New York City's leading locavore is Leda Meredith. Botany, Ballet, and Supper from Scratch, a memoir with recipes about her year of eating only foods grown within a 250-mile radius of her Brooklyn home, is her first book. She's appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and in the New York Times and New York Post, among other publications. She teaches edible and medicinal plants at the New York Botanical Garden and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and she chronicles her locavore lifestyle on her blog, Leda's Urban Homestead, at ledameredith.net/wordpress.
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