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Encyclopedia of organic, sustainable, and local food

Author: Leslie A Duram
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Encyclopedia of Organic, Sustainable, and Local Food pulls together a fascinating array of diverse, interdisciplinary topics to provide a thorough overview of our current alternative food system. With increasing attention focused on organic and local food, many people are attracted to these sustainable food choices. Yet despite its popularity, there are misconceptions and a general lack of understanding about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of organic, sustainable, and local food.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010
(DLC) 2009023540
(OCoLC)410217023
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Duram
ISBN: 9780313359644 0313359644
OCLC Number: 496157930
Description: 1 online resource (xl, 462 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chronology; List of Entries; Topical List of Entries; Appendix 1 Report and Recommendations on Organic Farming 1980; Appendix 2 Organic Foods Production Act of 1990; Appendix 3 U.S. Organic Farming Emerges in the 1990s: Adoption of Certified Systems 2001; Appendix 4 Recent Growth Patterns in the U S Organic Foods Market 2002; Selected Bibliography; About the Editor and Contributors; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie A. Duram.

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A comprehensive compilation of entries illuminates the key trends, activities, and themes in organic, sustainable, and local food, covering consumers, organizations, farming, policies, and much more.  Read more...

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"This important book encourages readers to look to the past as well as the future by getting involved in their local food community. A wonderful addition to a range of collections." - Library Journal Read more...

 
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