Books About Farmcoast

We are pleased to list several books about the FarmCoast area – from unique recipe collections that use local produce to historical recollections of the years gone by. Enjoy learnng more about the unique character of this special region.

Historic Tales of Newport County

by James Garnar

These historic tales include the history of the Soule-Seaburry House at Tiverton Four Corners as well as the riveting tale of the rum-running trade during prohibition in the 1930’s.

Books can be ordered from the author directly:
James E. Garman
14 Sandy Point Avenue
POrtsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 847-1191

Historic Tales of Newport County

Farmers – Portraits in a Changing Landscape

by Dedee Shattuck

This book is an extraordinary portrait of working farmers in Westport and Dartmouth. Descriptions and photgraphs tell the story of approximately 30 local families, most of whom have worked farms for generations.

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Farmers - Portraits in a Changing Landscape

Out of the Earth: A Heritage Farm Coast Cookbook

by Kerry Downey Romaniello

A collection of original recipes drawn from local chefs and area farming families demonstrating the versitility of native produce, including berries, corn, potatos, and our own Macomber turnip.

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Out of the Earth