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The Town That Food Saved
edizioni Rodale Pr collana Rodale Pr (Hardcover) , 2010
Over the past 3 years, Hardwick, Vermont, a typical hardscrabble farming community of 3,000 residents, has jump-started its economy and redefined its self-image through a local, self-sustaining food system unlike anything else in America. Even as the recent financial downturn threatens to cripple small businesses and...
Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed
Shiva Vandana (EDT)
edizioni Consortium Book Sales & Dist collana Consortium Book Sales & Dist (Paperback) , 2007
“Shiva is a burst of creative energy, an intellectual power.”—The Progressive Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed is a short, pocket-sized collection that goes to the heart of our existence—what we eat and how we grow it. It covers the questions: How are seeds cultivated and saved? How far must food travel...
Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainability
Lawrence Geoffrey (EDT)
Lyons Kristen (EDT)
Wallington Tabatha (EDT)
edizioni Stylus Pub Llc collana Stylus Pub Llc (Hardcover) , 2009
As the threats of food insecurity loom ever larger, the world faces the sad irony of food shortages in the global South alongside a purported 'obesity epidemic' in the global North. The twin issues of food production and food access are of particular concern in the context of climate change, 'peak oil', biofuels, and...
The Coming Famine
edizioni Univ of California Pr collana Univ of California Pr (Hardcover) , 2010
"The Coming Famine is an erudite and learned analysis of humanity's greatest challenge. At this very minute we are jeopardizing the rights to food for a billion people, and the effects will be felt by us all through migration, dietary changes, and increased health risks, whether we believe it or not. This is a book...