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The 100-mile diet : a year of local eating

Author: Alisa Dawn Smith; J B MacKinnon
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The remarkable, amusing and inspiring adventures of a Canadian couple who make a year-long attempt to eat foods grown and produced within a 100-mile radius of their apartment. When Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon learned that the average ingredient in a North American meal travels 1,500 miles from farm to plate, they decided to launch a simple experiment to reconnect with the people and places that produced what  Read more...
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Named Person: Alisa Dawn Smith; J B MacKinnon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alisa Dawn Smith; J B MacKinnon
ISBN: 0679314822 9780679314820
OCLC Number: 74028846
Description: 266 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: One hundred mile diet
Responsibility: Alisa Smith & J.B. MacKinnon.

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The remarkable, amusing and inspiring adventures of a Canadian couple who make a year-long attempt to eat foods grown and produced within a 100-mile radius of their apartment. When Alisa Smith and James MacKinnon learned that the average ingredient in a North American meal travels 1,500 miles from farm to plate, they decided to launch a simple experiment to reconnect with the people and places that produced what they ate. For one year, they would only consume food that came from within a 100-mile radius of their Vancouver apartment.

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