“The literary tone and humor make this book more accessible and entertaining than some of the seminal works by Bill McKibben and Michael Pollan.” — School Library Journal (in a review of The Town That Food Saved)

The Nourishing Homestead



The Town That Food Saved

Ben Hewitt’s first book, The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food, was published in March, 2010.

His second book, Making Supper Safe: One Man’s Quest to Learn the Truth About Food Safety, was published on June 7, 2011.

His most recent book, Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and reconnecting with the Natural World, was published September 9, 2014

Coming Soon (February 15, 2015) , The Nourishing Homestead: One Back-to-the-Land Family’s Plan for Cultivating Soil, Skills, and Spirit

Read a Q & A with Ben Hewitt about Making Supper Safe.