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The local food movement / Amy Francis, book editor.

Francis, Amy. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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At issue (San Diego, Calif.)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston 616 STE (Text) 38209000777303 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737748888 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780737748895 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 160 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit, MIich. : Greenhaven Press, [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-149) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Local eating is growing in popularity / Carol Smith -- The local food movement has a positive impact on farms, food production, and the environment / Pallavi Gogoi -- Local food is not always the best choice / Pamela Cuthbert -- Buying local is better for both local and global economies / Carlo Petrini -- Organic food and farming has drawbacks / Steve Shapin -- Buying local food protects regional flavors and traditions / Gary Paul Nabhan -- Local food is not necessarily better for the environment / Sarah DeWeerdt -- Food production causes more environmental damage than food miles / Robin McKie -- Beef production and food miles leave a significant carbon footprint / Anna Lappe -- Buying local is good for the consumer, the farmer, and the planet / Brian Halweil -- The distance food travels is damaging to the environment / Marc Xuereb -- Food miles are damaging our highway system / Gretchen Stoeltje -- Political forces make it difficult for local food economies to succeed / Michael Pollan Interviewed by Rod Dreher -- Government regulations favor large industrial farms over smaller local farms / Joel Salatin Interviewed by Megan Phelps.
Subject: Farm produce > Marketing > Juvenile literature.
Family farms > Juvenile literature.
Farmers' markets > Juvenile literature.
Organic farming > Juvenile literature.

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