The CSA Cookbook: No-Waste Recipes for Cooking Your Way Through a Community Supported Agriculture Box, Farmers’ Market, or Backyard Bounty — book review
By Linda Ly (Author) and Will Taylor (Photographer); 224 pages; trim-size 8.4″ × 10.4″; published March 20, 2015 by Voyageur Press; hardback $11.15, e-book $10.59
For anyone participating in a CSA, The CSA Cookbook (a project of spouses Ly and Taylor) may prove an indispensible resource. But for some of you, the first question may be, “what the heck does CSA stand for?” Well, if you’re from the deep south, you might think of the Confederate States of America. I’m happy to report, though, that this CSA has nothing to do with the Stars and Bars.
Rather, this CSA stands for “Community Supported Agriculture.” According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it means “Community Supported Agriculture consists of a community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation so that the farmland becomes, either legally or spiritually, the community’s farm, with the growers and consumers providing mutual support and sharing the risks and benefits of food production.”…