Some of our favorite books, blogs, events, movies, and lots of other tidbits that we’d like to share with you. We’ll be listing traditional sites as well as lesser-known and off-beat resources as we come across them. Please check back often. If you have a site you’d like to suggest please email a link to for consideration. Please use RESOURCES PAGE as the subject line of the email.

South Shore Locavore’s Resource Lists – provided by Kingston Public Library.

Pigs, Glorious Pigs

Raising Heritage Chickens and Turkeys, with Dave Pepe

Composting with Karen Kallus 

Navigating your Grocery Store

A Few More of our Favorite Things

Pie Making

Pastured Pork and Loving Lard

Family Recipes

Local Cheese

Cooking with Fire

ABC’s of Bees

Preserving the Fall Harvest with Chef Rosa Galeno

Antibiotics in Your Food

Soil Health

All About Goats

Local Home Cooking

Keeping Chickens in your Backyard

CoffeeVores: Local Sources for a Distant Product

Favorite Things of South Shore Organics

Duck Duck Goose (and Chicken too)

Meet Your Farmer; CSAs and local food resources

Winter Holiday Cooking – local meat, seafood, libations, sweets and more

Homemade and Greener Holiday Gifts

Holiday Potluck discussion on being a locavore

Forks over Knives/Plant Based Diet

Preserving the Harvest

Get Your Garden Started

Grass fed and pastured meat

Local Seafood and Community Supported Fisheries

Bread, Oil, Cheese

Edible Landscaping


Web sites/Blogs

5 Second Rule
Boston Vegetarian Society
Brave Apron
Eater: Boston
edible South Shore & South Coast Blog
Garden Club Federation
Local Harvest
Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom
Oui Chef Network
True Food Movement

Eye Opening Articles

Secret Ingredients: Who Know’s What is in Your Food

Food Photography Web Sites



On the Table
Edible Education 101 with Alice Waters
A Fish Story
Health and a Sustainable Food System, 8 minute video by Plymouth High School Student


Browse our custom book lists at Indie Bound. edible South Shore is an Indie Bound affiliate and your purchases through this web site will help support our work as well as the independent bookseller, who certainly needs all the help we can give.

Just For Fun

Five Heroic Grilling Tips from Charles Dickens by Paula Marcoux, eSS&SC Food EditorOdd Job: Pilgrim (Kathleen Wall)
Bee Movie, created by Vivian Mulligan, featuring local beekeeper Joe Sybertz.

National and Regional Advocacy Organizations

American Farmland Trust
Ample Harvest
Ban Cruel Farms
Center for Ecoliteracy
Chefs Collaborative
Federation of Massachussetts Farmer’s Markets
Food Project
Food Routes
National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture
National Farm to School Network
Slow Food USA
Sustainable Table
Worldwatch Institute