Florida Soup: Putting History On the Table
(ISBN 978-0-615-81236-6) Foreword by Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture. Three-year travel, research and production (history, lifestyle, industrial diversity, foodways, ethnography) for book offering a compelling look at historic cooking habits, food production and recipes that define the family and community in rural and small-town Florida.
"Our state has such a rich history. For 500 years, cultures ranging from Cracker to Hispanic to Minorcan and more have spiced up our melting pot. And a big part of that is our food. Food is not just sustenance here; it’s a way of life. Florida Soup is for the native and newcomer alike. Eric Dusenbery speaks to those of us who love a good story, long for slower clocks and fold memories into meals like so much butter and flour."
Adam Putnam, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture in the Foreword to the book, Florida Soup: Putting History On the Table (ISB
Volusia Voices: Building Our Community One Story At A Time
(ISBN: 978-0-692-57841-4) A two-year documentary project to collect the stories that portray everyday Volusia County residents through photography and first-person narratives. Volusia Voices explored the county to seek Volusians who are extraordinary — though they may not know it — and show the rich diversity and character of this area.