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Big Hunger

The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups

by Andrew Fisher

<p><strong>How to focus anti-hunger efforts not on charity but on the root causes of food insecurity, improving public health, and reducing income inequality.</strong></p> <p>Food banks and food pantries have proliferated in response to an ...

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Biting the Hands that Feed Us

How Fewer, Smarter Laws Would Make Our Food System More Sustainable

by Baylen J. Linnekin

<p>Food waste, hunger, inhumane livestock conditions, disappearing fish stocks—these are exactly the kind of issues we expect food regulations to combat. Yet, today in the United States, laws exist at all levels of governmthat actually make ...

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Blood Oranges

Colonialism and Agriculture in the South Texas Borderlands

by Timothy P. Bowman

<p><em>Blood Oranges</em> traces the origins and legacy of racial differences between Anglo Americans and ethnic Mexicans (Mexican nationals and Mexican Americans) in the South Texas borderlands in the twentieth century. Author Tim Bowman ...

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Born With a Junk Food Deficiency

How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health

by Martha Rosenberg

<p>This hard-hitting exposé blows the lid off of everything you thought you knew about Big Pharma and Big Food. What goes on behind the scenes in these industries is more suspicious, more devious, more disreputable than you could have ever ...

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Bound to the Fire

How Virginia's Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine

by Kelley Fanto Deetz

<p>In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of &quot;Aunt Jemima&quot; and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found on various food products and in advertising. Although these images are sanitized ...

ISBN: 9780813174754

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Bountiful Harvest

From Land to Table

by Betty LaDuke

<p>In 2010 painter Betty LaDuke was invited to spend time with the men and women who harvest the orchards, vineyards, and farms in southern Oregon. Betty took to the field with her sketch pads and captured the spirit of each worker in her ...

ISBN: 9781940468273

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Catfish Dream

Ed Scott's Fight for His Family Farm and Racial Justice in the Mississippi Delta

by Julian Rankin & John Edge

<p><em>Catfish Dream</em> centers around the experiences, family, and struggles of Ed Scott Jr. (born in 1922), a prolific farmer in the Mississippi Delta and the first ever nonwhite owner and operator of a catfish plant in the ...

ISBN: 9780820353616

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Cheddar

A Journey to the Heart of America’s Most Iconic Cheese

by Gordon Edgar

<p>One of the oldest, most ubiquitous, and beloved cheeses in the world, the history of cheddar is a fascinating one. Over the years it has been transformed, from a painstakingly handmade wheel to a rindless, mass-produced block, to a liquefied ...

ISBN: 9781603585668

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Cheesemonger

A Life on the Wedge

by Gordon Edgar

<p>Witty and irreverent, informative and provocative, <em>Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge</em> is the highly readable story of Gordon Edgar's unlikely career as a cheesemonger at San Francisco's worker-owned Rainbow Grocery Cooperative. A ...

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Chicago

A Food Biography

by Daniel R. Block & Howard B. Rosing

<p>Chicago began as a frontier town on the edge of white settlement and as the product of removal of culturally rich and diverse indigenous populations. The town grew into a place of speculation with the planned building of the Illinois and ...

ISBN: 9781442227279

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Cleveland County Agriculture

by Cleveland Soil and Water Conservation District

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern North Carolina, Cleveland County has long been cultivated. Before the Civil War, self-reliant farms grew and raised a diverse array of vegetables, field crops, and livestock. ...

ISBN: 9781439657997

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Coffee

From Bean to Barista

by Robert W. Thurston

<p>This engaging guide traces the history, cultivation, and culture of coffee, as well as the major factors influencing the industry today. Robert Thurston provides a readable, concise overview of coffee from the time the seeds of the coffee ...

ISBN: 9781538108093

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Comfort Food

Meanings and Memories

by Michael Owen Jones & Lucy M. Long

<p>With contributions by:</p> <p>Barbara Banks, Sheila Bock, Susan Eleuterio, Jillian Gould, Phillis Humphries, Michael Owen Jones, Alicia Kristen, William G. Lockwood, Yvonne R. Lockwood, Lucy M. Long, LuAnne Roth, Rachelle H. Saltzman, ...

ISBN: 9781496810861

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Community, State, and Market on the North Atlantic Rim

Challenges to Modernity in the Fisheries

by Richard Apostle, Gene Barrett, Petter Holm & others

<p>This is a study of Northern Norway and Atlantic Canada, two regions experiencing a severe crisis due to overexploitation of fisheries resources. The work of a group of researchers from Canada, Norway, and the United States, it examines the ...

ISBN: 9781442654310

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Consuming Identity

The Role of Food in Redefining the South

by Ashli Quesinberry Stokes & Wendy Atkins-Sayre

<p>Southerners love to talk food, quickly revealing likes and dislikes, regional preferences, and their own delicious stories. Because the topic often crosses lines of race, class, gender, and region, food supplies a common fuel to launch ...

ISBN: 9781496809193

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Contested Territory

Ðien Biên Phu and the Making of Northwest Vietnam

by Christian C. Lentz

<p><strong>The definitive account of one of the most important battles of the twentieth century, and the Black River borderlands’ transformation into Northwest Vietnam</strong></p> <p>This new work of historical and political geography ventures

ISBN: 9780300245585

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Conversations in Food Studies

by Colin R. Anderson, Mary A. Beckie, Eva A. Bogdan & others

<p>Few things are as important as the food we eat. &quot;Conversations in Food Studies&quot; demonstrates the value of interdisciplinary research through the cross-pollination of disciplinary, epistemological, and methodological perspectives. ...

ISBN: 9780887555428

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Cooperatives, Grassroots Development, and Social Change

Experiences from Rural Latin America

by Marcela Vásquez-Léon, Brian J. Burke & Timothy J. Finan

<p><em>Cooperatives, Grassroots Development, and Social Change</em> presents examples from Paraguay, Brazil, and Colombia, examining what is necessary for smallholder agricultural cooperatives to support holistic community-based development in ...

ISBN: 9780816536290

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Dear County Agent Guy

Calf Pulling, Husband Training, and Other Curious Dispatches from a Midwestern Dairy Farmer

by Jerry Nelson

<p>“Jerry Nelson’s column comes from the true heart of the Midwest. He has the true voice, the slow twang. He knows wheat from barley. He knows hardware, he knows vegetation, he knows people.”—Garrison Keillor</p> <p>In the tradition of Mark ...

ISBN: 9780761189084

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Dethroning the Deceitful Pork Chop

Rethinking African American Foodways from Slavery to Obama

by Rebecca Sharpless

<p><strong>2016 Choice Outstanding Academic Title</strong><br /> <strong>2017 Association for the Study of Food and Society Award, best edited collection.</strong></p> <p>The fifteen essays collected in <em>Dethroning the Deceitful Pork ...

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