Barry Estabrook was formerly a contributing editor at the late lamented Gourmet magazine. He has written for the the New York Times, the Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, and pretty much anyone else who will take his stuff. Stints working on a dairy farm and a commercial fishing boat as a young man convinced Barry Estabrook that writing about how food was produced was a hell of a lot easier than actually producing it. He currently lives on a 30-acre tract in Vermont where he gardens, tends a dozen laying hens, taps maple trees, and (in an effort to reduce his alcohol footprint) brews hard cider from his own apples that no one except him likes.
Three-time James Beard Award-winner Barry Estabrook’s completely revised third edition of his hard-hitting 2011 exposé, Tomatoland, includes a new foreword by Eric Schlosser and four new chapters with startling updates.
Four entirely new chapters take up where the current edition leaves off to tell the story behind what president Bill Clint
A Splendid Table Staff Book Pick of the Year
"Estabrook, a reporter of iron constitution and persistence, has dug deep into the truth about the American pork industry without losing his sense of humor and humanity." —Christopher Kimball, Wall Street Journal