Wednesday, June 6, 7:00 pm – Change Comes to Dinner and Raising the Salad Bar

Change Comes to Dinner takes readers into the farms, markets, organizations, businesses and institutions across America that are pushing for a more sustainable food system in America.  Author Katie Gustafson is an award-winning writer, journalist and editor whose articles and essays have been published in numerous print and online media. She has written about sustainable food, among other topics, for Yes! Magazine, The Huffington Post, Civil Eats,, and Tonic.

Raising the Salad Bar, by Cathy Walthers, of more than 135 inventive salad recipes is timed to answer the great demand for healthy recipes with organic ingredients. Walthers offers up delicious twists on tired classics, including pasta salads, salad wraps, chicken salads, and more.  Walthers, an award-winning journalist and food writer, is also the author of the cookbook Soups and Sides. A graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, she has worked for the past 15 years as a private chef and cooking instructor in the Boston area and on Martha’s Vineyard. She is the food editor of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine and founding member of the Martha’s Vineyard Slow Food Group and the Island Grown Initiative.

Both authors will appear at Porter Square Books, 25 White Street in Cambridge, on Wednesday, June 6, beginning at 7 pm.  For more information call 617-491-2220, or visit