Jo Robinson is the author or coauthor of 14 nonfiction books. She lives on Vashon Island, Washington, where she grows many of the extraordinary fruits and vegetables described in this book. .
"The next "Omnivore's Dilemma."" --Epicurious.com "Phenomenal...The cure for what ails us is right here, and it's delicious." --Dan Barber, chef and owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns "I learned so much from this outstanding book. Highly recommended reading for all who are health conscious." --Andrew Weil, MD "Wonderful, enlightening. Jo Robinson has done a magnificent job of bringing together information from so many diverse disciplines." --Loren Cordain "It's a great book. I think people will change the way they buy their food. I know that I will." --Dr. Sanjay Gupta "Most fascinating. Hailed as the first book to reveal the nutritional history of fruits and vegetables....I'm savoring every word." --PBS's Food Blog, "Kitchen Vignettes" "If the organic movement needs a Joan of Arc I would surely nominate Jo Robinson. Only Michael Pollan would come close to her superbly researched work."-- Bill Kurtis, Chairman and Founder, Tallgrass Beef Company "Because recent studies have taught us that we should be getting our beta carotene and other health-builders not from pills but from well-grown food, this book is just what gardeners and cooks need." -The Washington Post "The next Omnivore's Dilemma." --Epicurious.com