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Astyk, Sharon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1973 AST

Carpenter, Stephanie A.

Summary: "The Women's Land Army sent volunteers to farms, canneries, and dairies across the country, where they accounted for a great proportion of wartime agricultural workers. On The Farm Front tells for the first time the remarkable story of these women who worked to ensure both "Freedom From Want" at home and victory abroad."."Formed in 1943 as part of the Emergency Farm Labor Program, the WLA...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northern Illinois University Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 CAR

Imhoff, Dan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The Farm Bill is one of the most important pieces of legislation the American president signs. Negotiated every five to seven years, it has tremendous implications for food production, nutrition assistance, habitat conservation, international trade, and much more. Yet at nearly 1,000 pages, it is difficult to understand for policymakers, let alone citizens. In this primer, Dan Imhoff and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2019

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Katz, Sandor Ellix

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.3 Katz 2006

Ziegelman, Jane

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "From the author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard and her husband, a culinary historian, an in-depth exploration of the greatest food crisis the nation has ever faced--the Great Depression--and how it transformed America's culinary culture. The decade-long Great Depression, a period of shifts in the country's political and social landscape, forever changed the way America eats. Before 1929,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bloom, Jonathan.

Summary: Examines food waste in the United States, what it says about Americans, the economic and environmental impacts of food waste, and how to lessen what is wasted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.72 BLO

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: A look at food in the United States from colonial times to the present, describing what we have eaten, where it came from, and how it reflected events in American history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.1 WHI

Hayes, Joanne Lamb.

Summary: A gathering of more than 150 classic World War II-era recipes also offers appropriate anecdotes, advertisements, and cooking tips from that time, as well as discussing ration books, victory menus, food substitutes, and wartime entertaining.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2000

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Hesterman, Oran B.

Summary: Describes the dysfunctions in the current food system, from chemical runoff to inhumane treatment of animals, and presents new principles and concrete steps to restructure how food is grown, packaged, delivered, marketed, and sold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Weiss, Elaine F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.373 WEI

Hauter, Wenonah.

Summary: Through meticulous research, Hauter presents a shocking account of how agricultural policy has been hijacked by lobbyists, driving out independent farmers and food processors in favor of the likes of Cargill, Tyson, Kraft, and ConAgra. She demonstrates how the impacts ripple far and wide, from economic stagnation in rural communities at home, to famines in poor countries overseas. In the end,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: "Within the last half century, our agricultural and food industries have changed more than ... ever before. New technologies and scientific ingenuity have given rise to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and other man-made foods. People have begun to raise concerns about the safety of GMOs in our food supply, given their incredible dominance in a large portion of our diets. Traditional...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: KITG Productions 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gumpert, David E.

Summary: "Do Americans have the right to privately obtain the foods of our choice from farmers, neighbors, and local producers, in the same way our grandparents and great grandparents used to do?Yes, say a growing number of people increasingly afraid that the mass-produced food sold at supermarkets is excessively processed, tainted with antibiotic residues and hormones, and lacking in important...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.19 GUM