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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
by Eric Schlosser
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Fast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialism abroad. That's a lengthy list of charges, but here Eric Schlosser makes them stick... (read more)
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Fields That Dream Fields That Dream
by Jenny Kurzweil
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The first book devoted to exploring the lives and experiences of the small-scale sustainable farmer.... (read more)
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Four Seasons in Five Senses: Things Worth Savoring Four Seasons in Five Senses: Things Worth Savoring
by David Mas Masumoto
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Rushing from one thing to another, we lose sight of the art of living, which for California farmer David Mas Masumoto is also the art of farming. Not fast farming, of the kind that produces fast food, but slow farming, the kind that notices each change... (read more)
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The Ethical Gourmet The Ethical Gourmet
by Jay Weinstein
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Like many, I want to eat well and yet have as little harmful impact on my environment as possible. Thanks to Weinstein I feel so much better informed about the choices I can make, and have had my eyes opened to factors I hadn't stopped to consider (the... (read more)
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Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food Holy Cows and Hog Heaven: The Food Buyer's Guide to Farm Friendly Food
by Joel Salatin
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Holy Cows and Hog Heaven is written by an honest-to-goodness-dirt-under-the-fingernails, optimistic clean good farmer. His goal is to:Empower food buyers to pursue positive alternatives to the industrialized food system.Bring clean food farmers and their... (read more)
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Fields of Plenty: A Farmer's Journey in Search of Real Food and the People Who Grow It Fields of Plenty: A Farmer's Journey in Search of Real Food and the People Who Grow It
by Michael Ableman
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Illustrated with evocative color photographs of the land and the people who work it organically, and accompanied by a bountiful selection of recipes, this beautifully written memoir reveals the power of food as a personal and cultural force.... (read more)
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The Jungle  (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions) The Jungle (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions)
by Upton Sinclair
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Two thousand six marks the one hundredth anniversary of one of the most powerful, provocative, and most enduring proletarian novels ever published in the United States. Upton Sinclair's dramatic and deeply moving story exposed the brutal conditions... (read more)
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Diet for a Dead Planet: How the Food Industry Is Killing Us Diet for a Dead Planet: How the Food Industry Is Killing Us
by Christopher D Cook
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If we are what we eat, then, as Christopher D. Cook contends in this powerful look at the food industry, we are not in good shape. The facts speak for themselves: more than 75 million Americans suffered from food poisoning last year, and 5,000 of them... (read more)
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Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know about Fast Food Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know about Fast Food
by Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson
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Kids love fast food. And the fast food industry definitely loves kids. It couldn't survive without them. Did you know that the biggest toy company in the world is McDonald's? It's true. In fact, one out of every three toys given to a child in the United... (read more)
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Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
by Bill Buford
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Much like Anthony Bourdain's sensational account of the culinary trenches of Amercian restaurant kitchens, Bill Buford's Heat gives readers an authentic look at his tenure as "kitchen slave" to celebrity chef Mario Batali. Including chapters on Batali's... (read more)
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