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Fair food : growing a healthy, sustainable food system for all

Author: Oran B Hesterman
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2012, ©2011.
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Describes the dysfunctions in the current food system, from chemical runoff to inhumane treatment of animals, and presents new principles and concrete steps to restructure how food is grown, packaged, delivered, marketed, and sold.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oran B Hesterman
ISBN: 9781610391023 1610391020
OCLC Number: 796647766
Notes: "Hardcover ed. first published in 2011"--T.p. verso.
Description: xviii, 310 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Our broken food system. The system and its dysfunctions ; The problem is--
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pt. 2. Principles of a fair food system. Fair food system ; Strength through diversity ; Nurturing the land that feeds us ; Feeding the green economy --
pt. 3. From conscious consumer to engaged citizen. Becoming a fair food activist ; Institutional change ; Shifting public policy ; Resources.
Responsibility: Oran B. Hesterman.

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"An important, accessible book on a crucial subject. The author ... writes about reform efforts with contagious energy and palpable authority. Food for thought and action." --The New York Times  Read more...
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Publishers Weekly, April 18, 2011 "Intended as a practical guide for community food activists who want to take the locavore movement across race, class, and city lines, this book illuminate ways in Read more...

 
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