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From Farm to Canal Street

Chinatown's Alternative Food Network in the Global Marketplace

by Valerie Imbruce

<p>On the sidewalks of Manhattan’s Chinatown, you can find street vendors and greengrocers selling bright red litchis in the summer and mustard greens and bok choy no matter the season. The neighborhood supplies more than two hundred distinct ...

ISBN: 9781501701221

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From Farm to Fork

Perspectives on Growing Sustainable Food Systems in the Twenty-First Century

by Sarah Morath

<p>Interest in the food we eat and how it is produced, distributed, and consumed has grown tremendously in the last few years. Consumers are exchanging highly processed, genetically engineered, chemical-laden, and pesticide-contaminated food ...

ISBN: 9781629220123

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Gender and Food

A Critical Look at the Food System

by Shelley L. Koch

<p><em>Gender and Food: A Critical Look at the Food System</em> synthesizes existing theoretical and empirical research on food, gender, and intersectionality to offer students and scholars a framework from which to understand how gender is ...

ISBN: 9781442257740

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Getting What We Need Ourselves

How Food Has Shaped African American Life

by Jennifer Jensen Wallach, author of How America Eats: A Social History of US Food and Culture

<p>Beginning with an examination of West African food traditions during the era of the transatlantic slave trade and ending with a discussion of black vegan activism in the twenty-first century, <em>Getting What We Need Ourselves</em>: <em>How ...

ISBN: 9781538125250

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Global Agriculture and the American Farmer

Opportunities for U.S. Leadership

by Kimberly Ann Elliott

<p>The United States is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of a range of agricultural commodities, and the largest provider of foreign assistance, so U.S. policies have big effects on global food security and other global public ...

ISBN: 9781944691004

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Good Apples

Behind Every Bite

by Susan Futrell

<p>Apples are so ordinary and so ubiquitous that we often take them for granted. Yet it is surprisingly challenging to grow and sell such a common fruit. In fact, producing diverse, tasty apples for the market requires almost as much ingenuity ...

ISBN: 9781609384838

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Governance of Food Security Policies in India

by Bala Ramulu

<p>Public Policies, in India, are broadly of two types; policies which can alter the existing unequal socio-economic structure and policies which are of incremental nature. Policies like land reforms, if enforced effectively, belong to the first

ISBN: 9789351289913

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Grain by Grain

A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food

by Bob Quinn & Elizabeth Waterton Carlisle

<p>&quot;A compelling agricultural story skillfully told; environmentalists will eat it up.&quot; - Kirkus Reviews When Bob Quinn was a kid, a stranger at a county fair gave him a few kernels of an unusual grain. Years later, it would become the

ISBN: 9781610919968

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Greek Whisky: The Localization of a Global Commodity

by Bampilis, Tryfon

<p> In many contexts of Greek social life, Scotch whisky has coincidentally become a symbol of "Greekness," national identity, modernity, and the middle class. This ethnographic study follows the social life of Scotch in Greece through three ...

ISBN: 9780857458780

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Gristmills of Central Texas

by Charlene Ochsner Carson

<p>Gristmills were once commonplace in Texas. There was hardly a river, a creek, or a stream without one. The purpose of the gristmill was to grind wheat into flour and corn into meal. Prior to the water-powered gristmill, grinding was a ...

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Growing Tomorrow

A Farm-to-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat

by Forrest Pritchard & Molly M. Peterson

<p><strong>Meet the local farmers who feed America—in stories, photos, and 50 recipes!</strong></p> <p>When Forrest Pritchard went looking for the unsung heroes of local, sustainable food, he found them at 18 exceptional farms all over the ...

ISBN: 9781615192854

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Handbook of International Food and Agricultural Policies

(In 3 Volumes)Volume 1: Policies for Agricultural Markets and Rural Economic ActivityVolume 2: Policies for Food Safety and Quality, Improved Nutrition, and Food SecurityVolume 3: International Trade Rules for Food and Agricultural Products

by Tim Josling, William H Meyers & Thomas Johnson;Donna H Roberts;Karl Meilke

<p><em>Handbook of International Food and Agricultural Policies</em> is a three-volume set that aims to provide an accessible reference for those interested in the aims and implementation of food and farm policies throughout the world. The ...

ISBN: 9789813226302

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Harvest of Hazards

Family Farming, Accidents, and Expertise in the Corn Belt, 1940-1975

by Derek S. Oden

<p>Farming has always been a dangerous occupation. In the middle of the twentieth century, as farmers adopted a wide array of new technologies, from tractors to pesticides and fertilizers, the dangers became more acute. The economic pressures ...

ISBN: 9781609384999

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Hog Wild

The Battle for Workers' Rights at the World's Largest Slaughterhouse

by Lynn Waltz

<p>When Smithfield Foods opened its pork processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina, in 1992, workers in the rural area were thrilled to have jobs at what was billed as “the largest slaughterhouse in the world.” However, they soon left in ...

ISBN: 9781609385866

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Holy Shit

Managing Manure to Save Mankind

by Gene Logsdon

<p>In his insightful new book, <em>Holy Shit: Managing Manure to Save Mankind</em>, contrary farmer Gene Logsdon provides the inside story of manure-our greatest, yet most misunderstood, natural resource. He begins by lamenting a modern society ...

ISBN: 9781603583107

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Hunger

The Oldest Problem

by Martin Caparros

<p><strong>From one of the most renowned journalists of the Spanish world comes a galvanizing international bestseller about mankind's oldest, most persistent, and most brutal problem—world hunger.</strong></p> <p>There are now over 800 million

ISBN: 9781612198057

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Iconic Chicago Dishes, Drinks and Desserts

by Amy Bizzarri

<p><strong>A celebration of Chicago food that goes far beyond deep-dish pizza—filled with recipes, photos, and local history!</strong></p> <p>The food that fuels hardworking Chicagoans includes such local classics as Spinning Salad, Flaming ...

ISBN: 9781625858108

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In Essentials, Unity

An Economic History of the Grange Movement

by Jenny Bourne & Paul Finkelman

<p>The Patrons of Husbandry—or the Grange—is the longest-lived US agricultural society and, since its founding shortly after the Civil War, has had immeasurable influence on social change as enacted by ordinary Americans. The Grange sought to ...

ISBN: 9780821445815

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Innovations in Achieving Sustainable Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa

by Negatu, Workneh

Innovations in Achieving Sustainable Food Security in Eastern and Southern Africa addresses roles and issues related to social and institutional innovations and approaches in food security in Southern and Eastern Africa. They include ...

ISBN: 9789994455973

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Invisible Giant: Cargill and Its Transnational Strategies

by Kneen, Brewster

'People who are concerned about the influence of corporations on civic institutions ... could hardly find a better primer on corporate thinking and conduct than this book.' Boycott Quarterly ...

ISBN: 9781849641715

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