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Food and the City is published in Korean translation by Samcheolli publishing, 2015   Getting "Power Blogged" in Seoul Otherwise known as Driving Around in Seoul with Koreans. This was one of the more insane and entertaining parts of my book launch week with my translation, Mr. Chang-Woo Lee (front seat), and Korean powerblogger, whose handle is Gagutalktalk. Click here for video. ...

FOOD AND THE CITY: URBAN AGRICULTURE AND THE NEW FOOD REVOLUTION (PROMETHEUS BOOKS: AMHERST, NY) “With this incisive study of the urban farming movement, Canadian food writer Cockrall-King identifies weak links in complex global food chains supplying supersized retailers...

The publisher calls Food Artisans of the Okanagan: Your guide to locally crafted fare, "The ultimate food lover's guide to finding the best of the best in the vibrant Okanagan." This is a 320-page, full colour book about the best culinary craftspeople in the vibrant Okanagan and Similkameen food scene. This includes farm-to-table chefs, bakers, beekeepers, orchardists, farmers, market gardeners, butchers and charcutiers, fisherpeople, coffee roasters, distillers, craft brewers, chocolatiers, millers, foragers, cheesemakers, fishmongers, and producers of fine craft food products. The detailed maps will help you find your way to the flavours that are making the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys the top rated culinary destination not only in Canada, but in the world. $19.95 US / $24.95 CAN Available in bookstores, wineshops, and online as of April 5th. TouchWood Editions. Enjoy the journey. ...

Food and the City is published in French translation (with updates in 2016) by Éditions Écosociété. Distributed in Canada, France, Switzerland and Belguim Préface de Marie Eisenmann et Vincent Galarneau | Traduit de l'anglais par Geneviève Boulanger Synopsis: En quête de solutions de rechange au système agro-industriel, si néfaste pour la santé et pour l'environnement, des hommes et des femmes du monde entier se mobilisent depuis une quinzaine d'années pour ramener la production et la distribution des aliments au cœur de nos villes. Alliant savoir-faire agricoles ancestraux et innovations écologiques, ils sont de plus en plus nombreux à se lancer dans la production biologique de proximité. Un peu chaotique, totalement libre et spontanément décentralisée, c'est la révolution de l'agriculture urbaine! Dans ce récit captivant, qui se lit comme un carnet de voyage, Jennifer Cockrall-King part à la rencontre des protagonistes du mouvement et témoigne du foisonnement des initiatives en cours dans une dizaine de villes d'Europe et d'Amérique du Nord ainsi qu'à Cuba. Plants de tomates et fines herbes sur les balcons, poulaillers dans les cours arrière, ruches sur les toits, vignobles urbains, jardins communautaires, maraîchage intensif dans des serres commerciales, forêts nourricières, aquaponie, fermes verticales: ces pratiques, respectueuses de la Terre, laissent...

Now THIS is a nice posting to write. My "Three-ring Meal: grasping the novelty of modern dining" article from Eighteen Bridges magazine has made the cut. It appears in the 2016 Best Food Writing, a terrific series now in its seventeeth year from Da Capo Press. This series is a my go-to anthology each year for the collection of great writing...