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Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money
Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money
by Carol Peppe Hewitt
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In towns and cities across North America, a quiet revolution is underway. Fed up with sending their money off to make a fast buck in faraway markets, people are putting their money to work where they live, in markets they trust and understand—... (read more)

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Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis
Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis
by Rowan Jacobsen
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“Jacobsen reminds readers that bees provide not just the sweetness of honey, but also are a crucial link in the life cycle of our crops.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer Many people will remember that Rachel Carson predicted a silent... (read more)

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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
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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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Atlas of Food
Atlas of Food
by Erik Millstone
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Food is vital for our health and welfare, and its production critically affects the environment as well as the wealth of nations. Despite a rapid increase in trade, hundreds of millions of people remain hungry, while chronic obesity is increasing... (read more)

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Rising Global Interest in Farmland: Can It Yield Sustainable and Equitable Benefits? (Agriculture and Rural Development)
Rising Global Interest in Farmland: Can It Yield Sustainable and Equitable Benefits? (Agriculture and Rural Development)
by Klaus Deininger
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This book not only highlights the risks associated with large-scale investment, but also advises on how governments can create an environment to attract investment that contributes to broad-based growth and poverty reduction in cases where land... (read more)

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Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas: Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture
Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas: Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture
by Mark Winne
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Agribusiness giants don’t want you to know—or care—if the food you eat is genetically modified, factory farmed, or grown with toxic chemicals. But the rapidly growing alternative food movement is resisting these practices and helping... (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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Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket
Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket
by Brian Halweil
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Brian Halweil is a researcher at the Worldwatch Institute.... (read more)

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Food Politics
Food Politics
by Marion Nestle
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Marion Nestle is Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at New York University. Author of Nutrition in Clinical Practice (1985), she has served as a nutrition policy advisor to the Department of Health and Human Services and... (read more)

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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
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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)

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The War on Bugs
The War on Bugs
by Will Allen
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"In classical Indian music the lineage and intellectual approach of master and disciples is known as a gharana. Rachel Carson's 100th anniversary provoked an enormous attack on her from the pesticide-reactionary complex, shamelessly misrepresenting both... (read more)

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Conscious Kitchen: the New Way To Buy and Cook Food - To Protect the Earth, Improve Your Health, and Eat Deliciously (10 Edition)
Conscious Kitchen: the New Way To Buy and Cook Food - To Protect the Earth, Improve Your Health, and Eat Deliciously (10 Edition)
by Alexandra Zissu
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Your everyday food choices can change the world—and make meals taste better than ever   For anyone who has read The Omnivore’s Dilemma or seen Food, Inc. and longs to effect easy green changes when it comes to the food they buy, cook... (read more)

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Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating
Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating
by Jeffrey M Smith
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The founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology, who lives surrounded by genetically modified crops in Iowa, makes a political as well as scientific case against GM foods, and discusses US and European attitudes and actions that consumers can... (read more)

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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
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Richard A. Walker is professor emeritus and former chair of geography at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Country in the City and The Conquest of Bread (The New Press) and a co-author, with Michael Storper, of The... (read more)

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World Hunger: 12 Myths
World Hunger: 12 Myths
by Frances Moore Lappe
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Second edition of a text first published in 1986. It draws on research of the Institute for Food and Development Policy to examine the policies and politics that have kept people from feeding themselves in third- and first-world countries. Annotation... (read more)

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California Cuisine and Just Food (Food, Health, and the Environment)
California Cuisine and Just Food (Food, Health, and the Environment)
by Sally K. Fairfax
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andlt;Pandgt;Can a celebrity chef find common ground with an urban community organizer? Can a maker of organic cheese and a farm worker share an agenda for improving America's food? In the San Francisco Bay area, unexpected alliances signal the widening... (read more)

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Food Justice (Food, Health, and the Environment)
Food Justice (Food, Health, and the Environment)
by Robert Gottlieb
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andlt;Pandgt;In today's food system, farm workers face difficult and hazardous conditions, low-income neighborhoods lack supermarkets but abound in fast-food restaurants and liquor stores, food products emphasize convenience rather than wholesomeness... (read more)

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Food Justice (Food, Health, and the Environment)
Food Justice (Food, Health, and the Environment)
by Robert Gottlieb
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andlt;Pandgt;In today's food system, farm workers face difficult and hazardous conditions, low-income neighborhoods lack supermarkets but abound in fast-food restaurants and liquor stores, food products emphasize convenience rather than wholesomeness... (read more)

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Foodfight: The Citizen's Guide to a Food and Farm Bill
Foodfight: The Citizen's Guide to a Food and Farm Bill
by Daniel Imhoff
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Daniel Imhoff is an award-winning author and publisher. Roberto Carra is an internationally acclaimed graphic designer, photographer, and art director. They have collaborated on book projects for over fifteen years, including Building with Vision... (read more)

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Sustainable Sushi: A Guide to Saving the Oceans One Bite at a Time
Sustainable Sushi: A Guide to Saving the Oceans One Bite at a Time
by Casson Trenor
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"For any seafood lover who desires to get closer to food while doing the right thing, this book is a gem." —Trevor Corson, author of the best-selling The Story of Sushi "At 110 pages, this book is a more in-depth look at 39 species found on sushi... (read more)

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