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Myra Goodman

Myra Goodman and her husband, Drew, founded Earthbound Farm back in 1984 on 2.5 acres in Carmel Valley, California — where they learned how to farm organically and cultivated a lifelong passion literally in their backyard. (Learn more about the Earthbound story here.)

In addition to being a featured contributor Earthbound’s site and other food blogs and magazines, Myra has authored three cookbooks that share her passion for delicious food and a healthy planet: Food to Live By – The Earthbound Farm Organic Cookbook; The Earthbound Cook – 250 Recipes for Delicious Food and a Healthy Planet; and her new book, Straight from the Earth – 100 Irresistible Vegan Recipes for Everyone, which is co-authored by her daughter Marea.

As a passionate advocate for organic food and farming, she has appeared on dozens of televisions shows including Oprah, Live with Regis and Kelly, and Good Morning America Health, and has been featured in many publications including More, People and Bon Appetit. Drew and Myra still live on their original farm in Carmel Valley.

What’s new:

Myra’s new cookbook, Straight from the Earth, is out now!

Get a peek at some of its delicious recipes here.

The delicious delight of discovering these new recipes is its own reward, of course, but we love to check out the reviews and interviews online, too!

Myra was one of the inspiring speakers at TEDxManhattan recently for “Changing the Way We Eat.” Watch her talk online here, and read this related interview with Myra on The Chalkboard Magazine.