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Taste, memory : forgotten foods, lost flavors, and why they matter

Author: David Buchanan, (Horticulturist)
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses agriculture and the locavore movement and argues that a healthy food system depends on matching diverse plants to the demands of land and climate.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Buchanan, (Horticulturist)
ISBN: 9781603584401 1603584404 9781603584418 1603584412
OCLC Number: 792888369
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 224 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Seeds of an idea --
Discovering forgotten foods with the ark of taste --
Sweltering in the field: working farms and gardens --
The eye of the collector: "Become a fruit explorer" --
The pleasures of our own table: growing gardens and saving seeds --
Breeding in the farmer spirit: the next "Heirlooms" --
Small farms in the city, the country, and everywhere in between --
Scaling up the garden: the reluctant "Farmer" --
Diverse foods in the market --
The meaning of local food --
The cider tree.
Responsibility: David Buchanan ; foreword by Gary Paul Nabhan.

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The modern-day explorer is one who doesn't discover new lands and new cultures, but who rediscovers common food heritage and then works to bring it back. Buchanan evaluated thousands of varieties of  Read more...

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ForeWord Reviews- As debate rages about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their impact on seeds and farming, there's another issue that deserves to be widely visited: the dearth of diversity Read more...

 
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