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Reclaiming our food : how the grassroots food movement is changing the way we eat

Author: Tanya Denckla Cobb; Jason Houston
Publisher: North Adams, Massachusetts : Storey Publishing, [2011] ©2011
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All across the country, Americans are demanding more fresh, local foods--at home, in their schools, in restaurants, and at food markets. Community food projects from Boston to Nashville to Birmingham to Seattle are rising to meet this need. Led by innovative, creative people from all walks of life, these projects are strengthening communities by creating valuable jobs, preserving cultural traditions, building local  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Denckla Cobb; Jason Houston
ISBN: 9781603427999 1603427996
OCLC Number: 704380978
Description: 320 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Food and community: growing a grassroots movement --
Food from home: supporting backyard gardeners --
Community: coming together around food --
Urban farming: growing food in the city --
Empowerment: food movements in at-risk communities --
Education: food, nutrition, and agriculture in schools --
Food heritage: preserving cultural identities --
Sustainability: food for the long term --
Infrastructure: building local food networks --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Resources --
Contributors --
Index.
Other Titles: How the grassroots food movement is changing the way we eat
Responsibility: Tanya Denckla Cobb ; foreword by Gary Paul Nabhan ; photo essays by Jason Houston.

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Offers an analysis of how groups throughout the United States are creating sustainable ways to provide local food. This title helps readers learn about the motivating vision and people behind each  Read more...

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