This convenient pocket guide packs the knowledgeable information of the original whole foods bible into a concise, easy-to-carry format. Focusing mainly on core food products available at large-scale supermarkets and natural foods stores, easy-reference entries help shoppers navigate their many options when choosing organic, whole, local, and sustainably and ethically produced foods. An updated pocket-size edition of the definitive guide to buying, storing, and preparing whole foods. Handy charts and tables summarize what’s in season when. Organic food sales totaled nearly $17 billion in 2006, up 22 percent from the previous year, in the U.S. alone.