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High on the hog : a culinary journey from Africa to America. —Harris, Jessica B.

Cookbook author Jessica B. Harris has spent much of her life researching the food and foodways of the African Diaspora. High on the Hog is the culmination of years of her work, and the result is an engaging history of Af...

The modern savage : our unthinking decision to eat animals —McWilliams, James E.

"Just Food author James McWilliams's exploration of the "compassionate carnivore" movement and the paradox of humanity's relationship with animals. In the last four decades, food reformers have revealed the ecological a...

Wastelands : The True Story of Farm Country on Trial. —Addison, Corban.

"Beautifully written, impeccably researched, and told with the air of suspense that few writers can handle, Wastelands is a story I wish I had written." --John Grisham A once idyllic American landscape is home to a clo...

Defending Beef : The Ecological and Nutritional Case for Meat, 2nd Edition. —Niman, Nicolette Hahn.

A passionate and factually grounded argument for responsible meat production and consumption--in an updated and expanded new edition For decades it has been nearly universal dogma among environmentalists that many forms ...

A farm dies once a year : a memoir —Crawford, Arlo.

"An intimate, gorgeously observed memoir about family and farming that forms a powerful lesson in the hard-earned risks that make life worth living. The summer he was thirty-one, Arlo Crawford returned home for the summe...

Grocery : The Buying and Selling of Food in America —Ruhlman, Michael, 1963- author.

"In Grocery , bestselling author Michael Ruhlman offers incisive commentary on America's relationship with its food and investigates the overlooked source of so much of it -- the grocery store. In a culture obsessed with...

No Happy Cows : Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Food Revolution —Robbins, John, author.

The journalist and author of The Food Revolution offers a collection of essays on food politics, sustainability, and revolution. With words like food additives, GMOs, and Big Food buzzing around, it's getting harder to c...

The Sustainability Secret : Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World —Andersen, Kip (Filmmaker), author.

"This companion to the documentary Cowspiracy explores the devastating environmental impacts of animal agriculture-and new paths to sustainability. The 2014 documentary Cowspiracy presented alarming truths about the effe...

Becoming Native to This Place —Jackson, Wes, author.

"In this essay collection, one of the foremost voices in sustainable agriculture sets out a new approach to farming and community engagement. In these six compelling essays, Wes Jackson lays the foundation for a new farm...

The way of tea and justice : rescuing the world's favorite beverage from its violent history —Stevens, Becca, 1963-

"In 2012, reverend and social entrepreneur Becca Stevens began work on the Thistle Stop Cafâe, a business designed to provide employment opportunities for the residents of Magdalene, as well as Thistle Farms, the social...

Land of Plenty How Should We Ensure that People Have the Food They Need? —Pratt, Julie.

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 ...

Cooked : A Natural History Of Transformation —Pollan, Michael, author narrator.

"Fire, water, air, earth--our most trusted food expert recounts the story of his culinary education In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the endur...

Organic a journalist's quest to discover the truth behind food labeling —Laufer, Peter, 1950-

"After eating some suspect "organic" walnuts that he was shocked to find were produced in Kazakhstan, veteran journalist Peter Laufer traces the origins of items in his pantry back to the source, learning how easily we a...

Bread, Wine, Chocolate : The Slow Loss of Foods We Love —Sethi, Simran, author.

Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi explores the history and cultural importance of our most beloved tastes, paying homage to the ingredients that give us daily pleasure, while providing a thoughtful wake-up call to th...

How to raise dairy goats everything you need to know explained simply —Maeda, Martha, 1953-

Goats have been used for their dairy products for hundreds of years, providing a wide array of milk, butter, yogurt, and cheeses that provide the unique flavors that make Mediterranean cuisine so special. For those who a...

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