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Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat

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Farmer Jane profiles thirty women in the sustainable food industry, describing their agriculture and business models and illustrating the amazing changes they are making in how we connect with food. These advocates for creating a more holistic and nurturing food and agriculture system also answer questions on starting a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program, how to get involved in policy at local and national levels, and how to address the different types of renewable energy and finance them.

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30 women from the sustainable food movement in the US, among them farmers, filmmakers, organizers, chefs, and authors, are profiled in this earnest volume. Profiles are presented in sections on building new relationships between farm and eater, advocating for social change, promoting local and seasonal food, networks of sustainable food, urban farm women, and the next generation of sustainable farmers. Each chapter concludes with "recipes for action" supplying ways in which one, as an eater, farmer, or owner of a food business, can become involved in the sustainable food movement. Costa, a food writer living in the East Bay area of California, has worked with the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), and organized for the preservation of organic standards. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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A hands-on guide for getting involved in the sustainable food movement.

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P>Farmer Jane profiles thirty women in the sustainable food industry, describing their agriculture and business models and illustrating the amazing changes they are making in how we connect with food. These advocates for creating a more holistic and nurturing food and agriculture system also answer questions on starting a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program, how to get involved in policy at local and national levels, and how to address the different types of renewable energy and finance them.

Temra Costa has been working with the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) in California for the past five years through the programs of Farm to School and Buy Fresh Buy Local in the Sacramento Valley and Bay Area. She is currently director of Buy Fresh Buy Local and lives in Sacramento.

A hands-on guide for getting involved in the sustainable food movement.

About the Author

Temra Costa has been working with the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) in California for the past five years through the programs of Farm to School and Buy Fresh Buy Local in the Sacramento Valley and Bay Area. She is currently director of Buy Fresh Buy Local and lives in Sacramento.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423605621
Author:
Costa, Temra
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
Subject:
Farm produce -- United States -- Marketing.
Subject:
Women social reformers
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Industries - General
Subject:
Urban
Subject:
Cooking and Food-General
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.98x6.04x.61 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A hands-on guide for getting involved in the sustainable food movement.
"Synopsis" by , P>Farmer Jane profiles thirty women in the sustainable food industry, describing their agriculture and business models and illustrating the amazing changes they are making in how we connect with food. These advocates for creating a more holistic and nurturing food and agriculture system also answer questions on starting a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program, how to get involved in policy at local and national levels, and how to address the different types of renewable energy and finance them.

Temra Costa has been working with the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) in California for the past five years through the programs of Farm to School and Buy Fresh Buy Local in the Sacramento Valley and Bay Area. She is currently director of Buy Fresh Buy Local and lives in Sacramento.

A hands-on guide for getting involved in the sustainable food movement.

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