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Food fight : the citizen's guide to the next food and farm bill

Author: Dan Imhoff; Michael Pollan; Frederick L Kirschenmann
Publisher: Healdsburg, Calif. : Watershed Media, ©2012.
Series: Contemporary issues series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Every five to seven years, Congress passes a little understood legislation called the Farm Bill. To a large extent, the Farm Bill writes the rules and sets the playing field for America's contemporary food system, determining what we eat, how much it costs, and where it is grown. You may not be happy with what you learn. With concise and witty analysis, historical framing, dozens of charts, illustrations, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Imhoff, Dan.
Food fight.
Healdsburg, Calif. : Watershed Media, ©2012
(OCoLC)779181340
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Imhoff; Michael Pollan; Frederick L Kirschenmann
ISBN: 9780984630400 0984630406
OCLC Number: 793510932
Description: 1 online resource (215 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword: Don't call it the "Farm bill," call it the "Food bill" / Michael Pollan --
Introduction: A food and farm bill for the 21st century / Fred Kirschenmann --
Preface: Food democracy / Daniel Imhoff --
Part 1. Why the farm bill matters --
Part 2. Wedge issues --
Part 3. Turning the tables.
Series Title: Contemporary issues series.
Other Titles: Foodfight
Responsibility: Daniel Imhoff ; foreword by Michael Pollan ; introduction by Fred Kirschenmann.

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Every five years, the US Congress passes a little understood legislation called the Farm Bill. With the legislation due to be reauthorized in late 2012, this title offers a critical resource that can  Read more...

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