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The Seed Underground

A Growing Revolution to Save Food

by Janisse Ray

<p><em>There is no despair in a seed. There's only life, waiting for the right conditions-sun and water, warmth and soil-to be set free. Everyday, millions upon millions of seeds lift their two green wings.</em></p> <p>At no time in our history

ISBN: 9781603583077

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The Takeover

Chicken Farming and the Roots of American Agribusiness

by Monica Gisolfi & James Giesen

<p>Economists have described the upcountry Georgia poultry industry as the quintessential agribusiness. Following a trajectory from Reconstruction through the Great Depression to the present day, Monica R. Gisolfi shows how the poultry farming ...

ISBN: 9780820349459

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The Taste of Art

Cooking, Food, and Counterculture in Contemporary Practices

by Silvia Bottinelli & Margherita d’Ayala Valva

<p><em>The Taste of Art</em> offers a sample of scholarly essays that examine the role of food in Western contemporary art practices. The contributors are scholars from a range of disciplines, including art history, philosophy, film studies, and

ISBN: 9781610756075

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The Vegan Studies Project

Food, Animals, and Gender in the Age of Terror

by Laura Wright

<p>This inescapably controversial study envisions, defines, and theorizes an area that Laura Wright calls vegan studies. We have an abundance of texts on vegans and veganism including works of advocacy, literary and popular fiction, film and ...

ISBN: 9780820348544

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Untapped

Exploring the Cultural Dimensions of Craft Beer

by Nathaniel G. Chapman, J. Slade Lellock & Cameron D. Lippard

ISBN: 9781943665693

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Upstream

Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table

by Langdon Cook

<p><strong>Finalist for the Washington State Book Award</strong> • <strong>From the award-winning author of <em>The Mushroom Hunters</em> comes the story of an iconic fish, perhaps the last great wild food: salmon.</strong></p> <p>For some, a ...

ISBN: 9781101882900

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Vanishing Bees

Science, Politics, and Honeybee Health

by Sainath Suryanarayanan & Daniel Lee Kleinman

<p>In 2005, beekeepers in the United States began observing a mysterious and disturbing phenomenon: once-healthy colonies of bees were suddenly collapsing, leaving behind empty hives full of honey and pollen. Over the following decade, ...

ISBN: 9780813574608

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Vegetarian Ketogenic Diet Guide

by Kristy Jenkins

<p>Can You Incorporate Vegan Eating Into Your Present Diet</p> <p>A vegan diet is a type of vegetarian diet, in which only plant based foods are consumed and all animal products and byproducts (butter, milk) are excluded. This makes a vegan ...

ISBN: 9788834132418

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Drought on the Canadian Prairies

by Paula Santibanez, A. Unvoas, Johanna Wandel & others

<p>Although there is considerable historical literature describing the social and economic impact of drought on the prairies in the 1930s, little has been written about the challenges presented by drought in more contemporary times. The drought ...

ISBN: 9781552388228

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Washington's Cranberry Coast

by Sydney Stevens for the Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation

<p>For 100 miles along the western edge of Washington State, an unusual agricultural community hugs the Pacific shoreline. Bogs of bright cranberries stretch from the Long Beach Peninsula at the mouth of the Columbia River north to Grayland, ...

ISBN: 9781439665480

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We Want Land to Live

Making Political Space for Food Sovereignty

by Amy Trauger, Nik Heynen, Mathew Coleman & others

<p><em>We Want Land to Live</em> explores the current boundaries of radical approaches to food sovereignty. First coined by La Via Campesina (a global movement whose name means “the peasant’s way”), food sovereignty is a concept that expresses ...

ISBN: 9780820350264

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When the Farm Gates Opened

The Impact of Rogernomics on Rural New Zealand

by Neal Wallace

<p>The economic reforms launched by the 1984 David Lange–led Labour government changed New Zealand forever. Agriculture bore the brunt of those changes and Rogernomics, the name by which the era came to be known, became an historical reference ...

ISBN: 9781927322987

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Whitewash

The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

by Carey Gillam

<p>It's the pesticide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it's in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto's Roundup by consumers, and as glyphosate by scientists, the ...

ISBN: 9781610918336

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Wisconsin Agriculture

A History

by Jerry Apps

<p>&quot;I'm embarrassed to say I thought I knew anything substantial about Wisconsin agriculture or its history before I read this book. 'Wisconsin Agriculture' should be required reading in history classes from high school to the collegiate ...

ISBN: 9780870207259

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Women in Agriculture

Professionalizing Rural Life in North America and Europe, 1880-1965

by Linda M. Ambrose & Joan M. Jensen

<p>Women have always been skilled at feeding their families, and historians have often studied the work of rural women on farms and in their homes. However, the stories of women who worked as agricultural researchers, producers, marketers, ...

ISBN: 9781609384739

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Writing Under the Influence

Alcohol and the Works of 13 American Authors

by Aubrey Malone

<p>Writers and alcohol have long been associated—for some, the association becomes unmanageable. Drawing on rare sources, this collection of brief biographies traces the lives of 13 well known literary drinkers, examining how their relationship ...

ISBN: 9781476627878

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