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Harvest for hope : a guide to mindful eating

Author: Jane Goodall; Gary McAvoy; Gail E Hudson
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2005.
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"An exploration of the global meaning of food and what all of us can do to exercise power over the food industry and, ultimately, our environment"--Provided by the publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Goodall; Gary McAvoy; Gail E Hudson
ISBN: 0446533629 9780446533621
OCLC Number: 60835367
Description: xxiv, 296 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Animals to us : Nature's ingenuity ; Tool use and hunting ; New light on human evolution ; Fire, the origins of cooking ; The dawn of human culture --
2. A celebration of cultures : Different places, different foods ; Cheers! Salute! Skoal! ; Food on the streets ; Fingers, forks, and chopsticks ; Celebrations and feasts ; Food and religious traditions --
3. How we lost commonsense farming : Chemical life support ; Growing food with poisons ; Our chemical legacy ; A hopeful awakening --
4. Seeds of discontent : Caution: biohazards ahead ; A letter comes in the mail ; Lord of the seeds ; Small farmers strike back ; They were wrong before ; Animals and GMOs ; What you can do --
5. Animal factories: farms of misery : The plight of poultry ; Not all pigs live like Babe ; Beef: the hidden story ; Not-so-contented cows ; Veal: what you've heard is true ; The birth of Frankenfoods ; Honoring the ancient contract --
6. Farming animals: hazards to our health : They don't even call them farms ; Disease in the slaughterhouse ; Bacteria ; Viruses ; Hormones ; Antibiotic resistance ; Animal waste: the cycle of pollution ; Pig business is big business --
7. Helping farm animals live better lives : Use your consumer power ; Hold restaurants accountable ; Talk to your grocer ; Read labels carefully ; Buy grass-fed animal products ; Support the right farmers ; One thread at a time ; Help rescue animals --
8. Ravaging the oceans and seas : The Great Lakes of Africa ; Hazards of fish farming ; Harmful to humans ; Farming the tiger prawns ; Willing to take the risk? ; Our mercurial oceans ; What you can do --
9. Becoming a vegetarian : Consider our children ; How eating meat impacts the environment ; Feeding our appetite for meat ; Irresponsible use of water ; A case for eating less meat and seafood --
10. Global supermarkets : The myth of "fresh food" --
11. Taking back our food : Sensible farming ; Deep organic, shallow organic ; The cost of organic foods ; Can we really afford "cheap" food? ; What you can do --
12. Protecting our family farmers : Local: the new organic ; Pound, dollar, peso, rupee: local is affordable ; Farming in our cities ; Saving family farms ; What you can do --
13. Eat local, eat seasonal : Protecting our heirlooms ; As those who came before ; Traditional foods are the healthiest ; Slow food picks up the pace ; Changing the world one hard hat a a time ; What you can do --
14. An organic wave worldwide : Sustaining hope ; Helping women to take care of the earth ; It all begins and ends with soil ; Local food for local people ; What you can do --
15. At home and at school: feeding our children : School meals ; A delicious revolution ; And then there's the big dream ; Feed me better: the Naked Chef goes to school ; Appetite for a new curriculum ; What you can do --
16. Obesity, fast food, and waste : The not-so-missing link ; The seduction of happy meals ; Beware of corn syrup ; Junk foods, sugar, and violence ; Waste not, want not ; What you can do --
17. The looming water crisis : Wasting water ; The truth about bottled water ; And about those plastic bottles ; When corporations own the water ; Will wars be fought over water? ; What you can do --
18. The story of Nebraska : They have the corn ; They have the factory farms ; They have the global supermarket ; And they have the water crisis ; Yet hope grows in Nebraska --
19. Harvest for hope : Changing the world: one purchase, one meal, one bite at a time.
Responsibility: Jane Goodall with Gary McAvoy and Gail Hudson.
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Renowned scientist and bestselling author Goodall delivers an eye-opening and empowering book that explores the social and personal significance of the food people produce and consume.  Read more...

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