Raising a Locavore

Lisa Clark's Favorite Cookbooks, by Molly Hays, Photography by Maria Khoroshilova

Learn about Lisa Clark and her journey with her children to raise them with a locavore consciousness in our fall issue. We’re happy to share Lisa’s favorite cookbooks for the home and family.—Colleen Leonardi


From Lisa's Grandparents

Joy of Cooking, by Irma S. Rombauer (1936 and 1953 editions)

Betty Crocker Cookbook, by Betty Crocker

Recipe Box


From Lisa's Parents

Diet for a Small Planet, by Frances Moore Lappe

Recipes for a Small Planet, by Ellen Buchman Ewald

Betty Crocker’s Cookbook for Boys and Girls, by Gloria Kamen (Lisa’s father’s first cookbook)

New York Times Natural Foods Cookbook, by Jean Hewitt

Moosewood Cookbook, by Mollie Katzen


From Lisa

Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig

The Essential Cook Book, by Caroline Conran and Terence Conran

Kids are Natural Cooks, by Parents Nursery School

The New York Times Cookbook, by Craig Claiborne (many great, simple recipes, which Emily started on as a teen)

How It All Vegan!, by Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer

Very Vegetarian, by Jannequin Bennett and Carl Lewis

Granola Madness, by Donna Wallstin