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Multcolib Research Picks Food for Thought

Food Rules
Food Rules An Eater's Manual By Pollan, Michael (Book - 2009 ) 613.2 P771f 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:The author of Botany of Desire and The Omnivore's Dilemma tells us how to eat well, for instance, "Don't eat anything with more than five ingredients."

Taste, Memory
Taste, Memory Forgotten Foods, Lost Flavors, and Why They Matter By Buchanan, David (Book - 2012 ) 635 B9183t 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Dedicated to the prospect of preserving heirloom plants, Buchanan pens a memoir mixed with a kind of farm travelog in which he champions food diversity. -Library Journal

The Vertical Farm
The Vertical Farm Feeding the World in the 21st Century By Despommier, Dickson D. (Book - 2010 ) 630 D471v 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation: When the author set out to solve America's food, water, and energy crises, he didn't just think big, he thought up. His stroke of genius, the vertical farm, has excited scientists, architects, and politicians around the globe. These multi-story intensely managed indoor farms, grown inside skyscrapers, are capable of producing traditional greenhouse crops, as well as pigs and fowl, year-round.

Food and the City
Food and the City Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution By Cockrall-King, Jennifer (Book - 2012 ) 363.8 C6666f 2012 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation: Discusses how urban agriculture can help revolutionize the environmentally unsustainable modern food industry, providing evidence of thriving urban farms within "food deserts" and describing the global movement towards alternative food production.

Frugavore
Frugavore How to Grow Organic, Buy Local, Waste Nothing, and Eat Well By Forge, Arabella (Book - 2011 ) 641.3 F7211f 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Eat as a peasant would eat by growing and preserving and preparing your own food.

Farmer Jane
Farmer Jane Women Changing the Way We Eat By Costa, Temra (Book - 2010 ) 338.1973 C8379f 2010 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:Profiles 26 women in the sustainable food industry who are working towards a more holistic food system in America and shows how you can join them, whether you want to start a farm or simply become a better consumer.

Reclaiming Our Food
Reclaiming Our Food How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat By Cobb, Tanya Denckla (Book - 2011 ) 641 C6537r 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:The author explains how to build a grassroots community agriculture network in the urban environment.

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What are people thinking and saying about food these days? Agriculture? Shortages? Diet? Animal Welfare? Just a sample of many books on the subject of what is eaten.


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