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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

by Michael Moss

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE JAMES...


Eating Animals

by Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between omnivore and vegetarian. But on the brink of fatherhood-facing the prospect of having to make dietary choices on a child's...


Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs,  and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers

by David Perlmutter & Kristin Loberg

A #1 New York Times bestseller--the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.

Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows...


Foodist

by Darya Pino Rose

Foodist is a manifesto about real food and real science that proves once and for all that sustainable weight loss is possible by incorporating fresh, seasonal—and delicious—ingredients into every meal.

If...


Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

by Michael Pollan

"Important, possibly life-altering, reading for every living, breathing human being." --Boston Globe

In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers...


Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat

by Philip Lymbery

Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating � as the UK...


Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry

by Robert W. Thurston, Jonathan Morris & Shawn Steiman

This definitive guide explores the many rich dimensions of the bean and the beverage around the world. Leading experts consider coffee’s history, global spread, cultivation, preparation, marketing, and the...


Meatonomics: How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much-and How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter

by David Robinson Simon

Few consumers are aware of the economic forces behind the production of meat, fish, eggs, and dairy. Yet omnivore and herbivore alike, the forces of meatonomics affect us in many ways.

Most importantly, we’ve...


Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas: Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture

by Mark Winne

In an age of uncertainty about how climate change may affect the global food supply, industrial agribusiness promises to keep the world fed. Through the use of factory “farms,” genetic engineering, and the...


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

by Wenonah Hauter

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...


Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

by Eric Schlosser

The New York Times bestseller that blew the lid off the fast food industry—exposing how they've malled our landscapes, widened the gap between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American...


The Ethics Of Diet - An Anthology of Vegetarian Thought

by Howard Williams & Leo Tolstoy

This book is an early history of vegetarianism as told through the writings of some of history's great thinkers and writers. The author Howard Williams travels back in time to Antiquity and from there moves...


Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World

by Joel Salatin

From farmer Joel Salatin's point of view, life in the 21st century just ain't normal. In FOLKS, THIS AIN'T NORMAL, he discusses how far removed we are from the simple, sustainable joy that comes from living...


Agrarian Crisis in India: The Case of Bihar

by F. Tomasson Jannuzi

Although much has been written on agrarian reforms in India, there are few in-depth studies of specific states and none concerning the relevance of agrarian reforms to the economic development and political...


Land for the People: The State and Agrarian Conflict in Indonesia

Saving Seeds, Preserving Taste: Heirloom Seed Savers in Appalachia

The Emergent Agriculture: Farming, Sustainability and the Return of the Local Economy

Plowing with Pigs and Other Creative, Low-Budget Homesteading Solutions

A Hermit's Cookbook: Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages

by Andrew Jotischky

The Egyptian hermit Onuphrios was said to have lived entirely on dates, and perhaps the most famous of all hermits, John the Baptist, on locusts and wild honey. Was it really possible to sustain life on so little...


The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants, an Illustrated Guide