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Ken Saro-Wiwa

by Roy Doron & Toyin Falola

<p>Hanged by the Nigerian government on November 10, 1995, Ken Saro-Wiwa became a martyr for the Ogoni people and human rights activists, and a symbol of modern Africans’ struggle against military dictatorship, corporate power, and environmental

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Kentucky Heirloom Seeds: Growing, Eating, Saving

by Best, Bill

<P>Saving seeds to plant for next year's crop has been key to survival around the globe for millennia. However, the twentieth century witnessed a grand takeover of seed producers by multinational companies aiming to select varieties ideal for ...

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Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons

by Justine M. Williams & Eric Holt-Giménez

<DIV>In recent decades, the various strands of the food movement have made enormous strides in calling attention the many shortcomings and injustices of our food and agricultural system. Farmers, activists, scholars, and everyday citizens have ...

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Land of Plenty

How Should We Ensure that People Have the Food They Need?

by Julie Pratt & Sue Williams

<p>All of us affect, and are affected by, the food system: students who grow and eat carrots and tomatoes from their school garden; farm owners who maintain patches of natural habitat for bees; immigrants who hand-pick our apples, grapes, and ...

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Land of Plenty: How Should We Ensure that People Have the Food They Need?

by Pratt, Julie

This guide explores different approaches and actions that are, or could be, taken to create a food system that works for all of us. While the approaches overlap in some respects, they do suggest different priorities and involve different ...

ISBN: 9781946206060

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Latin@s' Presence in the Food Industry

Changing How We Think about Food

by Meredith E. Abarca & Consuelo Carr Salas

<p><em>Latin@s’ Presence in the Food Industry</em> takes the holistic culinary approach of bringing together multidisciplinary criticism to explore the diverse, and not always readily apparent, ways that Latin@s relate to food and the food ...

ISBN: 9781610755795

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies

Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South

by James Giesen & Paul Sutter

<p>Providence Canyon State Park, also known as Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon,” preserves a network of massive erosion gullies allegedly caused by poor farming practices during the nineteenth century. It is a park that protects the scenic ...

ISBN: 9780820348094

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Letter to a Young Farmer

How to Live Richly without Wealth on the New Garden Farm

by Gene Logsdon

<p>For more than four decades, the self-described “contrary farmer” and writer Gene Logsdon has commented on the state of American agriculture. In <em>Letter to a Young Farmer,</em> his final book of essays, Logsdon addresses the next ...

ISBN: 9781603587266

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Letters to a Young Farmer

On Food, Farming, and Our Future

by Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

<p>An agricultural revolution is sweeping the land. Appreciation for high-quality food, often locally grown, an awareness of the fragility of our farmlands, and a new generation of young people interested in farming, animals, and respect for the

ISBN: 9781616896034

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Making Local Food Work

The Challenges and Opportunities of Today's Small Farmers

by Brandi Janssen

<p>When it comes to local food, it takes more than “knowing your farmer.” Brandi Janssen takes on some of the myths about how the local food system works and what it needs to thrive. Advocates claim that small biodiverse farms will fundamentally

ISBN: 9781609384937

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Message to a Blackman in Africa

by Vukulu Sizwe Maphindani

<p>The second edition of the Message to a Blackman in Africa is an expansion of the first edition which was written three years ago. This is a doctrine of the African social insurgency; it defies conventional thinking with an open argument that ...

ISBN: 9780620699716

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Midwestern Native Shrubs and Trees

Gardening Alternatives to Nonnative Species: An Illustrated Guide

by Charlotte Adelman & Bernard L. Schwartz

<p>In this companion volume to the bestselling <em>The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants,</em> Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L. Schwartz offer another indispensible guide to replacing nonnative plants ...

ISBN: 9780821445303

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Modern Moonshine

The Revival of White Whiskey in the Twenty-First Century

by Cameron D. Lippard & Bruce E. Stewart

<p>The craft of making moonshine—an unaged white whiskey, often made and consumed outside legal parameters—nearly went extinct in the late twentieth century as law enforcement cracked down on illicit producers, and cheaper, lawful alcohol became

ISBN: 9781946684837

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More Than Just Food

Food Justice and Community Change

by Garrett Broad

<p>The industrial food system has created a crisis in the United States that is characterized by abundant food for privileged citizens and “food deserts” for the historically marginalized. In response, food justice activists based in low-income ...

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More Water, Less Meat?

by Bruno McGrath

<p>“If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water.” Ismail Serageldin (1995)</p><p>On average, 1 person drinks between 2 to 4 litres of water per day but providing for their solid foods ...

ISBN: 9781301319534

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Natural Defense

Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health

by Emily Monosson

<p>For more than a century, we have relied on chemical cures to keep our bodies free from disease and our farms free from bugs and weeds. We rarely consider human and agricultural health together, but both are based on the same ecology, and both

ISBN: 9781610917209

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Nazi Hunger Politics

A History of Food in the Third Reich

by Gesine Gerhard

<p>During World War II, millions of Soviet soldiers in German captivity died of hunger and starvation. Their fate was not the unexpected consequence of a war that took longer than anticipated. It was the calculated strategy of a small group of ...

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New Jersey Fresh

Four Seasons from Farm to Table

by Rachel Weston

New Jersey's bounty is ripe for the picking. The state boasts thousands of thriving farms, hundreds of CSAs, dozens of community farmers' markets and countless residents dedicated to the locavore lifestyle. Jersey food writer and chef Rachel J. ...

ISBN: 9781625855299

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No One Eats Alone

Food as a Social Enterprise

by Michael S. Carolan

<p>In today's fast-paced, fast food world, everyone seems to be eating alone, all the time—whether it's at their desks or in the car. Michael Carolan argues that needs to change if we want healthy, equitable, and sustainable food. We can no ...

ISBN: 9781610918060

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Nourished Planet

Sustainability in the Global Food System

by Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition

<p>Mangos from India, pasta from Italy, coffee from Colombia: Every day, we are nourished by a global food system that relies on our planet remaining verdant and productive. But current practices are undermining both human and environmental ...

ISBN: 9781610918954

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