The Author

Barry Estabrook is a James Beard Award-winning journalist and former contributing editor at Gourmet magazine. He was the founding editor of Eating Well magazine and has written for the New York Times Magazine, Readerís Digest, Menís Health, Audubon, The Atlanticís website, and the Washington Post. He serves on the advisory board of GastronomicaóThe Journal of Food and Culture. His work has been anthologized in the Best American Food Writing series, and he has been interviewed on Fresh Air, All Things Considered, the Bob Edwards Show, and numerous other national and local radio and television programs. Tomatoland was a New York Times Bestseller and won an IACP award in 2012. Estabrook is currently at work on a book about pig farmers and sustainable farming practices. He lives and grows tomatoes in his garden in Vermont.