This site isn't strictly a marketing vehicle for Kingsolver's book. It has photographs of her farm and family, a seasonal tour of her gardens, recipes, and some good community-supported agriculture links.
This blogging project by our colleagues down the hall, The Splendid Table, has 15 people from three different regions of the U.S. sharing their stories about what it takes to eat 80 percent of their food from local sources. The spring and summer entries abound with goodness and splendor, but if you look back to the winter you may learn a bit more than you bargained for.
Edible Communities creates regional publications to "connect consumers with family farmers, growers, chefs, and food artisans of all kinds." Although each publication varies to a certain degree, almost all of them provide some tasty recipes, lovely images, and a calendar of food-oriented events that would be great for locals and travelers alike.
If you are looking for helpful tools for helping you make healthier food choices, this is the site. It offers a list of questions you can ask your local producers about their methods, blogs, recipes, and a great list of foods that are in season in your area.
Local Harvest is dedicated to community-supported agriculture and local farms. Looking for farmers' markets in your area, check out their dynamic map. You can also drill down and discover the whereabouts of family farms, restaurants, and other sources of community-supported agriculture in the U.S.
This site provides information and resources about energy issues, water and pest management, composting, and other sustainable methods for farmers, ranchers, educators, and others involved in sustainable agriculture in the United States.
MotherJones published this Barbara Kingsolver essay in April 2007. She gives more detail about her experience of eating local and argues that America's red states/blue states divide is a symptom of our rural-urban identity crisis, and that the politics of each is unpredictable.