Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America

Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America

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Wenonah Hauter owns an organic family farm that provides healthy vegetables to hundreds of families as part of the growing nationwide Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) movement. Yet, as one of the nation's leading healthy–food advocates, Hauter believes that the local food movement is not enough to solve America's food crisis and the public health debacle it has created. In Foodopoly, she takes aim at the real culprit: the control of food production by a handful… (mehr)

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Stick with Hauter past the first chapter, a detailed history of farming policy and politics, and you’ll be rewarded with a depth of understanding about how your food gets from farm to grocery store — and perhaps gain reasons to join the rising “good food” movement.

Despite its sometimes pedestrian prose and repetitions of previous works, "Foodopoly" makes an arresting case for the need for systemic changes to address the increasingly monopolistic control over food and farming.

Kirkus Reviews : Foodopoly (15. Oktober 2012)

While the text can be wordy and repetitive, the author’s message is clear, and the graphics pack a punch that hammers it home.


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Verlag: New Press, The (11. Dezember 2012)

Format: EPUB

Seitenzahl: 368 Seiten

Dateigröße: 3,2 MB

Schutz: DRM

Sprache: Englisch


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