Food for Talk is a book group for anyone interested in cooking!  

If reading about food, experimenting with new recipes and learning from other cooks sounds fun, sign up and join us! 

How to Join During Social Distancing :

1. Register with Barbara Shatara -
2. Place a Hold on the book through our online catalog
3. We will send you an email when the book is ready for pick up.
4. An email will be sent to you with Zoom info or location for the next discussion.

How to Join:

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3...
1. Register with Barbara Shatara
2. Pick up a copy of the book from the Library's Main Desk. 
3. Read it, make a dish (not required though) and bring it to the discussion on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 3pm.

The 2021 Cookbooks

January 10

Joe Beef Surviving the Apocalypse

by Frederic Morin, David McMillan, Meredith Erickson


February 14

Oats in the North, Wheat from the South
by Regula Ysewijn


March 14

Ireland's Green Larder
by Margaret Hickey


The Irish Cookbook

by JP McMahon

April 11

Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China
by Fuchsia Dunlop



May 9

The New Wildcrafted Cuisine: Exploring the Exotic Gastronomy of Local Terroir

by Pascal Baudar

June 13


by Bryant Terry

July 11

Ethiopia: Recipes and Traditions from the Horn of Africa

by Yohanis Gebreyesus



This series is supported in part by City Market and Vermont Humanities Council.           


Limited browsing is now open. Click here for info. 

              The Library will be closed on Friday, June 25 for our catalog migration.