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The color of food : stories of race, resilience and farming

Author: Natasha Bowens
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Redefining the face of the American farmerThrough her compelling stories and powerful images Natasha Bowens' rainbow of farmers #x85; remind us that the industrialization of our food system and the oppression of our people -- two sides of the same coin -- will, if not confronted, sow the seeds of our own destruction.-- Mark Winne, Author of Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty#x85;The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Bowens, Natasha.
Color of Food : Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming.
New York : New Society Publishers, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Natasha Bowens
ISBN: 9781550925852 1550925857
OCLC Number: 923003711
Description: 1 ressource en ligne : illustrations en couleur
Contents: Front Cover; Praise; Title Page; Rights Page; Contents; Prologue: Sowing Seeds for the Road; Part 1: Brown Girl Farming; Part 2: Rooted in Rights; Portrait 1: Land Is Freedom; Portrait 2: Forced Migration; Portrait 3 :Lifeblood of the Land; Portrait 4: Home, Land; Portrait 5: Black Land Loss; Part 3: Seeds of Resilience; Portrait 1: Katrina to Chickens; Portrait 2: Transitioning to Sovereignty; Portrait 3: BuckingDependence; Portrait 4: Surviving as Transplants; Portrait 5: Transforming the South; Part 4: Preserving Culture and Community; Portrait 1: Cherokee Seed Bank. Portrait 2: Sustaining CommunityPortrait 3: Acequia Culture; Portrait 4: Gullah Seedlings; Portrait 5: Taste of Home; Part 5: Fierce Farming Women; Portrait 1: Alabama Strong; Portrait 2: American Indian Mothers; Portrait 3: Sisters; Portrait 4: A Farm of Her Own; Portrait 5: Defying the Odds; Part 6: Generation Rising; Portrait 1: Tierra Negra; Portrait 2: Breaking Down Borders; Portrait 3: Growing with Energy; Portrait 4: Kitchen Kwento; Portrait 5: Foods Are Our Teachers; Epilogue and Acknowledgements: Coming Home; Collage: We Are Here Too; Appendix; Notes; About the Author.
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Shelia Trask, Publishers' Weekly, Summer 2015 Bowens's deep political understanding is obvious throughout her book; she's knowledgeable about the history of oppression that affects farmers of color Read more...

 
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