Through recipes, tours, interviews, essays, maps, and illustrations, The Best of Virginia Farms Cookbook & Tour Book tells the fascinating story of Virginia agriculture. The book reveals the intimate relationship between agriculture and Virginia's history, character, and personality. With a light, often humorous tone, it entertains, enlightens, and educates readers about Virginia's land, people, and food. Readers will find hands-on, show-and-tell insights into traditional small-farm values, organic farming's successful practices, sustainable agriculture's cutting-edge developments, and corporate farming's most enlightened programs. The Best of Virginia Farms will give you pleasure as it reveals the history and mystique that surround Virginia farming. It will enrich your spirit as it celebrates the family bonds and the formation of uniquely American character molded by a way of life directly connected to the land.Pound, Garry is the author of 'The Best of Virginia Farms Cookbook and Tour Book', published 2008 under ISBN 9780897326575 and ISBN 0897326571.