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To Eat

by Joe Eck, Wayne Winterrowd, Bobbi Angell & Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta

A memorable book about the path food travels from garden to table

A celebration of life together, a tribute to an utterly unique garden, a wonderfully idiosyncratic guide for cooks and gardeners interested in...


To Feed India, to Feed the World: Livelihoods, Entitlements and Capabilities

by Bill Pritchard, Anu Rammohan & Madhushree Sekher

Food security is one of the twenty-first century's key global challenges, and lessons learned from India have particular significance worldwide. Not only does India account for approximately one quarter of the...


Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health

by Jo Robinson

Winner of the 2014 IACP Cookbook Award in the category of "Food Matters."

The next stage in the food revolution--a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost.

Ever...


Food Tyrants: Fight for Your Right to Healthy Food in a Toxic World

by Nicole Faires

When author and homesteader Nicole Faires decided to retrofit an old school bus and tour America’s small farms with her husband and two small children, she expected to learn a lot, be inspired, and have some...


Classic Candy: America's Favorite Sweets, 1950-80

by Darlene Lacey

Candy may well have its origins in medicine (think peppermint sticks), and many Americans still think of candy as an edible salve with which to cure and to celebrate. Today, Americans consume more than 600 billion...


Food

by John Coveney

The centrality of food in life, and the importance of food as life, is undeniable. As a source of biological substrates, personal pleasure and political power, food is and has been an enduring requirement of...


Rice and Beans: A Unique Dish in a Hundred Places

by Richard Wilk & Livia Barbosa

An exploration of the dish around the world, from the culinary variances of this inherently local dish from cultures across Brazil to West Africa, to a broader account of the universal significance and symbolism...


Food: Ethnographic Encounters

by Leo Coleman

Food exchange and consumption are central to the fieldwork experience. This book presents a highly engaging study of anthropologists' field encounters of preparing, producing, sharing, and consuming food.


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...


Milk: The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages

by Anne Mendelson

Part cookbook—with more than 120 enticing recipes—part culinary history, part inquiry into the evolution of an industry, Milk is a one-of-a-kind book that will forever change the way we think about dairy...


A Year in Food and Beer: Recipes and Beer Pairings for Every Season

by Emily Baime & Darin Michaels

With the explosion in craft beers and interest in seasonal cuisine, A Year in Food and Beer perfectly fills a niche. Boasting 40 enticing recipes and more than 100 beer-pairing suggestions, it instructs readers...


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...


Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Diversifying Food and Diets: Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health

by Jessica Fanzo, Danny Hunter & Teresa Borelli

Currently 868 million people are undernourished and 195 million children under five years of age are stunted. At the same time, over 1 billion people are overweight and obese in both the developed and developing...


The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto about the Politics of Your Plate

by Jayson Lusk

A rollicking indictment of the liberal elite's hypocrisy when it comes to food.

Ban trans-fats? Outlaw Happy Meals? Tax Twinkies? What's next? Affirmative action for cows?   

     A catastrophe is looming....


Saving Seeds, Preserving Taste: Heirloom Seed Savers in Appalachia

Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

by Mary Roach

The irresistible, ever-curious, and always best-selling Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm we carry around inside. “America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes...


Food Safety Management in China: A Perspective from Food Quality Control System

by Jiehong Zhou & Shaosheng Jin

In recent years, China has taken a number of effective measures to strengthen the supervision of food quality and safety, but food safety incidents still occur sometimes. The recurrence and intractability of...


The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change

by Roger Thurow

The story of a group of Kenyan farmers working to transcend lives of dire poverty and hunger illuminates the challenges, and vital necessity, of transforming Africa’s agriculture sector


Food and Social Media: You Are What You Tweet

by Signe Rousseau

Social media has been a factor in the explosion of interest in food and democratization of food criticism, and this book explains and critique the phenomena and key issues in a lively and anecdotal manner that...