Signed Edition Sweepstakes
 
 

Environmental Studies


spacer

Environmental Studies
Food and Famine


There are 180 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Environmental Studies - Food and Famine
Page 1 of 9 next

It Starts with Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways
It Starts with Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways
by Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig
Publisher Comments
Food can change your life in unexpected ways. It Starts With Food will show you how. It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever — and transform your life in unexpected ways. Your... (read more)

Your price: $26.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
Staff Pick
True or false: One out of every four items for sale in the average American supermarket contains corn? (Think, think, think...) Believe it or not, it's true. If this unsettles you — or just plain doesn't make sense — pick up a copy of Michael Pollan... (read more)

List Price $17.00
Your price: $8.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
Publisher Comments
In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things... (read more)

List Price $26.95
Your price: $10.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
by Michael Pollan
Publisher Comments
The bestselling coauthor of Your Money or Your Life chronicles her quest to eat food produced within 10 miles of her home Taking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling author and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food... (read more)

List Price $21.95
Your price: $7.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
by Paul Greenberg
Publisher Comments
Bestselling author of Four Fish Paul Greenberg looks to New York oysters, gulf shrimp, and Alaskan salmon to tell the surprising story of why Americans no longer eat from local waters In 2005, the United States imported twelve billion ... (read more)

List Price $26.95
Your price: $18.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Food Inc.: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer -- And What You Can Do about It: A Participant Guide
Food Inc.: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer -- And What You Can Do about It: A Participant Guide
by Karl Weber
Publisher Comments
Food, Inc. is guaranteed to shake up our perceptions of what we eat. This powerful documentary deconstructing the corporate food industry in America was hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “more than a terrific movie—its an important movie.”... (read more)

List Price $15.99
Your price: $6.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
by Tracie McMillan
Publisher Comments
When award-winning (and working-class) journalist Tracie McMillan saw foodies swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn’t help but wonder: What about the rest of us? Why do working Americans eat the way we do? And what can we do to change it... (read more)

List Price $17.00
Your price: $7.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes
by Mark Bittman
Staff Pick
Do you want to lead a healthier, more sustainable life? If so, let Food Matters be your common-sense guide to slimming your waistline and your carbon footprint. Bittman examines the energy and calories it takes to produce a meal before it even lands on... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability
The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability
by Lierre Keith
Publisher Comments
Literary Nonfiction. Environment. Politics. We've been told that a vegetarian diet can feed the hungry, honor the animals, and save the planet. Lierre Keith believed in that plant-based diet and spent twenty years as a vegan. But in THE VEGETARIAN MYTH... (read more)

List Price $20.00
Your price: $9.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)
by Barbara Kingsolver and Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver
Staff Pick
After 25 years in the Arizona desert, in 2004, Kentucky-bred Barbara Kingsolver moved back to the Appalachians, to a Virginia farm just hours from her childhood home. Family called. "Returning," she explains in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, "would allow my... (read more)

List Price $15.99
Your price: $8.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet
Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet
by Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Blythe Lappe
Publisher Comments
Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-419) and index.... (read more)

List Price $25.95
Your price: $4.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Safe Food
Safe Food
by Marion Nestle
Publisher Comments
In this controversial work, the critically acclaimed author of "Food Politics" argues that ensuring safe food involves more than washing hands or cooking food to higher temperatures--it involves politics. Photos & line illustrations.... (read more)

List Price $40.00
Your price: $15.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation
Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation
by Amartya Sen
Publisher Comments
The main focus of this book is on the causation of starvation in general and of famines in particular. The author develops the alternative method of analysis--the 'entitlement approach'--concentrating on ownership and exchange, not on food supply. The... (read more)

List Price $43.95
Your price: $16.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat
Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat
by Philip Lymbery
Publisher Comments
Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating - as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated. We are reaching a... (read more)

List Price $19.99
Your price: $13.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
by Raj Patel
Publisher Comments
How can starving people also be obese? Why does everything have soy in it? How do petrochemicals and biofuels control the price of food? It's a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before (800 million) while... (read more)

List Price $19.95
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


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
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $13.95
Your price: $5.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us about Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth
Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us about Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth
by Vicki Robin
Publisher Comments
The bestselling coauthor of Your Money or Your Life chronicles her quest to eat food produced within 10 miles of her home. Taking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling author and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food... (read more)

List Price $26.95
Your price: $17.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
by Tracie McMillan
Publisher Comments
What if you cant afford nine-dollar tomatoes? That was the question award-winning journalist Tracie McMillan couldn't escape as she watched the debate about Americas meals unfold, one that urges us to pay foods true cost — which is to say, pay more.... (read more)

List Price $25.00
Your price: $17.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Conquest of Bread : 150 Years of Agribusiness in California (04 Edition)
Conquest of Bread : 150 Years of Agribusiness in California (04 Edition)
by Richard A. Walker
Publisher Comments
For over a century, California has been the world's most advanced agricultural zone, an agrarian juggernaut that not only out-produces every state in America, but also most countries. California's success, however, has come at significant costs. Never a... (read more)

List Price $28.95
Your price: $15.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity
Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity
by Lester R Brown
Publisher Comments
With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. "In this era of tightening world food supplies, the... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $8.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


1 3 4 5 ... 9 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 180 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Environmental Studies
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.