspiring account and great fun to read. . . . Pouillon’s story is also a feminist one, showing a woman with young children dealing with a failed marriage, working successfully in a male-dominated business and helping other women to succeed in it.” —Kirkus Reviews
 
“Pouillon is a revolutionary and a vital presence in our modern food culture.” —Laura Batcha, Executive Director/CEO, Organic Trade Association
 
“Flavors, scents and textures come alive on the page.” —Acres Magazine
 
“With verve, honesty, and refreshing modesty, each page celebrates a zest for life.” —John Fahey, Chairman, National Geographic Society
 
“The remarkable tale of where good food really began. . . . Nora created a food revolution in her kitchen.” —Eric Kessler, Trustee, James Beard Foundation and Co-Founder, Chef Action Network

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