Right now at the Co-op, our gift section is stocked full with wonderful literature, many of which are written by local authors. You can discover a great selection of books written for all ages, a variety of interests, or to help your loved one achieve a new skill. Find that magical kid’s story for your little one, the perfect local hiking guide for your outdoor’s fanatic, or a new favorite cook book for that inspired chef.
While it is a little late in the canning season, you can certainly get started planning for next year with books on food preserving at the front end of the Co-op. Take a peek at our cookbooks like Well-Preserved by Eugenia Bone, The Nourished Kitchen by Jennifer McGruther, Canning for a New Generation by Liana Krissoff, Batch by Joel MacCharles and Dana Harrison, or Not Your Mama’s Canning Book Rebecca Lindamood. Discover new recipes for storing, fermenting, and preserving all of your favorite foods tucked away in our gift nook!
In our gift area you can also find the next book from the Sweet Pea and Friends collection, Brave Little Finn, by local authors and artists Jennifer Churchman and John Churchman. If you enjoyed Sweet Pea and Friends: The Sheepover then you will certainly love Brave Little Finn! Get this book for your little farmer or animal lover and become enchanted by this sheep’s tale of overcoming your fear.
Below Brave Little Finn you will find three wonderful cookbooks in The Forest Feast collection. In addition to the original book we have the Gatherings and For Kids version of The Forest Feast. Become inspired by these cookbooks for their simple ingredient vegetarian meals. Enjoy these recipes presented in a sophisticated and artistic colletage celebrating food and time spent with loved ones. Add an accompanying Forest Feast journal to capture new creations in the kitchen for the cook who likes to experiment.
Finally, you can pick from many how-to and guide books like the Winter Hiking Guide in our selection of literature from the local Green Mountain Club. Be sure to get The Knitting Bible, by Phildar, for that new knitter in your life! Get 101 Clever Card Tricks by Cara Frost-Sharratt for your best gaming strategist. Help start, or add to, your friends collection of relaxation books by getting, Zen Yoga: A Path To Enlightenment Through Breathing, Movement and Meditation, by Aaron Hoopes.
Find all of these books and more right in our gift section at the Co-op and be sure to share your favorite book on our Facebook page or comment section below!