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Bittman, Mark

9 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultraprocessed foods, this expansive tour of human history rewrites the story of our species-and points the way to a better future"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.1 BIT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds, worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. Seed: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94 percent of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SEE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 630.277 FAT

Summary: Documents the trend of unlabeled genetically-modified foods which have become increasingly prevalent in grocery stores. Unravels the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat. Explores organic and sustainable agriculture as alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts Alliance America 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FUT

Marzluff, John M.

Summary: An ornithologist's personal look at farming practices that finds practical solutions for sustainable food production compatible with bird and wildlife conservation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.55 MAR

Ozeki, Ruth L.

Summary: Returning home to the Idaho potato farm she fled twenty-five years earlier, Yumi struggles with her father's terminal illness, her mother's Alzheimer's, her former best friend, and a former lover who once offended the town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OZE

Estabrook, Barry.

Summary: Investigative food journalist Barry Estabrook reveals the huge human and environmental cost of the $5 billion fresh tomato industry and the price we pay as a society when we take taste and thought out of our food purchases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.642 EST

Bair, Julene

Summary: "Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas's beautiful Smoky Valley. She means to create a family, provide her son with the father he longs for, and preserve the Bair farm for the next generation, honoring her own father's wish and commandment, 'Hang on to your land!' But part of her legacy is a share of the ecological harm the Bair Farm...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIR, JULENE BAI

Keith, Lierre

Summary: Part memoir, nutritional primer, and political manifesto, this controversial examination exposes the destructive history of agriculturecausing the devastation ofprairies and forests, driving countless species extinct, altering the climate, and destroying the topsoiland asserts that, in order to save the planet, food must come from within living communities. In order for this to happen, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2009

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Berry, Wendell

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shoemaker & Hoard 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 BER

Despommier, Dickson D.

Summary: When the author, a Columbia professor, set out to solve America's food, water, and energy crisis, he didn't just think big, he thought up. His stroke of genius, the vertical farm, has excited scientists, architects, and politicians around the globe. These multi-story intensely managed indoor farms, grown inside skyscrapers, are capable of producing traditional greenhouse crops, as well as pigs...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 DES

Keith, Lierre.

Summary: The author describes how, after twenty years as a vegan, she came to the realization that a plant-based diet is not environmentally friendly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flashpoint Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 KEI

Brunetti, Jerry.

Summary: Natural product formulator and farm consultant Jerry Brunetti wraps together a lifetime of learning and his uncanny observations in this fascinating volume on the interconnected dynamics in place on a farm -- the farm's geology, biology, and diversity of life forms. Learn to look at -- and manage -- your farm very differently through gaining a deeper understanding of the complementary roles of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Acres U.S.A. 2014

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Flounders, Anne

Summary: In this book, you'll find out why community-supported agriculture is growing fast and how the choices you make at the grocery store can make a big difference in Earth's health as well as your own. Includes step-by-step ideas for taking action, different points of view, an up-close look at relevant careers, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Hanson, Victor Davis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 HAN

Egan, Sophie

Summary: "A radically practical guide to making food choices that are are good for you, others, and the planet. Is organic really worth it? Are eggs ok to eat? If so, which ones are best for you, and for the chicken--Cage-Free, Free-Range, Pasture-Raised? What about farmed salmon, soy milk, sugar, gluten, fermented foods, coconut oil, almonds? Thumbs-up, thumbs-down, or somewhere in between? Using...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.2 EGA

Ozeki, Ruth L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Ozeki

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