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The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World
The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World
by Joel K. Bourne
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An award-winning environmental journalist introduces a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution.... (read more)

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
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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)

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From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone
From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone
by Paul B. Thompson
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After centuries of neglect, the ethics of food are back with a vengeance. Justice for food workers and small farmers has joined the rising tide of concern over the impact of industrial agriculture on food animals and the broader environment, all while a... (read more)

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Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat
Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat
by Barry Estabrook
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Barry Estabrook, author of the bestseller and a writer of "great skill and compassion" (Eric Schlosser), now explores the dark side of the American pork industry. Drawing on his personal experiences raising pigs as well as his keen investigative... (read more)

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
by Barbara Kingsolver and Camille Kingsolver and Steven L. Hopp
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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)

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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
by Dan Barber
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“Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food.” —The Washington Post Todays optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It... (read more)

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Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
by Barry Estabrook
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First paperback edition of the New York Times best-seller. Based on a James Beard award-winning article from a leading voice on the politics of agribusiness, Tomatoland combines history, legend, passion for taste, and investigative reporting on modern... (read more)

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Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating
Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating
by Jane Goodall
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The renowned scientist who fundamentally changed the way we view primates and our relationship with the animal kingdom now turns her attention to an incredibly important and deeply personal issue-taking a stand for a more sustainable world. In this... (read more)

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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
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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)

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The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities
The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities
by Will Allen
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A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur Genius Award-Winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed — and heal — communities. The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But... (read more)

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American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
by Paul Greenberg
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"A fascinating discussion of a multifaceted issue and a passionate call to action" --Kirkus In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim in Four Fish to uncover the tragic unraveling of the nations... (read more)

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Full Planet Empty Plates (12 Edition)
Full Planet Empty Plates (12 Edition)
by Lester R. Brown
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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)

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Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating
Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating
by Jane Goodall
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The renowned scientist who fundamentally changed the way we view primates and our relationship with the animal kingdom now turns her attention to an incredibly important and deeply personal issue-taking a stand for a more sustainable world. In this... (read more)

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Feeding the Ten Billion: Plants and Population Growth
Feeding the Ten Billion: Plants and Population Growth
by L T Evans
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"Excellent...a very readable book which should be of interest to a wide audience, including teachers, students, policy-makers, advisers and the general public." Plant Growth... (read more)

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Atlas of World Hunger (10 Edition)
Atlas of World Hunger (10 Edition)
by Thomas J. Bassett
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Earlier this year, President Obama declared one of his top priorities to be and#8220;making sure that people are able to get enough to eat.and#8221; The United States spends about five billion dollars on food aid and related programs each year, but still,... (read more)

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Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (Rev 07 - Old Edition)
Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (Rev 07 - Old Edition)
by Marion Nestle
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Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Author of Nutrition in Clinical Practice, she has served as a nutrition policy advisor to the Department of... (read more)

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Genetically Engineered Food: Changing the Nature of Nature: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself, Your Family, and Our Planet
Genetically Engineered Food: Changing the Nature of Nature: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself, Your Family, and Our Planet
by Martin Teitel
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According to this primer for non-scientists, there are three basic problems of biotech food: future uncertainties, owning food, or more exactly, seeds; and the globalization of monoculture. Topics include how genetic engineering works; who wins and... (read more)

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Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
by Vandana Shiva
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A devastating expose of what the globalized agricultural industry is doing to our land and our food.... (read more)

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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
by Michael Pollan
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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)

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Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe
Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe
by Maria Rodale
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Drawing on findings from leading health researchers as well as conversations with both chemical and organic farmers from coast to coast, Maria Rodale's Organic Manifesto irrefutably outlines the unacceptably high cost of chemical farming on our... (read more)

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