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Summary: Filmmaker Byron Hurt looks at the past and future of soul food, covering its roots in Western Africa, its incarnation in the American South, and the role it plays in the health crisis in the African American community. Examines the socioeconomics of the modern American diet, and how the food industry profits from producing cheap calories while healthy options remain expensive and hard to find.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2013

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV SOU

Singer, Peter

Summary: An investigation of the food choices people make and practices of the food producers who create this food for us leading to a discussion of how we might put more ethics into our shopping carts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 178 SIN

Lamb, Anne

Summary: When Grumpy Toad claims he doesn't eat bananas, Pete the Cat encourages Grumpy to try the banana casserole Pete brought for the class potluck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFestival, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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Summary: The Lunch Lab experience encourages families to make smarter food choices while having fun. Each topic includes three segments: Webisode; Freezer Burn Music Video; and a Lunch Lab Live!; all related to the Fizzy's Lunch Lab online animated series. The DVD will also include associated activities and recipes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV FIZ

Masley, Steven

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The innovative guide that reveals how eating more fat--the smart kind--is the key to health, longevity, and permanent weight loss,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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McWilliams, James E.

Summary: A provocative response to mixed messages surrounding the "locally grown" movement challenges popular opinions about the nutritional and environmental realities of food, revealing such information as the superior energy efficiency of imported tomatoes andthe greater sustainability of farm-raised freshwater fish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.12 MCW

Andrews, Colman.

Summary: The Taste of America is a compendium of the best food in the USA. From the finest artisan cheeses to the fieriest chili sauce to the juiciest oysters, it is a celebration of the very best food produced in America, selected by renowned food expert and passionate eater, Colman Andrews. It covers 250 of the most exceptional food products manufactured and on sale in the USA (whether on a small or a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 AND

Standage, Tom.

Summary: Throughout history, food has done more than simply provide sustenance. It has acted as a tool of social transformation, political organization, geopolitical competition, industrial development, military conflict, and economic expansion. An Edible History of Humanity is an account of how food has helped to shape societies around the world, from the emergence of farming in China by 7,500 BCE to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 394.12 STA

Summary: Fourteen children's book artists draw their favorite foods and explain why they love them, using short stories, statements, and poems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books/Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Sax, David.

Summary: A food and business writer examines the world of food trends, revealing where they originate and where they end and who influences them, from food company test labs and trendy food trucks to what characters are eating on our television shows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.12 SAX

Rubin, Sean

Summary: After Sybil learns that Bolivar, her dinosaur friend, only eats corned beef sandwiches, she convinces him to sample some of the various cuisines of New York City's five boroughs. Includes descriptions of notable foods, such as rugelach, pretzels, dim sum, falafel, cannoli, bagels, pizza, and others --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Archaia 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 RUB

Summary: "This glorious visual celebration of food in all its forms reveals the extraordinary cultural impact of the foods we eat, explores the early efforts of humans in their quest for sustenance, and tells the fascinating stories behind individual foods. With profiles of the most culturally and historically interesting foods of all types, from nuts and grains, fruits and vegetables, and meat and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 STO

Levenstein, Harvey A.

Summary: There may be no greater source of anxiety for Americans today than the question of what to eat and drink. Are eggs the perfect protein, or are they cholesterol bombs? Is red wine good for my heart or bad for my liver? Will pesticides, additives, and processed foods kill me? Here with some very rare and very welcome advice is food historian Harvey Levenstein: Stop worrying! In "Fear of Food"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2012

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

Weinzweig, Ari.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 WEI

Ogle, Maureen.

Summary: This book relates the untold story of how meat made America. The moment European settlers arrived in North America, they began transforming the land into a meat-eater's paradise. Long before revolution turned colonies into nation, Americans were eating meat on a scale the Old World could neither imagine nor provide: an average European was lucky to see meat once a week, while even a poor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 Ogle

Piette, Linda D.

Contents: Solving the puzzle of picky eating -- Understanding growth -- Feeding skills -- Fussy babies -- Fussy toddlers and preschoolers -- How much nutrition is enough? -- Making food desirable -- Food textures and flavors -- Family influences -- Mealtime do's and don'ts -- Food allergies and digestion problems -- Feeding a chlid with special needs -- Special services, tests and treatments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.3 PIE

Pomroy, Haylie

Summary: "Haylie Pomroy, celebrated nutritionist, and New York Times bestselling author of The Fast Metabolism Diet shares a prescription for total health based on decades of work using food as metabolic medicine. Our bodies are always talking; we just need to learn how to listen to them. Sometimes they whisper to us--our energy is off, our body shape is morphing in ways we don't like. Sometimes they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Waters, Alice.

Summary: "For the hundreds of thousands of readers who bought Alice Waters's bestselling and now-classic book The Art of Simple Food, and for supporters of all ages of the sustainable food movement, here is a timely cookbook that centers on Alice's plant-forward way of cooking and puts forth her passion for seasonality and celebrating all vegetables. Alice Waters is the leader of the local, sustainable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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Meredith, Leda.

Summary: The essential guide for anyone with limited time, cash, and space who wants to incorporate locally grown foods into their lifestyle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 MER

Reul, Sarah Lynne

Summary: "Would you like a bite of frizzle frazzle hotchy potch? How about a plate of mushy gushy bloobarsh? NERP, says our hero. Nerpity nerpity nerp! (That's 'NO' to you!) With nonsense language and humorously expressive illustrations, this delightfully silly picture book tells the story of two picky eaters--one child, one pet--of indiscriminate species, a multitude of supposedly tasty goodies, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2019

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Cowen, Tyler.

Summary: An influential economist challenges popular opinions about the superiority of locally grown and expensive foods, demonstrating how to eat responsibly without submitting to fashion-driven trends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.12 COW

Egan, Sophie.

Summary: A program director at the Culinary Institute of America draws on insights from psychology, anthropology, food science, and behavioral economics to examine the good and the bad in American food culture and how it relates to values that define the national character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 EGA

Pollan, Michael.

Summary: What should we have for dinner? When you can eat just about anything nature (or the supermarket) has to offer, deciding what you should eat will inevitably stir anxiety, especially when some of the foods might shorten your life. Today, buffeted by one food fad after another, America is suffering from a national eating disorder. As the cornucopia of the modern American supermarket and fast food...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.12 POL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.12 POL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.12 Pol

Pollan, Michael.

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Summary: An ecological and anthropological study of eating offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2006

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